2018-08-07 2018-08-21

Water Distribution Worker I/II

Soquel Creek Water District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Santa Cruz County, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 48239
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Santa Cruz County, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 48239
  • Organization Website
Salary: $3,667 - $5,968 Mo. - depending on experience

Filing Deadline: Monday, August 20, 2018

Soquel Creek Water District is seeking a Water Distribution Worker I/II (depending on experience) in our Maintenance & Operations department. This is a full-time, benefited position, performing varied tasks:

  • Installs, maintains and repairs water distribution systems, including pipelines, taps, valves, meter services, fire hydrants and related accessories and structures; performs construction and maintenance work on District buildings and facilities as assigned

  • Excavates and shores trenches; backfills cuts; patches, repairs, resurfaces streets; site cleanup

  • Observes safe work methods/safety practices; traffic control for street work

  • Operates vehicles skillfully and safely; observes safe driving practices

  • Operates and maintains a wide variety of hand and power tools and equipment

  • Reads and interprets maps, plans, blueprints and specifications

  • Completes and maintains work related basic records

  • Assists contractors & utilities representatives with location of District service lines

  • Responds to customer complaints of low pressure, high pressure and water quality

  • May train and direct the work of others; may act in a lead capacity on specific jobs

  • Works regularly schedule on-call shifts and responds to emergency situations in off-hours


Minimum Qualifications: Equivalent to graduation from high school; customer-focused and/or field-based public service; basic knowledge of piping system hydraulics, plumbing and basic mechanical skills, or similar related job experience.

California Driver’s License (Class B/Tank Endorsement - can obtain post-employment); good driving record; must be available for after hours on-call and emergency work; California Division of Drinking Water Grade D-2 Distribution Operator’s certificate.

BENEFIT
Medical insurance- 90% employer-shared contribution for full family. Dental/Vision insurance 100% employer paid. Retirement: CalPERS Classic (2.5%@55) or PEPRA membership & voluntary deferred comp plan. Life Insurance. Generous Paid Vacation, Holidays & Sick Leave, etc.

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY – GO TO DISTRICT WEBSITE www.soquelcreekwater.org

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