The Utility Technician II/III is responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the municipal water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities. This position is also responsible for ensuring day to day oversight of the water and wastewater system located at the Villeneuve Airport, in accordance with the contract obligations and approvals. Participation in the On Call Rotational Schedule is a requirement in this position.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of municipal water distribution, wastewater treatment and collection, in accordance with environmental approvals and regulations.
Inspect reservoir facilities, pump houses, lift stations and their associated control and alarm systems, and record readings. Maintain and update applicable records for all operations.
Monitor water and wastewater quality including collecting water and wastewater samples for analysis.
Install, remove, repair, read and record or calibrate commercial and residential water meters.
Maintain and repair pumping equipment and lift stations, together with the associated starters, electrical fuses and controls related to such equipment.
Flush, clean and maintain water and sanitary sewer mains and facilities, including hydrants and valves associated with such systems.
Inspect and maintain sanitary and storm sewer catch basins, manholes and mains.
Monitor and operate wastewater stabilization ponds and sewage flow equipment.
Maintain yards and properties associated with municipal water, wastewater facilities and oversee the work of junior staff and contractors assigned to such duties.
Operate and maintain all public water sales outlets.
Ensure applicable records and documents for all utility operations are maintained and updated. Prepare reports, collect documentation, and research activities.
Participate in the development of effective preventative maintenance programs and operating guidelines for each utility.
Ensure the Utility Supervisor is regularly updated on the status of the various systems and recommend repair and/or replacement strategies for the various systems.
Work shifts and standby duties for after regular hour call out or emergencies as required.
Install, maintain, and repair municipal water and sewage lines, hydrants, and services as directed.
Operate, maintain, and repair equipment used for utility functions as required.
Maintain appropriate records.
Install or terminate water or wastewater services to customers as per instruction from superior and by policy.
Maintain inventory of meters, valves, and other water/wastewater repair components.
Coordinate minor construction and landscape projects.
Maintain required reporting documentation.
Assist with Contractor Management.
Perform other related duties as required.
Adhere to applicable responsibilities and accountabilities as outlined in the Sturgeon County Health and Safety Management System.
High school diploma or equivalency. Valid certification in Level II/III Water Distribution, Level II/III Wastewater Collection, Level II Water Treatment, and Level I Wastewater Treatment. Minimum 8 years’ experience as a water/wastewater operator. Valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
Must work effectively and efficiently with others and alone with little or no supervision, always be punctual, communicate openly, takes direction well, and provides exceptional customer services and communicate effectively with the public. Self-motivated team player who enjoys working with the public. Effective communication and organizational skills are required. Work is performed within the county while exposed to the outdoor elements. Physical job requirements include occasional heavy lifting of 100 pounds, frequent squatting, bending twisting, and climbing.
Please submit your application by email quoting the competition number in the subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you to all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
Sturgeon County is an equal opportunity employer.
Additional Job Information:
Salary Range: Utility Tech ll -$31.197 - $36.495 per hour Utility Tech lll $36.786 - $43.024 per hour
Position Type: Permanent Full Time
Posted Date: Jul 13, 2021
Closing Date: Jul 19, 2021
Job ID: 56-2021