City of Enid

Maintenance and Production Technician

Deadline for Applications
Employee Group
Work Schedule
Regular – 8 hour shift, typically 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Regular Full-Time
USD $13.51/Hr.
790 Water Production

Position Description







POSITION TITLE: Maintenance & Production Technician         DEPARTMENT:  Water Production


POSITION CODE:  22-200                                                         FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt 


POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None                                              EMPLOYEE CLASS: AFSCME       


POSITION REPORTS TO: Water Production Superintendent, Production Foreman


BLS COMPARABLE:     49-9071.00, Maintenance & Repair Workers, General

                                    19-4091, Environmental Science & Protection Technicians

                                    51-8031, Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators


Leadership:  Provides co-worker leadership to others through motivation, team building,

and providing feedback.     



  • Subject      to post offer, pre-employment drug screen.
  • Subject      to post offer, pre-employment physical examination/medical history check.
  • Subject      to a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • Possession      of a valid Oklahoma driver's license with acceptable driving record.
  • Must      have a telephone.
  • Due      to “on-call status”, must be able to report to work within 30 minutes.


POSITION PURPOSE: To protect the integrity of City of Enid water supply by ensuring the water production facility is well maintained and operating efficiently, and that repair and maintenance costs are minimized through the effective utilization of a preventive plant maintenance program.



  • Perform daily treatment and pumping operations as      required by D.E.Q.
  • Operate crane to pull and replace well pumps.
  • Identify and mix chemicals to balance well water      test results and meet water quality standards.
  • Replace valves, piping, and repair leaks in wells,      water plants, and underground utilities.
  • Trouble shoot electrical and system problems in      wells and water plants.
  • Use maps, markings, and historical markers to locate      water lines for contractors.
  • Repair chlorine and flouride feed systems.
  • Use computers to control wells and plants.
  • Operate backhoe to facilitate repairs, operate      mowers, and perform concrete patch repairs.
  • Maintain detailed records of repairs made and      chemicals used.
  • Work with hazardous chemicals such as chlorine and      hydrochloric acid.
  • Collect water samples twice daily and test fluoride      and chlorine levels.
  • Operate control mechanisms to turn on/off wells      daily as needed.
  • Weigh chemicals and adjust flow daily to flow of      water.
  • Maintain, repair, and lubricate treatment plants and      water wells.
  • Maintain treatment plant grounds by mowing and weed      eating fields as needed.
  • Clean, sanitize, and perform custodial services at      water treatment plants.
  • Check inventories and order chemicals as needed.
  • Provide assistance to other departments as needed.
  • Perform other duties as required.




  • The Water Services  division runs smoothly and efficiently.
  • Premises are neat and orderly and      free of debris.
  • A preventive maintenance program      is developed and followed resulting in lower repair costs.
  • Adequate records are accurately      recorded and organized in an efficient manner.
  • Effective working relations exist      with City personnel.
  • New employees are well trained      and assisted. Management is appropriately informed.
  • Employee understands and adheres      to applicable safety policies and sets examples for other employees.
  • The City’s professional      reputation is maintained.




EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:                  High school diploma of general education degree (GED); or six months related experience and or/training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


CERTIFICATES/LICENSES:                  D.E.Q. class D Water License (within 3 months).

                                                            D.E.Q. class C Water License (within 18 months).

                                                            Confined Space Certification (within 3 months).

Protective Respirator Equipment Qualification (within 3 months).


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:                    Working knowledge of D.E.Q. rules and regulations on well field and plant operations.

                                                            Know water testing procedures in plants and well fields.

                                                            Knowledge of hazardous chemical safety.

Working knowledge of water repair parts and proper repair procedures.

Mechanical-Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.


SKILLS/ABILITIES:                              Capable of reading volt and amperage meter.

Ability to understand basic operational procedures.

Ability to prioritize tasks.

Awareness of safety rules and regulations when handling hazardous chemicals.

Use lab equipment such as pipettes and colorimeters to test for chlorine.

Ability to use power tools, dump trucks, and valve operating equipment.

Proficient computer application skills.

Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Ability to assist and support others.

Able to operate telephone, PC, copier, and other basic business machines.






FINGER DEXTERITY:                      Manual dexterity sufficient to work with the fingers.


VISUAL ABILITIES:                          Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses.

                                                      Color vision.


PHYSICAL STRENGTH:                   PDC Level:  Very Heavy  Employee lifts/carries 50 lbs occasionally (less than 33% of the time or 1-100 times per day); exert push/pull force of 150 lbs.  Extensive physical activity required performing strenuous daily activities of a mechanical nature.  Frequent standing, over the head reaching and lifting, twisting, carrying, climbing, and balancing required. Frequent bending, stooping, crouching, and crawling required. 


LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION:     Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.


REASONING ABILITY:                     Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram, or schedule form.


MATHEMATICS ABILITY:                 Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS:      Regular – 8 hour shift, typically 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

                                                24-hour call, nights and weekends, as needed.

                                                Overtime as required.

Must be available to work weekends and holidays as required for operation of the plant.


Other–Variable lunch period and breaks in coordination with other office personnel.


WORK CONDITIONS:                Outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions (for instance, rain, sun, snow, wind, etc.)


Noise level:                              Very loud.  Ear protection required.


Other work conditions:             Work in high traffic areas.

                                                Occasional exposure to vibration.

                                                Risk of electrical shock.

                                                Frequent exposure to air contamination, toxic, or caustic chemicals.

                                                Involves contact with potentially hazardous materials.

                                                Frequent exposure to fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals.

                                                Work near moving mechanical parts.








INTERMEDIATE                                                                  ADVANCED

4-6 years related experience.                                           7+ years related experience.

Class C Water License.                                                      Class B Water License.     

Valid Confined Space Certificate.                                   Class A CDL.

Trench rescue training.                                                      Associate’s Degree or equivalent in related field.

Valid CPR certification.                                                      Ability to fill in for foreman/supervisor for short

Class B CDL                                                                         periods of time.





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All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.


In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.


I have reviewed this job description and I can perform the essential functions of this position, with or without, reasonable accommodations.  I have also received or have been offered a copy of this job description. 


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