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Worker II

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government

Listing Summary

REPORTS TO:  Construction and Maintenance Supervisor or Utility Maintenance Crew Leader

FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt

CLASSIFICATION:  Personnel System, Requires successful completion of a six month probationary period.

Pay Grade: 110 $32,194 Annually

SAFETY SENSITIVE:  Yes – CDL; Subject to random drug testing per the Athens-Clarke County Drug and Alcohol Ordinance.

Purpose of Job
The purpose of this job is to perform manual work functions associated with installation of water/sewer service lines, operate equipment and clean sewer lines and manholes.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: installing, water and sewer mains and service line; performing labor activities; operating/maintaining equipment; transporting materials and supplies; and performing additional tasks as assigned.
Job Related Requirements
Work Schedule:  Normal work scheduled: Monday - Thursday 6:30 am to 5:00 pm or Tuesday - Friday 7:00 am to 5:30 pm. On call 24 hours / day 7 days a week. Variability of schedule will be discussed if offered an interview. 
May be required to work on religious holidays.
Regular and predictable attendance is required.
Must work cooperatively with others.
When requirements include vehicle operation, responsible for the safety, readiness and operation of the vehicle and must abide by ACC's safe driving policy.

Emergency Position
This position is designated as an emergency position that requires your attendance at work under all types of emergency conditions. Some examples of emergencies include inclement weather, utility failure, fire or other forced evacuations or as determined by the Manager. 


High school diploma or equivalent required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. 
A valid driver's license.
Must possess or have the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire a valid Georgia Class A Commercial Driver's License. When assigned to Sewer Flushing and Vacuuming Trucks:  Must obtain tanker endorsement within 6 months of hire.
Must possess or have the ability to obtain within 6 months of date of hire a Georgia Department of Transportation Flagging certification.
One year of water distribution, pipeline construction and maintenance, plumbing, or related experience preferred.


The following duties are normal for this job.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.
Installs, maintains and repairs water and sewer service lines.
Cleans sewer lines, valve boxes, tools and equipment; cleans and repairs water mains and services under pressure.
Responds to emergency and stand-by calls on a 24-hour daily basis.
Responds to routine requests for information from officials, employees, members of the staff, the public or other individuals; responds to customer complaints concerning problems with water and sewer services.
Prepares and/or receives various forms, reports or other documents; processes and forwards as appropriate.
Assists other work crews when needed.
Cleans and maintains equipment and buildings as required.
Repairs utility cuts necessitated by water and sewer service lines.
Performs laboring activities such as digging holes, pouring or cutting concrete, patching asphalt, etc.
Performs water and sewer taps.
Operates trucks to haul material and supplies; operates other equipment or vehicles as needed.
Reads and interprets blueprints.
Locates water and sewer lines.
Lays pipe.
Installs cautionary signage at job sites.
Flags traffic around work sites.
Gathers materials and supplies used in daily activities.
Utilizes the IPad for daily work assignments through CityWorks in the absence of the supervisor.
Operates a combination truck to clean sewers and manholes in the absence of the supervisor. 
Assists the supervisor daily in the cleaning of sewer lines. 
Operates equipment such as a front-end loader, dump truck, backhoe, sewer rodding machine, etc.
Assists in installing sanitary sewer pipes, constructing manholes, and laying pipe.
Performs minor repairs on equipment; performs preventive maintenance on combination truck.
Performs other duties as assigned.

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