Granger-Hunter Improvement District
  • 14-May-2018 to 29-May-2018 (MST)
  • Water Division
  • West Valley City, UT, USA
  • $16.90 - $24.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, 401k, Pension, Vacation, Sick Pay, and more


Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Water System Foremen, will assist in water system maintenance work, installation of new water lines, hydrants, valves, meters and services.  Assist in the emergency repair of water distribution system line and associated infrastructure.  Responsible for assisting with the operation and maintenance of the District's transmission and distribution system.  Assist and gain understanding of the functions and controls for the SCADA system.  Assist in the maintenance of residential and commercial water meters, valves, fire-hydrants and related infrastructure.  At times may be responsible for reading residential and commercial water meters using automated or manual methods.  Responsible for promoting the District's mission through great customer service and will make every reasonable effort to meet or exceed customer expectations.

General Qualification Requirements
The requirements of this position provide that the employee work in a safety sensitive manner and should carry out his/her duties as such. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Prior Work Experience: One year of job-related prior work experience preferred.
Education and Training: High school diploma or equivalent required.
Licenses, Certifications, Etc.: Utah State Driver's License

Background Knowledge:
1. Requires a basic knowledge of water distribution system construction and maintenance.
2. Requires a basic knowledge of product and services provided by the District Must have an ability to operate small equipment and hand tools.
3. Requires a general knowledge of water distribution industry.

Performance Expectations:

  1. Must be able to make logical decisions using generally recognized skills and techniques.

  1. Must have ability to learn and practice proper safety procedures including, but not limited to, traffic control and confined space entry

  1. Must demonstrate safety leadership by promoting and facilitating the safety of co-workers and the general public. Must perform all job tasks in compliance with GHID safety policies and procedures.

Required Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to show the learning ability to properly and safely use hand and power tools (Tap machine, compressor, jack hammer, jumping-jack, plate compactor, snap cutter, locators, cutting torch, sump and hand pump).
2. Ability to use electronic devices (computer, radios, metal detectors, atmospheric and chlorine testers).
3. Ability to always be safety conscious of self and others.
4. Ability to walk long distance, climb a ladder and enter and exit underground vaults.
5. Ability to learn distribution system, locate valves by addresses and descriptive notes.
6. Ability to learn meter locations and to open and close valves.
7. Basic math skills.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 1. Common dexterity is continuously required.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:   talk and hear                                                                                                    
  2. The employee is frequently required to:   sit or perform repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement.
  3. The employee is occasionally required to:   feel attributes of objects, grasp, push, stand, walk, drive, reach with arms or hands, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
  4. The employee must lift weight or exert force as follows:

Regularly: 1 to 25pounds

Frequently: 25 to 100 pounds

Occasionally: 100 plus pounds

e.  Specific vision abilities include:  

Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more and 20 inches or less. 

Ability to adjust eye to bring an object into sharp focus.

2. Frequently required to perform duties outdoors in all types of weather including extreme heat and cold. Frequent exposure to moderate noise, airborneparticles, oils, toxic or caustic chemicals, vibration, wet or humid conditions, near moving mechanical parts, near street traffic or confined spaces.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Overall Effort and Work Location:

  1. Must be able to withstand daily mental strain and pressure. Must be flexible to adjust for constantly changing operations.
  1. Work is generally performed during normal business hours. Must be able to work a predictable and consistent schedule with occasional after hours work as may be required and determined by the changing circumstances. Must be able to fulfill emergency first response call responding to District emergencies as needed.
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