Pay Range 13 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$16.2034$24.3051
Hourly (42 hrs.)$15.4318$23.1478
Hourly (56 hrs.)$11.5739$17.3608

Water Resource Technician IV

Range: $33,703.14 - $50,554.71 (13)
Position Number: 3247

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for performing technical and supervisory duties in support of the water distribution and collection system.
Supervises and evaluates the work of a subordinate personnel; maintains daily records of tasks performed.
Installs, repairs, and replaces water and sewer mains, water and sewer taps, and manholes.
Reads maps and drawings to located sewer lines.
Constructs catch basins for storm water; performs storm sewer maintenance on all catchbasins by removing leaves and trash.
Performs infiltration stoppage techniques to prevent excess water from entering manholes and treatment plant.
Uses manhole rehab machine to spray manhole walls; cleans, grouts, and seals manhole joints; seals manhole walls; raises manhole frame and covers to grade.
Flushes or uses hand rod to clear sewer stoppages.
Repairs and replaces fire hydrants.
Performs simple maintenance and repair of equipment and vehicles.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of the operation of the equipment used in the installation, maintenance, and repair of the distribution and collection system, including linkbelt, excavator, front end loader, backhoe, and motor grader.
Knowledge of the installation, maintenance and repair of water distribution and collection infrastructure.
Knowledge of all applicable city codes and ordinances.
Skill in the operation of heavy and specialized equipment used in the installation and repair of a water distribution and collection system.
Skill in planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
Skill in supervising personnel.
Skill in performing mathematical computations.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Crew Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include city policies and procedures, relevant, state, federal, and local regulations, OSHA and EPA regulations, and supervisory instructions.  These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of related technical and supervisory duties in the installation, maintenance, and repair of the water distribution and collection system.  Confined spaces and inclement weather contribute to the complexity of the position.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to perform technical and supervisory duties in the installation, repair, and maintenance of the water collection and distribution system.   Successful performance ensures the efficient, safe, and cost effective operation of the system.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, other local government officials, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, motivate personnel, and provide services.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping.  The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed at work sites.  The employee is exposed to much dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts. The work may be performed outdoors and occasionally in cold or inclement weather.  The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  This position has direct supervision over assigned personnel.
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.