Are you an experienced Utility Worker with knowledge of construction and maintenance of water distribution, wastewater collection, reclamation and related facilities? Can you safely operate medium and heavy-duty motorized vehicles and equipment, jackhammers, drills, electric and pneumatic powered tools? If so, we would like to hear from you.
We welcome veterans and transitioning military. Are you a former member of the military with experience as a Utilitiesman (A.K.A. Seabees, UT), Water Support Technician, Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance Technician, Combat Engineer, or similar occupation? If so, we encourage you to apply. Consider joining a team of hardworking employees who work to protect and preserve water, one of our most valuable natural resources. The experience you've gained during your service can continue to positively impact the world with a career at Otay.
The Otay Water District offers excellent benefits, a balanced work/life environment and is a leader in the industry.
About the Position and Department
We are looking for two (2) Utility Workers. The position may be appointed at either level depending upon qualifications and experience. The position reports to the Utility Maintenance Supervisor and performs work in the construction and maintenance of water distribution, wastewater collection, and reclamation facilities.
The Operations Department is responsible for the operations, maintenance and repair of all Otay Water District facilities and equipment. Facilities include pipelines, reservoirs, pump stations, lift stations, and a reclamation plant for potable water and recycled water distribution, wastewater collections, and wastewater reclamation. The Operations Department has a staff of approximately 56 employees.
Applications will be accepted until there are a sufficient number of highly qualified applicants from which to make a selection. However, for the earliest consideration, please submit your application materials by June 16, 2023. For information on the recruitment process, please go to the Employment section of our website www.otaywater.gov or click here.
Both Levels Include:
Utility Worker II Level duties also include:
For the complete job description go to the Employment section of our website www.otaywater.gov or click here.
Both levels require a Valid California Class C Driver's License with a safe driving record. A valid California Class A Driver's License and required endorsements is required within twelve (12) months of appointment. Water Distribution Operator Certificate D-1 issued by the California State Water Resource Control Board desired.
Utility Worker I:
CWEA Collection Systems Maintenance Technologist Certificate Grade I desired.
Utility Worker II:
CWEA Collection Systems Maintenance Technologist Certificate Grade I required if the employee is assigned to the collection system cleaning crew on a long-term basis.
Both levels require a High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Utility Worker I:
One (1) year of experience working in construction, or construction maintenance. Experience in water, wastewater, or water reclamation systems construction highly desirable.
Utility Worker II:
Two (2) years experience in the construction and/or construction maintenance in water, wastewater or recycled water systems or related experience.
This position will be subject to random drug testing during employment.
This is an hourly, non-exempt position.
Otay Water District is a Smoking, Tobacco and Nicotine Free Campus.
All Otay Water District employees are at-will pursuant to California Water Code, Section 71362.