WRD WW COLLECTION SYSTEMS OPERATOR - UN...
Clark County, NV - Las Vegas, NV

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The successful candidate will start at the minimum of the salary range unless otherwise approved by the Water Reclamation District's General Manager.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience: Graduation from high school or equivalent AND three (3) years of full-time, skilled experience in wastewater collection systems operation, maintenance and repair including operating and maintaining heavy equipment.

Working Conditions: Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations. Work out of doors in all weather conditions.

Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License at time of appointment. Specific positions may require either a Class A or Class B Nevada Driver's License with a tanker endorsement. Must possess a valid Nevada Water Environment Association (NWEA) Collection System Operator Grade III Certificate, or candidate must possess a valid Collection System Operator Grade III Certificate, or equivalent, within another state. If a non-NWEA certification is held the candidate, within one year of hire, must obtain, either through reciprocity or test, a NWEA Collection System Operator Grade III Certificate.

Some positions may require a crane operator's certification through the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operator's (NCCCO) within twenty-four (24) months from the date of hire. Some positions may require confined space entry certification.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Regularly leads and participates in the work of a crew; performs preliminary investigations of, and recommends or provides resolutions to, sewer service complaints; operates various types of industrial equipment while performing maintenance work; drives a variety of trucks including CCTV trucks and water trucks to move materials and equipment; operates and maintains District wastewater collection systems lines; operates closed circuit television (CCTV) equipment; troubleshoots problems and repairs as required; maintains system inspection records using a computerized maintenance management system, reports discrepancies found with collection system maps; performs operational and safety checks of equipment before use; checks fuel and fluid levels, air pressures, hydraulic systems and lubrication points, performs lubrication of essential parts; performs minor adjustments and preventive maintenance and reports the need for major maintenance or repair; serves as a member of a crew and performs heavy physical labor as required; checks job sites for potential hazards; ensures that appropriate traffic control and warning devices are properly placed and safety equipment is worn; maintains and services a variety of test equipment and hand and power tools; keeps a small inventory of frequently used supplies and hardware; contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing, or participating as an active member of, a work team; drives District vehicles, including forklifts and other equipment, depending upon assignment to work sites and transports materials and assists as required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Mobility to work in a typical field construction and maintenance setting, including operating typical trade and construction equipment, hand and power tools and standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle to various work sites; stamina to stand, walk and climb and to work in confined or awkward spaces for an extended period of time; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.