Labor Law: Virginia Requires Reasonable Accommodation For Pregnant Workers

Job#: ELT-DPWES-16013

Job Type: PT Hourly W BN

Location: Wastewater Collection Division (WCD), 6000 Freds Oak Rd, Burke (FL06), Virginia

Salary: $16.48 - $27.46 Hourly

$;$1,318.03 - $2,196.75 Biweekly

$34,268.83 - $57,115.55 Annually

Department: DPWES Wastewater Management

Multiple positions available.

Under the general supervision of the senior maintenance supervisor, the senior maintenance worker performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties required in the operation and preventive maintenance of a mechanical truck mounted rodder or combination vac truck (the latter of which is heavy equipment), and other equipment to include trailer mounted pumps, camera pole, crash cushion trailer. Performs visual inspections of sanitary sewer lines and manholes in accessible areas where rodding and flushing may be required. Identifies defects and cleaning requirements. Assists in the cleaning of manholes. After the cleaning task has been completed, will assist in moving the equipment to a new location. Work tasks will consist of the initial set up of the rodder, extend-a- jet, or flusher to do routine sanitary sewer maintenance as required. As a member of the various crews, will assist in setting up traffic cones, safety lights, and all equipment pertaining to confined space entry. Serves as a flagger and directs traffic flow as needed to ensure all safety procedures are carried out. Walks stream valleys investigating sanitary sewer creek crossings, prioritizing the crossings in terms of need for protection and/or rehabilitation, and to consider them as possible candidates for a joint Stormwater/Wastewater project.    May serve as lead position in field over maintenance workers performing inspection and/or maintenance functions in the performance of their duties as required.  Uses laptops and an asset management (software) system with county GIS to create, edit and complete work orders. Must be able to walk on uneven ground such as hills, wooded, and marshy areas.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with wastewater collection system and repair including manhole repair, excavation, backfill, and asphalt paving. Experience working with combination unit sewer cleaners and rodders. Good communication skills. Experience using desktop or laptop computers regularly.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:   A valid commercial driver’s license CDL (Class A or B) and tank truck endorsement, or a valid CDL Lerner’s Permit. 

Appointees with only a CDL Learner’s Permit,  must obtain a valid CDL within 6 months of hire date or be terminated from the position.

Other certifications required include VDOT flagging card, DOT medical card and appointees must satisfactorily complete mandatory training for OSHA confined space entry within the first 6 months of employment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Appointees to these positions will be required to complete a criminal background check and medical examination to the satisfaction of the employer prior to appointment. Flagging certification is required.  The appointee must also provide a satisfactory official certified driving transcript from the state of his residence.

Pre-employment, random, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing is mandatory for this position. The appointee must also show compliance with DOT drug/alcohol testing requirement requirements as demonstrated by reports from prior employers.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee may be required to enter permitted confined spaces, using an OSHA, certified non-entry retrieval system, which includes a safety harness with a weight restriction of 310 pounds.

Please send resumes to [email protected] and [email protected]

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption 

prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

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