Manhole Technician - R01753

at Woodard & Curran, Inc in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Woodard & Curran is a national engineering, science, and operations firm with a simple vision for clean water, a safe environment, healthy communities, and happy people. As an employee-owned company, we strive to cultivate diverse teams and encourage collaboration in an equitable and inclusive culture. We seek talented individuals from all backgrounds to help us address a broad range of water and environmental issues. We prioritize our people, offering opportunities for professional growth, ownership and flexibility. Thats how we make a difference to our clients, people and planet.

Woodard & Curran draws on the experience of hundreds of certified operators across the country, backed by the knowledge and skills of hundreds more engineers, scientists, and regulatory experts, to quickly tackle the most challenging operational issues and keep treatment plants running efficiently and in full compliance. Woodard & Curran also aids employees in earning, upgrading, and keeping their certifications within the industry.

What will you be doing at Woodard & Curran?

Positions are available for licensed, experienced operations and maintenance professionals, for inexperienced individuals looking for their first full-time job, or those in the water/sewer industry seeking to make a career change.

Those filling these rewarding, full-time positions will be part of a team responsible for the operation and maintenance of facilities, equipment, and/or process control at water and wastewater facilities.

As a Manhole Technician, you will be inspecting and repairing sanitary sewer manholes as well as operating a variety of heavy equipment such as manhole lining equipment, high pressure cleaning equipment, excavators, track loaders, skid loaders, and backhoes. You will also be welding and fabricating parts and tools, repairing water and sewer mains, assisting with responding to and resolving customer complaints, repairing streets, driveways and yards following installation operations. Lastly, you will assist in locating, and inspecting new lines, and other related duties.

What will you need to succeed?

  • Positive attitude and work ethic.
  • High School graduate or equivalent. A mechanical/technical/vocational school background or experience is a plus.
  • A valid Missouri motor vehicle operator's license. A commercial drivers license (CDL) is a plus.
  • The ability to perform manual labor. Must be able to lift or move up to 40 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Minimum of 1-year relevant experience or combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Knowledge of the repair and maintenance of wastewater collection systems.
  • Knowledge of the operation and preventative maintenance of a variety of equipment.
  • Skilled in the use of a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • NASSCO (National Association of Sewer Service Companies) certification, or the ability to obtain within the first 6 months.
  • Class A CDL with Air Brakes, or the ability to obtain within 6 months.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • May stand, walk, or move 6 to 8 hours daily.
  • May sit for 1 to 3 hours daily.
  • May perform work in confined spaces.
  • May require wearing a respirator while performing some tasks.
  • May perform operations and ma

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    Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 673173

Posted On: Jan 23, 2022

Updated On: Feb 21, 2022