• Water and Wastewater Maintenance Technician

    Posted Date 6 months ago(7/30/2018 6:18 PM)
    # of Openings
    Water Wastewater
    USD $18.00/Hr.
  • Overview

    Assists with the operation and maintenance the water wells, water treatment, water pumping and water distribution system. Assists with operating and maintaining the water reclamation facility.   Ensures that the equipment and systems are properly operated and maintained. Ensures that facilities are clean and maintained in an as new condition.


    • Performs general facility maintenance such as cleaning, painting, and repairing plant facilities.
    • Kills and removes weeds from lagoons, picks up debris, weed eating, and otherwise maintains plant areas.
    • Responsible for cleanliness and general housekeeping of equipment and buildings.  Sweeps and washes down floors, walls and paved areas.
    • Participates in routine activities including inspecting, monitoring, troubleshooting, and documenting plant processes by reading equipment gauges, dials, graphs, analyzers, meters, SCADA systems and other instrumentation.
    • Assists in operating and adjusting treatment plant pumps, motors, and other equipment to maintain appropriate plant operations.
    • Assists in installing, maintaining, repairing, modifying, troubleshooting and servicing machinery and equipment including pumps, valves, motors, meters, tanks, blowers, chlorinators, and lift stations.
    • Collection and documentation of liquid and solid samples.
    • Assists with the operation and maintenance of the domestic water treatment and distribution systems and wastewater treatment and collection system.
    • Performs job duties and operation of equipment with an emphasis on safety.
    • Assists in operating and maintaining water treatment facilities, including wells, storage, disinfection, and distribution.
    • Participates in the operation of the water reclamation systems, biosolids systems, pumps, instrumentation, and wastewater treatment equipment.
    • Safely handles chlorine, acid, and other hazardous chemicals.
    • Other duties as assigned.



    • Minimum 21 years of age


    Supervisory Responsibilities

    This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


    Education and/or Experience

    High school diploma or GED. Any combination of experience and training that demonstrates the required knowledge and abilities.  Experience with preventative and corrective maintenance procedures.  Be knowledgeable in safety procedures related to all work performed. Be able to interpret manufacturer’s literature and manuals. 


    Language Skills

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, chemical data sheets, and procedure manuals.  The candidate should be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from other employees and supervisors.


    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  The candidate should have the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentage, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


    Reasoning Ability

    Should be able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    Gaming License issued by the Paskenta Gaming Commission.  Valid CA driver’s license.  Shall have or attain within 12 months from date of hire a California State Water Resources Control Board or ITCA Water Treatment Operator Certification.


    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell.  The employee must frequently lift up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 


    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently expose to moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, risk of electrical shock, wet, warm, hot and/or humid conditions, fumes and airborne particles, tobacco smoke, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Duties, responsibilities, requirements, and expectations that pertain to this job are subject to change as needed.


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