Employment

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WATER SERVICEMAN

NATURE OF WORK

Under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance, repair and installation of water meters; responds to trouble calls for water and sewer functions and outages as required.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Turns on, connects and disconnects water services and reads meters; works cutoff lists and delivers cut-off notices.

Tests and repairs meters; installs and changes water meters, remote readers and electronic radio transmitters (ERT’s).

Locates water shut-offs and sewer manholes.

Checks water leaks and sewer stoppages to locate the problem and determines the responsibility for repair; checks high meter readings and causes of high consumption.

Makes special meter readings; shuts off water for plumbers and others; checks services for possible meter by-pass and theft of service.

Operates curb stops and main valves.

Locates and marks water and sewer and lines; responds to after hour’s calls and emergencies; monitors computer to control water and sewer system.

Investigates complaints of high water bills and possible thefts of service.

Performs other work which is consistent with the essential elements of the job.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Ability to locate and mark all underground water and sewer lines prior to any type of construction or digging as mandated by Nebraska State Law through Diggers Hotline

Ability to communicate in person, by telephone and two-way radio; ability to read and understand instructions.

Ability to project a positive public relations image and to enhance customer relations.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Any combination of experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school and one year of vocational training in basic water systems with some experience in either area.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License as required by the State.

DATES 8/19/19 to 8/27/19
PAY $17.46 to $24.46
UNION NO
FLSA Non-exempt

Please submit applications to Leroy Kramer, P.O. Box 490,  201 West 3rd, North Platte, NE  69101

308-535-6740 ext. 3124