Maintenance Person — Rutland

Posted: March 10, 2023

Hours: 7:30 am – 3:30 pm

Grade: 7 ($23.09)

Union Position Section: A

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installs new water main, valves, hydrant, and services. Operates tapping machine for mains and services. Becomes familiar with various types of pipes in city system and related fittings; caulked, mechanical, etc., and proper conditions.
  • General knowledge of location of mains and valves
  • Maintains knowledge of inventory of spare parts and new fire hydrants
  • Must have a working knowledge of the design and operation of all fire hydrants owned by the City
  • Inspects, repairs, tests, installs, and maintains fire hydrants and water mains and appurtenances as required
  • Flushes mains and hydrants when necessary
  • Thaws out hydrants in the winter months
  • Responsible for up-keep of machinery and safe operation
  • Tests to determine cause of malfunctions and disassembles, cleans, adjusts, and repairs water meters
  • Disassembles meter using hand tools
  • Repairs or replaces warped or broken discs and gears
  • Performs related work as required

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from a senior high school or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Minimum one (1) year practical experience as maintenance helper (water) and/or two (2) years previous experience in water distribution related work.

Valid Vermont CDL driver’s license.

To Apply:

Send resume to: Rutland City, Attn: HR Department, P.O. Box 969, Rutland, VT 05702

Or email to: Judy Frazier, HR Director at