Senior Utility Maintenance Mechanic/Backflow ORC

The Town of Wallace is currently seeking a qualified individual to fill a position for Senior Utility Maintenance Mechanic and ORC of the Town’s backflow program. This position oversees and performs semi-skilled work in the installation, replacement, repair and maintenance of water and sewer lines, hydrants, lift stations and pumps. Job tasks include (but are not limited to): directing and/or participating in water and sewer taps and service connections; laying and replacing pipe; reading, installing, and testing water meters and meter yokes; operating heavy equipment; meters and meter boxes, valves, clamps and related apparatus; landscape maintenance of sewer pumps, wells and water tank sites.

Position requires completion of a high school diploma or GED and a valid NC Driver’s License and possession or ability to obtain NC Cross-Connection certification. Experience in related utility construction or maintenance work preferred including heavy equipment operation.  position Requires some weekend work.  Salary range $32,791 – $49,187, benefits include retirement, medical, dental and life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Job description available upon request.   

Applications are available online at www.wallacenc.gov or at Town Hall, 316 E. Murray Street Wallace, NC  28466, Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm.  Open until filled.  The Town of Wallace is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, creed, nationality, or handicap status.

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