|Posting Number: |
|Job Title: ||Water Well Operator l|
| ||Position Open until filled |
|Job Class: ||Technical|
|Job Hours: ||M-F 8-5|
|Salary: ||$31,613.51 to $36,289.79 annually|
|Description: ||CITY OF NICHOLS HILLS|
WELL OPERATOR l
This is a non-exempt, entry level, semi technical position located in the Public Works Department.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Operate motor vehicles.
Operates and maintains scada system, Variable Speed Drives, booster and water well pumps at various locations within the OKC metro area, in maintaining adequate water supply to the City water system.
Keep daily records and various reports.
Responds to trouble calls if required.
Perform general maintenance on city vehicles.
Perform preventative maintenance on well pumps and valves.
Perform grounds maintenance on well sites, (such as but not limited to, mowing, weed eating, tree and bush trimming).
Assist in performing maintenance in the Water/Sewer departments as needed as well as other departments on an as needed basis.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Be able to perform assigned duties in a safe manner.
Be able to learn well site locations.
Be able to learn Variable Speed Drive programming.
Be able to observe and detect equipment problems and report same to supervisory personnel.
Be able to interact in a positive manner with co-workers, supervisors, and the public.
Be able to make mathematical calculations.
Be able to write in a legible manner in preparation of log entries and reports.
Be able to operate motor vehicles, hand tools, and various power tools used in maintenance of machinery and grounds.
Be able to work long and unusual hours, to include overtime and weekends when required.
Be able to work in inclement weather for long periods of time.
Must be able to understand and comply with oral and written instructions.
Must be able to obtain an Oklahoma Department of Environmental Qauality class “D” water & wastewater license within one year of employment, and class "C" water lab license within 3 years of employment.
Possess and maintain an Oklahoma Drivers License and a driver’s record that is acceptable to the City’s insurance carrier.
HS graduate or GED equivalent
Some computer skills
ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Vocational-Technical course(s) in mechanical equipment maintenance or related discipline.
SUPERVISION GIVEN AND RECEIVED
The incumbent receives general supervision from an assigned supervisor and may supervise a lesser qualified employee, part-time or seasonal employee.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITION
Work is generally outside work, performed in all types of weather conditions.
Incumbent is often exposed to hazardous equipment and conditions.
Incumbent is often required to serve “on call” duty and respond to call-out for unforeseen events within the City affecting water supply and delivery and is required to work long or unusual hours and overtime when needed.
Work is performed out of doors in all types of weather conditions. Work involves heavy lifting and operation of equipment. Some work may be required in confined spaces on varying surfaces that may be hazardous. The incumbent is subject to dust, dirt, offensive odors, water, vibrations, loud noises, etc. Operator may be exposed to injury from moving equipment, insect bites, poisonous plants, flying objects, and hazardous materials.