Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to assist in enforcing DeKalb County’s potable water distribution system and ensuring compliance with water backflow regulations.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Inspects facilities in the field for appropriate backflow requirements; tests Watershed backflows; and prepares reports indicating the required devices, locations, and account information.
Checks that all backflow components are in functioning order and maintained properly; ensures correct installation of required components; and fixes or replaces parts as required to maintain proper working order of backflow apparatus.
Attends pre-construction meetings and answers questions pertaining to backflow issues; and reviews construction plans with contractors.
Assists Cross Connection Specialist as required.
High school diploma or GED; four years work experience involving water operations, water laboratory or water related construction/maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license; must obtain a Backflow Device Technician certificate within one year of employment and maintain such certification during employment in this classification.