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Senior Water Distribution Field Technician

Barrow County

Posted: Jul. 25, 2018

End Date: Aug. 25, 2018

Job Title:                                Senior Water Distribution Field Technician
Position Status:                    Full Time
Pay Grade:                             16                                Salary Range:            $36,539-$54,809
Reports To:                           Senior Manager, Utilities
Job Summary:
This position performs technical duties in the operation, repair and maintenance of the water distribution system.
Major Duties:
  • Collects monthly bacterial and chlorine residual samples for the Environmental Protection Division (EPD).
  • Prepares monthly EPD water quality reports.
  • Collects quarterly TTHM/HAA5 samples; coordinates with laboratory and reports results.
  • Calibrates chlorine analyzers and adjusts doses; refreshes chemicals; cleans and makes repairs.
  • Prepares annual water quality reports for EPD and customers.
  • Records weekly and monthly vault readings.
  • Responds to after-hours emergencies.
  • Performs annual back-flow testing and prepares related reports.
  • Assists in the repair of leaks.
  • Assists in the installation of new service connections.
  • Installs and maintains automatic flushers.
  • Cleans, reconditions and maintains chemical pumps.
  • Maintains assigned vehicle.
  • Responds to and resolves customer complaints.
  • Flushes hydrants.
  • Orders parts and supplies.
  • Performs related duties.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience or service.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate.
This position must have a Class II-Water Operator License
All positions are advertised on the Barrow County website @ www.barrowga.org
All position are posted at minimum salary unless salary range is listed
Safety Sensitive positions are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks

Barrow County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.