2022-06-17 2022-07-03

Collection Systems III

Coachella Valley Water District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Palm Desert, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 83815
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Palm Desert, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 83815
  • Organization Website

To apply, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cvwd/

TITLE: Collection Systems III

SRN 28: $5,540 - $7,578 Monthly, Non-Exempt

DEPARTMENT: Operations

DIVISION: Collection Systems

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to: Collections Supervisor

Supervises the following positions: Collection Systems I, II, and Trainee

DEFINITION:

Under general direction, performs installations, inspections, maintenance, and repairs of the most complex problems of the District’s Collection Systems. This position is the lead person on a crew. Performs related duties as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. This position is the lead person on a crew. Acts as Crew Chief or supervisor in their absence.

2. Installs, maintains and repairs wet wells, manholes, grease traps, and collection lines. Works in confined spaces as necessary.

3. Installs collection lines and related laterals.

4. Performs the planning, inspection and repairs to the collection system.

5. Removes blockages and obstructions from sewers.

6. Operates electronic metal detection equipment and hazardous gas detection equipment.

7. Conducts sewer line inspections using TV camera or smoke test.

8. Excavates trenches to line and grade and performs repairs to old pipe, couplings and fittings.

9. Performs maintenance and emergency repairs to Water Reclamation Plants (WRP). Performs installation, maintenance, and operation of dredging equipment at WRP.

10. Makes installations, maintains, and repairs the Non-Potable Water System.

11. Installs, inspects and repairs wastewater collection systems and wastewater flow metering equipment.

12. Reads plat sheet books to locate District sanitation collection system sites.

13. Operates a variety of hand tools, power tools and equipment including equipment used in the roach control program. 14. Operates heavy equipment as required for collection system maintenance.

15. Provides daily direction of work within an assigned area, including training of collection system grades in emergency and preventative maintenance programs.

16. Assists the crew supervisor with planning, developing, scheduling and coordinating of preventative maintenance schedules, stand by schedules, safety programs and training programs for all collection systems personnel, and implementing good recordkeeping systems for all workers and work completed in a collection system.

17. Responds to, and notifies the Office of Emergency Services during emergencies as needed after work hours.

18. Enforces District safety policy and procedures. Provides traffic control when necessary.

See http://www.cvwd.org/175/Job-Descriptions for full job description.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Licenses, Experience, and Certifications: Valid California Operators license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles. Department of Motor Vehicles driving record may influence employment or classification.

AND a Grade III Collection Systems Maintenance Certificate issued by the California Water Environment Association.

AND a valid Class A Driver’s License.

Education and Experience:

High School diploma or equivalent is required. Any combination of training and experience that would meet the minimum qualifications is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be to have at least five years of experience working with a sanitation collection system with at least two years at the level of Collection Systems II. Possession of an AA degree in a related field can be substituted for two years experience. Possession of a BS or a BA degree in a related field can be substituted for four years experience.

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