The Macon Water Authority

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

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Waterline Maintenance Technician II


Job Summary:

Perform more skilled work in installing, maintaining, and repairing fixtures for the Authority’s Water Distribution System.


? Performs installation, maintenance, and repair on all types of fittings, water mains, fire services, tapping sleeves and valves, water, and meter services

? The initiative in dealing with routine maintenance tasks and repairs

? Extensive knowledge of hand tools and electronic tools to complete work

? Works under direct general supervision and is evaluated through observation and efficiency of duties performed

? Must know all areas of repair to work on any crew needed

? Cleans joints, gaskets, and ends of pipes

? Repairs leaks or breaks on all sizes of water mains, water services, hydrants, and valves

? Locates and exposes utility services to prevent damage to equipment

? Operates air hammer to break pavement

? Operate Concrete cutting machine

? Operate pipe-cutting devices

? Respond to calls for breaks in water services.

? Loads and unloads pipe at storage area and work sites

? Follows procedures and techniques of the assigned work crew

? Performs related duties as required


? One to three years of relevant training or experience

? Some knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in the maintenance and repair of water distribution lines

Email: Fax: (478) 741-2629

Apply in person M-F 8 am – 5 pm at 537 Hemlock St. Macon, GA 31201

? Skill in the use of various hand and power tools associated with water line maintenance and repair

? Ability to install pipe and fittings of any size

? High school graduate or equivalent

? Valid Georgia Driver’s License with a clean driving record

Physical Requirements:

? Frequent walking, standing, stooping

? Ability to carry 50 pounds or more

? Occasionally sitting, crawling, crouching, climbing, and balancing

? May occasionally require climbing and traveling over various terrain

? Physical strength and endurance to perform manual labor for extended periods, possibly under adverse weather or working condition

? 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: $22.12-26.20

Open Until: 06/30/2023

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Phone: (478) 464-5600

Contact Email:

Application Procedure:

The 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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