Employment Opportunities

To apply for a current job opportunity, please print, complete, and return the application form  to Trophy Club Municipal Utility District No.1, ATTN: Human Resources, 100 Municipal Drive, Trophy Club, TX 76262, or send it directly to our Human Resources Manager at skrolczyk@tcmud.org.

 

WATER SYSTEM OPERATOR I

JOB TITLE: WATER SYSTEM OPERATOR I

HOURLY: $16.83 – $19.23

ANNUAL: $35,000 – $40,000

REPORTS TO: WATER SUPERINTENDENT

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Water Superintendent, operates and maintains the facilities of the water system; inspects and performs repair work on water facilities and equipment; monitors and maintains water sources, storage tanks, keeps various records pertaining to water system production, operation, and distribution.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitors and adjusts the operation of water plant pumps, motors and other equipment.
  • Accurately reads gauges, dials and other instruments that depict and/or record data.
  • Services, maintains, and repairs a variety of water system equipment, including pumps, valves, motors, filters, and meters.
  • Inspects water system equipment and facilities to locate needed repairs, and makes repairs as required.
  • Inspects and maintains water distribution facilities.
  • Keeps records and prepares necessary reports.
  • Assists in the training of other water department personnel.
  • Collects samples and assists in conducting a variety of chemical and physical tests.
  • Maintains clear and concise logs and records.
  • Inspects water sources and water storage tanks.
  • Performs general plant maintenance work such as sweeping, cleaning, painting, and landscaping.
  • Reads water meter routes.
  • Assists customers in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Inspect, service and replace meters, fittings and meter boxes.
  • Operates a front-end loader, other heavy equipment, and vehicles.
  • Cross-trained to work in wastewater treatment and collection systems.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Participates in rotating on-call shift to cover weekends and after hours.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Ability to lift items of up to 75 pounds to level of waist; small motor skills; sense of touch and smell; ability to hear and give oral instructions; walking on hard and uneven surfaces; working on ladders and scaffolding; climbing ladder of up to 150 feet in height; frequent bending, squatting and kneeling; ability to read instructions and write information on reports.

MATERIALS, EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS

Electrical testing equipment, grinders, torches, hammers, pneumatic chipping tools, motor vehicles, face shields, gloves, goggles, laboratory meters and equipment, shovels, rakes, wrenches, chain saw, calculator, electric meters.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid Class C or higher Texas driver’s license. Must already have or obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License issued by the State of Texas within twelve (12) months of employment in this position. Persons employed in the classification are required to possess a Class C Groundwater or Surface Water Treatment Operator Certificate issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and have a minimum of two (2) years of experience in water system operations.

DESIRABLE SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Skills and abilities to perform complex functions and duties in a responsible manner with minimal supervision; including:

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Principles and practices of water system operations as would be acquired through certification as a Water System Operator.
  • Operating principles of valves, pumps, motors, and various types of electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Safe work practices.
  • The appropriate use of hand and power tools used in the maintenance and repair of plant equipment.

 

ABILITY TO:

  • Operate, repair and maintain water plant facilities and equipment.
  • Read and interpret gauges and other recording devices reflecting water system operations.
  • Perform various laboratory tests and document the results of same.
  • Diagnose operating problems and take effective course of action.
  • Perform difficult physical labor in inclement weather to repair and maintain water supply and distribution systems.
  • Supervise and train others in the procedures of water system operations.
  • Work weekends and holidays, and to respond to emergency calls during off-duty hours.
  • Maintain a courteous and professional demeanor in difficult and stressful situations.

 

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge, abilities and certification is qualifying.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Constant exposure to sun, working in low temperatures and high humidity environment, exposure to loud noise and vibration, walking on slippery and hard surfaces, exposure to airborne dust, bending, kneeling, squatting; frequent walking on uneven surfaces, uses sense of vision,
hearing and smell to diagnose problems, work on ladders and structures up to 150 feet in height, work in confined space or cramped body position; lifting of items weighing up to 75 pounds.

TROPHY CLUB MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO.1 RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR REVISE JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES AS THE NEED ARISES. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.

Compensation is dependent upon qualifications. Excellent benefits package.

Open until filled.

Please mail completed application and resume to Trophy Club Municipal Utility District No.1, ATTN: Human Resources, 100 Municipal Drive, Trophy Club, TX 76262, or email to our Human Resources Manager at skrolczyk@tcmud.org. A completed, signed and scanned application is required to be considered.

