Menasha Utilities is looking for a Water Distribution Utility Specialist to work in a community serving 5,000 water customers. This position is responsible for maintaining water distribution system components including meters, valves, hydrants, and water mains. Employees are expected to conduct cross connection inspections, collect information and enter data into GIS software, conduct leak detection, and interact with the public.

Work involves: Repairing water main breaks, valves, hydrants, and curb boxes; Exchange water meters using AMI software and perform cross-connection inspections; Test water meters according to Wisconsin PSC code; Operate and flush water hydrants traditionally and unidirectionally; Operate and exercise valves; Schedule appointments and interact with the public; Investigate unusual water consumption and customer complaints; Prepare and maintain records, reports, maps, and databases; Operate equipment such as dump trucks, backhoes, valve exercisers, hydro excavators, leak detection equipment, concrete saws, power tools, and hand tools; Inspect water distribution work performed by contactors; Disconnect and re-connect water services; Patch and repair roads.

Qualifications include: Graduation from high school; Experience using GIS software, databases, and mapping programs; Post high school education in water distribution or similar classes; Experience working in a water distribution department or a similar field involving water mains, hydrants, valves, meters, and services. Wisconsin DNR Certification as a Class D water distribution operator, or ability to obtain certification within six months.

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