Employment

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CURRENT OPENINGS

Fire Hydrant/Water Quality Technician

Springdale Water Utilities is now accepting applications for the position of Fire Hydrant/Water Quality Technician.

Job Description

This position is charged with the primary responsibility of working in the operation and maintenance of fire hydrants.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with needed repairs to pumps, valves, controls, electrical systems, emergency generators, and other essential equipment at pump stations and water storage facilities
  • Responsible for the safekeeping of all tools, equipment parts, and maintenance supplies
  • Ensure that an adequate stock of all needed maintenance supplies are available
  • Assist with grounds maintenance duties which includes mowing, bush hogging, edging, and trimming at each of the water storage facilities and pump stations
  • Clean and maintain all assigned vehicles, equipment, and tools
  • Assist in the development of a maintenance program for all assigned trucks and equipment
  • Provide for the housekeeping, cleaning, and maintenance of workplace facilities
  • Respond to emergency calls at all times of the day and night
  • Assist other Utility crews and division, when called upon, in the maintenance, repairs, and minor construction of the Utility’s water and wastewater systems
  • Locate, inspect, operate, and maintain distribution valves and valve boxes
  • Assist in mapping of valves and hydrants
  • Prepare reports and records as needed in the identifications and maintenance performed on valves and fire hydrants
  • Develop and maintain a testing schedule
  • Maintain test equipment
  • Collect samples in the water distribution system to assure compliance with the rules and regulations of the Arkansas Department of Health and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Maintain records and files of water samples collected
  • Perform other tasks or duties as assigned

 

Minimum qualifications are a High School diploma or GED. General knowledge of personal computer/operating systems and the interface with programmable logic controls and two-way radio equipment. Ability to read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, MSDS sheets, operating and maintenance manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints and technical specification manuals. Candidate must have or be able to obtain, within a reasonable amount of time, a Class II Water Operator’s Distribution License from the State of Arkansas. Any applicant must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the carrier providing automotive insurance coverage to the company.

Salary Range: $17.94 – $26.92 DOE

Interested individuals can submit an application to the Human Resources Department at PO Box 769, Springdale, AR 72765 or by e-mail to kpatulak@springdalewater.com.  This job posting will remain open until filled.

Springdale Water provides an exceptional benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Camera Operator

Springdale Water Utilities is now accepting applications for the position of CAMERA OPERATOR.

Job Description

The camera crew is charged with the primary responsibility of cleaning and conducting televised inspection of sewer mains and interceptors; however, it is expected to perform other duties in the Utility’s water distribution and sanitary sewer system as directed by the Distribution Director.

  • Minimum qualifications are a high school diploma or GED. Demonstrate the ability to understand the principles and operations of a sanitary sewer collection system
  • Capable of operating, maintaining, and performing minor repairs to specialized equipment and tools used to clean and televise municipal sewers
  • Demonstrate the ability to work safely and efficiently
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and interpret verbal and written instructions, and write clearly and comprehensibly
  • Maintain a good attendance record
  • Demonstrate the ability to meet schedules and time lines
  • Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with fellow employees.  Work well with the public and supervisors.

 

Candidate must have or be able to obtain, within a reasonable amount of time, a Class II Water Operator’s Distribution License from the State of Arkansas.

Any applicant must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the carrier providing automotive insurance coverage to the company.

Salary Range:  $18.78 – $28.18 DOE

Interested individuals can submit an application to the Human Resources Department at PO Box 769, Springdale, AR 72765 or by e-mail to kpatulak@springdalewater.com.  This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Springdale Water provides an exceptional benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Staff Engineer

Springdale Water Utilities is now accepting resumes for the position of Staff Engineer.  This position oversees and performs a wide variety of civil engineering duties including design and project management of municipal water and sanitary sewer projects.  The position is responsible for ensuring that appropriate health and safety measures are established and executed by assigned staff in systems operations, maintenance, and new construction.  Candidate must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.  Proficiency in the use of personal computers, including spreadsheets, word processing, ARC GIS, water & sewer modeling software, and AutoCAD is required.

Minimum qualifications are a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Civil Engineering with a minimum of three to four years progressively responsible civil engineering experience.  Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Arkansas is highly desired.    Candidate must have or be able to obtain, within a reasonable amount of time, a Class IV Water Operator’s Distribution License from the State of Arkansas.  Any applicant must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the carrier providing automotive insurance coverage to the company.  Salary range is $5,474 – $8,212 DOE.  Interested individuals can submit a resume with salary history to:  Human Resource Director, PO Box 769, Springdale, AR 72765 or by email to: kpatulak@springdalewater.com.  Equal Opportunity Employer.