Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District | System Operator

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Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District
System Operator
$47,199 - $68,439
Upon Hire
Location | 8215 S 1300 W West Jordan, UT 84095
Full Job Description
 Job Summary:

Ensures the delivery of safe high-quality water to customers and member agencies by operating the water supply, transmission, and distribution system pipelines and facilities to meet customer demands, regulatory requirements, and District goals. 

Job Hours/Shifts/Travel:

Work schedule is on a rotation basis consisting of 8 to 12-hour shifts covering weekdays, weekends, graveyards, and holidays. Travel required for professional training once or twice per year. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Monitors SCADA system and makes SCADA adjustments for efficient operation of District's raw and finished water aqueducts, transmission, irrigation, and distribution systems, based on system demand, water quality, and energy optimization. Monitors and adjusts District chemical feed systems via SCADA and in the field. Records and compiles data of various operating parameters as part of system operation and optimization, data analysis, and required reporting.
  • Monitors District security system including, local and remote cameras, access control system, and door and reservoir alarms on SCADA. Responsible for after-hours security at District's headquarters site, and after-hours wellness/security checks on other 24/7 staffed District facilities via phone or 2-way radio. 
  • Receives phone calls, assists and directs callers as appropriate. Contacts appropriate on-call District and emergency personnel for after hour needs and/or emergencies. Uses GIS to respond and coordinate after hour emergency blue stakes. Monitors after hour activities for safety. 
  • Physically monitors raw and finished water aqueducts, transmission, irrigation, and distribution systems and facilities. Visits facilities daily to check on status, operating parameters, and site security of wells, boosters, vaults, and reservoirs. Makes manual adjustments in the field as directed, such as starting wells, boosters, operating valves, regulators, etc. Includes use of the District’s CMMS to initiate work orders and requests. 
  • Performs preventive maintenance such as rebuilding and maintaining regulators, air vacs, valve turning program, etc. Assists with winterizing and de-winterizing water supply, transmission, and distribution facilities. Monitors, fills, and performs minor troubleshooting and maintenance of chlorine and fluoride chemical systems at wells and larger bulk chemical feed sites. Minor janitorial of remote facilities. Ability to trouble shoot and solve basic mechanical problems with equipment at district facilities (i.e., chemical feed systems, auto valves, HVAC systems, air relief valves, regulators, etc.). 
  • Under the direction of the supervisor or lead operator, meets with contractors and other Departments to perform shutdowns of the system wells, boosters, and transmission lines. Reroutes flows to maintain service to customers. 
  • Responds to customer questions, problems, and complaints regarding water pressure and water quality.
  • Performs special assignments given by supervisor or lead operator.
  • Other Duties as assigned

High School Diploma, 1-year prior job-related experience, Grade IV Distribution certification within 6 months of hire

Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance. Two retirement plans. Vacation and sick leave.
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