Sachse TX

Incorporated in 1956, the City of Sachse adopted its Home Rule Charter in 1986 and operates under a Council-Manager form of government.

Sachse TX Sachse, TX, United States
Jan 09, 2018
Full time
Description Summary:   Under general supervision, provides technical assistance and expertise to assure City compliance with federal, state, and other water quality standards.  Additionally, this position collects water samples, checks system pressure, inspects and investigates water facilities and cross connections, and maintains water quality.   The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbent(s) in this position. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties in this description and incumbent(s) may be required to perform position-related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description. Examples of Duties Essential Job Functions:   ·         Performs and/or coordinates with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for water quality sampling consisting of residual, bacteriological, chemical, minerals, metals, radiological, and other sampling as required to maintain water quality and comply with the regulations of the TCEQ and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).   ·         Assists with identifying and modifying city's water quality sample sites and recommends appropriate sample frequency and sampling route design.  Maintains and updates the City's monitoring plan.   ·         Assists with the development of the City's annual Consumer Confidence Report and other reports and requests for information for information from TCEQ.   ·         Provides technical expertise and assistance to management team to assure the city is in compliance with federal, state, and local water quality and public health standards.   ·         Develops and maintains a database and records relating to water quality including spreadsheets, files, and maps to record dates locations, test results etc.   ·         Oversees cross connection control program including testing of backflow prevention devices.  Coordinates with local business owners on backflow prevention and catalogs reports.   ·         Performs inspections and investigations of the water system by flushing water mains and inspecting for illegal hook-ups.   ·         Completes monthly flushing of dead end mains and maintains flushing reports for unaccounted water and fire hydrant flushing.   ·         Installs, reads, tests, and inspects fire hydrant meters for construction projects.   ·         Investigates, researches and resolves complaints associated with water quality and pressure.  Maintains logs of complaints and resolutions.   ·         Calibrates and maintains all testing equipment.  Repairs as required.  Assists other departments as needed by: providing maintenance support to Parks and Recreation, Drainage and Water and Sewer, completing irrigation repair as necessary and signs, buttons and markings activities, working on special projects as assigned, and documenting all work completed. sets up and removes barricades and traffic cones to secure work areas.  Assists other public works divisions with maintenance and repair work as needed.  Performs other related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Required Knowledge and Skills: ·         Knowledge of all Federal and State regulations regarding water quality sampling and testing, and use and storage of hazardous materials. ·         Knowledge of reporting requirements for Federal, State, and Local government agencies. ·         Knowledge of materials, tools, equipment, safety hazards and precautions for assigned area. ·         Knowledge of City policies and procedures. ·         Knowledge of traffic control techniques and methods. ·         Knowledge of safe work methods and techniques. ·         Knowledge of cross contamination principles ·         Skill in taking water samples for all unique situations. ·         Skill in utilizing a variety of tools and equipment. ·         Skill in following written and oral instructions. ·         Skill in effective oral and written communication.   Required Education, Experience, and Certifications: ·         High School diploma or equivalent,   and   three (3) years of experience water sampling or water utility operations experience;   or   equivalent combination of education and experience. ·         Must pass a post-offer pre-employment criminal and motor vehicle record check, drug screening, physical exam, and WorkSTEPS testing. ·         Must possess a minimum of a valid Texas driver's license class C and obtain State of Texas Class B Commercial Drivers License within 6 months of hire. ·         Must possess Class C Water Distribution License or Class II Wastewater Collection License. ·         Must obtain Backflow Prevention and Testing (BPAT) license within 12 months of hire. ·         May be required to acquire additional certification. Closing date and time: 1/31/2018 at 5:00 PM Central Time Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com