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8-18-17

Municipal Maintenance / Public Water Authority Employee

Town of Stratford, OK

The Town of Stratford is accepting applications for a part time - full

time Public Works Authority position.

Should be knowledgeable in areas of maintenance, grounds

keeping and vehicle and equipment maintenance and/or repair is a

plus. Must have the ability to work in physically demanding

conditions and possibly unfavorable weather conditions. Successful

applicants must be able to work holidays, weekends, and

emergencies.

Class D wastewater certification preferred but not required. Must

have valid Oklahoma driver’s license, be high school

graduate/GED, be a U.S. citizen and have a clear criminal

background. Salary will be based on experience.

The Town of Stratford is an Equal Employee Opportunity Employer.

Applications are available Monday thru Friday 7:30am to 4:30 pm at

Stratford Town Hall 110 E Main, Stratford, OK, 580-759-2371.

7-28-17

U.S. Water Services Corporation/USW, a well-established and diverse water and wastewater utility operations, maintenance, engineering and construction services corporation has an opening for full-time Maintenance Technician- Operator Apprentice. U.S. Water is a fast paced and rapidly expanding company headquartered in New Port Richey, Florida with a current staff of 400 in four states is looking for a Full-Time Maintenance Technician / Operator in Training in Chickasha, Oklahoma.  Please go to www.uswutilitygroup.com or to 1200 E. Georgia Avenue, Chickasha, Oklahoma 73018, to fill out an application.

UTILITY MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

GENERAL PURPOSE Under supervision, performs construction, maintenance and/or repair on water and wastewater utility system equipment and company facilities as directed.

DUTIES Responsibilities include the following:

  1. Assist in the investigation of utility systems and troubleshoot and correct electrical, mechanical and piping problems as experience and training allows and as directed by Lead Maintenance Mechanic.  Pull, repair, and analyze mechanical equipment (pumps, motors, submersibles, etc.) as necessary to complete required repairs.  Assist in the installation of new utility system improvements and other water and wastewater utility related projects.
  2. Responds to maintenance schedules for equipment and vehicles. Assures the proper maintenance duties are performed.  Responds to emergency calls as designated.
  3. Assists with the proper maintenance of equipment of plant, collection or distribution facilities; may drive a company vehicle and is responsible for appearance, maintenance, and organization of vehicle and tool inventory.
  4. Works with other maintenance employees and assists in coordinating the efficient use of allocated labor and supplies for day-to-day requirements.
  5. Responsible for keeping maintenance records up-to-date including work orders and related forms.
  6. May assist in other duties such as reading meters, cleaning and clearing activities, painting, project punch-out, loading and unloading materials.
  7. Act as a trainee if designated, in regard to the operation of heavy equipment (backhoe, excavator, tractor, etc.).
  8. Perform lift station inspections including cleaning, properly setting level controls, cleaning wet well walls, documenting hour meter readings and calculating run times, trim/cut grass and weed as needed, test alarm/communication systems weekly and report abnormalities to the Lead Technician.
  9. Manhole inspections including completing the report on each manhole and meeting the minimum quantities required.
  10. Fire hydrant maintenance including flushing, greasing, painting and completing the report on each hydrant and completing the minimum quantities required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Must possess mobility to work in wastewater treatment plants and related facilities; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and to operate varied hand and power tools and construction equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; color vision to read gauges and identify appurtenances; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio.  The job involves field work requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards.  Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment.  Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work and inspect work sites.  Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 75 pounds and heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.

ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS

Employees work mainly outdoors, and partially indoors, and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes.  Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Motor Vehicle Operator License (Drivers License)
  • Ability to demonstrate a level of mechanical electrical or plumbing aptitude

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Class A CDL with tanker endorsement
  • Water Distribution License
  • Expert in performing mechanical, electrical and/or plumbing abilities

U.S. Water/USW offers competitive wages and benefits and is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

7-18-17

City of Perry now accepting applications for Water Plant Operator.

Duties include: operation, maintenance, inspection and repair of water treatment and water distribution systems; collection and testing of water samples, accurate regulatory reports, and adjusting chemical feeds; capacity to lift/carry 50 lbs., work from ladders and in confined spaces, and to wear a respirator as required.

Must have high school diploma or GED and valid driver’s license.

Must have ability to get Oklahoma State Water D Certification.  

