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Lift Station Construction Technician
New Port Richey, Florida, United States - 34655
Description

U.S. Water Services Corporation is a well-established and diverse water and wastewater utility organization specializing in utility maintenance, operations, engineering and construction services. U.S. Water is a fast paced and rapidly expanding company headquartered in New Port Richey, Florida with a staff of over 700 employees in eighteen states.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance inspections on sanitary lift stations: check incoming voltage and pump amps with a multi-meter and test pumps to make sure they are pumping.
  • Open wet well and clean float free of debris, test floats for auto operation and test alarm float for audible alarm and alarm light.
  • Respond to emergency calls regarding sump pumps, dock pumps, and lift stations.
  • Gather asset information from stations as necessary.
  • Identify deficiencies in station components and control panel during maintenance visits.
  • Conduct lift station repairs as needed.
  • Troubleshoot alarm systems/control panels
  • Communicate with both internal and external customers in a professional, courteous manner.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Environmental factors include outdoor conditions; rugged terrain, slippery surfaces, varying weather, including, heat, cold, dry, wet weather. In addition, noise, darkness, brightness, vibrations, traffic, biological agents, chemicals, gas/ fumes, magnetic fields, or congested area. Environmental factors include indoor, flat surface, noise, sitting with occasionally walking and standing.


QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. A minimum of a high school diploma or GED issued from an approved GED Administrator.
  2. Minimum of one year relevant experience.
  3. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class E Driver's License
  4. As a condition of employment, must obtain a State of Florida Class B Driver's License, M.O.T., Air Brake Endorsement, Tanker Endorsement within first twelve months of employment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk to a significant degree; use hands to operate tools or feel, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to pull, push, kneel, bend, squat, crawl, and twist. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


Compensation and Benefits: Pay is commensurate with experience and market-reflective. US Water/USW Utility Group offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long-term disability, paid time off, holiday pay and 401k with company match.

US Water/USW Utility Group offers competitive wages and benefits and is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.