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Utility Specialist II

Utility Specialist II


Incumbent works outdoors and is exposed to extreme temperatures, confined spaces, and traffic. May be subject to call back. Primary assignment will be in Wastewater Treatment. Grade II Wastewater Collection, or Grade II Wastewater Treatment Certification issued by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) required at the time of hire. Candidates with equivalent current out-of-state certifications will be required to obtain ADEQ Wastewater Collection System or ADEQ Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certifications through reciprocity within six (6) months of employment.

Wastewater Treatment Functions

Performs intermediate skilled work providing journey-level work in the maintenance, repair and installation of wastewater collection system and lift stations, performs preventative maintenance and repairs to wastewater treatment plant components, assist in treatment plant operations and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the assigned supervisor.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, trustworthy, and is reliable.  This person will have strong mechanical aptitude and will be able to complete their work in a safe and timely manner.  They will be able to work with limited supervision and have the integrity to do their job properly.  The ideal candidate must be flexible, possess good communication skills, and be able to work with others.
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High School Diploma or GED and considerable experience in wastewater system maintenance and operation, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Arizona Commercial Driver License Class B with tanker endorsement within six (6) months of employment.

Grade II Wastewater Collection, or Grade II Wastewater Treatment Certification issued by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) at time of hire. 

National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) training based on assignment.
Must meet and maintain all training and education requirements for position.
Position may also require one (1) or more of the following certifications depending on assignment:
Confined Space/Trenching and Shoring Certification.
Closed Circuit Television Certification.
Forklift Certification.
Flaggers Certification.
Hazardous Materials Certification. 
NCCO Crane Operator Certification.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) approved Arc Flash NFPA 70E Compliance Training. 

Applicants for employment opportunities should be aware of the Lake Havasu City policies concerning the use of drugs and alcohol. These policies have not been altered by the passage of Proposition 207. The use of recreational marijuana is a violation of the City's Drug Free Workplace Policy. All positions within the City are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test. A positive result for drugs tested under the policy, including recreational marijuana, may be grounds for withdrawal of an offer of employment. 

The City reserves the right to consider only the most highly qualified applicants. The succeeding examination processes may be required: training and experience, testing, panel interview, employment eligibility verification (EEV) requirements, personnel evaluation profile (PEP), polygraph test, background investigation and alcohol/drug screening test. Lake Havasu City complies with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 and Department of Transportation Drug Testing Program. Drug and alcohol testing is conducted under the authority of City policy and the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991. Appointment subject to successful background investigation and City paid post-employment medical examination after offer of employment has been made

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

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