Successful applicant must be able to work nights, holidays, weekends, and emergencies. Applications available at City Hall, 622 Cedar Street or at www.cityofperryok.com. Applications accepted at: PO Drawer 798, Perry, OK  73077; E-mail – hr@cityofperryok.com; Fax – 580.336.4111; or at 622 Cedar Street, Perry, OK.

The City of Perry, Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

7-6-17

The Town of Stratford is accepting applications for a part time - full time Public Works Authority position.

Should be knowledgeable in areas of maintenance, grounds keeping and vehicle and equipment maintenance and/or repair is a plus. Must have the ability to work in physically demanding conditions and possibly unfavorable weather conditions. Successful applicants must be able to work holidays, weekends, and emergencies.

Class D wastewater certification preferred but not required. Must have valid Oklahoma driver’s license, be high school graduate/GED, be a U.S. citizen and have a clear criminal background. Salary will be based on experience.

The Town of Stratford is an Equal Employee Opportunity Employer.

Applications are available Monday thru Friday 7:30am to 4:30 pm at Stratford Town Hall 110 E Main, Stratford, OK, by calling 580-759-2371, or email townofstratford@att.net or through the Town of Stratford Face Book page

Shannon Tice

Town Administrator

Stratford, OK 74872

ph. (580) 759- 2371

fax (580) 759-2372

7-5-17

The Okmulgee County Rural Water District #2 located in Preston, Ok is currently seeking a full time Rural Water Manager. The successful candidate will have knowledge and expertise in rural water distribution and will oversee a field maintenance team for the District.

This position will function under a Board of Directors and assume responsibility of the water distribution system and operations with direction from the Board.

A candidate with a Class C license in water is preferred. The manager will operate in compliance with local, state and federal laws. Actively take part in public relations and understand the needs of the membership.  Some of the duties include supervising inventory maintenance. Monitor quality control. Maintain facilities owned by the district.  Provide leadership by example in performance, conduct and appearance. Preserve all records, documents and correspondence of the water operations. Monitor system design and demands and report to the districts engineers.  Knowledge and experience in the operation of a backhoe is essential. Previous supervisory experience is preferred.  

ORWD#2 offers competitive pay, full benefit package, paid legal holiday’s, and retirement after 1 year.

You may pick up an application at our temporary office at 102199 Phillips Ave. in Preston, Ok. or request one or send resume by email to:

For questions call 918-756-8910 office@prestonwater.com

Applications will be received until the position is filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer

05/12/2017

The Okmulgee County Rural Water District #2 located in Preston, Ok is currently seeking a full time Field Maintenance Water Operator. The qualified applicant would be a motivated self-starter who preferably has experience in Rural Water field able to operate a mini excavator.

 

The Water Operator performs a variety of operation and maintenance functions in District #2 that include locating water lines, reading meters, installing and repairing water lines, meters, valves and hydrants. Monitor pump houses and master meters. Maintain facilities and equipment, mowing and weed eating.

 

Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

·      The ability to perform tasks requiring standing and walking for extended periods of time. Able to lift 50 lbs.

·      Some vocational training and mechanical aptitude preferred, with the ability to read and handle work orders, interpret and record data from meters, gauges, scales, panels, computer consoles and other equipment.

·      Must have an Oklahoma class "D" Water License; OR, able to obtain within 6-months of hire.

·      Prefer 6-months to 2- years’ experience in a related occupation

·      Experience using material handling equipment, pressure gauges and precision measuring instruments.

·      Experience using power, pneumatic, hydraulic and hand tools and shop tools such as drill press, band saw, bench grinder, torque wrench preferred.

·      Must have the ability to diagnose basic and routine process and mechanical problems and take remedial corrective action.

·      Must have basic computer skills and have ability to operate programs for process control, the Computer Maintenance Management System, and laboratory/industrial pretreatment QA/QC.

·      Must consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently perform assigned duties and meet or exceed production and quality goals.

·      Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.

·      Must be able to serve rotational 24-hour emergency on-call at times if required.

·      Must be willing to cross train - indoor/outdoor work, computer knowledge, etc.

·      Must possess a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.

·      Must be able to pass all pre-employment verification (ie., physical, drug, criminal background check, etc.)

ORWD#2 offers competitive pay, full benefit package, paid legal holiday’s, and retirement after 1 year.  Work Schedule:  M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Some on-call with call-out pay.

Work Schedule:  M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with some call-out.