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Water Distribution Utility Technician

Hiring Agency: City of Loganville
Ends: October 8, 2019
Full Time

Job Title: Water Distribution Utility Technician

 Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled

Salary: $30,025.18 Annually (Negotiable DOQ)

Job Type: Full Time

Department: Public Utilities Department

The City of Loganville is seeking a full time Water Distribution Utility Technician in the Public Utilities Department. Technical position responsible for reading water meters and recording findings. Work also involves installing and repairing meters and water lines, responding to emergency calls and complaints.

Major Duties:

· Install / Reads water meters on assigned route; records findings; maintains records of meters readings; reports meters not accessible for reading; reports unusual conditions, readings as required for customers moving in and out of the system.

· Uses a variety of hand tools such as wrenches, screw drivers, and shovels.

· Repairs and maintains water lines; repairs leaks; installs new lines and replaces existing lines that need repairs; requests line locates before digging proceeds.

· Responds to and participates in emergency and customer calls.

 · Operates City vehicles in the performance of duties or to attend training programs.

 Knowledge Required by the Position:

 · Methods and procedures in installing and reading meters and recording utilities consumption.

 · Knowledge of water line repair procedures

· Skill in the use of the mechanical equipment and tools used in reading and repairing meters.

 · Ability to follow established safety rules and departmental policies and procedures. · Ability to safely drive and operate the department's assigned vehicles and equipment.

· Ability to work in a variety of extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time.

 · Available and able to respond seven days a week, 24 hours a day for system emergencies as needed.

 · Ability to communicate and understand, follow oral and written instructions in the English language.

Requirements: High school diploma or GED equivalent, Desire (1) year of related experience; Distribution System Operator license (desirable) or obtain within 24 months, possesses valid State of Georgia driver's license CDL (Class B) and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) and Back Ground Check; and passing a Drug Screen test. Confined Space, First Aid and CPR within 24 months of hire any combination of education or experience is acceptable.

Benefits include: Health, Life and Dental Insurance, Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Leave.

Applications are available at City Hall or on our website at Submit completed application to City Hall, 4303 Lawrenceville Road, Loganville, GA 30052, Attn: Human Resources Director. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of Application.

The City of Loganville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

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