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CITY OF BRUSH Water Operator (No Lic. Required) in BRUSH, Colorado

REQUIREMENTS:Education:High school education.Possess a Class D or higher Water Treatment Plant Operator License or beable and willing to obtain.Possess or be able to obtain a Class "1" Distribution System License and aClass "1" Collection System License.PREFERRED:Three (3) years of experience as a Water Service Worker or equivalentpreferred.WAGE:$14.42 - $17.39/hr. DOQDAYS/HRS.: 24/7 Operation. Must be willing to work any hours as neededby employer.Description:General Statement of Duties: Under the supervision of the Water Foreman,performs a variety of duties related to the construction, maintenance andrepair of the water and sewer system in order to provide efficient water andsewer service to the City.Essential Functions:- Maintain water wells.- Maintain water system.- Maintain sewer collection system.- Install water service.- Install water mains.Examples of Duties:The following duty statements are not intended and should not be interpretedto be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts orworking conditions associated with this position. Other duties andresponsibilities are performed as assigned.- Performs work in construction, maintenance and repair of water,sewer, storm sewer lines, hydrants, services, wells, well andbooster pumps, control systems, dosing equipment, and relatedappurtenances in the City's water and sewer stems.- Cuts asphalt, digs trenches, back fills and tamps.- Cuts, fits, lays, and taps pipes and mains, installs valves,tees and crosses; connects and disconnects water services.- Locates valves and underground installations.- Locates system lines for other utilities.- Maintains well houses and water tanks.- Flushes water system.- Maintains lift stations.- Sets up equipment and cleans sewer lines.- Repairs and replaces broken valves and manhole covers.- Reads water meters.- Collects water samples.- Provides maintenance of premises.- Uses and maintains backhoe and front-end loader.- Assists in keeping all reports, maintenance and equipment history.- Assists in monthly, quarterly and annual reports as required.- Shares responsibility for maintenance of vehicles.- Observes all safety rules and regulations.- Assists other departments as assigned.- Performs other duties as required, including weekend duty on a rotatingbasis.Job Requirements and Difficulty of Work:Thorough knowledge of the operation of, and the mechanical aptitude thatallows working with, wastewater collection, water pumping plants, watertransmission and distribution systems, valves, lift stations, wells,pump repair and maintenance, motors, electrical panels, instrumentationand of the principles, practices, and processes of water treatment.Ability to work unsupervised. Ability to deal with public in a cordial andprofessional manner.