Operator - Water Distribution (Goodyear - 01/2020)
Company: Liberty Utilities (Canada) Corp
Posted on: February 3, 2020
Operator - Water Distribution (Goodyear - 01/2020)
Operations & Maintenance
LIBERTY UTILITIES, A SUBSIDIARY OF ALGONQUIN POWER & UTILITIES
CORP, IS A $10+ BILLION NORTH AMERICAN DIVERSIFIED GENERATION,
TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION UTILITY. THE DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS
GROUP PROVIDES RATE REGULATED WATER, ELECTRICITY AND NATURAL GAS
UTILITY SERVICES TO OVER 782,000 CUSTOMERS IN THE UNITED STATES.
THE TRANSMISSION BUSINESS GROUP INVESTS IN RATE REGULATED ELECTRIC
TRANSMISSION AND NATURAL GAS PIPELINE SYSTEMS IN THE UNITED STATES
AND CANADA. OUR VISION IS TO BE THE UTILITY COMPANY MOST ADMIRED BY
CUSTOMERS, COMMUNITIES AND INVESTORS FOR OUR PEOPLE, PASSION AND
Performs a variety of semi-skilled to skilled work to maintain
water wells, chemical feeder equipment, pumps, motors, telemetry
sensory equipment, treated water storage facilities, water
distribution pipelines and related appurtenances, sanitary sewers
for the collection of wastewater, pumping equipment for water and
wastewater, and water and wastewater treatment plant equipment and
operations. Performs moderate to difficult technical and mechanical
work in the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater
treatment and conveyance facilities. May provide direction to peers
and subordinates in performance of routine day-to-day work
activities, but does not have supervisory responsibility. Conducts
and administers all company work related efforts and activities
within the rules, regulations and responsibilities of the most
current company safety policy and OSHA regulation. The Operator
will respond operational emergencies as deemed necessary by his/her
Supervisor. The Operator will also assist customers with concerns
of water quality, delivery, odors, vector control and treatment.
This position also provides technical and/or physical assistance to
other operations personnel, contractors and developers and any
other duties assigned. Additionally, the operator may be subject to
on-call work and subject to shift work that may include nights and
weekends. Perform all other duties as assigned.
This information is intended to be descriptive of the key
responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not
identify all duties performed by any single incumbent.
* Demonstrates a continuous effort to improve operations by
streamlining work processes, decreasing turnaround times, and
working cooperatively and jointly to provide efficiency and cost
effective in the use of Utility resources.
* Delivers outstanding customer service. Establishes and maintains
open communication with all internal and external customers; to
include co-workers, contractors, residents, and other Utility
departments. Informs immediate supervisor of daily operations,
important developments, and work activities.
* Adheres to industry and Utility safety standards, policies,
practices, and procedures. Provides services in accordance with all
applicable regulatory requirements.
* Executes routine and emergency operational, maintenance,
construction, and repair functions of infrastructure or equipment
utilized in the water distribution division. Maintains the
integrity of landscaping, checks storage tanks and electrical
panels, adjusts chemical feed rates, and completes work orders.
Provides direction and clarifies routine day-to-day priorities in
* Assists in the installation, maintenance, replacement, and repair
of water mains, water service connections, fire hydrants, valves,
and related appurtenances. Notifies customers of water service
interuptions in accordance with applicable policies and
* Operates, inspects, and maintains water distribution
infrastructure; logs daily records; Interprets readings from
meters, gauges, charts and instruments, and adjusts accordingly;
performs sampling and detects mechanical or process deficiencies
and communicates findings to the supervisor.
* Identifies and marks utility locations by reading building plans
and archives, pinpointing areas for shutdowns due to main breaks,
measuring field points, digging covered utility boxes, tracing
lines to find utility trenches and painting or placing chasers,
flags or stakes on utility locations.
* Perform all other duties as assigned.
* Work requires specialized knowledge of wells, pumps, motors,
chlorine generators. Knowledge of plumbing principles and ability
to complete repairs to system, or make decisions regarding their
repairs. Work requires high degree of knowledge of plumbing
materials and methods as related to utility improvements.
Appropriate certification is required.
* Arizona locations require a ADEQ Operator License in specific
area of concentration; i.e, Wastewater Treatment, Water
Distribution, Collections, or Water Treatment. Maintain a valid
state driver s license. May require a CDL (Commercial Driver s
License), with appropriate classification/endorsements.
* Work requires the ability to read maps, manuals, work orders, and
* Work requires the ability to perform general math calculations
such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, as well
as knowledge of common water calculations and their
* Work requires the ability to write work orders, memos, letters,
reports and keep accurate daily records at well sites, lift
stations and treatment facilities.
* Work requires the occasional direction of co-workers and other
employees only in the absence of Senior Operator or Supervisor.
This position does not have the authority to hire and dismiss staff
without the express direction of the Operations Manager.
* Ability to complete repairs and tasks in a timely fashion
* Work is widely varied, involving analyzing and evaluating many
complex and significant variables. Company-wide policies,
procedures, or precedents may be developed and/or recommended.
* The employee normally performs the duty assignment after
receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and
desired end results. There is some opportunity for discretion when
making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Work
involving discretion is typically reviewed before finalized.
* Broad Application - Work requires a comprehensive, practical
knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and
* Ability to work closely with fellow workers. Ability to follow
instructions in performance of regular maintenance to all portions
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