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Operations Technician (Water Distribution Operator)

Date Posted
6/14/2017
Employer Name
West Basin Municipal Water District
Sector Name
Local Government
State
California
City
Carson
Career Level
Entry Level

Description

West Basin is seeking an Operations Technician (Water Distribution Operator) who will be dedicated to providing oversight of the recycled water distribution system and conducting yearly recycled water site and retrofit inspections.  The Operations Technician is expected to accomplish these tasks as described in more detail below:
Recycled Water Pipeline Distribution Oversight:  The 100 mile recycled water distribution system is currently maintained and operated by a contract operator.  The Operations Technician will work directly with the contract operator to operate and maintain the distribution system.  The Operations Technician will oversee maintenance activities such as valve exercising, pump and disinfection station operation, and the cathodic protection program. The Operations Technician will also provide inspections of new pipeline installation.
Annual recycled water site inspections:  The position will conduct visual inspections once a year at each of West Basin's recycled water sites.  The Operations Technician will be required to check each site to ensure that modifications have not been made without approval, ensure that recycled water signs are posted, and that recycled water valves are marked or identified.   
New and old retrofit site inspections: New recycled water projects require several months of inspections and need daily or weekly visits, which will be conducted by the Operations Technician.

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