2020-03-18 2020-04-22

Utility Worker

California Water Service
  • Organization Type: Private Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Atherton, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 54826
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Private Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Atherton, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 54826
  • Organization Website

California Water Service (Cal Water) invites you to pursue a career with the largest investor-owned American water utility west of the Mississippi River and the third-largest publicly traded water utility in the country. Formed in 1926, the San Jose-based company was named one of the Bay Area's Top Workplaces several years in a row. Cal Water employees pride themselves on sharing a commitment to being the leader in providing its customers and communities with traditional and innovative utility services.

Cal Water offers a generous total compensation package. We have competitive salaries and match a portion of employees' contributions to their Company 401(k). In addition, we provide a Company-funded pension plan, great healthcare benefits that provide coverage to employees and dependents, and generous tuition reimbursement. In addition, employees receive 11 paid holidays and three floating holidays per year, and two weeks of sick leave and vacation.

We are committed to hiring the best candidates, developing current employees, and promoting from within. Continuous improvement and employee development opportunities allow employees to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to progress and reach your career goals.

SUMMARY:

The Utility Worker (UW) performs primary relief work under various field operations classifications. In addition, a Utility Worker fulfills various aspects of maintenance operations. This includes, change, clean and replace meter and meter boxes, assist in repair and perform maintenance on water mains, service lines, street/sidewalks, and fire hydrants; clean and paint station/treatment plant equipment and appurtenances. This position is located in Atherton, CA.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

•Performs relief work under various field operations classifications

•Change and replace 5/8” through 1” size meters, boxes, and lids

•Clean out 5/8” through 1” size meter box

•Assists to flush and perform maintenance on all necessary functions of mains, which includes operation system valves

•Assists in setting, replacing, or removing 1-1/2” and 2” size meters

•Notifies for shutdowns

•General maintenance of company’s facilities

•Collects water samples to a minor extent

•Performs best management practices on all discharges

•Complies with Company policies and procedures regarding safe working conditions; attends required safety training

•Participates in and supports the Company’s Continuous Improvement program and projects

•Performs other similar duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

•High School diploma or possession of a GED

•State Water Resources Control Board-Drinking Water–Operator Certification Programs Water Distribution Operator Grade II Certification

•Experience with water utility, construction, or plumbing desired

•Excellent written, verbal, and public speaking skills

•Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications

•Must live within 45 minutes of the district office

•Valid California Driver license

Deadline to submit resume is Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

The Equal Opportunity Policy of the Company is based upon the philosophy that all people should be treated fairly and with dignity. California Water Service, Hawaii Water Service, New Mexico Water Service and Washington Water Service do not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other protected class. The Company makes all employment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner. EOE, VET, DISABILITIES.

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