2021-05-13 2021-06-17

Water Distribution Superintendent

Golden State Water Company
  • Organization Type: Private Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Gardena, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 66077
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Private Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Gardena, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 66077
  • Organization Website

SALARY: $83,522 - $142,123 Annually


  • May serve as the Chief Water Distribution Operator for the water distribution system(s) per California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) definition.
  • Responsible for the operations and maintenance of the water distribution system, including main lines, valves, service lines and hydrants.
  • Coordinates and administers the functions of customer service, billing and collections, community relations, office operations, and meter programs in the Customer Service Area.
  • Supervises customer service business office and related activities involving calls for service request, turn-ons and turn-offs; billing, credit and collections; and field investigations.
  • Coordinates service shut downs; notifies customers of water outages and work to be performed.
  • Develops and maintains an effective employee relations plan; supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel.
  • Ensures all water distribution facilities, and operations and maintenance programs, comply with applicable Federal, State and local ordinances and regulations.
  • Develops and oversees compliance with Operations & Maintenance and Blanket Capital budgets for area of control.
  • Participates in capital budget, general rate case and long-term planning.
  • Ensures the safety of all operations. Conducts safety meetings, inspections and provides documentation related to all safety issues.
  • Communicates both orally and written, with local government officials, company management and staff, customers, CPUC, and others.
  • Acts for the General Manager as directed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Works under direction.


Education and Certifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • SWRCB Grade 3 Water Distribution Operator Certification OR must obtain applicable SWRCB certification within 18 months if designated as chief operator.
  • SWRCB Grade 1 Water Treatment Plant Operator Certification.
  • Valid California driver’s license. Required Experience
  • Five (5) years of progressive water industry experience, of which three (3) years includes significant, advanced experience in water distribution and customer service activities.
  • Three (3) years prior water distribution leadership experience preferred.
  • Ability to support complex projects.
  • Must possess demonstrated writing skills.
  • Familiar with basic PC applications.

Qualities / Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrates a strong level of accountability and ownership.
  • Executes with discipline and urgency.
  • High degree of initiative, self-motivated.

NOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with special needs to perform the essential functions.

May include but 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.


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