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Lead Collection and Distribution Technician - Manheim

Manheim, PA, USA

Job Type

Full Time

Date Posted



TITLE: Lead Collection and Distribution Technician

DEPARTMENT: Wastewater and Water

General Summary

Manage the daily tasks of the Collections & Distribution Team to maintain collection and distribution systems within the service area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Repair and install distribution and collection system lines and appurtenances

  • Provide customer service such as, but not limited to: Inspections, Servicing, Testing

  • Coordinate scheduling needs with C&D Team, office staff, and customers

  • Manage and respond to PA One Calls

  • Manage the C&D maintenance tasks within work order software

  • Manage and control departmental inventory

  • On-call rotation and emergency response

  • Manage specialized equipment scheduling and maintenance

  • Prepare departmental annual forecasting budget needs



  • Effective verbal, oral, and written communication

  • Basic knowledge of computer applications to retrieve and input data

  • Interpret water/wastewater plans and maps

  • Operate hand and power tools

  • Follow safety procedures and identify hazards

  • Work independently and exercise good time management along with the ability to prioritize projects

  • Frequently lift up to 60 lbs., stand and walk for long periods of time, along with bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling

  • Ability to inspect equipment, diagnose nature of problem, and take or suggest course of action

  • Ability to operate light, medium, and heavy equipment (preferred)

  • Analyze problems and develop a plan of action.

  • Manage time effectively and work independently, while remaining flexible in accordance with the demands of scheduling and team needs



  • Highschool diploma or equivalent

  • DEP Class E Water and Wastewater Certification

  • Valid PA driver’s license


Working Conditions

Duties may be performed in an office, or in an outdoor environment in a variety of weather conditions. Adherence to safety standards is required for work which is performed on and around a variety of potentially hazardous electrical or mechanical equipment, occasionally around hazardous substances.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required to perform the job.

PAY RANGE: $32-$35/hour based on experience

REPORTS TO: Operations Manager


DATE: May 2024

Please email letter of interest and resume to

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