Water/Sewer Field Technician

NE Sammamish Sewer and water District
Published
4/4/2022
Location
3600 Sahalee Way NE, Sammamish, Washington
Category
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Job Post Expires On
2022-07-03

Description

 

Water/Sewer Field Technician - Northeast Sammamish Sewer & Water

Position:          Water & Sewer Field Technician

Salary Range:  26.00 – 40.00 (DOE) with full benefit package

Open Date:      March 30, 2022

Close Date:      Open until filled

JOB SUMMARY: Northeast Sammamish Sewer & Water (NESSWD) has an immediate opening for 2 - Field Technician positions. The candidate for the Field Technician position must work in a team environment to install, diagnose, repair, and maintain the District infrastructure. Essential duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance of District facilities and water and sewer system.
  • Operation, inspection, maintenance, and repairs of valves, pumps, fire hydrants, and manholes.
  • Meter reading and register change out.
  • Flushing of the water system.

The Candidate must use excellent communication, computer, and record-keeping skills to document work performed.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: NESSWD is looking for an energetic, self-motivated, quick-learning candidate with a basic understanding of safe and appropriate use of tools and heavy construction equipment. Knowledge of hydraulics, pumps, motors, utility repair, maintenance, plumbing, landscaping and basic electrical is preferred. Candidate must have the ability to maintain accurate records and forms; communicate clearly; perform complex math equations; use a computer and MS Office Programs; meet preventative maintenance timelines and goals; work effectively with employees and the public.

Working Conditions: The Field Technician position is physically demanding and requires extended periods of lifting, carrying, jackhammering, shoveling, and other forms of manual labor. Must have the ability to bend, crawl, and work in restricted areas. Must be able to lift tools, equipment, or materials weighing up to 50 lbs. Work may be performed in a fast-paced environment and/or under adverse weather conditions.

Compensation Scale:

Field Tech 1 ($26.00 - $30.00):

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 0-3 years related experience in utility construction or maintenance.
  • Obtain Water Distribution Manager 1 certification within 1-year.
  • Traffic Control and AC Pipe certifications within 1-year. First-Aid/CPR, Competent Person Cave-in Protection, and Confined Space Entry certifications within 2-years.

Field Tech 2 ($30.00 - $34.00):

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3-5 years related experience in utility construction or maintenance
  • Water Distribution Manager 1 certification
  • Traffic Control, AC Pipe, First-Aid/CPR, Competent Person Cave-in Protection, and Confined Space Entry certifications or ability to obtain in 1 year.

Field Tech 3 ($34.00 - $40.00):

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5+ years related experience in utility construction or maintenance
  • Water Distribution Manager 2 certification
  • Cross Connection Specialist certification
  • Water Treatment Plant Operator 1 certification
  • Traffic Control, AC Pipe, First-Aid/CPR, Competent Person Cave-in Protection, and Confined Space Entry certifications or ability to obtain in 1 year.

Requirements:  Must have a valid Washington State Driver’s License. Commercial Driver’s License preferred, but not required. The ability to participate in the on call for after hour emergencies. Candidate must have Clean Driving Abstract and a criminal background check before offer of employment.

Benefits: The District offers a full benefits package to include paid time off (vacation, sick and holidays), full family health insurance, State of Washington PERS retirement program, Voluntary Deferred compensation program, Short and Long-Term Disability, Life, EAP, HRA VEBA.

To Apply:

Please email Resume to  jim@nesswd.org

Resumes may also be mailed to:

N.E. Sammamish Sewer & Water District

3600 Sahalee Way NE

Sammamish, WA 98074