2017-09-30 2017-10-26

Water Service Technician I

Company: City of Lomita
Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
Location: Lomita, California
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: See Below
Job ID: 45139
Website: http://www.lomita.com

Salary: $3,592 to $4,464 Monthly

Closing Date: 10/26/17 4:00 p.m. Pacific


The City of Lomita is now accepting applications for the position of Water Service Technician I. Under close supervision of the Field Operations Manager, the ideal candidate will effectively perform a variety of semi-skilled tasks related to the maintenance and repair of the City’s water treatment plan and distribution system.


Assist in the installation, repair, and maintenance of the City’s water system, including underground water mains, water service lines, and hydrants. Assist with repair of leaks in service assemblies; report defects and irregularities to higher level Water Service Technicians. Read water meters, turn water services on and off as needed; install, replace, repair, and inspect residential and commercial water meters; calibrate meters to departmental standards.

Read and record data at pumping station, treatment plant and well gauges; compute water consumption. Assist with monitoring water quality by taking routine water samples for testing. Perform general maintenance of system facilities, including but not limited to painting pumps and appurtenances and cleaning equipment.

Operate basic equipment, including power and hand tools; perform preventative maintenance and light repairs on equipment; drive pickup truck to various City facilities and other locations to transport supplies. Utilize proper safety precautions related to all work performed; attend safety training sessions; respond to emergency calls during work and after normal working hours.

Assist in the set-up of traffic control including barricades, cones, and other necessary delineation prior to the performance of maintenance or repair activities. May assist the Streets and Trees Division with street and tree maintenance as required.

Education, Licenses and Experience

A high school diploma or equivalent, AND one (1) year of experience working for a municipal water utility is desirable.

Must have and maintain a valid California State Water Resources Control Board Water Distribution Certificate (WDC) Grade D1.

Must possess and maintain a valid Class C California Driver's License.

Apply Online

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at WaterDistrictJobs.com.