Utility Worker

California Water Service | Commerce, CA

Salary Range: $35.19 - $40.40 hourly
Open Date: 07/23/2021
Close Date: 08/06/2021

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.

The Utility Worker (UW) performs relief work under various field operations classifications.

In addition, a Utility Worker fulfills various aspects of maintenance operations. This includes, change, clean and replace meters, and meter boxes, assist in repair and perform maintenance on water mains, service lines, street/sidewalks, and fire hydrants; clean and paint station/treatment plant equipment and appurtenances.

Position Qualifications

Essential Functions:

Performs relief work under various field operations classifications.
Change and replace 5/8” thru 1” size meters and meter box lids and covers.
Clean out 5/8” through 1” size meter box.
Assist to flush and perform maintenance on all necessary functions of mains, which includes operation system valves.
Assist in setting, replacing, or removing 1-1/2” and 2” size meters.
Notify for shutdowns.
General maintenance of company’s facilities.
Collect water samples to a minor extent.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Adjust or replace meter boxes as necessary
Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

A UW 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, possess a valid California Class C Driver’s license, and be insurable under the Company’s policy
A UW 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 without supervision and respond appropriately to feedback, evaluation, coaching, counseling, and/or discipline
The job entails an understanding and knowledge of water quality specifications for chlorine content, pH, water temperature, other essential water quality parameters, as well as National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES) rules and regulations
California State Water Distribution Operator II certification is required
Salary Range: $35.19 - $40.40

Deadline to submit resume is August 6, 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

Apply online a: https://calwatergroup.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/CWSG
Contact Email: jsanders@calwater.com
Website: https://calwatergroup.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/CWSG

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