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Posted: 10/8/2019
Job Reference #: 20027-1
Keywords: repair

Job Description

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Job Title: Utility Service Technician 11

Closing Date: 10/21/2019
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i.e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered.
Job Number: 20-027
Job Type: Full-Time Regular

Department: Department of Public Works

City: Sacaton, AZLocations: 186 S. Skill Center Road
Area of Interest: Public Works
Salary Type: Base Pay
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $18.
04 Hourly

Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes

The Utility Service Technician II is responsible for performing a variety of skilled tasks in the installation,
maintenance, and repair of the Community’s water distribution system. Work is generally performed as a member
of a crew, although individuals may be assigned tasks to be performed independently.

0 Install, maintain, inspect and repair water distribution systems and/or collection systems, including watermains, service connections, meters, meter boxes, valves and fire hydrants (work involves digging andbackfilling trenches, installing and repairing pipelines, including cutting, tapping, threading and making jointconnections on copper, plastic and other pipe materials).Respond to emergencies such as system breaks or blockages; perform septic tank pump outs.Flush and clean valves, including extensions and new or replaced lines.Raise, lower or relocate water mains, water meters, valves and ?re hydrants.Complete and submit to of?ce "Work Orders" on all jobs completed; maintain record of "Time and Materials"for all jobs performed and submit to office upon completion.
0 Operate backhoe, trencher tractors, septic tank pumper truck and dump truck with or Without equipment
0 Inspect water distribution system.
0 Will be cross-trained to repair and/or replace fire hydrants, valves, manholes, meters, and perform preventive
maintenance and keep logs of these maintenance functions.
0 Connect and disconnect customer service due to payment or non-payment.
0 Locate and read water meters on an assigned route and records readings on a hand held reading device; ensure
meters are functioning properly, repaired, and replaced as needed; clean out ?ooded and buried meters.
0 Investigate high consumption complaints or inquires; perform re-reads due to high use or suspicion of meter
0 Perform other related duties as assigned.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:0 Working knowledge of plumbing installation and repair.
0 Working knowledge in the use of various hand tools and mechanical equipment, such as pumps, sewer
rodder/ snakes, weed eaters, etc.
0 Knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and standard practices for the installation, operation, inspection,maintenance, and repair of water distribution or wastewater collection systems and related equipment.Knowledge of Federal (OSHA) regulations and Community policies regarding safe work practices.Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.Ability to read and interpret meters and testing equipment.Ability to locate system breaks or maintenance areas using a map or diagram and make rapid decisions toalleviate a potentially hazardous situation.Ability to operate power equipment, hand tools and a motor vehicle.
0 Ability to prepare written reports and maintain system performance records.
0 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Officials
and the general public.
0 Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position; agree to maintain a drug-free workplace.

High School diploma or GED and a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in construction, maintenance, repair
work and/or equipment operation OR two (2) years as a Utility Service Technician I to include one (1) year of
experience as a heavy equipment operator.


Must obtain an ADEQ l Operator License in specific area of Wastewater Treatment, Water Distribution,
Collections, or Water Treatment within one (1) year of hire.Must obtain a Commercial Driver’s License within 90 days of hire.Required to obtain a Tribal Driving permit. Valid state driver’ s license with a current proof of driving record
for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be
submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of the
application.Non-Supervisory, Hourly Position
Reports to Director or designee


- Medical - EPO or PPO Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network

- Prescription Program

- Dental - Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50 (individual)/$150
(family) deductible for basic and major services

- Vision - plan benefits are provided through SightCare of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams, zero co-

- Life and AD&D - We offer voluntary or supplemental life insurance for Employee & Dependents through
METLIFE Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost for your Basic Life and AD&D.Other Voluntary Benefits -

- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
° Short Term Disability

- Long Term Disability

- Employee Assistance Program
- 12 Paid Holidays

- Vacation Leave

- Sick Leave

Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, US. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving
the full and equal opportunity Without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National Origin,
Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River
Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)


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