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City of Augusta Wastewater Operator I in Augusta, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12926363

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Responsible for maintenance of all pumps, aerators, mixers, etc.

Operation of belt filter press

Assist in the installation, repair and maintenance of the Citys wastewater collection system, including manholes, piping

Maintain and repair lift stations as required

Respond to alarms and calls in a timely manner

General cleaning of all buildings, pipes and equipment

Clean and maintain UV system

Operate the VacCon vehicle and perform maintenance and utility locations when requested

Assist in soil sampling Work in on call rotation Prompt and regular attendance is required for this position

Other duties as assigned

Peripheral Duties:

Attend monthly safety meetings Maintain and demonstrate good public relations

Assist with snow removal and street clearing, as needed Assist and cross-train in other departments, as required

Wear Personal Protective Equipment, as required

Abide by all standards, conduct and policies, as stated in Employee Handbook

Skills and Abilities - With or without accommodations:

The physical and cognitive demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Has ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving the whole body, such as sitting, standing, walking, bending, climbing, twisting, squatting, reaching overhead, grasping, lifting, balancing, kneeling, pushing, pulling and handling of objects

Has ability to frequently lift up to 50 pounds; occasionally lift up to 75 pounds with assistance

Has normal eyesight and depth perception, with or without correction Hears normal tones, with or without correction Has ability to work within environment described below.


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