NOW HIRING Equipment Operator - Water and Wastewater Performs manual and unskilled labor of more than ordinary difficulty, which often involves the use of acquired skills and operates several types of light vehicles and equipment.
Does related work and training as required.
Ability to effectively communicate with employees in order to receive work orders or instructions for any project.
Ability to read, interpret and understand local, state and federal regulations related to water and sewer system maintenance.
Knowledge of the processes used in utility maintenance.
Ability to follow instructions and manuals for equipment repair and maintenance.
Skill in the use of various equipment and machinery such as hand and electrical power tools.
Skill in the use of heavy equipment utilized in maintenance activities such as backhoes, ditch witch, and jet truck.
Ability to read operator's manuals and work orders.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Valid Texas CDL Class A driver's license required or must be obtained within 6 months of employment.
Must possess or be able to obtain Wastewater Certification Class I and Water Distribution D Certificate with in a reasonable length of time.
Heath care Plans Paid Vacation/ Sick Leave Paid Holidays Employee Wellness Program Tuition Reimbursement apply online at www.midlandtexas.gov/jobs Equal Opportunity Employer
About this company
What was once just a small farming community over a century ago, Midland has grown by leaps and bounds thanks to the discovery of oil and gas throughout the area.
Midland now stands as one of the largest cities in West Texas within the Permian Basin located halfway between El Paso to the west and Dallas/Fort Worth to the east. Currently, the city is estimated to have over 134,000 residents calling Midland their home each day. That number is expected to jump even higher over the next five to 10 years with the influx of 10,000 to 20,000 people needed to fill jobs thanks to the billions of dollars invested into the area by many companies expanding their businesses with an eye on the future.
One of the area’s largest employers, the city of Midland has a committed group of people who all work together to help provide the vital services needed to keep the city up and running 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Employees across several departments from police, fire, city management, community development, health and senior services, animal services and many others all work in conjunction to make Midland a great place to be.
The city of Midland offers a strong benefits package for full-time employees that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, sick leave, paid vacation, tuition reimbursement and much more.
Location/Region: Midland, TX (US - 79701)