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​HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC: 

The City of St. Martinville is aggressively seeking to fill immediate openings for a heavy equipment mechanic in the Public Works Department.
Pay rate dependent on skills and experience. Overtime pay after 40 hours weekly; as
well as an excellent benefit package.

Position is responsible for performing maintenance and repair activities on various pieces of heavy equipment including but not limited to dump trucks, electrical bucket and pole digger trucks, backhoes, excavators, compact track loaders, farm tractors, equipment trailers and air compressors. Also performs periodic operational checks, maintenance and repairs on city-owned emergency stand by generators. 

Minimum Applicant Qualifications:
High school diploma and four years of experience in the repair and maintenance of heavy equipment and emergency generators, and related tasks in all weather conditions.  

Continuing employment will require possession of the Commercial Driver's License (CDL). This license must be obtained within six months from the date of the appointment.

Applications are available on line or at City Hall, located at 120 New Market Street, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Resumes along with application, may be mailed to P.O. Box 379, St. Martinville Louisiana 70582 until filled or the first 10 applications whichever comes first.

            The City of St. Martinville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  






  Lineman I, Lineman II and Lineman III: 

Positions in the Electrical Utility Department.Pay rate dependent on skills and experience. Overtime pay after 40 hours weekly; as well as an excellent benefit package.
Position is responsible for skilled independent work in installation, maintenance, and repair of overhead power lines and related components of the municipal electrical transmission and distribution system. Position is subject to 24-hour call and work is sometimes hazardous. 

The objective is the application of electrical skills and knowledge to a variety of electrical transmission and distribution work including diagnosis of power problems. 
Provide responsible manual labor regarding the installation, maintenance, energizing and repairs of all high and low voltage lines, transformers, capacitors, switches, and street lights within the City distribution system, ensuring reliable electric power to all City of St. Martinville customers. 
Position reports to the Electrical Department supervisor and may be assisted by a Lineman I or a Lineman Helper.

Minimum Applicant Qualifications: High school diploma or GED, with vocational or technical school training in electrical system installation, repair and maintenance; supplemented by five (5) years of progressively responsible line work; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills,and abilities for this position. Experience includes the repair of energized conductors, connecting transformers, replacing poles, operating line and bucket trucks, and related tasks in all weather conditions. Possession of the appropriate class driver’s license, as required by the State of Louisiana. Certification from Lineman’s 

Training School may be required.Must include copies of driver’s license, diploma, GED, DD214, degree, etc. upon request.



Applications are available on line or at City Hall, located at 120 New Market Street, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Resumes along with application, may be mailed to P.O. Box 379, St. Martinville Louisiana 70582 Until filled or the first 10 applications whichever comes first.

            The City of St. Martinville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

​UTILITY REPAIRMAN:

Position performs maintenance, repair, and construction of underground water and/or wastewater pipelines and related installations. Incumbents receive in-service training in water/wastewater repairs and procedures. Work assignments are received from the Public Works Supervisor with work subject to periodic inspection while ongoing and upon completion. . Position is subject to 24-hour call, exposure to harsh weather conditions and work is sometimes hazardous.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
-Knowledge of methods, materials, hand tools, and standards for maintenance and repair of water and wastewater pipelines and related installations.
-Knowledge of sanitation, safety, and hazards of working in deep excavations, trenches, or confined spaces subject to gaseous contamination.

· Knowledge of computer skills to communicate via email and to input notes via work order and work service request software.

· Ability to lift, maneuver and manipulate, heavy tools and equipment for extended periods, sometimes in confined spaces.

· Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

· Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic as required by instructions, estimation of material quantities, and read/interpret water and sewer system drawings.

· Ability to form effective working relationships with customers, employees, and others

Applications are available on line or at City Hall, located at 120 New Market Street, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Resumes along, with application, may be mailed to P.O. Box 379, St. Martinville Louisiana 70582 until filled or the first 10 applications whichever comes first.

            The City of St. Martinville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.