City of Pearland, TX
  • 16-Sep-2022 to 30-Nov-2022 (CST)
  • Streets & Drainage
  • Pearland, TX, USA
  • 17.43-18.86 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Non-Exempt

The City of Pearland offers an excellent benefits package including a voluntary ICMA 457 deferred compensation program, as well as membership in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with a 2:1 employer match. The City of Pearland pays all premiums for the employee’s dental, long-term disability protection, and life insurance and the City pays the majority portion of the medical premium for employees and dependents

The City of Pearland, TX is seeking to hire a full-time Utility Maintenance Worker - Drainage to help improve aspects of the day-to-day operations of our Engineering & Public Works department. Could you excel in a fast-paced environment? If so, you may be perfect for this position!

The Utility Maintenance Worker earns a competitive salary of $17.43 to $18.86/hourly based on qualifications. Additionally, the city pays all premiums for our employees' dental, long-term disability protection, and life insurance plus the majority portion of the medical premium for employees and their dependents. We also offer a retirement plan through the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with a 2:1 employer match, life insurance, disability, access to the city's recreation fitness center, employee assistance program, educational assistance, 9 paid holidays and 2 designated paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, and an active wellness program focusing on physical, mental, and financial health.


Pearland is one of the fastest growing cities in Texas due to affordable housing, outstanding schools, safe neighborhoods, and superb quality of life. Ranked as one of the top ten safest cities in Texas, Pearland residents know their families are safe and secure in the community and surrounding areas. Our close proximity to Houston, just a short 20-minute drive to downtown, allows residents to experience all the city has to offer including professional sports, world-class cultural amenities, and recreation.

Employees of the City of Pearland use multi-directional communication and cross-functional teams to promote a greater understanding of the organization by employees at all levels. We have created a culture of continuous learning that encourages and supports employee development and growth. Our work environment is one where innovation is not only supported but encouraged.


  • Maintains equipment such as pole saws, rescue saws, chainsaws, hoses, traffic control, nozzles and hand tools.
  • Clean and maintain shop area.
  • Maintains rights of way along with public and City owned property by clearing debris and vegetation from both open and closed drainage systems.
  • Performs daily inspections of equipment, repairs and maintains equipment vacuum control systems and CCTV systems.
  • Provides open ditch profiles and elevation surveys via surveying equipment
  • Provide construction and maintenance activities for open and enclosed drainage systems.
  • Performs traffic control and flagging services as necessary develops/ traffic control work zones and deploy traffic control devices for traffic safety.
  • Completes needed maintenance to keep City right of way compliant with City Ordinance & Codes

Additional Duties:

  • Operates medium and heavy equipment; operates hand and gas-powered tools.
  • Responds to customer complaint calls and work orders and service requests.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Licenses

  • Requires High School graduation or GED equivalent.
  • Three months ground maintenance, drainage or construction experience or closely related preferred.
  • Valid, Class C driver's license

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