Washington City Utah | (435) 656-6300
111 North 100 East | Washington, Utah 84780 [map]
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Water Operator 4
Department: Public Works
Effective Date: 08/13/19 | Closing Date: upon Hire
Salary: $36,734-$53,264 (Depending on Experience)
Performs a variety of unrestricted journey level skilled and lead-worker duties related to the construction, installation, maintenance and repair of cities potable and non-potable water systems, including lines and connections, wells, springs, hydrants, pump stations, etc.
Works under general supervision of the Water System Supervisor and/or Treatment Supervisor.
Provides close to general supervision to Water Systems Operator III, II and I while in training or on a project-by-project basis.
Water: Operates various types of heavy equipment such as operates six or ten wheel transport trucks, backhoe, rollers and trenching equipment; performs installation or repair of water service connections, water lines and meters; flushes, repairs or replaces fire hydrants and water meters; repairs water mains; cleans and maintains storage tanks, cleans reservoirs; connects and disconnects service; searches out shut off valves; water line leaks; assists in placement of pipe and water regulators; removes, disassembles, cleans or replaces defective parts of regulators, adjusts pilot valves as needed to assure efficient water line service.
Installs new and maintains existing water lines using backhoe, pipe threader, tapping machine, welder, pipe cutting saw, pipe and cable locator; tears out and repairs curb, gutter and street in locating and uncovering broken lines; builds meter boxes; builds extensions to raise or lower existing boxes as needed.
Operates a variety of hand tools and small power equipment such as jack hammers, roller, compressors, packing machine, tamper, tapping machine; cleans tools and equipment to assure proper working order.
Maintains pump house; repairs water/booster pumps; removes and disassembles pumps; cleans and replaces defective parts, grease bearing, adjusts packing and reinstalls in pump housing.
Installs water meters for new services; performs field and shop repairs on water meters, removes meter, disassemble, cleans and/or replaces defective parts, reassembles and tests to assure proper working order; sets blue stake markers.
Participates in work zone safety procedures; flags on coming vehicles to protect the public and workers; sets up warning signs and signalization equipment.
Performs general maintenance in the upkeep of facilities and equipment; paints water tanks, well buildings, floors, etc.; assures clean and functional work areas; operates high pressure steam cleaning equipment as needed.
Performs other duties as required.
A.Graduation from high school;
B.Eight (8) years experience in construction, maintenance or repair of water distribution systems;
C. An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Washington City provides full time employees with an excellent benefit package including a healthcare plan (no out of pocket expense for employee/dependent coverage), dental plan (no out of pocket expense for employee, out of pocket expense for dependents only), and a vision plan (no out of pocket expense for employee/dependent coverage). In addition, the City provides a $50,000 life insurance policy, AD&D, LTD, and an impressive retirement plan. Washington City also contributes 4.5% into a 401(K) plans for all eligible employees that are in the public employee fun. All benefits are effective on the1st day of work. The City also provides 12 paid holidays, 12 paid sick days per year plus vacation accruals.
It is the policy of Washington City to comply with Equal Employment Opportunity standards in all phases of personnel administration: job structuring, recruitment, examination, selection, appointment, placement, training, upward mobility, discipline, discharge, etc, without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin or veteran status.