Knowledge of methods, materials, practices and equipment generally used in the construction, maintenance and operation of water production systems; Control panels and basic electrical circuit controls; occupational hazards; accepted safety standards and precautions necessary in the workplace; basic laboratory methods; and principles and methods of hydraulics. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports; operate and maintain a variety of technical and maintenance equipment safely; work shifts, weekends and during emergency conditions; work effectively with other employees and the general public; use a personal computer for report preparation and record keeping.
Education and Experience: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: One-year experience in the operation and maintenance of water production systems and/or treatment plants. Equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by specialized training in water treatment methods and practices. License and Certificates: Possession of a valid, Class C California motor vehicle operator's license and a satisfactory driving record are required at the time of appointment and as a continuing condition of employment. Possession of a valid California Class B license is preferred. A State Water Resources Control Board, Water Treatment Operator Grade 2 Certificate is required at time of appointment. T3 Certificate highly desirable. Physical Requirements: Requires some physical effort including bending, stooping, climbing and lifting items weighing 20-100 lbs. Tasks are occasionally performed in inclement weather.