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Collection Technician

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Hyattsville, MD
  • Posted: January 26, 2019

Position Information Functional TitleCollection Technician Recruitment Category TypeStandard Functional CategoryUtility Services GradeUH.07 FLSA StatusNon-Exempt Requisition Number19-0122 Number of Vacancies2 Job LevelNon-Management Job CodeN/A Job Description Summary This position requires an individual possessing the abilities and skills to perform a variety of routine tasks relating to wastewater collection system maintenance with experience and basic skills in jet machine operation, closed circuit television operations, or line blockage analysis that take minimal levels of instruction regarding execution and safety while working in a team environment. Mandatory overtime and shift work may be required. Organization NameWater/Wastewater Systems Assessment Reports toSection Manager, Water/Wastewater Systems Assessment Division Full or Part TimeFull Time If Part Time how many hours per week Regular or TemporaryRegular Position End Date (if temporary) Work Schedule Monday - Friday7:00am - 3:30pm. Position LocationHyattsville Position Summary Information General Summary This position requires an individual possessing the abilities and skills to perform a variety of routine tasks relating to wastewater collection system maintenance with experience and basic skills in jet machine operation, closed circuit television operations, or line blockage analysis that take minimal levels of instruction regarding execution and safety while working in a team environment. Mandatory overtime and shift work may be required. Essential Functions + Observes safety regulations; + Wears required personal protective equipment; + Follows and enforces recommended safety practices and uses appropriate traffic safety devices such as arrow boards, safety lights, cones and barrels, etc., for traffic flow protection; + Understands the basics of collection system hydraulics; + Prepares vehicle pre-trip inspection forms when, and various work documents, operates and cleans jet or cctv trucks and related collection system equipment; + Makes customer contact, including required follow-up when blockage events occur; + Makes minor repairs/replacements on manholes, lampholes, clean outs and other collection system structures; + Uses two way radio, mobile data terminals andLANterminals to update work status; + Operates power and hand tools as needed to accomplish the work; + Functions as an active and willing team + Understands 200' sheets, plumbing cards, plans, and related materials; + Understands the basics ofWSSCrecord keeping paperwork. Other Functions + Assists in the set up of sewer cleaning or televising equipment; + Assists in the cleaning, cctv'ing, line blockage analysis, and related wastewater collection system maintenance; + Assists with or performs the preparation of line blockage analysis reports; + Flags traffic as required; + Assists in performing emergency collection system work as required; + Performs other related duties as assigned. Work Environment And Physical Demands + Must be capable of lifting heavy objects (up to 90 pounds) on a highly frequent basis and/or assuming awkward positions for long periods of time; + Capable of working in an environment where there are routine risks of exposures to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture, noise, raw sewage and air pollution; + The position may involve periodic risks of exposure to physical trauma of a minor nature such as cuts, bruises, and minor burns; + The position may involve walking and carrying heavy equipment through difficult site access areas, such as densely wooded areas, along streams and stream banks, and wetland areas; Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities + Requires ability and knowledge for analysis and interpretation of procedures, policies, and practices acquired through specific education and/or training; + Ability to work in a limited supervised environment; + Ability to work as a self-starter. Minimum Education, Experience Requirements + High school diploma or equivalent. Additional Requirements + Possession of valid driver's license with no more than 4 points, and ability to obtain aWSSCdriver's permit. + Must pass Department of Transportation physical and possess aDOTMedical Card; + Must obtain a valid Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within a 1-year period; + Employees are considered to be essential personnel and therefore must report to work as scheduled under all weather conditions; + Shift work, on-call, and mandatory overtime may be required. Preferences + Basic Knowledge of wastewater collection systems. + Some experience with theCCTVTruck, Jet Trucks or Jet-Vacs operation, Smoke Testing,Plan Reading,Trunk Walking,Flow Monitoring,Surcharge Inspection. Salary$14.79 - $37.70 Posting Detail Information EEO Statement ANEQUALEMPLOYMENTOPPORTUNITYEMPLOYER It is the policy of the Commission to select new employees and to promote current employees without regard to race, sexual orientation, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, or handicap. The Commission does not discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability and will make reasonable accommodation for any disability that does not result in undue hardship for the Commission. Close Date02/15/2019 Open Until FilledNo Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information This position is part of the Flexible Worker Program. Individuals may be hired/transferred at a higher grade (UH.07/16) based on current compensation. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). + *Do you have a High School diploma or equivalent? + Yes + No + *Do you have a valid driver's license with no more than 4 points? + Yes + No + *Do you have a CDL A or B License? + Yes + No + *Do you have experience with CCTV Truck, Jet Trucks or Jet-Vacs operation? + Yes + No + *Do you have experience with any of the the following skills; smoke testing, plan reading, trunk walking, flow monitoring, and/ or surcharge inspection? + Yes + No + *Do you have wastewater collections experience? + yes + no + *Will you, now or in the future, require sponsorship for employment visa status? + Yes + No + Are you an honorably discharged veteran of the United States armed forces who was a bona fide resident of the state of Maryland when you entered the U.S. military? + Yes + No Applicant Documents Required Documents + Resume Optional Documents + Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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