2019-10-01 2019-11-01

Maintenance I

Rowland Water District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Rowland Heights, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 52908
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Rowland Heights, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 52908
  • Organization Website

SALARY RANGE: $5,094 - $6,191 per month

Benefit Package:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance plans paid 100% by the District for employee and dependents
  • CalPERS Retirement: Classic members 2.5% at 55; PEPRA 2% at 62
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • 10 paid vacation days per year with increases to a maximum of 20 days per year
  • 12 paid sick leave days per year
  • Deferred Compensation Programs Available
  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $7,500 per year, and not more than $37,500 in total
  • $400.00 per year boot allowance
  • 9-80 Alternative work week (every other Friday off)

Under general supervision from the Field Operations Supervisor, this position performs a wide variety of skilled tasks in the installation, maintenance and repair of the potable and recycled water distribution systems and related facilities. This position is the entry level class in the maintenance worker series and requires skill sets necessary for complex work assignments and lower Distribution Operator certification.

Examples of Duties – Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform general maintenance and repair of potable and recycled water transmission and distribution systems.
  • Install/repair/remove large and small water service connections, meters and meter boxes.
  • Cut, fit and install/repair water mainlines; clean and flush water mainlines; and repair/replace water mainlines valves and other related appurtenances.
  • Inspect water distribution system for leaks due to pipeline or fitting failures, adequate flows and pressures and pump malfunctions.
  • Operate distribution system valves and related water distribution equipment as assigned.
  • Install or repair fire hydrants and verify designed flow capacities and pressure levels as assigned.
  • Perform related water system facilities maintenance and repair work as assigned.
  • Operate various District vehicles; perform minor truck servicing and general inspections; document and report mechanical and/or other problems.
  • Maintain service truck supplies and materials inventory.
  • Accurately locate, expose and repair mainlines, services and related facilities.
  • Install barricades and re-route traffic in a safe manner
  • Operate various types of construction equipment including pneumatic jackhammers or similar equipment to remove dirt, concrete or asphalt.
  • Install and finish concrete and asphalt surfaces.
  • Maintain accurate records of assigned tasks.
  • Assigned to regularly scheduled seven day, 24-hour stand-by duty assignments and can be required to perform related duties during any shift.
  • Respond to emergency situations on an “as needed” basis

Special Requirements:

  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License (Class C) issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles. Proof of a good driving record free of multiple or serious traffic violations which would adversely affect the District’s automobile liability insurance rates.
  • Required to pass a physical examination which includes an initial drug screening with subsequent random fit-to-work evaluations. The District will also conduct a comprehensive pre-employment background investigation.
  • Certification as a State of California, Division of Drinking Water, Grade 2-Water Distribution Operator.
  • Certification as a State of California, Division of Drinking Water, Grade T1-Water Treatment Operator.
  • In order to respond to emergencies in a reasonable time period, this position requires that the employee must be capable of responding and reporting to the District service area boundaries within thirty (30) minutes, given moderate traffic conditions, to any call to service. Travel time from employee’s residence shall be estimated by Google Maps or some equivalent software and approved by employee’s supervisor.
  • This position serves a mandatory six-month probationary period.

Desirable Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent. One (1) year experience in operating and maintaining complex water systems. Any combination equivalent of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying.

Application Process
Visit www.rowlandwater.com/careers for a complete job description and employment application. Applications can be completed and submitted online along with a resume (desirable).

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at WaterDistrictJobs.com.