City of Fort Wayne

TV Truck Technician

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Job Code: 2022257
Posted On: Tuesday, 13th September 2022
Category: Regular Full Time
Department: WPC Maintenance
Shift: 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, straight eight (8)
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $24.3249 per hour

Job Description:

SUMMARY

Under the general supervision of a WPCM/STM supervisor and direct supervision of the Inspection Supervisor, incumbent supervises and operates a closed circuit TV system from a specially equipped truck to inspect and test the storm and sanitary sewer system and maintains accurate records on materials used and work performed on assigned projects. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City and Utility's safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Acts as a working leader by providing guidance and counsel for all activities related to TV monitoring of assigned projects;
  • Schedules and coordinates the work of all assistants and makes most effective use of time and equipment;
  • Participates in operating all TV equipment and the truck itself;
  • Televises new sewers on engineering projects;
  • Televises existing sewers for research, study and maintenance;
  • Televises sewer blockages and the clearance thereof;
  • Understands and uses Windows based software to input sewer defects found during the inspection process;
  • Ability to navigate Hansen software proficiently while using a mobile data terminal;
  • Maintains complete records of all projects monitored;
  • Supervises and participates in performing minor repairs;
  • Is responsible for entire work process, provides guidance and counsel to work crew to complete end product;
  • Assists employees of any classification;
  • Assists in training of employees when needed.


MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

Performs other duties as required.

 

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management. If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor. Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved.

  

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Incumbent is responsible for productivity of a crew of usually (2) employees and must apply all safety practices and procedures determined by the department.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Education equivalent to a high school diploma; At least three (3) years experience with WPCM/STM departments preferred;
  • PACP trained and tested within first thirty (30) days. Must pass the testing to keep position. Must be PACP certified within one (1) year of accepting bid;
  • Flexidata software trained and tested within first thirty (30) days. Must pass testing to keep position;
  • Ability to oversee, schedule and coordinate the work of others;
  • Knowledge of basics in mechanics;
  • Basic computer knowledge and the ability to use Windows software;
  • Knowledge of electronic circuitry, proper techniques for handling TV cameras, booms and monitors;
  • Ability to analyze electronic equipment problems and to make minor repairs to coaxial connectors and related TV equipment;
  • Communication and Customer Service classes required;
  • Trained in fall protection;
  • Trained in gas monitor use;
  • Communicates effectively both orally and in writing.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Incumbent has frequent daily contacts with the general public, other utilities personnel, and co-workers. These communications require the ability to tactfully handle questions and complaints. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Incumbent must have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Incumbent must have the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

The incumbent must be able to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Incumbent must have the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Incumbent is responsible for following any and all safety procedures and regulations set forth by the department and must record and maintain certain kinds of data about the use of the truck and the projects that the truck is used for.

Incumbent’s work consists of semi-routine work requiring some decision making on isolated problems. Incumbent must have the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. The incumbent must have the ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Maintains a valid Indiana Drivers License if City vehicle is used. Maintaining a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) class B in lieu of Indiana Drivers License is permitted; Incumbent must be 21 years of age or older to hold a CDL with the City of Fort Wayne;
  • PACP certification;
  • Flexidata trained and tested;
  • Hansen trained and tested;
  • CPR and First Aid.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; bending and twisting; and climbing and lifting. The employee frequently is required to walk and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Performs assigned duties which require bending, twisting, climbing and lifting a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis;

                              

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions.  The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; extreme cold; and vibration.  Works under adverse weather conditions including extremes of temperature, humidity, precipitation and dust; Enters, exits and works in confined spaces wearing a variety of safety apparatus, and deemed physically fit to wear respiratory devices;  Incumbent will face daily, poor working conditions requiring heavy exertion.  The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Apply Online

All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

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