PUEBLO WEST METROPOLITIAN DISTRICT Utility Technician VI in Pueblo West, Colorado

Utility Technician VIJob SummaryUnder the supervision of the Collection and DistributionSupervisor/Manager, assists in the operation and maintenance of the sewercollection & water distribution systems.The work involves the operation of equipment including backhoe, loader,dump truck, directional boar machine, Vac-Jet, CCTV, shovel and handtools in the performance of maintenance, repair, and installation andtesting of water and wastewater infrastructure.Essential Job FunctionsPerform all duties in safe manor and in accordance with standard operatingprocedures.Insure duties are conducted within State and Local rules and regulations.Installation and maintenance of water mains, services, valves, hydrantsmeters and related apparatus.Installation and maintenance of wastewater mains, services, manholes andrelated apparatus.Meter reading including the operation of computer programs, writing,reading and interpreting reports.Locating water and wastewater piping and other apparatus to insure safeexcavation.The safe and proficient operation of equipment to perform job duties.Is required to participate in on-call duties on a rotation basis with othersin the department.Other DutiesPerforms other duties as assigned.Special RequirementsMust provide own safety footwear.Physical DemandsFrequently requires heavy lifting, reaching, stooping, bending,crawling, crouching, climbing and walking over rough or uneven terrain.Unusual DemandsWorker is required to provide assistance during emergencies; may be requiredto work unusual hours, weekends, and holidays; subject to reoccurringdeadlines; subject to work hazards and unpleasant conditions; occasionalexposure to inclement weather.FLSA STATUSNonexemptQualificationsPre-employment Knowledge, Abilities and SkillsKnowledge of collection and distribution operations, principals, andpractices.Ability to communicate with the public, to speak and write clearly; tomaintain effective working relationships with others; to operate equipmentin a safe manner.Skill in using tools, materials and equipment of the trade.Required Qualifications (Note: Any acceptable combination of educationtraining and experience that provides the above knowledge, abilities andskills may be substituted.)Training and/or EducationHigh school diploma or G.E.D., supplemented with related courses.ExperienceThree years related experience.Licenses or CertificatesMust have and maintain a valid Colorado class CDL A with tankerendorsement drivers license.Must obtain and maintain a State Certification for class 3 Collectionand class 3 Distribution. The Technician will be expected to advance incertifications throughout employment.Position Type Full Time/Job Shift AnySalary Range $20.05 - $23.66 HourlyJob Location USA-CO-PUEBLO WESTApplications will be accepted on-line up to 11 p.m. on May 19, 2017