Maintenance Technician - Stormwater

City of Redmond | Redmond, WA

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Posted Date 7/07/2020

The Public Works Department is responding to the growing needs of the City. The fast-paced nature of our municipality drives innovation and efficiency. The successful candidate will possess strong values that align with the City's values, which include being welcoming, having integrity, showing accountability, and demonstrating a commitment to service. Additionally, the ideal candidate should find satisfaction in providing exceptional customer service, and thrive in a collaborative, high-volume work environment.

Please review the Maintenance Technician classification description for more information about the knowledge, skills, abilities, working conditions, and physical requirements.


 Inspect storm water systems (storm water catch basins, manholes, control structures, vaults, pipelines, storm lines, culverts, under drains, dredge ditches, outfalls, ponds, creeks and stream beds, Bioswales, sediment traps, diversion structures, advance storm filters) for proper function and integrity

 Install new storm water structures

 Maintain a functioning drainage system by use of manual and mechanical means to clear debris from storm structures such as Type 1 and 2 catch basins, ponds, bioswales, detention and retention systems, vaults, oil/water separators and Eco filters.

 Install new storm structures, and repair or replace existing storm structures, control structures, pipes, curbs, pavement, sidewalks and landscaping

This position may be assigned to any duties detailed in the Maintenance technician classification description (link above). This includes performing maintenance technician work in streets, storm water, parks, waste water, and water.


Any combination equivalent to high school diploma or equivalency and one (1) year construction or trades experience.

Licenses and Certifications

 Additional licenses and certificates that may be required depending on the area in which incumbent is assigned:

 CDL, Class A or B; may need air brakes and/or tanker endorsement or ability to obtain within first year of employment

 Washington State Department of Transportation Flagging Certification, or ability to obtain within 6 months

 First Aid/CPR (preferred)

 Signs and Markings Level I certification (preferred)

 Pesticide Operators License (preferred)

 WWCPA 1 or 2 (preferred)

 WDS or WDM 1 (preferred)

Selection Process

 All applicants will be notified of their application status.

 Top candidates will be contacted to participate in the next phase of selection process, which may include testing and/or an interview.

 Note, the City may review existing application pools to fill this position or use this pool to fill future vacancies.

 Interviews are anticipated to occur the week of August 5


Our employees earn competitive wages and enjoy an exceptional benefits packet. The City pays for all regular, full-time employee healthcare premiums. Learn more about our medical, retirement, and other perks like tuition reimbursement and transportation subsidies including a free bus pass by visiting

The City of Redmond provides competitive wages and an excellent benefits package! For more information about this position and to apply online, please visit the City of Redmond's Job Opportunities page at

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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