Wastewater Collection System Operator I-IV Job in Colorado


Advertisement

Job title: Wastewater Collection System Operator I-IV

Company: Town of Castle Rock

Expected salary: $22.94 – 30.94 per hour

Location: Castle Rock, CO

Wastewater Collection System Operator I-IV Job Details:

The Town of Castle Rock’s future and the quality of that depend on the choices we make today. Do you want to be part of a team that make decisions that work now while preserving and protecting Castle Rock’s identity and quality of life for the future? We value teamwork, cooperation, and quality communication. We strive to provide exceptional public service to our customers and encourage creativity and innovation. We welcome all that share those values to apply.

Working for the Town of Castle Rock includes:

  • The opportunity to make a difference in our community
  • Career Advancement Programs
  • Employee well-being program
  • Competitive total compensation with an excellent benefits package
  • Free membership to the MAC or Recreation Center
  • Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness eligible employer

About Castle Rock Water:

You can’t live without water, and Castle Rock Water can’t function without great employees. We’re on the lookout for talented individuals who are seeking a place to be valued and make a difference.

Castle Rock Water provides drinking water, sanitary sewer, and storm drainage systems for the Town of Castle Rock’s more than 80,000 residents and businesses. The Town is one of the fastest-growing and most sought-after communities in Colorado and it’s consistently ranked among the best and safest places to live in the State.

Castle Rock Water is a national leader in the water industry, recently expanding its infrastructure to accommodate reuse water, implementing progressive conservation measures and implementing legacy stormwater projects. Whether managing water treatment at the award-winning plant, maintaining the $730 million in infrastructure, or ensuring and protecting long-term water, Castle Rock Water has many opportunities available to learn and grow with the organization.

This position is also eligible to receive:

  • Paid CDL Training
  • Paid CCWP Training & Bonus Pay for obtaining CCWP Licenses
  • Generous Double Time Pay for Emergency On-Call Response

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs specialized corrective and preventative maintenance and inspections work on Town owned infrastructure, including closed circuit television (CCTV) inspections of sewer lines both routine and response driven, sewer line cleaning (jetting), inspection and maintenance of sewer manholes, operating maintaining and inspecting sewer lift stations
  • Repairs and replaces damaged lines and piping. Locates and excavates leaks and breaks. Performs pipe tapping for new water and sewer service lines. Work may be in response to emergencies such as line breaks, sewer backups, and mechanical failures
  • Tracks maintenance work, creates accurate reports, documents work orders and accurate condition assessments using asset management system to ensure optimum performance of buried infrastructure. Creates maintenance orders and performs asset repairs. Records and tracks materials, hours on job and records key information concerning asset condition before and after maintenance
  • Operates, inspects and maintains sewage lift stations, force mains, and sewer lines
  • Assists with locating Town owned infrastructure, including pipe segments, underground valves, fiber optic cable by utilizing Geographic Information System (GIS) based mapping system, as-built archive research, and highly advanced locate equipment
  • Enters confined spaces utilizing proper personal protection equipment (PPE), related safety equipment and entry permits
  • Performs general construction work
  • Operates heavy equipment at work sites under the guidance of more senior staff including backhoe, skid steer, loader, dump truck, or jet/vac truck
  • Supports and assists the backflow team by performing hydrant and backflow inspections for bulk water permits
  • Conducts closed circuit television (CCTV) routine and response driven inspection and maintenance of sewer lines, sewer manholes, stormwater lines, manholes, curb inlets and ponds
  • Under general guidance of senior staff, operates valves in accordance with emergency operations, planned shutdowns for new construction or rehabilitation and flushing for water quality concerns and pipeline maintenance
  • Collects bacteriological samples for new waterline connections. Collects and tests chlorine samples to evaluate presence and levels of disinfectant in response to customer concerns and other issues. Submits samples to state lab for compliance
  • Performs acoustic leak detection operations by utilizing specialized equipment including, leak correlation equipment, leak noise loggers, and ground microphones to identify and repair sources of non-revenue water
  • Shares on-call duty on a rotating schedule. Responds to after-hours calls for service related to Castle Rock Water or related emergencies
  • Participates in cross-training to ensure ability to assist with on-call status for emergency response and general operational needs as required
  • This position is part of the Town’s snow removal program. This will include scheduled on-call responsibilities through the winter months to remove snow using a 4-wheel drive pickup and/or heavy equipment. Snow removal shifts are typically 12 hours
  • Performs general building maintenance on Town facilities, including painting, plumbing, carpentry, snow removal, and clean up. Typical work sites include water plants, pump and lift stations, well sites and grounds
  • May be responsible for general maintenance to vehicles and heavy equipment
  • Provides traffic control by flagging and setting up appropriate devices
  • Works on various Town and or community projects, including hydrant painting and creek clean-up projects with volunteer groups
  • Reads meters and reports accurate readings to Water Billing
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required

