Qualifications and Requirements
Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesJourney level skills in underground pipeline work, plumbing, equipment operation, and construction. Basic knowledge of engineering concepts and the ability to apply these concepts and construction practices to ensure the integrity of the system.Ability to read blue prints and interpret maps. Knowledge and understanding of work-related safety practices, OSHA and environmental rules and regulations, particularly in regards to work in confined space and/or hazardous conditions. Effective communication, analytical, customer service and interpersonal skills. Ability to get along well with co-workers. Ability to use a computer to perform essential functions of the position. Thorough knowledge of traffic laws and defensive driving.
How to Apply
Qualified applicants must submit an online application. Click here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/corvallisor/jobs/2131707/water-distribution-system-specialist?keywords=water%20distribution%20system&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm on July 16, 2018. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed online application; however applicants are encouraged to include a resume.
Education and ExperienceHigh school diploma or equivalent and one year of work experience in water distribution system operations and maintenance. Work experience to include three or more of the following areas: line flushing, flow/pressure testing, installation, repair, line tapping, metering systems, leak detection, and computerized reporting and record keeping.
Special RequirementsState of Oregon Fire Marshal Awareness Level Hazardous Materials Response and Oregon Water Distribution Level I certification or ability to obtain within one (1) year of appointment. Oregon Water Distribution Level II certification or ability to obtain within three (3) years of appointment. State of Oregon Cross Connection Control Testing and Inspection Certifications are required if assigned the primary responsibility for the Cross-Connection/Backflow Prevention Program. First Aid and CPR certification, ODOT Traffic Control, Confined Space Entry, and Forklift Operation or the ability to obtain within one (1) year of appointment. Possession of and the ability to maintain a valid Oregon Drivers License. Ability to obtain and maintain an Oregon Class A Commercial Driver's License with Tanker and Air Brake endorsements, within the one year probationary period. Must be able to respond within 30 minutes to the Public Works Administrative offices for after-hours calls or emergencies prior to the end of probationary period. Capable of routine decision making regarding assessment of immediate situations, available options, and selection of appropriate methods and procedures, material availability and ordering, equipment utilization and response to customer issues in the field. Demonstrable commitment to sustainability principles in the performance of work. Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. This individual shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the individual or others in the workplace.