Job Posting – Bridgewater Water Distribution Operator

TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER

NOTICE OF JOB POSTING

 APPLICATIONS: Please submit applications and resumes via email to hr@bridgewaterma.org  or to the Town Manager’s Office, ATTN:  Water Distribution Operator, Memorial Building, 25 South Street.  Applications are available for download at www.bridgewaterma.org/employment.  Position is open until filled.  No phone calls please.

 HIRE SALARY:   $ 27.32/hr                       

                                                                                                                                                           

POSITION DETAILS

POSITION TITLE:               Water Distribution Operator                      DEPARTMENT:   Water

HOURS:                                 40 per week                                                  FLSA STATUS:     Non-Exempt

CLASSIFICATION:             Local 1700, AFSCME

                                                                                                                                                                                                               

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

POSITION REPORTS TO:                Water Superintendant

POSITIONS SUPERVISED:              May supervise subordinate water distribution crew only

                                                                                                                                                                                                               

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Complete position description is attached and available at www.bridgewaterma.org.

The following is Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Fully understands water distribution system operation and maintenance practices including but not limited to pipeline disinfection procedures, system flushing strategies, valve and fire hydrant maintenance practices.
  • Performs operation and maintenance activities, including but not limited to the installation, modification, connection and repair of the water distribution system.
  • Isolates system malfunctions and takes corrective actions.
  • Maintains inventory, orders materials required to support the distribution system operation and activities.
  • Prepares daily logs.
  • Available for emergency response.
  • May be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays as duties require.
  • Shall be required to operate trucks, backhoe, air compressor, pumps and related equipment.
  • Must be able to interpret piping, distribution diagrams and engineering drawings.
  • Maintain good working relationship with co-workers and general public.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent.

                                                                                                                                                                                                       

EXPERIENCE and TRAINING GUIDELINES

Experience and Training

  • High School diploma or equivalent with two (2) years supervisory experience in a municipal water system required.

Special Conditions:

  • Massachusetts Grade 3 (D3) Distribution license required.
  • Valid Massachusetts Drivers license.
  • Hoisting license – minimum 2B.
  • CDL – class B with airbrake endorsement.
  • Backflow and survey license preferred.
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