A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
To perform work in the maintenance, repair and cleaning of sanitary and storm water drainage systems and fixtures.
Drive and operate sanitary and storm water vacuum trucks.
Operate engine powered centrifugal compressor vacuums and high-pressure jet rodders.
Clean sanitary and storm water drainage systems, window wells, fresh air intakes, pump lift stations, electrical vaults and other similar areas using vacuum trucks and related equipment.
Respond to sanitary and storm water drainage system piping breaks and assist with repairs.
Inspect and maintain sanitary water drainage systems, including main line sewer piping
Cut or bore through walls, ceilings, partitions and floors to access sanitary water drainage piping.
Remove and reinstall commodes, urinals, p-traps, cleanouts and other fixtures as necessary to facilitate the maintenance and cleaning of sanitary water drainage piping.
Prepare documents including non-hazardous waste manifests, bills of lading, and service records of daily activities for submittal to EH&S or as otherwise required.
Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, sketches and job specifications as related to sanitary and storm water drainage systems.
Locate cross connections between sanitary and storm water drainage systems using dye testing.
Inspect sanitary and storm water piping with specialized video equipment.
Repair and install gate boxes.
Respond to water main breaks and assist with repairs, including water valve repair and installation.
Locate and exercise water main valves.
Remove snow from around fire hydrants and storm water drain grates.
Respond to non-hazardous spills.
Expose underground utilities for maintenance, installation and repair activities.
Mark underground drainage and water lines as requested for digging purposes.
As necessary, electronically mark-up and submit buried utility position information for the purposes of updating the University’s GIS website.
Graduation from high school or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to read and interpret blue prints, sketches and schematic diagrams
Must be able to fulfill the necessary requirements to drive a University vehicle
Possession of the required Department of Transportation Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
Class N CDL
Reasonable knowledge of the tools, equipment, methods and materials involved in sanitary and storm water drainage work
Specialized training operating sanitary and storm water vacuum trucks and equipment
Drain snaking and jetting experience
Familiarity with MISS DIG
Class N CDL is required
Monday - Friday, 7am - 3:30pm
This position may sometimes need to report after hours due to urgent issues on campus.
Facilities and Operations seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the U-M Skilled Trades Union, Inc., which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 189383
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