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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Employment Opportunity: General Labor/Maintenance

Title: Water/Wastewater Maintenance Worker

Posting No.: 2114

Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: Public Works

Hours: Full-Time: 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m., depending on assignment to include 24-hour rotation, on-call, call out, and overtime as required

Salary: $48,000 annually

One (1) position is open at this time. The position is located at the Marionbrook Underground Facility; located at 17W440 N. Frontage Road, Darien, IL 60561.

Responsibilities include:
•    Maintains, installs, troubleshoots, rebuilds, inspects, and repairs/replaces various Stormwater Facilities equipment (e.g. gates, fixtures, small motors and pumps, etc.)
•    Orders parts and fills material requests
•    Removes stream blockages and debris jams
•    Flushes, televises, and repairs sewer systems
•    Responds to emergency back-ups, lift stations problems, and flooding
•    Performs landscaping and site maintenance once excavation is complete
•    Operates heavy equipment (e.g. dump trucks, skid loaders, front end loaders, tankers, etc.)
•    Maintains and repairs Stormwater facilities and assists with the department’s construction and excavation projects

Physical requirements and work environment:
•    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and/or arms to operate tools and equipment, climb, crouch or stoop, and lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
•    The work environment for this position regularly includes working near moving mechanical parts, in precarious places, in outside weather conditions, and with fumes or airborne particles

Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:
•    A High School Diploma or GED
•    Three (3) years of specialized experience in preventative and corrective maintenance, wastewater and water collection distribution systems and equipment maintenance
•    One (1) year of lead worker responsibilities
•    Candidate will be required to obtain a Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License with an air brakes endorsement within ninety (90) days of employment

This position is included in the Bargaining Unit of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150.

A post offer physical is required.
A pre-employment background check is required.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

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DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer