The Water Distribution Operator I is an entry-level position and
is considered to be in a training status requiring immediate to
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Learns to perform the various tasks associated with the
maintenance and operation of a water distribution system. Learns
the proper use of tools and equipment required to perform the job.
Under direction, participates in the installation, repairs and
replacement of water mains, water services, valves, fire hydrants
and water meters. Interacts with customers and acts as a
representative of the Company. Performs meter reads, ons and offs
and field investigations. Performs collection activities of
delinquent accounts. Participates in routine maintenance activities
such as system flushing, valve exercising and fire hydrant
maintenance. Under direction, follows established policies and
procedures in repair of equipment to ensure proper working order.
Operates company vehicles and equipment according to established
safety procedures and policies. Performs other duties as assigned.
Available for emergency response, 24 hours/day, seven days/week.
Must reside within 25 miles of the nearest water system boundary
where assigned in order to respond to emergencies. Works under
MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Good communication
skills. General PC skills Valid California drivers license. Must
obtain a SWRCB Grade 1 Water Distribution Operator Certification
within 18 months of employment start date.
NOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable
individuals with special needs to perform the essential
May include working in all weather conditions, during all hours
of the day. Physical demands include but are not limited to
standing, climbing, walking, lifting, bending, pulling and/or
pushing, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, sitting,
typing, walking, reading, writing, color determination, speaking
and listening for extended periods of time.
Qualities of a Successful Distribution Operator I
Trustworthy; strong personal integrity Demonstrates strong level
of accountability and ownership Collaborative/Team oriented
Emotional Maturity Exhibits professionalism with internal and
external customers Organized with strong attention to detail and
time management skills High degree of initiative; self-starter
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