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Field Operator

FULL SALARY RANGE: $19.11 TO $27.70/HR.

RESPONSIBILITIES: MSO Field Operator is an infrastructure maintenance position that will perform a variety of skilled, semi-skilled, manual labor activities and duties related to the maintenance and repair of public infrastructure. The position may be assigned to the collection/distribution system maintenance, street maintenance (concrete and asphalt), storm water construction and maintenance, levee maintenance or airport maintenance, and will be cross-trained in field maintenance operations. All crews assist with special in-house construction projects, may be assigned to assist other crews, provide emergency response and seasonal snow removal and may include 12-hour shifts working days and/or nights.
QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED equivalent required. Three years of increasingly responsible heavy equipment operation, construction, or building trades preferred. Must possess valid Kansas driver’s license; will require Class A or Class B Commercial Driver’s License depending on assigned workgroup. Must acquire job-required certifications within 24/42 months of hire for continued employment. The successful candidate must pass the City background check post-offer City physical and drug screen.


Open Until Filled


Listing expires on Thursday February 13th, 2020

Engineering Technician (Field Surveys)

Entry level position(s) on a field survey crew. Duties include recovery of survey monuments, determining elevations with level, mapping features with a GPS survey receiver or a electronic survey instrument. Editing survey features on a laptop. Full time travel required through out the State. Overnight travel paid by KDOT if job site exceeds 30 miles from official station (town of residence within State). Schedule of (4) 10 hour days each week.

Listing expires on Wednesday October 9th, 2019

Boiler Operator

Work Schedule: Saturday, Sunday, Monday: 4 PM – 12 AM and Wednesday, Thursday: 12 AM – 8 AM with overtime and after hours call back as needed.

30% – Operation and Inspection: Operates boilers, dearators, valves, automatic and manual controls. Maintains water level, temperature and steam pressure. Checks for proper operation of safety alarms, pumps, valves and piping systems. Reads gauges, thermometers and charts and records information. Assists with or performs personally Inspections of boilers, pumps, valves, piping systems and associated auxiliary equipment for proper operation to determine repair or preventive maintenance scheduling and does water testing. This requires working from inside the boilers accessible through openings approximately 12” by 16”. Notifies proper personnel to correct malfunction with any of the services provided by the power plant. For instance, steam, water, safety alarms, electrical feeders when non-standard readings are found. Maintains daily operational records of boilers, pumps, dearators and air compressors. Requires the ability to perform basic mathematical computations and the ability to read and comprehend controlling instruments.

30% – Piping Systems: Assists in Fabrication, assembling, installation and maintaining piping systems, valves and equipment for boilers, pumps, steam, condensate, feed-water, cooling water, pneumatics and lubricating systems in accordance with National Plumbing, ASTM and ASTE Codes, on the basis of knowledge of piping and specific power plant operations. Selects materials specified in blueprints, technical manuals, schematics and drawings and plans the sequence of installation or repair, using appropriate pipe cutters, threaders and fittings, joins piping by means of flanging, threading, soldering or fusing.

25% – Equipment Maintenance: Assists in the cleaning, replacement, installation, lubrication and repacking of filters, pipes, pumps, valves, heat exchangers and auxiliary equipment in order to maintain the power plant in good operating condition and to make emergency repairs on boilers and to prepare boilers for inspection. Assists Boiler Operator Seniors in overhauling pumps on steam generating and heating equipment by replacing defective bearings, seals, packing, shafts and other pump parts. Performs routine cleanliness tasks to keep power plant and equipment in compliance with national fire and safety codes.

10% – Related Duties: Assists Boiler Operator Seniors in correcting problems in the case of water breaks, steam distribution irregularity or problems with electrical feeders until boilers, feed lines, etc. and ensures lines are stable. May assist with snow removal and surface treatment.

5% – Performs other related work as assigned.

Listing expires on Thursday September 19th, 2019