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PUMP STATION OPERATOR

Springdale Water Utilities is now accepting applications for the position of Pump Station Operator.

Job Description

This position is charged with the primary responsibility of working in the operation and maintenance of all sewer lift stations, water storage facilities and water booster stations owned, operated and maintained by Springdale Water Utilities, hereinafter referred to as the Utility.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspect all assigned facilities at frequent intervals to ensure proper working conditions and that security at each location is being maintained.
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on all pumps, controls, and ancillary equipment
  • Maintain all motors, switches, controls, standby (emergency) generators, and all other electrical operated devices in a safe and good electrical order
  • Maintain operating records as required and evaluate operating performance of each pump to assure maximum efficiency
  • Periodically clean wetwells to remove accumulated grease/scum, rocks, and other debris to assure maximum pumping efficiency
  • Provide for 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
  • Maintaining an adequate inventory of spare parts for emergency repairs on all pump station components including the SCADA system, which are deemed to be critical for the continued and reliable operation of water storage facilities and pump stations
  • Ensure that an adequate stock of all needed maintenance supplies is available
  • Perform daily checks on the operation of the SCADA system and provide for repairs as needed
  • 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
  • Inspect, maintain and provide repairs as needed on the Utility’s security and fire prevention systems
  • 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

Minimum qualifications are a high school diploma or GED.  Individual must possess or obtain a valid Commercial Driver’s License within 6 months of employment. Incumbents must be able to obtain within three (3) years a Class II Water Distribution Operator’s License issued by the Arkansas Department of Health.   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:  $19.82 – $29.74 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

06/26/2020

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****JOB POSTING****

Distribution Operator

Springdale Water Utilities is now accepting applications for the position of Distribution Operator.

Job Description

Working under the direction of the Distribution Supervisor and supervision of the Distribution Manager and the Distribution Director, this individual is a member of a three-member crew working in the water distribution and sanitary sewer collection systems owned, operated, and maintained by Springdale Water Utilities, hereinafter referred to as the Utility. Persons employed in this position are responsible for making sure health and safety measures are executed. This is a safety sensitive position. Pre-employment and random drug testing are required per DOT regulations.

This position is required to be on call (duty assignment) at scheduled weekly intervals and to be available for working outside normal business hours.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities To Meet Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of material, methods, and techniques used in construction, maintenance and repair activities as related to assigned areas of specialization
  • Knowledgeable in generally accepted standards and techniques used in the operation and maintenance of water distribution and sanitary sewer systems
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment and tools
  • Ability to meet schedules and timelines
  • Demonstrate the ability to work safely and efficiently
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and interpret verbal and written instructions, and read documents such as safety rules and operating instructions
  • Capable of maintaining an effective working relationship with fellow employees and work courteously and tactfully with the public and co-workers
  • Maintain a good attendance record

Education & Training

Minimum qualifications are a High School diploma or equivalent. Employee must obtain, within three (3) years, a Class II Water Distribution Operator’s License issued by the Arkansas Department of Health.  Employee must obtain and maintain, within 6 months, a State of Arkansas Commercial Driver’s License commensurate with work duties and remain insurable by the carrier providing automotive insurance coverage to the Springdale Water and Sewer Commission.

Salary range is $20.74 – $31.13 DOE

Interested individuals can submit an application to the Human Resources Department at PO Box 769, Springdale, AR 72764 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.

07/14/2020

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