Water Operations - Seasonal

The current opening is a temporary position for 40 hours per week, Monday thru Friday, for a minimum of 5 months - starting rate of $15.50 per hour (Position will earn 1 hour of earned leave time for each 40 hours worked.

Purpose/Customer Impact:  To provide technical and operational support for the District’s distribution system maintenance programs. 

Reports to: Transmission and Distribution Supervisor or Utility Services Supervisor

Essential Accountabilities:

  • Work independently on the District’s distribution maintenance programs.
    • Hydrant inspections
    • GPS locating
    • Flushing program
    • Flow testing
    • Meter testing
    • Field data collection
  • Ability to analyze, collect data, and use computer or field laptops to enter data.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed documentation of all field work.
  • May assist with the operation and repair of water infrastructure.
    • Repair of water mains, valves, hydrants, services and other related assets.
    • Assist with operations and maintenance tasks of treatment, pumping, and storage facilities.

Essential Job Functions:  Standing, sitting, bending, reaching, climbing, squatting, kneeling, twisting, driving, crawling, walking, lifting(max 50), visual accuracy, clear verbal and written communication, repetitive arm/shoulder usage.

Minimum Requirements: An individual must be able to perform Essential Accountabilities satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent.
  • Possess a valid State of Maine Class C Driver's license, with a clean driving record.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • A general understanding of computers, spreadsheets, Windows and other Microsoft programs.
  • Ability to meet approved physical and medical standards.
  • Consistently demonstrate a significant level of the following Competencies: Technical Skills relative to the job, Teamwork, Initiative, Safety Awareness, and Concern for Excellence in Quality.
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