City of Stuart
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
Working in partnership with our citizens, we will continually provide outstanding, cost effective public services while protecting the environment. Under the general direction of the Team Leader, incumbent is responsible for the operation of equipment used in the location of the water distribution and wastewater collection systems. Duties include ensuring the safe, efficient and proper operation of machinery and equipment. Recording information obtained and maintaining current and accurate data, as required. Incumbent is also required to assist in the installation and repair of the water distribution and collection system. This is a safety-sensitive position requiring screening for illegal substance and alcohol use. Illustrative Duties (the following are highlights; a detailed job description is available in Human Resources) • Operates a wide range of equipment and tools including but not limited to locating devices, pick-up trucks, dump trucks, tractors, front-end loaders, and power and hand mechanical tools. • Responds to questions from the public; handles citizens’ complaints; calls emergency personnel as needed. • Assists when necessary and in emergency situations in repair and replacement of water and sewer lines. • Develops and maintains accurate and current maintenance and service records, records all field data in a timely manner and prepares a variety of computer-generated reports. • Familiar with and able to use testing equipment for large meters, backflow preventers and fire hydrants. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications and Education/Licenses and Certifications High School Diploma or equivalent; supplemented by five (5) years’ experience in mechanical maintenance and repair of water distribution and wastewater collection systems, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Special Requirements Must possess the State of Florida Department of Professional Regulation Water Distribution Systems Technician Level “3” Operators License. Must possess a valid Florida CDL Class “B” driver license.