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 Employment Opportunities in Cambridge

NOTICE OF POSTING

POSTING DATE: January 24, 2019
CLOSING DATE: February 26, 2019

Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply.

Department: Water Department
Job Title: Water Systems Maintenance Craftsperson/MEO
Job Code: W671-084
Civil Service Position: Subject to Civil Service rules and regulations
Union Affiliation: IWWA
Hours Per Week: 40 hour workweek; Monday thru Friday; 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Water System Maintenance Craftsperson performs skilled manual work in the construction, operation and maintenance of water systems including work on reservoirs, water gates, drains, mains and connectors; lays and connects service pipes with street mains and meters; locates and repairs water leaks; installs fire hydrants; operates water gates; turns on water for new service; inspects work of laborers and maintenance workers to see that it conforms with the specifications and blueprints; installs water meters; operates related motor equipment, shuts down mains in the street; assists with snow removal i.e. plowing shoveling; and other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Two years minimum experience in water works construction and maintenance activities or equivalent.  A valid Massachusetts Grade 1 Distribution (D1) Full Operator certificate or Operator-in-Training certificate may be substituted for the required experience. Working knowledge of materials, methods and techniques related to the maintenance of water systems. A valid Class D driver's license is required.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:        Heavy work involving operating 90 lb. jackhammer, shoveling, lifting, climbing in and out of excavations.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:     Outdoors, varying weather conditions.

 

 

RATE: $21.52 - $27.77/hour + excellent benefits

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All applicants must apply by 5:00 pm on the closing date.  Internal applicants with permanent civil service status should submit job bidding form to the Personnel Department, external applicants must complete a Labor Service Application available from and returned to: Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA  02139. 

The City of Cambridge is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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