Posted September 7, 2023
Waterline Maintenance Tech I
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.
Perform unskilled to skilled work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of 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 is required in dealing with routine maintenance tasks and repairs
Basic knowledge of hand tools to complete work orders
Works under direct general supervision and is evaluated through observation and efficiency of duties performed
Cleans joints, gaskets, and ends of pipes
Assist in repair of leaks or breaks on all sizes of water mains, water services, hydrants, and valves
Clears around holes after repairs.
Operates air hammer to break pavement.
Operates S-Concrete cutting machine
Responds 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 by supervision
High school graduate or equivalent
Skill in the use of hand and power tools associated with water line maintenance
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 conditions
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org; 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 reviewed and those selected for the hiring process will be contacted.
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