Wastewater Collection System Technician

October 19, 2022

LCWSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Summary:

• Repair Mains, manholes and associated appurtenances.
• Mow and upkeep sewer and water line easements.
• Maintain accessibility of sewer line easements and access roads to Lift Stations.
• Install and change out flow meters.
• Perform preliminary data review for accuracy.
• Install sewer taps.
• Perform closed-circuit television (CCTV) Inspections, cleaning, and equipment maintenance.
• Respond and resolve Customer Complaints.
• Willingness and ability to work in on call rotation or as needed.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Complete all required documentation timely and accurately.
• Track and schedule vehicle maintenance and cleaning as required.
• Maintain and properly store LCWSC tools and equipment.
• Stock truck for daily work assignments.
• Troubleshoot and operate small equipment (chainsaw, weed eater, etc.).
• Ensure operation of equipment.
• Properly use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), traffic cones and safety signs as required for each job site.
• Perform Confined Space Entry.
• Safely operate tools, equipment, and vehicles.
• Observe all safety rules and regulations of LCWSC.
• Operate heavy machinery when required (Tractors, Dump truck, Backhoe, etc.).
• Perform general housekeeping duties.
• Obtain a class C Wastewater Collection license within two years of employment.
• Train and take on call duties in rotation with other operators and staff.
• Work overtime as needed.
• Obtain a Class A CDL within two years of employment.
• Other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Experience:

• Valid SC driver’s license.
• High school diploma or GED.
• Ability to walk at least ½ mile daily.
• Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
• Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
• Ability to drive for extended periods of time.
• Ability to work in adverse weather conditions.
• General knowledge of computers.
• Demonstrated problem solving skills.
• Ability to read and write.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to communicate in a calm, orderly, non-threatening manner.
• Ability to interact positively with the general public.
• Ability to work with a team to resolve issues.
• Positive, professional, and team-oriented personality and appearance.
• Ability to adapt quickly and easily to changes.
• Stable work history.
• Professional demeanor with the ability to work well with others in a fast-paced environment.
• Demonstrated strong organizational skills (record keeping, time management, follow up, etc.).
• Excellent attention to detail and sense of urgency, ability to prioritize with an emphasis on quality and accuracy
of work.
• Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required.
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize and deal with interruptions while meeting timely deadlines.
• Regular and sustained attendance.

Beneficial Skills and Experience:

* General Troubleshooting Skills
* Mechanical Skills (Oil Changing knowledge, Equipment Lube knowledge, etc.)
* General Computer Skills ( Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.)