The Macon Water Authority

790 Second Street • Macon, GA 31202-0108 • (478) 464-5600

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Sewer Conveyance Tech I


Compensation Philosophy:

The Macon Water Authority (MWA) compensation philosophy states that the starting salary for each pay grade will be competitive and fair based on the minimum requirements of each position. For candidates with a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience above the minimum requirements, MWA has the ability to offer a starting salary between the minimum and mid-point, with a possibility of a salary closer to the mid-point.


Job Summary:

This role performs unskilled to skilled work in the maintenance and repair of sewer lines and related equipment for the Authority’s wastewater collection system.



  • Inspects and repairs sewer line breaks
  • Investigates sewer for infiltration and flow
  • Locates and inspects manholes
  • Cleans sewer lines
  • Ability to use common tools and learn more advanced tools use 
  • Ability to be used in all areas of the Conveyance system


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Some knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in the maintenance and repair of sewer lines
  • Understands the use of common hand tools 
  • Valid Georgia driver’s license with a safe driving record


Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent walking, standing, stooping
  • Ability to carry 50 pounds or more.
  • Occasionally sitting, crawling, crouching, climbing, and balancing.
  • Physical strength and endurance to perform manual labor for extended periods, possibly under adverse weather or working conditions.
  • It may occasionally require climbing and may involve traveling over various terrain.
  • Ability to grasp and hold.


Environmental Working Conditions:

  • The position requires some exposure to working outside, insect bites/stings, poisonous plants, and possibly reptiles.
  • Frequent exposure to dry conditions, high and low humidity, wetness, and inclement weather.
  • Exposure to dust, outside work, sunburn, and moving objects (such as heavy equipment or road traffic)
  • Occasional exposure to working over water or working at heights
  • Exposure to chemicals includes, but is not limited to: Gasoline, Diesel Fuel, Motor Oil, Hydraulic Oil, Natural Gas, Exhaust fumes, Insecticides, Chlorine, Asphalt/Tar


Salary: $20.29-$23.99/hr

Open Until: 06/30/2023

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Phone: (478) 464-5600

Contact Email:

Application Procedure:

TThe Macon Water Authority job application can be downloaded here (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader). Please complete the application and submit it one of three ways, along with your resume: email to; fax to 478-741-2629; or come to our Human Resources Building and complete an application. The address is 537 Hemlock Street, Macon Georgia, 31201. Due to the high volume of applicant submissions for employment, we are unable to speak with you individually about your application. All applicants will be reveiwed and those selected for the hiring process will be contacted.



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Macon Water Authority
790 Second St.
P.O. Box 108
Macon, GA 31202-0108
(478) 464-5600
(478) 741-9146

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