2021-07-21 2021-08-06

Utility Service Worker I

Monte Vista Water District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Montclair, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 68594
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Montclair, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 68594
  • Organization Website

This is the entry-level class in the Utility Service Worker series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents with basic maintenance and/or construction experience learn District water distribution infrastructure, systems, and facilities, use of tools and equipment, and a wide variety of practices and procedures related to water distribution utilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work to construct, inspect, maintain and repair water distribution pipelines, valves, meters, mains, fire hydrants, and related appurtenances; inspects and tests lines in the distribution system.
  • Locates, repairs, maintains, and/or replaces service lines, main lines, fire service and fire hydrants; locates and repairs leaks in water distribution main lines, service lines, pumps, valves, and related facilities and appurtenances in routine and emergency situations.
  • Performs asphalt and concrete repair and patchwork; performs backfill excavation and compaction; removes trees, brush, and debris from right-of-ways to access main lines and laterals.
  • Operates a variety of hand and power tools and equipment related to work assignment as instructed.
  • Operates heavy equipment including tractors, trucks, rollers, loaders, forklifts and backhoes.
  • Tests and monitors manholes for dangerous gases and uses proper safety precautions when entering underground areas
  • Locates and marks underground utilities.
  • Installs and maintains street barricades and cones, and controls traffic around work sites to ensure safe conditions for the general public and District workers.
  • Answers inquiries from citizens regarding work performed; maintains accurate records of work performed.
  • Responds to after-hours emergencies and assists other maintenance crews as needed and in emergency or relief situations.

Education and Experience:

  • Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade.
  • One (1) year of experience in the operation, maintenance, and/or repair of underground utilities.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License by time of appointment.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Class A driver’s license within six (6) months of appointment.
  • Possession of, and ability to maintain, a valid Grade I Water Distribution Operator Certificate issued by the State Water Resources Control Board.

Salary: $4,153 to $5,451 Monthly

Close Date: Aug. 6, 2021, 11:59 p.m.

Learn More/Apply: https://www.mvwd.org/Jobs.aspx

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