Minimum Qualifications:

Wastewater Collection System Operator I: Generally a High School graduate supplemented by two (2) years of related work experience, preferably with exposure to heavy equipment, basic piping techniques, underground utility repair; or any equivalent combination. A State of Colorado – Class I Operator certification in assigned discipline (Wastewater Collection) required; or ability to attain within one year of employment. A Class I Operator certification in non-assigned discipline and / or backflow certification preferred. A valid Colorado Class A CDL driver’s license with Tank Vehicle endorsement is required, or ability to attain within 6 months. A valid Colorado Driver’s license is required.

Wastewater Collection System Operator II: Generally, a High School diploma or GED supplemented by three (3) years related work experience, experience operating heavy equipment, basic piping techniques, underground utility repair; or any equivalent combination. State of Colorado – Class 2 Operator Certification in Wastewater Collections required; or ability to attain within one year of employment; Class 1 in non-assigned discipline and/or backflow certification preferable. Valid Colorado Class A CDL driver’s license with Tank Vehicle endorsement, or ability to attain within 6 months.

Wastewater Collection System Operator III: Generally, a High School graduate or G.E.D.; supplemented by four (4) years previous experience that includes construction and repair of underground facilities and operation of heavy equipment; or any equivalent combination. State of Colorado – Class 3 Operator Certification in Wastewater Collection or ability to obtain within 1 year; and preferred Class 2 in non-assigned discipline and/or backflow certification. Certified competent person training or ability to obtain within one year. Valid Colorado Class A CDL driver’s license with Tank Vehicle endorsement, or ability to obtain within 6 months.

Wastewater Collection System Operator IV: Generally, a High School graduate or G.E.D.; supplemented by five (5) years previous, direct Water/Wastewater experience that includes construction and repair of underground facilities and operation of heavy equipment. State of Colorado – Class 4 Operator Certification in Wastewater Collection and Class 4 in non-assigned discipline and backflow certification. Certified competent person training. Valid Colorado Class A CDL driver’s license with Tank Vehicle endorsement.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Skill in utilizing hand tools for repairs and installation of water and sewer lines and meters, pumps, computers, and other related repair and maintenance equipment
  • General knowledge of the methods and practices involved in water, wastewater and drainage construction inspection, repair, and maintenance
  • General knowledge of possible defects and faults in utilities construction, of standard inspection criteria and of effective corrective measures
  • Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers and the public
  • Ability to assist in effectively communicating and understanding cause and working toward resolution of commercial or residential service complaints. Some situations may involve concerned or distraught customers
  • General knowledge of inspection principles, practices, and techniques
  • General knowledge and ability to utilize Geographic Information System (GIS) based mapping systems, as-built archive research systems and highly advance locate equipment
  • Ability to read and understand written materials, and understand verbal information and instructions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to respond to on-call duty on a routine rotating schedule and arrive on-scene within 60 minutes while on-call
  • Ability to identify correct installations of system components
  • Ability to recognize and address confined spaces and other potentially hazardous environments

Physical Demands:

  • Moderate to heavy physical work to include lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of 50 – 100 pounds
  • Frequent performance of activities requiring a full range of body movement including climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling/bending, crouching, crawling, and/or twisting
  • Frequent hand/eye coordination to operate tools and electrical equipment as well as for driving equipment and vehicles
  • Vision for reading, recording and interpreting information
  • Speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens

Work Environment:

  • Works outdoors with exposure to all weather conditions
  • Regular exposure to dust, noise, and chemicals

Equipment Used:

  • Operate heavy equipment and automobiles, such as backhoe, loader, dump truck, skid steer loader, jet/vac truck, mowers
  • This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment

Must satisfactorily complete a driving record check and criminal background check prior to commencing employment.

The Town of Castle Rock is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Apply for the job now!

Also, check out other jobs in United States

Advertisement
Disclaimer:

_ The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The website aims to connect job seekers with potential employers and provide relevant job search resources.

_ Please note that if you find any job closed, we will update that job as soon as possible. or Find current job openings Here.

All The Best

Like it? Share with your friends!

0 Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *