The district is currently hiring for an Operator I or Operator II position. Please submit your resume to Cynthia Lane for consideration (email@example.com).
Resumes must be submitted by the end of Tuesday, September 5.
In this role, you will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of wastewater and drinking water infrastructure for Platte Canyon Water & Sanitation District and several other districts. You will operate and maintain equipment such as water valves, fire hydrants, water mains, wastewater mains, pump stations, flow monitors, and a variety of District vehicles. You will also engage with District customers in response to customer service calls and construction projects.
- Performs routine sanitary sewer cleaning and television inspection using high velocity water jet wastewater cleaners, chemical root treatment equipment, and closed-circuit television inspection equipment.
- Operates and maintains drinking water system facilities including isolation valves, pressure reducing valves, fire hydrants, air-vacuum valves, blow-off valves, meters, and water mains. Conducts drinking water system flushing operations to maintain water quality using blow-off valves and fire hydrants. Performs water quality tests using a variety of testing equipment.
- Operates, maintains, and repairs drinking water and wastewater pumping facilities including pumps, motors, motor control units, generators, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) equipment and other related electronic and mechanical equipment.
- Responds to customer service calls and reports of facility disruption on a 24-hour (on call) basis. Diagnoses problems and resolves those that are within the District’s jurisdiction and authority.
- Uses proper safety precautions and fully complies with the District’s safety program.
You must have an ability to:
- Use computers and other digital devices for various activities including inputting work orders, maintaining records and preparing reports. District software programs include to Microsoft products, Esri online mapping, Infor Asset Management System, and SCADA system programs.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public.
The salary range is $28.50 – $46.00 for the Operator II position. To be hired as a Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection System Operator II, the following applies:
- Must have graduated from high school, with some vocational/college training in a related area.
- Must have five (5) years’ experience related to water distribution and/or wastewater collection system operations, including pump station operations.
- Hold a minimum of Class II water distribution and a Class II wastewater collection operator certification.
- Have a valid Class “B” Colorado commercial driver’s license (CDL) with liquid bulk and air brake endorsements and have a satisfactory driving record.
- Certification from NASSCO (National Association of Sewer Service Companies) which include Pipeline Assessment, Lateral Assessment and Manhole Assessment
- Confined space entry certification
- CPR, first aid, and AED certification
The salary range is $25.00 – $36.50 for the Operation I position. To be hired as a Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection System Operator I, the following applies:
- Must have graduated from high school or possess equivalent education.
- Must obtain a Class I Colorado Water Distribution and Class I Colorado Wastewater Collection operator certification within the first six months of employment.
- Must obtain Class II certifications within two years of obtaining Class I certifications.
- Within six months of employment must possess and maintain a valid Class “B” Colorado commercial driver’s license (CDL) with liquid bulk and air brake endorsements and have a satisfactory driving record. Certification from NASSCO (National Association of Sewer Service Companies) which include Pipeline Assessment, Lateral Assessment and Manhole Assessment is also required in this timeframe.
At either level, employee must possess a Colorado Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicator’s License within one year of employment.
You are required to perform on-call duty, work weekends, holidays, or overtime as directed; and perform strenuous work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
Due to the response time that is part of the on-call requirements, you must live within a 30-minute drive from the District office (located at 8739 W. Coal Mine Avenue, Littleton, CO 80123).
You must agree to periodic random drug and alcohol testing in accordance with U.S. Department of Transportation regulations and District policy.
This is a physically demanding job. Applicants may be required to successfully complete a third-party administered Human Performance Evaluation (HPE) prior as a condition of employment and again every two years while employed with the District.
Platte Canyon Water and Sanitation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.