The purpose of this position is to perform technical work locating and marking underground city utilities using maps, blueprints, GIS systems, and electronic equipment. To coordinate activities with the Blue Stake Center; to perform a variety of technical activities in support of the department crews, contractors, excavators, and other utility companies. To perform mechanical finals from construction plans or as-builts as time permits.
Two (2) years of experience in the water distribution and wastewater collection, intelligent transportation systems, information systems, or comparable industry.
Years of experience are based upon a full-time work schedule (2,080 hours per year). The sum of an applicant’s full-time and/or part-time qualifying work experience must meet or exceed the stated minimum qualification. Education will not substitute for the required work experience; however, related unpaid and/or volunteer work experience may be used as qualifying work experience.
High school diploma, GED or equivalency.
Certifications, Licenses, and/or Registrations:
Possession of a valid driver’s license.
Possession of or required to obtain within six (6) months of hire date, a Work Zone Safety International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Certification.
Applicants considered for this job classification must pass the following:
Criminal history background investigation
Post offer/pre-employment drug screen. Employees in safety-sensitive job classifications are prohibited from all marijuana usage whether medical or recreational
Post offer/pre-employment physical
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This position is FLSA Non- Exempt which means employees are eligible for overtime compensation and/or compensatory time.
Employees in this position are represented by the United Arizona Employees Association (UAEA).
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The City of Tempe is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at 480-350-8276. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.