Job Details


Position Title:Water Distribution Worker II
Reference Number:17.225
Division:General Staffing
Contact Name:Human Resources
Contact Email:recruitment@roseville.ca.us
Contact Phone:916-774-5475
Contact Fax:916-774-5350
Position Description:SALARY: $4,203 to $5,914 monthly (26 pay periods annually)


FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting the first 100 qualified applications or closing at 5 pm, May 22, 2017; whichever occurs first.

TENTATIVE TEST DATE: Written Exam: June 12, 2017


IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.


THE POSITION

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the regular and full-time position of Water Distribution Worker II in the Environmental Utilities Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 6:30 am –4:00 pm; a flex schedule may be available.

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

DEFINITION
To perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of water distribution systems, systems facilities; and to operate light and moderately heavy power driven equipment.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the journey level class in the Water Distribution Worker series and is distinguished from the I level by the ability to perform the full range of duties assigned with only occasional instruction or assistance as unusual or unique situations arise. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general supervision from a Water Supervisor as assigned, and receives technical and functional supervision from a Senior Water Distribution Worker.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Excavate, inspect, flush, clean and repair water mains, lines and laterals; perform weed abatement as necessary to clear drains, channels, and ditches.
• Excavate concrete, pavement, and dirt and set up concrete forms as necessary, and backfill open trenches and complete surfaces “to-finish” as appropriate; remove and apply paint and other coatings to water facilities and equipment.
• Install, repair, upgrade and/or replace manholes, fire hydrants, valves, meters, and meter vaults; exercise valves according to preventive maintenance schedules and test water volume and pressure.
• Set up traffic control including signs and barricades, and direct traffic around work sites.
• Operate a variety of equipment including large trucks and medium-sized construction equipment such as loaders, backhoes, trenching machines, and compressors, as well as pipe threaders, sand blasters, and concrete saws.
• Operate leak detection and pipe location equipment relative to excavation, tapping and repair of mains and lines; inspect and assess leaks.
• Repair and/or replace water meters and related mechanisms, including disassembly, cleaning, inspection, replacement and testing of parts; maintain related records; prepare water service for use including installation of water meters and backflow prevention devices.
• Read and interpret water system maps and blueprints, including Underground Service Alert marking and notification.
• Clean and maintain water holding tanks; maintain booster pump stations.
• Perform routine preventive maintenance on tools, equipment, and vehicles used in the work and stock vehicles with adequate supply of tools and equipment needed to perform the work.
• Keep records related to work, materials, and maintenance activities, including confined space entry.
• May use a computer to enter and retrieve information related to work assignments and record-keeping.
• Notify customers of water main shutdowns.
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.
• Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:


• Uses and purposes of general construction tools and equipment; safe work practices.
• Methods, techniques, tools, and operating characteristics of mechanical equipment used in the construction and maintenance of water systems facilities.

Ability to:

• Learn to perform unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in a variety of utility construction and maintenance activities; perform heavy manual labor.
• On a continuous basis, know and understand operations, and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify and locate equipment; interpret work orders; remember equipment location; and explain jobs to others.
• Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing reports; bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist when performing installation of equipment; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; and lift or carry weight of 40 pounds or less.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Be on-call evenings or week-ends; work unusual/prolonged work hours during emergencies or seasonally-caused circumstances.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Independently perform routine semi-skilled and skilled work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of water systems facilities.

Experience and Training

Experience:


Two years of increasingly responsible experience performing field maintenance work similar to that of a Water Distribution Worker I with the City of Roseville (performing a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of water distribution systems, systems facilities; and to operate light and moderately heavy power driven equipment).

Training:

Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

License or Certificate

• Possession of a valid California Class B driver’s license with a Tanker Endorsement.
• Possession of a California Department of Public Health Water Distribution Operator Grade 2 (D2) certificate.


SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

1. Your response to question 2, the applicant’s education, training and experience, will be scored using a pre-determined formula. Your response to this question must be consistent with your employment application information. This experience must also be described in the “Work Experience" section of this application. Responses to the supplemental questionnaire that are inconsistent from your “Work Experience” section in the application will not be scored. I understand and agree with the above instructions.
Yes
No
2. How many years of responsible experience do you have performing field maintenance work similar to that of a Water Distribution Worker I with the City of Roseville (performing a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of water distribution systems, systems facilities; and operating light and moderately heavy power driven equipment)?
Less than 2 years
2-3 Years
3-4 Years
4-5 Years
5-6 Years
6+ Years


SELECTION PROCESS
Applications will be screened and those applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to a written exam (pass/fail). Please note that applicants invited to the test will be required to hand in a Criminal Conviction Questionnaire sent via e-mail with the written test invitation. Candidates receiving a passing score will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. Based upon responses to the supplemental application questions 1 and 2, the applicant’s responses will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the Employment List. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.

THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS. MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.
Job Status:Regular / Benefitted, Salary
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