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Employment Opportunities

POSITION: WATER PRODUCTION WORKER

Application Deadline: Monday, January 24, 2022

Reports To: Manager of Water Distribution           

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates, maintains and repairs malfunctions at the water treatment plant; repairs pumps, filters and other controls and equipment
  • Ensures the proper operation of equipment and tools by inspecting, cleaning, and performing preventive maintenance after each use; refers defects and needed repairs to supervisor
  • Locating water, electric and telecommunications facilities. Requires frequent interaction with the GIS department to update and improve the facilities information in our system.
  • Operating and maintain wells; performs repair service on all pumps when necessary; assists with recording pumpage readings
  • Performs flushing of watermains and the associated manipulating of hydrants and valves while maintaining positive contact with the public
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum:  High School Diploma or equivalent. Strong written and verbal communications skills. Combination of training and experience that contributes to an adequate vocational/technical knowledge of water technology. Ability to secure a Class D water license within two years and a Class C water license within five years. Be able to obtain a CDL license within six months of hire.
  • Preferred:  Working knowledge of excavating and the tools and equipment needed to perform safe excavations. Knowledge of water chemistry and hardness, hydraulics, pumps and math skills. Knowledge of hazard communication and rules. OSHA safety procedures and regulations

 

The position is a bargained unit position with the starting pay commensurate with experience and subject to the Working Agreement. Full-scale compensation is as outlined in the Working Agreement.

 

Application Deadline: Monday, January 24, 2022

Interested applicants should forward their resume to: Kirsten Berger: kberger@alputilities.com