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Distribution Technician Job in Ashtabula, Ohio US

Distribution Technician

Aqua America, Inc. - Ashtabula, OH

Posted: 9/24/2020 - Expires: 12/23/2020

Job ID: 220416090



Job Description

At Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc., we know that water is a precious resource - one that plays a critical role in sustaining life. That's why we take seriously our mission: protecting and providing Earth's most essential resource. At Aqua, we are guided by a set of principles that embody the character of our company and inspire our work together. They are embedded within our business practices and our behavior. We are proud to be united by integrity, respect and the pursuit of excellence to be the best we can be for the customers and communities we serve.

Together, the women and men of Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. serve 1 million customers across eight states. Aqua uses science, technology, capital investments, and amazing talent to provide communities with clean, safe drinking water and responsibly return wastewater to our rivers and streams. Join our team and make a difference!

A vacancy exists for the position of Distribution Technician in Ashtabula, OH.

GENERAL FUNCTION:

The duties of the Distribution Technician consist of those jobs necessary, but not limited to, the operation, maintenance, repair and construction of water distribution facilities. These duties include all work, in compliance with Company and regulatory requirements, associated with service of distribution system piping, hydrants, valves, customer services, booster stations, and all other components related to a distribution system.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Operates and maintains water distribution system facilities, such as water mains, valves, hydrants, service lines, etc.  Utilizes company technology to ensure assigned work is captured within work order management applications.
Ensures daily work complies with OEPA and PUCO regulatory requirements for operations.  Ensures that daily work complies with established company safety policies.
Operates and performs maintenance on all equipment and vehicles used in the maintenance of the water system.
Reads and interprets maps, drawings and schematics to include GIS data.
Performs field service representative and meter reading work as assigned.
Satisfactorily meets internal and external customer requirements through effective communication and initiative.  Proficient in communicating via email and text.
Responds to after hour calls to for emergency and non-emergency situations as required.  Available for scheduled overtime.
All other duties assigned by management.

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL OR REGISTRATION QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have a high school diploma or the GED equivalent.
Must be available for emergency work after regular working hours, weekends and for scheduled overtime.
Must be capable of lifting 100 lbs.
Must be proficient at using computer/tablet Window based applications
Hold valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL-A) or acquire one within the time frame specified in the bargaining unit agreement. 
Hold OEPA Class I Distribution License or obtain one within the time frame specified in Bargaining Unit agreement.
Hold competent person certification per Bargaining Unit agreement or obtain within specified time period.
Company may require the employee to pass reasonable tests--oral, written or practical--to determine his/her qualifications.

Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions, including medical conditions related to lactation), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

Aqua America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions, including medical conditions related to lactation), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

Job Summary


Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
41668819_2
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