Water Distribution Technician

Water Distribution Technician

Are you looking to be more than a number but to be a professional?

City of Watertown is a leading provider of water distribution services dedicated to ensuring clean and reliable water supply for our community. With a commitment to excellence, safety, and sustainability, we are seeking a skilled and motivated Water Distribution Technician to join our team. If you are passionate about contributing to the well-being of your community and have the expertise to maintain and repair water distribution systems, we want to hear from you!

As a Water Distribution Technician, you will play a crucial role in hands-on maintenance, construction, repairing, and upgrading our water distribution infrastructure. You will work with a team of dedicated professionals to ensure the uninterrupted supply of safe and clean water to our customers. This position offers a unique opportunity to make a positive impact on the community while building a rewarding career in the water industry.

This position’s duties involve responsibility for all the asset management, maintenance, and repair of the entire drinking water network of pipes, valves, hydrants, water storage structures, and water services. Essential duties of the job include all aspects of delivering safe drinking water from source to tap. The position is responsible for carrying out all the field work based on planning, and scheduling provided by the Water Distribution Crew Leader / Foreman. Must also perform a variety of manual, monitoring, testing, and reporting functions to ensure proper operation of the Watertown water supply system in accordance with State and Federal drinking water standards. See the full job description for more information.

Requirements: A valid drivers license, ability to obtain/maintain a State of Wisconsin DNR Grade 1 Waterworks Groundwater, and Distribution certifications. Position shares in the weekend and holiday on-call and water system operations schedule which include routine daily drinking water sample collection and lab testing, and as such performs the duties of other positions as assigned.

Starting compensation is $21.51 to $22.74, DOQ.

This is a full-time hourly position with current normal work hours from 7 am to 3 pm Monday – Friday with a weekend rotation schedule.

Applications will be review beginning October 20, 2023 and will remain open until the position is filled

For an application or questions, please see the city website at www.watertownwi.gov or email lschwartz@watertownwi.gov.

Mission Statement

To provide for, protect, and serve the citizens and businesses of Watertown in an efficient, strategic, and measured manner, while creating a community culture where close knit connections are key, that is rich in small town values balanced with modern conveniences, that is poised for development, and is an idyllic community that leverages location and outdoor opportunity.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Employment based on Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Testing