Collection Systems Tech II

  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #540

Operational Technical Services (OTS) is one of the fastest growing private water and wastewater utility staffing providers in the country. We provide certified water treatment, distribution, wastewater treatment, collections, engineering, laboratory, water quality, maintenance, and training professionals to municipalities, special districts, and private utilities throughout the country. OTS offers temporary, temp to hire, direct hire and emergency on-call opportunities including great benefits.

POSITION: Collection System Tech II 

SCHEDULE: Training period shifts are 8- Hour Shifts. After training period 10 or 12-Hour shifts. 

SALARY: $30.00 to $38.00 per hour 


  • Maintain, clean and repair sewage collection lines, manholes, lift stations and other sewage facilities and equipment.

  • Responsible for the surveillance and monitoring and minor repair of stationary equipment, such as lift stations.

  • Maintain daily records of the operation and maintenance of stationary equipment.

  • Operate portable pumps, ventilators, generators, pneumatic tools, gas detectors and similar portable equipment.

  • Perform field maintenance of equipment to assure its proper operation.

  • Respond to complaints concerning sewer odors, sewer blockages, noisy manhole covers and make corrections or recommendations.

  • Train and assist the Collection System Technician I.

  • Operate hydro-cleaner, vactor, balling rig, television inspection vehicle, utility trucks or other similar vehicles.


  • Responsible for traffic control, proper safety procedures and reading and interpreting sewer atlas.

  • In the absence of the Supervisor, may direct and guide the assignments of Collection System Technician I.

  • Participate in a scheduled standby program.

  • Comply with safety work-related practices and attend relevant safety training.

  • Responsible for all other work-related duties.



  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to a High School graduation is required.  For degrees obtained outside of the U.S., an official equivalency evaluation is required.

  • Completion of water utility related college courses is preferred.

  • Two years of experience in sewer maintenance or related field is required.



  • Valid Class ‘C’ California Driver’s License required.

  • Valid Class ‘A’ California Driver’s License is required.

  • CWEA Grade II Collection System Maintenance Certificate is required.

Operational Technical Services, (OTS), is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colors, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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