Maintenance Worker I-Water Reclamation Facility

Salary: $14.61 per hour
Shift: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (May be required to work other shifts.)
Recruitment Period: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Please print ALL linked documents below and return to our office in person or mail to:

Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Employment Application

Supplemental Questionnaire

EEO Survey

Waiver and Release

Inclusion Statement


Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent preferred.  Any experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

License and Certifications: Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record.  Wastewater Operator Certification, Class D from Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) or ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment. 

Knowledge:  Tools, equipment, and materials used in wastewater treatment.  Occupational hazards and safety rules and regulations.  Traffic control regulations and procedures.

Skills:  Operation of standard equipment used in wastewater treatment. Interpersonal skills necessary to be courteous of fellow employees and citizens while performing duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:  Maintains plant grounds.  Paints structures and equipment.  Performs clarifier weir cleaning.  Relieves plant operator when necessary.  Inspects equipment for safety hazards before use.  Performs preventive maintenance on equipment as needed.  Inspects defective equipment to determine cause or malfunction and possibility of repair.  Works in a safe manner.  Keeps work area clean and safe.  Follows safety rules and uses safe work practices.  Uses safety equipment as required.  Performs other related duties as required.

Working Conditions:  Frequent exposure of up to 80% of work time to dirt, dust, extremes of temperatures, noise, and noxious fumes and odors.  Exposure to hazards associated with equipment, machinery, and moving vehicles on roadways.  On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies.

Mental and Physical Abilities:  Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.  Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy (25-50 lb.) and heavy (50-75 lb.) supplies, materials, and debris frequently.  Work requires continued walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing.  Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance. 

Additional Information:  Selected applicant must pass background investigation, physical examination, and drug screen.