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Service Field Technician

Company: Roats Water System, Inc.
Location: Bend
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARYThe Service Field Technician will perform a variety of functions in the maintenance and repair of Roats Water System's distribution system to ensure the safety and quality of the domestic and irrigation water supplies. Reports directly to field manager.This position is intended for a person who would like to pursue training for a long-term and stable career in water system management.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Participates in the utility field operations and team, including strategic direction and goals, operational execution and program development for maintaining and repairing in-ground and above ground infrastructure. Conducts inspections of the water system and related equipment including pumps and water tank; monitors water tank levels, water quality, and functioning of equipment; Locates and repairs leaks in water main and/or service lines. Operates telemetry system Obtains routine water samples in accordance with regulatory requirements. Maintains and operates water system and water production equipment. Repair and maintenance on all types of system valves, pumps and equipment. Assists in repairing and maintaining fire hydrants and valves. Provides assistance to contractors, developers, and landowners in locating water, power and sewer lines; assists customers and/or the public regarding water related issues and complaints. Performs service order work including turning on new service, disconnecting service for repairs, and changing out meters. Promotes and observes safe work methods and uses safety equipment; secures work sites as necessary; may attend safety committee meetings, actively participates in and may conduct tailgate trainings Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the department's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of the team Coordinates and responds to emergency utility situations, after-hours calls, or special requests as needed. Other related duties as assigned.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or G.E.D. State of Oregon Water Distribution II certification. State of Oregon Cross Connection Specialist. Valid Oregon State Driver's License is required.Applicants will be required to undergo drug testing prior to employment and may be subject to further drug and alcohol testing throughout their employment.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:Environmental Factors:Work is performed in indoor and outdoor environments with exposure to extreme weather conditions, machinery with moving parts, high voltage electrical currents, high pressure water lines, confined spaces, fumes, and hazardous materials/chemicals.Physical Factors:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to operate heavy equipment, hand tools and small power equipment, performs light to heavy manual labor, climbs ladders, and lift and/or move items weighing up to 100 pounds.PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:Knowledge of: Principles and practices of water systems operations and maintenance; regulatory requirements governing water production and distribution; water sampling techniques and procedures; equipment and tools relative to water systems maintenance; recordkeeping and reporting requirements.Skill in: Operating, repairing, and maintaining water systems equipment; assisting in ensuring the safety and quality of the company's water supply; repairing water leaks; reading water meters and assisting customers; maintaining accurate departmental records, reports, and documentation.COMPENSATION & BENEFITSSalary: Starting at $28/hr. Competitive depending on experienceBenefits: 100% Paid Premium Health Insurance for employee and immediate family members (medical, dental, vision, air/ground emergency transportation), Contribution to company 401K retirement program, paid holidays, sick leave and vacation based on tenure.Position open until filled.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $28.00 per hourBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Professional development assistance Retirement plan Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday On call Overtime Weekend availabilityAbility to commute/relocate: Bend, OR 97702: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Roats Water System, Inc., Bend , Service Field Technician, Professions , Bend, Oregon

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