California Water Service Jobs – Construction Operator

Website California Water Service Company

Job Description:

The Construction Operator operates all construction equipment such as, backhoe, vac-truck, boom truck, dump truck, and any other equipment needed for construction duties. This position is located in Puyallup, WA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Installs all underground water lines, valves, hydrants, fittings, and accessories
  • Reads and understands blueprints and maps
  • Operates heavy equipment
  • Installs meters of all sizes
  • Performs a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time sensitive deadlines
  • Provides outstanding customer service
  • Reads site, engineering, and survey plans
  • Operates all construction and pump pulling equipment
  • Regularly interacts with employees, public, and customers, requiring common sense, tact and diplomacy in order to accomplish assignments
  • Provides emergency on-call response
  • Completes necessary paperwork
  • Installs underground facilities
  • Locates water mains with electronic equipment
  • Participates in the Company’s Continuous Improvement Process
  • Troubleshoots, repairs flow and pressure problems and leaks
  • Pulls services and replaces well pumps

Job Requirements:

  • Experience working in the construction field and around heavy equipment
  • Acquire CDL Tanker endorsement within 1 year of hire
  • First Aid card or obtain within 1 year of hire
  • Flagger’s card or obtain within 1 year of hire
  • Demonstrates knowledge of State, County, and City requirements for work being completed
  • NCCO Crane Certification or ability to obtain within one year
  • Demonstrates knowledge of safety regulations, protocols, principles, practices and procedures for water systems, and work site safety
  • Available for on-call
  • Valid State of Washington Class A Combination Driver’s License
  • Demonstrates knowledge of rights of way and easements
  • Graduation from high school or GED
  • State of Washington Water Distribution Specialists certification within 1 year
  • Demonstrates knowledge of all machines and tools used in the job
  • Demonstrates knowledge of hazardous materials and confined spaces
  • Demonstrates knowledge of job site staking
  • Confined Space, Soils, and Asbestos certificates desired

Job Details:

Company: California Water Service Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Puyallup, Washington, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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