Operation Maintenance Worker

California Water Service | Los Altos

Salary Range: $32.38 - $39.52 hourly
Open Date: 09/01/2021
Close Date: 09/15/2021

Position Description

California Water Service Group invites you to pursue a career in the water industry with the third largest publicly traded water utility in the United States. Our mission is to be the leading provider of water and wastewater services. We’re committed to improving the quality of life for our customers, communities, stockholders, and employees. To achieve that, we align our hiring strategies with the company’s core values of integrity, service, value, health and safety, respect and collaboration, and corporate citizenship so that we can provide quality, service, and value to all of these groups.

Our commitment to our employees is evident, as we have been named a Top Workplace in the Bay Area for nine years in a row and designated as a Great Place to Work®, and Cal Water was ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Water Utilities in the West” by J.D. Power in its inaugural water utility satisfaction study.

SUMMARY:
Under the oversight of a Supervisor or Foreman, the Operation Maintenance Worker assists in performing essential maintenance operations on drinking water infrastructure facilities. This includes repairs and maintenance to water mains, service lines, streets/sidewalks, and fire hydrants; repair and replacement of meters and meter boxes. Employee will also assist in service shut off/turn on and provide customer notification of such activities; can perform the general cleanup of grounds and facilities including painting, repairing, and maintaining Company owned or operated facilities.

Position Qualifications

Essential Functions:

Under direction, excavate and expose service/main leaks; isolate damage and assist in repairing or replacing assets.
Assist in repairs and maintenance activities of meters, meter boxes, service lines, mains and wells.
Assist flushing and performing maintenance on all necessary functions of mains; operate various hand and power tools in the completion of these activities.
Assist in setting, replacing, and/or removing 1 ½” to 2” size meters.
Assist in locating facilities; assist in valve operation.
Under direction conduct all water discharges with Company’s National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) policy including, but not limited to, implementation of Best Management Practices (BMPs), monitoring and recording all required data, and completing necessary paperwork related to all discharge events.
Prepare and operate service truck(s) daily, the loading of needed materials and equipment, remove and dispose of debris, clean equipment and truck as needed.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:

May take distribution system water samples as part of the repairs and maintenance to mains, services and fire hydrants.
Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

A WSOMW must be able to effectively communicate with their supervisor, co-workers and the public;
Have the ability to perform basic mathematic functions to calculate figures; and have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent, a valid California Class C Driver’s license, and be insurable under the Company’s policy
A WSOMW must have a working knowledge of basic features of word processing programs (e.g., Microsoft Word) and electronic mail processing programs (e.g., Microsoft Outlook)
Employee must be able to work with supervision and respond appropriately to direction, feedback, evaluation, coaching, counseling, and/or discipline

Salary Range: $32.38 - $39.52
Deadline to submit resume is September 15, 2021.

The Equal Opportunity Policy of the Company is based upon the philosophy that all people should be treated fairly and with dignity. California Water Service, Hawaii Water Service, New Mexico Water Service and Washington Water Service do not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other protected class. The Company makes all employment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner. EOE, VET, DISABILITIES.

How to Apply

Please apply online at: https://calwatergroup.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/CWSG
Contact Email: jsanders@calwater.com
Website: https://calwatergroup.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/CWSG

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