2021-01-07 2021-02-11

Water Operator

Becker-Jiba Special Utility District
  • Organization Type: Other
  • Location: Kaufman, Texas
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 64725
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Other
  • Location: Kaufman, Texas
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 64725
  • Organization Website

Water utility operators are responsible for inspecting, sampling, maintenance, and repair activities in and on public works facilities and equipment in the water distribution system.


  • Operate heavy equipment, machinery, and specialized equipment used in the operation and maintenance of the water system.
  • Install, read, test and repair water meters, hydrant testing and maintenance of water distribution apparatuses.
  • Maintain water pumping and storage facilities.
  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance of vehicles and equipment. Assist with major equipment maintenance and repairs as needed.
  • Perform on-call duties as assigned.
  • General mechanical, plumbing and electrical repair and diagnosis.
  • Reading and comprehending maps, diagrams, regulations and policies.
  • Operate SCADA system.
  • District geography and street locations.
  • Environmental standards and compliance requirements.
  • Use safe working practices in the performance of duties.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Work as part of a crew, or alone, whose primary responsibility is to water line laying, maintenance, and repair.
  • Maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
  • Work a flexible schedule, which may include evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime.
  • Ability to work under adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to read simple maps and drawings, pick up trash, keep storage areas clean, orderly, and in safe working conditions.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations to work safely with equipment used in utility maintenance work.
  • Experience working with various types of equipment including pumps, generators, backhoes, service trucks, mowers, wrenches, hand and power saws, hammers of various sizes, grinders, shovels, and drills.
  • Must have a working knowledge of hand tools, ability to work on water lines without contaminating to public water supply.


  • Water Distribution and CSI licenses from TCEQ is a plus for the successful candidate.
  • A valid Class C Texas motor vehicle driver license and the ability to maintain a satisfactory driving record.

SALARY: Depends on experience and licenses

Sherry Duvall
15269 FM 2860
Kaufman, Texas 75142

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