City of Edinburg
  • 01-May-2023 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Waste Water Treatment Plant -Dept #6200
  • Edinburg, TX, USA
  • 12.24 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The City offers excellent benefits including paid holidays, vacation/sick leave, health, dental, life, and disability insurance, retirement system and optional deferred compensation programs.

Maintenance Operator

City of Edinburg in Edinburg, TX is actively seeking a dedicated Maintenance Operator to perform maintenance and repairing of water/wastewater plant equipment and facilities and other plant equipment. Are you seeking engaging work? Do you wish to advance your career as a Maintenance Operator? Does working for a rapidly growing city sound appealing to you? If so, please continue reading!

The Maintenance Operator position earns competitive pay of $ 12.24/hr. We provide great benefits and perks, including paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), life & ADD insurance, a retirement plan with a 7% employee contribution and a city match of 2 to 1, 100%-paid medical and 100%-paid dental with optional dependent coverage, workers compensation, and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Additionally, we offer our employees an employee assistance program (EAP), a healthy lifestyle program, and access to Active Edinburg fitness centers. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply to join our team today!


Edinburg is the fastest growing city in the Rio Grande Valley, with a 23% growth rate since 2010, and is among the top five fastest-growing cities in the state. It has been recognized as an all-American city three times by the National Civic League, placing it among a handful of outstanding communities in the nation. Our wonderful city has exceptional entertainment, arts & culture, recreation, and education, which makes it a great place to work.

Our employees share our dedication to the city, which is why we like to show them our appreciation for their commitment. We do this by providing competitive compensation, exceptional PTO opportunities, and other great benefits to help them lead healthy, productive lives. We care about people, and that includes both our residents and employees!


As a Maintenance Operator, you spend your day working on maintenance on proper operation of pumps, motors and pumping station. Work involves operating a variety of medium equipment and maintain maintenance and repair records. Your job is essential to the city, and you often recommend improvements for energy efficient motors, large repairs, lighting and other components. You are constantly on your toes and ready for any new and unexpected challenges that may arise in the city. You enjoy being helpful and have no problem aiding and support to other divisions within the department as needed. The city needs someone like you with skills in maintenance, operation and you finding genuine enjoyment in what you do!


  • High school diploma, GED or equivalency
  • Requires under and including one (1) year experience working in a surface water treatment plant, and or wastewater treatment plant.
  • Must have a current valid class "B" CDL driver's license from the Texas Department of Public Safety with a satisfactory driving record.
  • Achieve TCEQ Class "D" Surface Water License (Water Plant) or Wastewater Plant License within first (1) year of employment.
  • Achieve TCEQ Class "C" Surface Water License (Water Plant) or Wastewater Plant License within three (3) year of employment.

Are you someone who prefers hands-on work? Do you have excellent knowledge of maintenance on vehicles, to include oil changes, tire pressure check, air filter replacement and troubleshoot engine? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Is dependability one of your strengths? If yes, you might just be perfect for this Maintenance Operator job!


If you feel that you have the right skills in electrical systems, apparatus, circuits, and electrical components of machinery and equipment to succeed as our Maintenance Operator, apply now using our mobile-friendly application.

Location: 78541

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