Under the direction of the Utilities Operations Manager, responsible for routine operation, maintenance and repair of water/wastewater systems.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES. Perform related duties as assigned. May perform Lead Operator duties in the absence of the Water Lead Operator and Wastewater Lead Operator. Will be required to be availabile for responding to emergency situations on a 24-hour basis.
Education. High School Diploma or general equivalency diploma required. Associate’s Degree from a two-year accredited water technology program in Water/Wastewater technology or related field is preferred but not required.
Experience. Four (4) years of full-time experience in water/wastewater utilities inspection, operations or maintenance. Experience must include water laboratory work.
Education/Experience Substitution. Associate’s degree from a two-year accredited water/wastewater technology program with at least one (1) year experience will be accepted.
Licenses/Certifications. Must have a valid unrestricted Driver’s License and maintain a satisfactory driving record in accordance with CRRUA policy; Current NM Water Level III and NM Wastewater Level III certifications. May be required to obtain a Commercial Driver’s license (CDL) within the first year of hire.
Other (e.g., post-offer medical exam, polygraph, background check, driver’s license record, etc.). Must pass a background and driver’s license check.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
Current water/wastewater systems and operating procedures; mathematical calculations associated with operation and maintenance of wastewater facilities; pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations; Business English, spelling, grammar, punctuation and basic arithmetic. Analyze and evaluate information accurately and express ideas clearly when providing oral and written reports and recommendations; use initiative and judgment in working independently while recognizing matters which require the awareness of the WasteWater Utilities Manager; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others.