Under general supervision, to perform skilled welding and pipefitting work in a variety of water system construction and maintenance activities; to lead a small work crew; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
The class of Water Utility Welder/Pipefitter is the journey level in the welding pipefitting series. Supervision is received from a Water Utility Lead Worker, Water Utility Supervisor, or as designated by the Director of Water Utility.
Education: Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent,
Experience: Five (5) years of journey level welding experience with journey level knowledge of water distribution and transmission pipelines,
Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class “C” driver’s license required upon application. Note: For out-of-state applicants, a valid driver’s license is required and a valid California Class “C” driver’s license must be obtained within ten (10) days of appointment (CA Vehicle Code 12505c).
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be clean shaven or trimmed facial hair in order to properly use personal respirators. Must pass a respirator medical exam and be physically able to wear respirator equipment. Must be able to work in enclosed spaces while wearing protective clothing under extreme temperatures and hazardous environment.
PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Work involves exposure to potential physical harm, hazardous chemicals, and infectious disease including smoke, fumes, gas, treated water, high frequency noise, dirt, dust, grease, oil, chemicals, solvents and toxic agents. Incumbents need to be able to tolerate unpleasant odors, wet conditions, and uncomfortable climatic conditions. There is frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, crawl, climb, and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday.
Incumbents require sufficient mobility to work in a field setting in varying weather conditions, to operate hand tools and mechanical and motorized equipment, to transport materials and supplies weighing up to 75 pounds, and to travel to various locations. Must be able to see in the normal visual range with or without correction with vision sufficient to see color and read small print as well as distance. Must be able to hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Salary: $29.3156 to $37.5264 hourly
Apply online at: www.sbmwd.org
Recruitment opens 1/13/2020 and closes 2/9/2020