City of Katy
  • Katy, TX, USA
  • $17.38 - $26.08
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life/Accident, STD/LTD, Paid Time Off

SUMMARY: Performs a variety of skilled tasks in the operation, maintenance, and repair of the City's water treatment systems.


  • Monitors and maintains assigned wells; verifies wells are operating correctly; checks chlorination levels.

  • Repairs water main breaks and service lines; flushes, repairs, and replaces fire hydrants; rebuilds and repairs water meters.

  • Performs service calls to check for water leaks throughout the water system; provides aid to customers;

  • Turns water services on or off at City connections when starting and closing accounts.

  • Collects monthly required bacteriological samples; delivers samples to assigned laboratory for testing.

  • Operates water treatment plant; calculates the chlorine demand of raw ground water for proper disinfection; monitors and maintains chlorination system.

  • Gathers water usage readings for monthly billing; disconnects customers' water for non-payment of utility bills.

  • Inspects and cleans groundwater storage tanks; prepares tanks for State inspections.

  • Repairs and pours concrete driveways and sidewalks.

  • Participates in city-wide emergency response.

  • Performs other duties as required.


Education, Training and Experience Guidelines:

High school diploma or equivalent; AND two (2) years of water utility training and experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge of:

  • Department policies and procedures.

  • City codes and ordinances.

  • Water distribution and production systems.

Skill in:

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

  • Providing quality customer service.

  • Performing basic mathematical calculations.


  • Valid State Driver's License required; Class B Commercial Driver's License may be required.

  • Groundwater Treatment Plant Operator Class C license.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: This position requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Employee may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, and intense noises.

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