Water Utility Worker II Pumping, Storage, and Water Quality Dept

Lakewood Water District | Lakewood, WA

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Posted Date 1/09/2019

Lakewood Water District is now accepting applications for a Water Utility Worker II position in the Pumping, Storage, and Water Quality Department. Duties include maintenance and repair of building facilities, telemetry equipment, filtration treatment systems, chemical analyzers and injection systems, electronic motor starters, pump/motor assemblies, and flow control valves. Lakewood Water District currently has 30 active wells, 13 storage tanks, 10 booster pump stations, 5 Iron and Manganese Filtration plants, and serves an estimated population of 65,000 - 75,000 people.

Salary: $4,595 - $6,255 per month with an excellent benefit package

Minimum Qualifications:
 Basic Treatment Operator or Water Distribution Manager I Certification
 Current Washington State Drivers License
 Must be physically capable of making repetitive lifts of 50 lbs
 Must be physically capable of climbing tall structures such as standpipe tanks
 Must be able to work in confined spaces
 Must be comfortable working with electrical and plumbing systems
 Must be able to communicate and comprehend oral and written instructions
 A requirement for employment is the ability to participate in the after hours On-Call rotation

Preferred Qualifications:
 Experience working with or around120/240/480 VAC single and three-phase power
 Experience working with a variety of electrical components including Variable Frequency Drives, Reduced Voltage Starters, chemical injection pumps, submersible, line-shaft, and end suction centrifugal pump/motor assemblies
 Experience working with Iron and Manganese filtration systems
 Experience working with Flow Control Valves
 Experience working with SCADA telemetry systems
 Comprehend drawings and schematics
 Background in drinking water quality, disinfection, and sampling
 Comprehension of basic math and hydraulic concepts
 Comprehend basic Word and Excel applications
 Water Treatment Operator certification
 CCC certification
 Current Class A or B CDL

Applications will be accepted through January 29, 2019. Applications can be obtained at the Lakewood Water District main office:
11900 Gravelly Lake Drive SW, Lakewood, WA 98499.
or on-line at: www.lakewoodwater.org; click on About Us and Human Resources under Departments, and then click on Employment Application.

As per District policy, there is a mandatory one-year introductory period. All District employees are required to submit to MVR and State Patrol finger-printing and background checks. Lakewood Water District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For questions concerning the position, please call Don Stanley at (253) 588-4423.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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