This position works independently or as part of a crew performing time sensitive, specialized work with the water distribution or wastewater collection system. Utility Specialty Technician’s use laptop computers to document work performed and retrieve service orders.
In Valve Operations, this position locates and operates large and small valves for both exercising and isolating mains, makes small repairs, performs valve assessments, replaces and installs new valves and brings valve boxes to grade.
The Support Services Section includes, but is not limited to work performed in all of the following specialty operations: flow tests, hydrant repair, large transmission main/valve operation, large wet taps, leak detection and water compliance.
In Blue Stake Operations, this position works independently to locate and mark sewer, water and reclaimed water lines for contractors or other utilities in accordance with Arizona Blue stake laws; ensures information on job orders is accurate by comparing between the City’s QS mapping system and the
system to ensure accurate location; and uses a laptop computer to update job order status and write reports on incorrect or missing assets.
Recruitment closes Monday, August 20, 2012. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.
$16.59 - $21.61 hourly / $34,507 - $44,949 annually.
One year of experience performing duties involving the installation, maintenance, repair, testing, monitoring of water distribution systems
One year of experience performing Blue Stake locating activities for the water distribution system, wastewater collection and water reclamation underground utilities.
Incumbents assigned to the Blue Stake operations are required to possess a Grade I Water Distribution certification
a Grade I Wastewater Collection certification from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) at the time of hire. The additional Grade I certification must be obtained by the end of the twelve-month probationary period.
Incumbents assigned to all of the other operations are required to possess a Grade I Water Distribution certification from ADEQ at the time of hire. A Grade II Water Distribution certification must be obtained by the end of the twelve-month probationary period.
Some assignments may require an additional six months to one year of experience performing job duties specifically related to one or more of the specialty areas.
Some positions may require travel across rough, uneven or rocky surfaces, working in small cramped spaces and use of a variety of hand tools and electronic devices.
Moving heavy objects 50 pounds or more long distances may also be required.
This classification requires the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid Arizona driver license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage
An equivalent combination of relevant experience and education may be considered.
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