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SYSTEM OPERATOR TRAINEE

 JOB TITLE: SYSTEM OPERATOR TRAINEE

HOURLY: $12.98 – $16.83

ANNUAL: $27,000 – $35,000

REPORTS TO: WATER AND/OR WASTEWATER SUPERINTENDENT

POSITION SUMMARY

The System Operator Trainee is an entry-level position in the operation and maintenance functions of water supply, water treatment, water distribution, sewage treatment and/or sewer collection facilities.  An employee in this position is involved in the performance of diverse duties and job functions related to water supply, water treatment and/or sewage collection and treatment. The position entails assistance  in  general mechanical  and  maintenance  operation  of  the  water  and/or  sewer facilities. A person in this position will be expected to obtain and maintain a valid certification as a Water Plant Operator (minimum Class D) and/or Sewage Plant Operator (minimum Class D) as issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality within the first six months of employment, and to obtain a minimum Class C license issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in the area assigned by the District within the first two years of employment.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Some independence in judgment is required.  However, overall instructions are given by the Water and/or Wastewater Superintendent or a higher-class operator. Work is reviewed through conferences and reports on inspections.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Includes, but is not limited to the following tasks:

    • Participates in all phases of water supply, treatment, distribution, filter operation such as operation of filters, pumps, controls, valves, addition of chemicals, inspection of water surface elevation; determination of loss of head, meter and gauge readings; repairing feed equipment and valves.
    • Participates in all phases of sewer treatment and operation such as operation of pumps, controls, valves, addition of chemicals, meter and gauge readings and the repair of water, air, sludge and grit piping systems and in the routine maintenance on the wastewater treatment plant.
    • Assists in maintenance and repairs to the water distribution lines.
    • Assists in maintenance and repairs to the sewer collection lines.
    • Assists Class I, Class II and Class III operators in guaranteeing the adequate production, treatment and delivery to the water distribution system a potable water in substantial quantities and high quality.
    • Assists Class I, Class II and Class III operators in the operation and major repair work and overhaul of machinery and equipment, feed equipment and valves in treatment systems.
    • Assists with establishing maintenance schedules, routine daily lubrication of equipment, observation of water level and/or sewer treatment equipment and the periodic removal of pumping equipment for inspection and replacement of worn parts.
    • Assists Class I, Class II and Class III operators in normal and emergency service situations.
    • Performs manual labor including excavation, painting, carpentry, plumbing, general building maintenance, and property maintenance.
    • Makes laboratory tests required to assure efficient operation of the water supply and treatment facilities and/or makes laboratory tests required to assure efficient operation of the sewer treatment facilities.
    • Inspects and tests operating equipment in the water supply and treatment facilities and/or inspects and tests operating equipment in the sewer treatment facilities.
    • Keeps logs and other records of operation.
    • Assists in preparation of reports for State and Federal agencies as necessary.
    • Assists other personnel as necessary under the direction of the Water and/or Wastewater Superintendent.
    • Performs other related work as required.
    • Climbs stairs and ladders.
    • Works nonstandard shifts, rotating shifts, weekends and holidays; serves in standby status for breakdowns.
    • Enters and works in a confined space.
    • Cleans out settling basins and tanks.
    • Performs routine plant maintenance work, such as sweeping, cleaning, sanding, painting, weed control and general plant housekeeping duties.
    • Demonstrates the ability and willingness to work in a team environment in the course of daily activities.

 

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Methods and practices used in the operational and maintenance functions of water supply, water and sewage treatment and distribution facilities; methods and practices used in repairing and maintaining water supply and water and sewage treatment machinery and equipment; backhoe and other equipment operations; various practices and procedures involved in laboratory analysis required in water and sewage treatment; and computers and software for use in process control.

ABILITY TO:

Read, record and interpret readings of meters and gauges accurately; test and repair meters used in the water and sewage treatment facilities; maintain records; establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and develop and maintain positive public relations with an emphasis on customer service.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum valid Class C Texas Motor Vehicle Operator’s license. Failure to obtain and maintain proper licensure/certification is subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, write and communicate in English at a level required for successful job performance. Effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, employees, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to use and understand basic mathematical concepts such as: adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, simple fractions and percentages.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, orally or in diagram form; analyze and resolve problems involving a variety of situations, using standard industry and departmental processes and/or procedures.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The employee is occasionally required to climb stairs and ladders, be able to work in variable temperatures and weather conditions and tolerate unpleasant odors and objectionable substances.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to outside conditions, wet and/or humid conditions, rain, snow and heat; moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration; and the noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

TROPHY CLUB MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1 RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR REVISE JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES AS THE NEED ARISES. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.

Compensation is dependent upon qualifications. Excellent benefits package.

Open until filled.

Please mail completed application and resume to Trophy Club Municipal Utility District No.1, ATTN: Human Resources, 100 Municipal Drive, Trophy Club, TX 76262, or email to our Human Resources Manager at skrolczyk@tcmud.org. A completed, signed and scanned application is required to be considered.

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