Maintains water and wastewater treatment systems and related equipment such as lift stations. Assists in the purchase of materials, supplies and equipment for water and wastewater systems, and repair of lift stations. May operate drinking water and wastewater treatment systems as needed. Performs routine plumbing and repairs to water, sewer, gas and electric lines. Repairs and installs pumps, motors or other equipment as needed. Performs electrical wiring as needed. Collects and monitors water samples from water wells, surface water treatment plants, wastewater treatment systems and other sources as required by law and MWCD rules and regulations. Ensures all work is completed in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state and federal codes and guidelines. Follows applicable safety rules and regulations. If certified, may act as competent person on excavation projects.
A high school diploma is required. One year of experience working in or with water and/or wastewater treatment facilities is required. Possession of OEPA Class I water and /or wastewater licenses is required (Possession of both is preferred) for the Utilities Technician position. The Utilities Technician in Training role requires someone that is either currently in the process of obtaining their OEPA Class I water or wastewater license or someone with relevant experience who is willing to obtain an OEPA Class I water or wastewater license. The license must be obtained within a time frame determined prior to hire and pursuant to an MWCD Utilities Technician in Training Employment Agreement. In addition, a working knowledge of plumbing, preparation of chemical solutions, wiring and mechanical systems is required. Driver’s license valid in the State of Ohio. Must be insurable by MWCD fleet insurance.
About Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District
The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD), located in the Muskingum River Basin, is part of Ohio’s largest drainage system. Spanning five counties and portions of 22 others, this watershed covers more than 8,000 square miles and includes the area that drains into the Muskingum River and its tributaries. It was created in 1933 and is the largest conservancy district in Ohio.
MWCD Mission Statement: Responsible stewards dedicated to providing the benefits of flood reduction, conservation and recreation in the Muskingum River Watershed.