City of Snohomish

116 Union Avenue
Snohomish , WA
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Public Works Maintenance Worker

City of Snohomish
Snohomish, WA Full-time
Posted on December 3, 2018

(Water Division)

Department: Public Works
Salary Range: $3,801 to $4,911/month, plus generous benefits
Closes: Open Until Filled
First Review: Monday, December 17, 2018

Position Summary: Position involves performing a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance and repair tasks to City water systems and operating maintenance and construction tools and equipment.

Examples of Job Duties:

  • Installs and repairs main water lines, which includes excavating to grade, laying and aligning pipe and using special tapping equipment to install valves, lateral water lines, blow-offs, hydrants and meters; accomplishes hookups and flush to test installation according to established procedures.
  • Performs daily chlorine testing by collecting samples to ensure good quality of water; monitors chlorine levels.
  • Installs, overhauls and repairs fire hydrants; shuts off main line or hydrant foot valve; disassembles and cleans hydrant subsections; replaces gaskets, seals and seats; reassembles and tests hydrant for proper operation.
  • Inspects new water lines at construction sites; takes samples and chlorination readings.
  • Locates water mains and services for contractors as necessary.
  • Performs maintenance and repairs, as directed, on reservoir, pumps and booster pumps.
  • Installs and maintains cathodic protection of transmission and distribution lines.
  • Cuts, breaks and hauls concrete; sets forms; mixes, pours, spreads, and finishes concrete.
  • Performs routine equipment maintenance and minor field repairs such as lubrication, checking fluid levels and replacing belts and other components as required.
  • Respond to emergencies; response may be during or after normal working hours.
  • Participate in a rotating weekend standby duty roster.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, including one year of maintenance and repair experience is desirable. Possession of a valid Washington State Drivers License. Class A Combination Driver’s License and ability to obtain a Combination Driver’s License Tanker Endorsement within six (6) months of hire.

Other Requirements:

Must successfully pass criminal background and pre-employment driver records check.