City of Pearland, TX
  • 28-Nov-2012 to 14-Dec-2012 (CST)
  • Public Works - Water Production
  • Pearland, TX, USA
  • $15.97/hour
  • Full Time
  • Non-Exempt

The City of Pearland offers an excellent benefits package including a voluntary ICMA 457 deferred compensation program, as well as membership in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS). The City of Pearland pays all premiums for the employee’s dental, long-term disability protection, and life insurance and the City pays a portion of the medical premium for employees and dependants.


General Statement of Job:
Assists in operation of water production plants to control flow and processing of water in accordance with State and EPA requirements. Including, but not limited to, assisting in the preparation of daily operational reports to meet regulatory requirements, collecting water samples, conducting laboratory tests, etc.

Essential Functions:
Regular and timely attendance at work.

Assists in the preparation of daily operational reports to meet regulatory requirements.

Assists in collection of water samples and conducts laboratory tests.

Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow of water, and responds to water complaints.

Flushing for water quality complaints, dead ends, locates, operates and records distribution valves.

Checks water wells/pump stations.

Locates, repairs, and maintains automatic flushers.

Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings and tests results to determine load requirements.

Starts and stops pumps, engines, and generators to control flow of raw water.

Maintains log of operations and records meter and gauge readings.

Collects and enters data for water quality complaints, plant data, bac-t samples, chemical inventory and ordering; orders and maintains chemicals.

Assists water/sewer maintenance and construction crews, develops SOP, and performs any necessary vehicle maintenance.

Serves as "essential personnel" and remain available for immediate call-in due to any natural or man made disaster, or any other event the Director of Public Works, Assistant City Manager, or the City Manager deem necessary.

Contributes to team effort by performing other related duties as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Licenses:
High school diploma or equivalent is required.

One (1) to two (2) years related experience required.

Class "C" Ground Water State Certification or the ability to obtain a Class "C" State Certification in Ground Water, issued by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, to be renewed every 3 years, within 18 months of continued service. Failure to obtain certification in 18 months will result in possible termination.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume; ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Word or willing to learn.

Ability to operate a vehicle for City business, 1-ton crane truck, back-hoe, fort lift, lawn mowers, weed eaters, hand tools, gas detector, self contained breathing apparatus, dissolved oxygen meter, p.h. meter, voltage meter, megger, analogers, and various other tools and meters of the trade.

Ability to assist in making adjustments to water well stations; CL2, pumps, motors, scales, polymer, pressure tanks and compressors.
Ability to assist in collecting daily bacterial samples for the Lab, and complete daily logs.

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

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 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 functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The employee in this position is required to remain available for immediate call-in due to any natural or manmade disaster, or any other event the Water Treatment/Water Production Superintendent, the Director of Public Works, or the City Manager deem necessary.


 




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