Job Description

Overall Job Objective




Bellaire, Texas is located seven miles southwest of downtown Houston with a population of approximately 18,862 residents and a span of 3.5 square miles. Founded in 1908, Bellaire is an enclave residential community surrounded by Houston, offering a quality of life that promotes a family atmosphere with great amenities and the charm of a small town. We provide a full range of services to the community, including police, fire, and solid waste pickup along with excellent parks, recreation, and library. Generous employee benefits include a 2:1 employer match on TMRS retirement contributions, 98% employer subsidy of employee-only medical plans, employee wellness program, and employer sponsored health savings accounts. 

The purpose of this job is to perform skilled work in maintaining and repairing wastewater equipment including pumps, motors, valves, electrical control panels and components and chemical feed equipment. Works with others in the installation modification, preventive maintenance and repair of wastewater equipment and facilities. This is a safety sensitive position, and you must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen/physical and background investigation. 


Note:  This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position.  The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position.  

  • Performs and documents treatment process and maintenance of treatment facility equipment
  • Documents plant performance including daily flow, electrical and chemical usage and dosage
  • Responds to call outs and after-hours emergencies to repair treatment equipment, pumps, motors, sensing devices, instrumentation, and electrical support.
  • Technical: Ability to follow manual & operating instructions
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office applications & internet
  • Basic knowledge of water/wastewater operations
  • Communicates clearly & professionally
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude
  • Must be able to frequently lift 50-60 pounds; load, unload & move large equipment/tools; access confined spaces; continuously walk and climb stairs and ladder
  • Ensures facilities are clean, neat and secure
  • Provides customer service functions when necessary
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Identifies & solves problems
  • Escalates issues accordingly
  • Checks work for quality
  • Managing for Results: Works well with supervision
  • Takes projects to completion
  • Check oil for pumps daily
  • Check scada and verify data and record it
  • The ability to follow purchase orders procedures and quotes
  • Follows all company policies & SOPs


  • Customer service principles and interpersonal skills to sufficiently exchange or convey information
  • Operating techniques for various pieces of machinery
  • Basic techniques for mechanical repair
  • Knowledge of process control techniques, maintenance procedures and safe practices.
  • Knowledge of regulatory rules is essential


  • Follow specific or general oral and written instructions on basic routines from a supervisor
  • Follows proper safety procedures
  • Perform a variety of moderate to heavy physical labor for extended periods 
  • Work with heavy equipment 
  • Maintaining and establishing effective relationships with the subordinates, other departments and staff, and the public
  • Skill in self-discipline, dependability, and ability to work independently
  • Skill in empathizing, valuing, and dealing successfully with the special capabilities, distinctive cultural histories, and unique needs of people of various socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to maintain the highest standards of ethical behavior, exercising honesty and integrity, respect, confidentiality, and fairness in the execution of their official responsibilities
  • Ability to contribute effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives, and activities
  • Ability to work the allocated hours of the position and be willing to report for duty on short notice at any hour of the day or night
  • Willing to work all shifts including: weekends, holidays, evenings, and 24-hour emergency on call.



  • High school diploma (or GED equivalent)
  • 3 years’ experience in operations of Water /Wastewater systems
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License (Class C) 


  • Valid TCEQ Class C Groundwater Production License 
  • Valid TCEQ Class B Wastewater Treatment License (or v ability to obtain within 18 months of hire)


  • Valid Driver’s License and personal insurance coverage
  • Appointment will be conditional upon successful completion of the following pre-employment checks:
  1. Criminal background check
  2. Controlled substance screening
  3. Medical physical

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