Ogden City | Water Maintenance Technician II

Employment Opportunities,
Ogden City
Water Maintenance Technician II
$20.50 - $30.76
June 7, 2023
133 W. 29th St. Ogden UT
Position Summary

This position performs skilled work in the construction, maintenance, and related service activities related to street, traffic, and utility maintenance. The position occasionally fills in for the crew leader. Receives direct supervision from the Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Crew Leader.

Experience and Training Standards
  • At least two years of general experience in construction operation, construction equipment operation, and/or other utility experience; two years of water system maintenance experience is preferred.
  • High school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying.
Essential Job Functions
  • Work associated with laying, repairing, and maintaining pipelines and associated system components; work with SCADA, meters, and other electronic and computer associated equipment. 
  • Labor type work including working with construction, paving or landscaping material. 
  • Operate construction and maintenance equipment and power tools such as dump trucks, front-end loader, backhoe, asphalt patch truck, vactor, flush truck, compressors, jack hammers, paint sprayers, sand blasters, concrete saws, mowers, edgers and blowers; maintain hand tools and assigned equipment; perform preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Install street barricades and cones prior to the performance of street repair activities; direct and control traffic around work sites.
  • Utilize proper safety precautions related to all work performed.
  • Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information within the area of assignment; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Perform snow removal and ice control duties as required.
  • Produce computer generated reports.
  • Assist in the installation, maintenance, and repair of water mains, services, fire hydrants, valves, detector checks, and backflow prevention devices.
  • Install air breathing systems.
  • Flush main water lines and hydrants as necessary.
  • Assist in pipe laying and pipeline repairs.
  • Assist in tapping main lines and boring for service installations; replace customer service lines.
  • Check water lines and meters for leaks; make water line connections and set meters; accordingly, install and replace customer service lines and meters when necessary.
  • Conduct high water bill inspections; install, repair, and replace meters and meter vaults and boxes.
  • Remove old water meters and set new ones; repair and replace rings and covers; continually inspect repairs.
  • Participate in safety and risk management activities; take action to reduce liability to the city. 
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position. Employee is required to work as a team and frequently meet with co-workers and supervisors; employee is required to communicate in-person with the public during office hours; and employee is required to use on-site equipment.
  • Perform other related duties as required/assigned.
Special Requirements
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, within 120 days of appointment, a Class B CDL. 
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a Grade IV Water Distribution certificate within six months. 
  • Employees will be required to complete NIMS IS100, IS200, IS700, and IS800 within one year of hire. 
Knowledge Skills & Abilities
    • Knowledge of general operational characteristics of water systems and components.
    • Knowledge of pertinent city and division policies, procedures, and ordinances. 
    • Knowledge and understanding of safe work practices. 
    • Knowledge and understanding of basic arithmetic principles. 
    • Knowledge of the operations, services, and activities of a public utilities’ maintenance program related to area of work assigned. 
    • Knowledge of the methods and techniques of public facilities maintenance related to area of work assigned. 
    • Knowledge of the operational characteristics of equipment and tools used around work assigned. 
    • Knowledge of modern office equipment including a computer. 
    • Skill in working with general system components and system components unique to the crew assigned. 
    • Skill in operating a computer, various software programs, and other office equipment as required. 
    • Skill in communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. 
    • Ability to work in unfavorable weather conditions. 
    • Skill in generating and maintaining accurate and up-to-date records. 
    • Skill in identifying and performing minor repairs to correct meter irregularities. 
    • Skill in working independently in the absence of supervision. 
    • Skill in performing basic arithmetic calculations. 
    • Skill in performing maintenance and repair on water system components. 
    • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions. 
    • Ability to maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include walking or standing for extended periods of time, operating assigned equipment etc. 
    • Ability to maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for: making observations; communicating with others; operating assigned equipment and vehicles as required by the position. 
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Which include dealing tactfully and professionally with the public. 
    • Ability to maintain mental capacity which allows for effective interaction and communication with others. 
    • Ability to comply with all city policies and regulations, including safety and risk management standards. 
  • Language Pay
  • Longevity Pay
  • Holidays
  • Sick, Vacation, and Comp Time Leave
  • Medical and Dental
  • EAP- Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Loan Program- Computer, Bike & Exercise equipment loans when available
  • Wellness Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
How/Where to Apply