Position Description

Skilled Trades Worker II - Liftstation Maintenance
Job Code 4319
Requisition Information
Public Utilities

Opening Date:

Tentative Close Date:

County Region:
South County (S. Clark)

7905 South McIntosh Road Sarasota, FL

# of openings:

Pay range:
$18.12 (Step 1)

Who May Apply?:
Open to All

Position Type:
Full time

Scheduled Hours 40
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Skilled Trades Worker II - Liftstation Maintenance:  Responsible for the installation, maintenance, trouble shooting, and repair of all electrical and mechanical equipment and appurtenances at all Public Utilities facilities.  Must be fully proficient in the duties of a Skilled Trades Worker I and demonstrate the ability to construct and repair electrical panels, fabricate mechanical repairs, and have a basic knowledge of instrumentation, telemetry, communications systems and computers.  

Subject to Passing Substance Screening

This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening.  An applicant who fails to pass a required drug screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five years.


  • Install, replace, repair, and modify mechanical and electrical equipment located on and within Public Utilities facilities, including, but not limited to, pumps valves, regulators, actuators, control panels, communication systems, motor controls, electronic filtering and switching systems.  Ensure compliance with all Federal, State and County safety requirements, including lock-out/tag-out and confined space entry as well as general industry safety rules.
  • Document and maintain work order and safety records in written and in electronic format.  Respond to emergency situations as needed.
  • Perform lift station maintenance that may include mowing, trimming of shrubbery, weed-eating, pressure washing, fence repairs, and painting.  Maintain assigned equipment and vehicles.

Minimum QualificationsA High School Diploma or its equivalent and three (3) years of experience in applicable trades which include work in the water / wastewater collection field.  Two (2) years of experience performing pump, valve or hydraulic system repair and maintenance.  Class "A" CDL required within six (6) months of hire. A valid Florida Driver's License at time of hire.

Preferred QualificationsValid Class "C" wastewater collection system certification.  Ability to obtain a Class "B" wastewater collection system certification within two (2) years. Possession of a valid Florida Class "A" Commercial Driver’s License with air brake endorsement.  Electrician license.

Job CompetenciesKnowledge of state of the art technology in mechanical equipment, maintenance and test equipment, equipment trouble shooting and repair of hydraulic controls and pumps; building construction trades, methods, codes, practices, tools and equipment.  Ability to read and follow color codes, diagrams, schematics, blue prints, plans and written instructions and work under limited supervision.  Course in pump or motor repair, control panel repair, hydraulics, fluid mechanics, welding, communications and/or telemetry.  Proficient in the operation of and electric multimeter, volt meter, and megohmeter.  Proficient in the operation of a 1.5 ton crane truck.

Physical Demands: Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.










Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application.

Drug Free Work Environment             EOE/AA/ADA 

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