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FLSA status: Exempt

CLASS SUMMARY Performs advanced technical water quality and wastewater monitoring and program coordination work. Work involves ensuring that drinking water and wastewater management and distribution systems are in compliance with state laws, rules, and administrative codes. Work also involves data collection and analysis and the operation and maintenance of computerized monitoring and control systems. Although formal supervision of others is not a requirement of positions in this classification, the employee is responsible for using effective communications techniques and motivational skills when seeking compliance with state laws and codes relating to water quality. Work is performed independently under general direction of the Public Works Superintendent. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS -- Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the

Coordinates the City’s drinking and wastewater monitoring and control programs to maintain water quality standards. Performs hydraulic and reliability analysis of water and wastewater facilities to identify system deficiencies imposed by new development; obtains water samples for analysis; performs basic water sample analysis; maintains sampling records; operates calibration and electronic/electric test equipment. Provides computer hydraulic modeling services, including performing updates and calibration. Writes and modifies computer programs; performs hardware and software upgrades; troubleshoots and resolves problems; provides related training to other staff. Coordinates the cross-connection control program; performs inspections and identifies noncompliance; writes corrective actions required to meet state standards. Develops and maintains manual and computerized records systems; provides data to staff, private engineering firms, developers, and utility customers; creates reports on water usage. Troubleshoots and repairs electronic and hydraulic control systems. Collects, analyzes and translates data; participates in developing short and long range work plans; assists in managing special projects related to water and wastewater improvements. Researches and provides technical interpretation of code and standards. Performs related duties as required or assigned. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT Work is primarily performed in an office setting and frequently at outdoor sites in a variety of weather conditions. Work involves frequent prolonged computer use and occasional moving objects up to 25 pounds. Work also involves frequent standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending, reaching, and operating a motor vehicle when obtaining samples and
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determining compliance with system requirements. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education, Training and Experience Guidelines Associate's degree with training in water and wastewater system operations and computerized monitoring systems and considerable experience in water systems operations, or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience that provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities: Knowledge of: • • • • • • • Operation and maintenance requirements of water monitoring and control and related computer and electronic/electrical systems including SCADA/Telemetry and associated sensors and electronic/hydraulic facilities and equipment Washington State regulations relating to water quality including cross-connect control requirements and programs Hydraulic computer modeling procedures used to simulate and evaluate existing systems Computer hardware and software used to monitor, control and track water and waste water operations; manual and computerized records system used in water quality programs Computerized office programs Operation/calibration of specialized field equipment, and electronic/electric test equipment Public relations skills

Ability to: • • • • • • • • Read, understand, and apply state and other standards relating to water quality Develop and modify databases used for monitoring water quality Calibrate equipment and operate electronic/electrical test equipment Write and modify computer programs related to monitoring water quality Communicate effectively in oral and written form Accurately maintain manual and computerized databases and prepare reports Use independent judgment and initiative in evaluating problems and developing solutions Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, other City employees, State and county employees and the general public

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS • • • Possession of, or ability to obtain, Water Distribution Manager 2 certification Possession of, or ability to obtain, Washington State Cross Connection Control Specialist 1 Certification Valid Washington State driver’s license

Class specifications are intended to present an illustrative description of the range of duties, the scope of responsibility and the required level of knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to describe the primary functions of the job. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed by employees in each position assigned to the class.

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