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Water Distribution Operator I

Company: Golden State Water Company
Location: Apple Valley
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position may be upgraded to a WDO II (salary range $47,842-$76,544) based on candidate's qualifications and experience.POSITION DEFINITION: Water Distribution Operator IAccountabilityThe Water Distribution Operator I is an entry-level position and is considered to be in a training status requiring immediate to general supervision. 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 immediate supervision.MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent required.Good communication skills.General PC skillsValid California driver's 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 functions.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 ITrustworthy; strong personal integrityDemonstrates strong level of accountability and ownershipCollaborative/Team orientedEmotional MaturityExhibits professionalism with internal and external customersOrganized with strong attention to detail and time management skillsHigh degree of initiative; self-starterTO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT WWW.GSWATER.COM AND CLICK ON JOB OPPORTUNITIES.PDN-993757b3-446e-4e8c-99a5-000ad11d7859

Keywords: Golden State Water Company, Apple Valley , Water Distribution Operator I, Professions , Apple Valley, California

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