Operations and Maintenance Technician Apprentice

Location: Trinidad, TX (Cedar Creek Lake) – Ennis TX, Richland Chambers
Type Of Employment: 
Temporary Position (40 hours per week or more)
Position summary:

Operations and Maintenance Technician Apprentice Level to be determined by candidate skills and experience:

Salary Range $18.00 – $24.48/hr.


Operates multiple types of mowers, pickup truck, weed eater, and chainsaw as well as collects litter along the floodway and District property.
Qualifications required:

  • Able to lift and/or move up to 80 lbs.
  • Valid Texas Driver License
  • 18 years of age or older

Qualifications desired:

  • Class B CDL without E restriction

Functions and responsibilities:

  • Operate multiple types of mowers (zero turn, finish mower, AG tractors etc.), pickup truck, weed eater, and chainsaw.
  • Haul and backup utility trailers.
  • Work weekends, holidays, and late evenings.
  • Collect litter along the floodway and District property.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Physical demands and work environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee typically resides out in the field, exposing the employee to weather conditions prevalent at the time. This position will also work in confined spaces, on water ways such as lakes or rivers, and at various heights.


Operations Season: February through November

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 547.40 550.00 -2.60
Benbrook 690.52 694.00 -3.48
Bridgeport 832.53 836.00 -3.47
Cedar Creek 319.51 322.00 -2.49
Eagle Mountain 646.50 649.10 -2.60
Lake Worth 592.02 594.00 -1.98
Richland-Chambers 312.06 315.00 -2.94
*Conservation Level: The permitted level of water an entity is allowed to hold in a lake. Any amount above the conservation level is used for the temporary storage of flood waters and must be released downstream.
**Difference: Amount above or below conservation level.
For more information read our daily reports or the TRWD Lake Level Blog.

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