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I&I Maintenance Operator Trainee Opening

There is an opening in the City of Russellville I&I Department.   Position information is listed below.

Position Description

Class Title: I&I Maintenance Operator Trainee

Class Characteristics: Under general supervision, performs sewer maintenance and repairs of the collection system. Assists other departments and employees as required.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential: Checks system for I&I. Performs line location. Performs minor and major repair, and construction to collection system. Assist with customer complaints, and Installing new sewer taps. Cleans vehicles, equipment and tools after use.Run equipment such as jetter.backhoe and video equipment. Must be able to respond to calls in an emergency situation at all hours. On call on a rotation with a pager. Assists other departments and employees as required.

Certification Requirements: will need to be certified within 1 year until a class III after three years


Must possess and maintain a valid Drivers License.

Frequent public and internal contacts requiring tact and diplomacy are requirements of the job.

Training and Experience: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Minimum of Two years experience operating backhoe in a collection system.

Knowledge: Knowledge of collection system, service area, work hazards, safety precautions, types of part used, and tools used in the I&I department. Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and  ordinances pertaining to the collection system.  Knowledge of sewer line maintenance specifications and blue prints.

Abilities: Ability to perform the construction and maintenance of collection system. Ability to detect design and construction flaws in collection system. Ability to detect mechanical flaws and assist with minor repairs on equipment. Ability to perform preventive maintenance and servicing program. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with customers, fellow employees and general public.


Employment Application may be picked up at Russellville City Hall;  168 South Main Street, Russellville, KY  42276 or you may download it here