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Water and Sewer Maintenance Technician
12453 Hwy 92, Woodstock, GA 30188

Job Type

Full Time

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Job Description

The City of Woodstock, Georgia is seeking a Water and Sewer Maintenance Technician. This full-time position performs a variety of semi-skilled maintenance work; operates a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City water and sewer systems.

Job Responsibilities:

 Determines the locations of drainage structures from the appropriate sources prior to excavation.

  • Drives trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling, and unloading of various equipment, gravel, and sand.
  • Contacts residents and business owners in area where services will be discontinued and explains when services will be shut off and how soon it will be turned back on.
  • Cuts, fits, lays, repairs, taps, cleans, and flushes water mains, pipes, gates, and fittings on repair of services and installation of services, and fire hydrants.
  • Performs required labor involved in construction and maintenance projects as part of a crew, including manhole and line cleaning, main and pipe repair, laying, and backfilling.
  • Reads meters; repairs leaks; replaces meters; and sets meters.
  • Operates a variety of power construction and maintenance equipment used in the water, sewer and street department.
  • Assures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking equipment and tools after use.
  • Services water supply, sewer lift and other pumps.
  • Performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or needed repairs to supervisor.
  • Maintains a variety of records relating to inspection, maintenance activity, water supply, consumption, etc.
  • Responds to complaints regarding water leaks, pressure loss or no water; evaluates situation; and explains findings to supervisor.
  • Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Education and Experience:

  • Requires a High School diploma or equivalent, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience relating to construction, maintenance, or repair of water and sewer systems is preferred.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skill in operating related tools and equipment.
  • Skill in communicating, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to follow safety rules and guidelines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, and the public.
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

Work Environment:

  • Work is frequently performed outdoors under various weather conditions: frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; normally near moving mechanical parts and heavy equipment; occasionally in high, precarious places; occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; occasionally exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and vibrations; frequently works in confined spaces; and occasionally exposed to the risk of electrical shock.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • Requires working after hours; on weekends; and in the event of an emergency.

The City of Woodstock provides a competitive benefits and compensation package to eligible employees including paid time off, health, dental, vision, and employer-paid long-term disability as well as life insurance; an employer-paid pension plan and 457 tax deferred savings plan w/employer match; and discounted gym membership.

Starting Base Pay Rate: $20.60 per hour and based on experience and qualifications.

All interested applicants must submit a completed online application. For more information go to