Field Operator I (w/ww)

  • Weatherford, Texas
  • Jul 14, 2024
  • Salary: Field Operator I $18.66 to $21.08 (DOE) USD

Job Description

The City of Weatherford’s Water Utility Department is looking to hire a Field Operator I. Field Operator performs routine maintenance tasks in the repair, installation, and maintenance of water and wastewater pipelines, grinder pumps, lift stations, fire hydrants, and valves. If you think you’d be a good fit, we would like to hear from you.

Roles & Responsibilities Include:
  • Repairs, installs, and performs maintenance duties to water and wastewater pipelines, water meters, valves, fire hydrants and wastewater grinder pumps.
  • Repairs streets when installation or repair of wastewater lines is complete.
  • Assists with troubleshooting, repairs, installation, and maintenance duties for water pump stations and wastewater lift stations.
  • Maintain water quality in the water distribution system through flushing of fire hydrants and dead-end mains; taking chlorine readings and maintaining records of readings.
  • When assigned to inspect wastewater system infrastructure, may operate sewer camera equipment, smoke machines, jet machine, and/or jet vac combo truck.
  • Investigates customer water and or sewage complaints.
  • Operates a variety of hand and small power tools and equipment such as a shovel, hammer, drill, saw, tools, jackhammer, dewatering pump, generator, hydraulic power pack, air compressor, electronic equipment, etc.
  • Operates light equipment such as a truck, dump truck, pavement cutter, compactors, tapping machines, tractors, front-end loader, jet machine, and jet vac combo truck.


• High school diploma, or GED equivalent. • Preferably one year experience in water and wastewater line maintenance, but not required. • Must possess, or obtain within 180 days of employment, a Texas Class A CDL Driver’s License. • Must possess, or obtain within 1 year of employment, either a TCEQ Class D Water license or TCEQ Class I Wastewater Collection license. • Must possess, or obtain within 2 years of employment, both a TCEQ Class D Water license and a TCEQ Class I Wastewater Collection license.

Miscellaneous Information

The City of Weatherford is a strong, progressive community of over 38,000 citizens, enjoying our small town feel with our big city amenities just outside of the Fort Worth Metroplex. We are expanding our team to continue our commitment and pride in our Strong Community philosophy as well as our inclusiveness and diversity.

Job Details

Category Utility Department Status Open Salary Field Operator I $18.66 to $21.08 (DOE) Posted January 12, 2024 10:46 AM Closing Open Until Filled


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Job Address

Weatherford, Texas United States View Map