City of South Salt Lake
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • 15.40 - 23.29
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

We offer a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid holidays and 401K. Retirement is through the Utah Retirement System.


The Water Technician III/IV works under the direction of the Water Division Manager; maintains, installs and repairs water utility equipment as assigned by the manager.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  1. Performs maintenance, repairs, and improvements to the City water distribution system and water facilities
  2. Maintains fire hydrants, valves, distribution mains, and service lines.
  3. Performs maintenance at well houses, on pumps, storage tanks, and meter vaults.
  4. Maintains necessary records for maintenance management

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, plus some specialized training in a closely related field, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • Must possess a current Utah State Water Certification Grade 3 or 4 or have the ability to obtain within one year.
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license with CDL endorsement or have the ability to obtain one within six months of employment.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  1. Knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in public water supply and distribution systems.
  2. Skill in the operation of backhoe, dump truck, jackhammer, hot tap machine, tamper, compressor, concrete cutter, cut off saw, and various hand tools.
  3. Ability to operate and maintain equipment used in water maintenance and repair; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met or will be encountered by an employee while successfully performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is constantly required to stand, walk, and use hands to operate objects, tools or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions.  The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of the specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.  The job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. 

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