Fire Hydrant Specialist
|Status:||Full Time (40 hrs per week)|
|Reports to:||Water Operations Manager|
Corporate Office Location
420 S. Doolittle Road
Edinburg, TX 78542
Description of DutiesUnder the general supervision of the Distribution Manager, performs maintenance of fire hydrants including (but not limited to) lubrication, flow, painting, and vegetation clearance. Responsible for staying abreast of current legislation and laws as they pertain to fire hydrants. Collects pertinent hydrant data through office and field investigation to become a permanent record within the GIS databased (hydrant number, manufacturer, model, connection, year, valve opening size, depth, location, etc.) Responsible for the operation of distribution and transmission valves to ensure proper position and operation. Locates valves and water mains in the field using electronic detection equipment. Prepares report for management, as needed, regarding the hydrants, and follows up on deficiencies found in order to ensure that repairs are made promptly and correctly. Works to resolve customer complaints and problems, as well as any issues reported by local fire departments. Participates in job specific training, and other various required corporate training programs; Complies with federal and state regulations and all established corporate policies and procedures. Other duties as may be assigned.
Job RequirementsA self-starting individual who possesses high school diploma or G.E.D., and at least one year prior relevant working experience. Must be able to read, write, and follow written instructions. Must possess a current Texas Driver License and must be insurable by the Corporation’s insurance underwriter. Must have good communications skills, in order to effectively present information to employees and management of the Corporation Problem solving and the ability to prioritize tasks are essential. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be fluent in English (written and verbal). Must possess good judgment as well as exercise discretion in the performance of daily duties. Must be able to work a flexible work schedule between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. during the workweek. Position requires the ability to stand, walk, sit, stoop, crouch, crawl, climb, reach, and balance. Must have the ability to frequently lift and/or move items up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 lbs. Position may require the employee to work around moving mechanical parts.
Offers of employment will be conditioned upon successful completion of pre-employment screening tests; including (but not limited to) a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. Failure to submit a completed application may cause employment ineligibility.
To apply for any of our current job opportunities, please complete the Application for Employment as found below and submit it to our Human Resources Department, located at 420 S. Doolittle Rd. in Edinburg, TX. Applications can also be submitted via email to HRDept@nawsc.com.
If you have any questions about any of our open positions, please feel free to contact our Human Resources Department at (956) 383-1618 or via email at HRDept@nawsc.com. We look forward to visiting with you about the opportunities that await you here at North Alamo Water Supply Corporation!
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: North Alamo Water Supply Corporation (NAWSC) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, NAWSC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. NAWSC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of NAWSC’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.