Vacancy for: Chief Distribution Operator


 
Salary: $46,737.60 Annually
Job Type: Full Time Regular
 
Describtion
 
Under general supervision, oversees the Distribution Operators in the daily activities associated with maintaining good potable water quality, adequate flow through the water system, inspecting maintenance and construction crew activities to ensure proper installation of water system facilities, and ensure regulatory compliance.
 
Minimum Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  A High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required.
  •  Must possess a valid Texas CDL "A" Driver's License, without restriction "L" and with proper endorsements. Your driving record must be in compliance with Town policy.

EDUCATION:

  •  Must possess a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Class "B" Water Distribution Operator Certificate.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  •  Five (5) or more years of experience in water distribution and maintenance, and system operation is required.
  •  Five (5) or more years of supervisory or leading a work crew experience is required.

Must submit to and pass a post-offer, non-regulated drug test and thorough background checks (including criminal history).

Desired Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES:

  •  Must have thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of water system operation and water system hydraulics.
  •  Must have good knowledge and skill needed for the proper use of equipment, and materials used in maintenance, repair, and construction of a water distribution system.
  •  Must have good knowledge of the state and federal health codes governing the public water system design and operation.
  •  Must have good knowledge of and ability to use personal computers including spreadsheets and Word processing software applications.
  •  Must have excellent verbal and written communication.
  •  Must be able to read and comprehend blueprints, maps, manuals, and regulations.
  •  Must be able to follow oral and written directives.
  •  Must be available to work after hours, and participate in an on-call rotation.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

  •  Must be able to talk, read, see, hear, and walk.
  •  Must have good hand/foot/eye coordination to operate equipment.
  •  Must be able to perform strenuous physical activities to include, exerting up to 100 lbs. of pressure; lifting heavy objects; shoveling for long periods of time; bending; walking; kneeling; climbing on and off equipment; and operating vibrating equipment.
  •  Must be able to work indoors; underground; outdoors; in confined spaces; in trenches; and on level, slippery, sloping, unstable, and muddy terrain; under constantly noisy conditions; and work in adverse environmental conditions to include inclement weather, hazardous conditions including mechanical, dust/mist, poor illumination, and chemical hazards.

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