Cal Water Careers – Sampling Specialist

Website California Water Service Company

Job Description:

The Sampling Specialist is responsible for performing water sampling; recording and maintaining all records related to water quality sampling. The position is located in Puyallup, Washington.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs water sampling per DOH regulations, EPA, and Federal Safe Drinking Water Act; record and maintain all records related to water quality sampling.
  • Monitors and records overall operation and security of well sites.
  • Inspects sample sites and perform repairs or upgrades as needed.
  • Monitors and records chlorine residuals throughout the distribution systems.
  • Operates and maintains chlorine pumps.
  • Supports the relationship between Washington Water Company and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors, the public and city staff; maintains confidentiality or work related issues and company information.
  • Delivers water samples to the laboratory for analysis; ensure the required documentation for each sample is complete and correct; monitor sampling schedules daily to ensure the timely completion of sampling.
  • Handles hazardous materials.
  • Operates motor vehicles.
  • Prepares and organizes water sample bottles, containers, and related tracking documents; collect water samples from wells, distribution systems, and water treatment facilities.
  • Flush distribution systems and maintain system flushing records; respond to inquiries from customers related to water quality.

Job Requirements:

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Obtain Water Distribution System certification within 1 year of hire date.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Upon hire, must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status
  • Valid Washington State driver’s license.
  • Obtain First Aid certification within 1 year of hire date.
  • Available to work after hours and on-call when scheduled.
  • Obtain Flagger certification within 1 year of hire date.

Job Details:

Company: California Water Service Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Puyallup, Washington, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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