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Water and Sewer Maintenance Specialist
Job Summary:  The City of Buford is now accepting applications for a position in the water and sewer department.  This position requires the application of knowledge and skills to operate equipment and perform regular, recurring and routine tasks for maintenance, repair and installation of water and sewer distribution mains and lines, and marking utility locates.
Minimum Qualifications:
•      High school diploma or GED. 
•      Valid State of Georgia Class C driver’s license.
•      Pass a pre-employment drug screening.
•      100% City Paid Family Medical Insurance
•      Dental and Vision Insurance
•      Georgia Municipal Authority Pension Plan (100% paid for by the City)
•      Basic Life Insurance (100% paid for by the City)      
Salary:  Based on experience.
Duties include:

•      Repairs and maintains water lines; repairs leaks; installs new lines and replaces existing lines that need repairs; requests locates before digging proceeds.
•      Operates and maintains equipment such as pumps, blowers, motors and other equipment.
•      Detects improper operation of equipment and reports need for repair.
•      Collects samples and sends to lab.
•      Performs assigned work to install and repair sewer lines, pumps and lift stations.
•      Conducts required preventative maintenance work on assigned lift stations and equipment, sewer lines and pumps.
•      Conducts utility locates by locating and marking with paint and flags location of sewer lines and/or laterals.
•      Lays and aligns piping, accomplishes hookups, and tests installation according to established procedures.
•      Inspects and cleans manholes for roots, blockages, and outside water infiltration; paints manholes; measures depths of inverts and sizes of pipes; and completes paperwork documenting problem areas.
•      Installs new and replacement meters and hydrants.
•      Responds to and participates in emergency and customer service calls.
•      Operates heavy equipment, such as backhoe and mini excavator.
•      May operate City vehicles in the performance of duties.
•      Performs other related duties as assigned. 

Submit completed application to:
Buford City Hall
Attention:  Andy Puckett
2300 Buford Hwy, Buford, GA 30518

The City of Buford is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Certified Drug-Free Workplace.