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Utility Specialist II

Company: Collier County
Location: Naples
Posted on: March 15, 2023

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Utility Specialist II
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Utility Specialist II
$46,134.40 Annually
Naples, FL
Job Type
Full Time, Regular
Public Utilities Department
Job Number
3/16/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

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    Job Summary
    Performs installation, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of wastewater systems and appurtenances as required and/or assigned.
    Essential Functions
    --- Performs skilled manual labor work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of utilities collection, transmission, and distribution systems, including a variety of manual labor tasks.
    --- Locates and marks underground utility lines; locates existing utilities from blueprints; operates camera and vacuum truck to view/clean sewer pipes, gravity systems, and service connections; cleans and views lift stations, sanitary gravity lines, force mains, and service lines; views tapes of sewer system for acceptance; operates camera to locate service connections, breaks, and bores in sewer pipes; vacuums debris from manholes and stations; monitors and pumps down high-level stations; cuts sewer lines using chop saw; repairs sewer lines; repairs and installs gravity lines; performs grouting of service/gravity lines; cleans blockages, lateral lines, and excavation areas; inspects manholes and lift stations after relining; rebuilds pumps; installs, repairs, or replaces valves; disassembles, cleans, inspects, and maintains camera; replaces light bulbs; cleans/maintains trucks and drains debris tanks on trucks; develops and maintains County odor control program to neutralize offensive/noxious gases generating from sewage collection system; reviews design data and specifications of existing and proposed odor control units; conducts field studies to identify areas in need of odor control units or replacement/rehabilitation of existing units; monitors and records test unit data; maintains and paints pumps, motors, pipes; performs preventive maintenance on equipment.
    --- Coordinates valve maintenance activities; operates vacuum truck mechanisms to clean valves; maintains and catalogs blueprints; responds to main breaks to develop and initiate isolation plans; raises/lowers valve boxes, and replaces damaged, defective, or outdated valves.
    --- Utilizes global positioning system to collect and maintain data; locates, identifies, and documents placement of valves in the system; and coordinates tagging of valves on roadways.
    --- Responds to after-hours emergency calls when scheduled for on-call duty; repairs main/service breaks; evaluates service calls, determines the amount of water loss, and determines needed manpower, equipment, parts, and materials; determines the need to request the location of utility services; requests bacteria samples from the laboratory.
    --- Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors the work environment to ensure the safety of employees and other individuals.
    --- Prepares, completes, and/or receives various forms, reports, correspondence, checklists, work orders, valve isolation forms, valve maintenance forms, data recorder sheets, pump activity reports, lift station sheets, maintenance reports, charts, timecards, leave requests, or other documents.
    --- Communicates with supervisor, employees, other divisions, contractors, utility companies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review the status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems
    Minimum Qualifications
    --- High school diploma or GED* required.
    --- One (1) year of related experience.
    --- Fingerprinting Required.
    --- Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License with any applicable endorsement(s) to drive a County vehicle as provided in CMA 5805.
    As assigned to Wastewater Collections:
    o Must possess a Wastewater Collections "C' Certification within two years of hire
    o May require possession of a Class B Commercial Driver's license with tanker and hazardous materials endorsements or the ability to obtain within six months of hire.
    *General Educational Development (GEDs) must be issued by the American Council on Education through an approved GED Administrator. For Florida, the approved GED Administrator would be the Florida Department of Education (public schools or adult education centers).
    Supplemental information
    Supplemental information:

    • Salary offers above the minimum pay grade may be considered based on qualifications.

    • Essential Employees may be required to work during an undeclared emergency and/or declared emergency. On an incident-by-incident basis, the County's Administrative Office will make the determination as to who will be required to work.

    • This job posting is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.

Keywords: Collier County, Cape Coral , Utility Specialist II, Other , Naples, Florida

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