Road Construction Alert
The intersection at Bedford Dr. and Trenton Rd. will be closed on Monday 24, 2020 at 8:00 am to install a drainage pipe. The intersection will be re-opened March 2, 2020.
Public Works
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Job Title: Water Well Operator l
 Position Open until filled 
Job Class: Technical
Job Hours: M-F 8-5
Salary: $32,878.05 to $37,741.38 annually
This is a non-exempt, entry level, labor and semi technical position located in the Public Works Department within the Water well division.
Operate motor vehicles.
Operates and maintains SCADA system, Variable Speed Drives, booster and water well pumps at various locations within the OKC metro area, in maintaining adequate water supply to the City water system.
Keep daily records and various reports.
Responds to trouble calls if required.
Perform general maintenance on city vehicles.
Perform preventative maintenance on well pumps and valves.
Clean, paint, and perform basic maintenance on water wells houses, booster houses & water towers as needed. 
Perform grounds maintenance on well sites, (such as but not limited to, mowing, weed eating, tree and bush trimming).
Assist in performing maintenance in the Water/Sewer departments as needed as well as other departments on an as needed bases.
Perform pool fills for contractors and residents as requested.
Be able to perform assigned duties in a safe manner.
Be able to learn well site locations.
Be able to observe and detect equipment problems and report same to supervisory personnel.
Be able to interact in a positive manner with co-workers, supervisors, and the public.
Be able to make mathematical calculations.
Be able to write in a legible manner in preparation of log entries and reports.
Be able to operate motor vehicles, hand tools, and various power tools used in maintenance of machinery and grounds.
Be able to work long and unusual hours, to include overtime and weekends when required.
Be able to work in inclement weather for long periods of time.
Must be able to understand and comply with oral and written instructions.
Must be able to obtain an Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality class “D” water & wastewater license within one year of employment, and class “C” water lab license within 3 years of employment.
Possess and maintain an Oklahoma Drivers License and a driver’s record that is acceptable to the City’s insurance carrier.
HS graduate or GED equivalent
Some computer skills
Vocational-Technical course(s) in mechanical equipment maintenance or related discipline.
The incumbent receives general supervision from an assigned supervisor and may supervise a lesser qualified employee, part-time or seasonal employee.
Work is generally outside work, performed in all types of weather conditions.
Incumbent is often exposed to hazardous equipment and conditions.
Incumbent is often required to serve “on call” duty and respond to call-out for unforeseen events within the City affecting water supply and delivery and is required to work long or unusual hours and overtime when needed.
Work is performed out of doors in all types of weather conditions.  Work involves heavy lifting and operation of equipment.  Some work may be required in confined spaces on varying surfaces that may be hazardous.  The incumbent is subject to dust, dirt, offensive odors, water, vibrations, loud noises, etc.  Operator may be exposed to injury from moving equipment, insect bites, poisonous plants, flying objects, and hazardous materials.



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