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Operations Engineering Technician

Job in Santa Maria - Santa Barbara County - CA California - USA , 93454
Company: American States Water Company
Contract position
Listed on 2021-02-24
Job specializations:
  • Engineering
  • Quality Control
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Operations Engineering Technician (18.20)

Location SANTA MARIA, CA (Santa Maria CSA)

Job Code 18.20

Pay range 51,279-82,227

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities

are encouraged to apply.

Golden State Water Company is one of the largest investor-owned water utilities in the United States. We have been all about water for more than 80 years. Our team of professionals delivers reliable, quality water and great service to customers in 75 communities across California.


This position is accountable for providing assistance to the Operations Engineer. Some of the responsibilities include collection, organization, archiving, and distribution of engineering and operations records including system maps, water supply statistics, and fire flow records.


* Assist Operations Engineer in identifying operational changes that will improve service and improve system efficiency.
* Assist in preparation of system wide and plant specific operational memos including plant site plans, Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID), and schematics.
* Assist in preparation of technical reports as requested by operations.
* Prepare Fire Flow Test Reports and maintain fire flow data.
* Assist the Operations Engineer in responding to substructure requests.
* Assist with updating of system maps, as needed.
* Assist with CAD drawings or As-Builts for simple, expedited jobs (e.g. fire hydrant, fire services, etc.)
* Communicate (verbal and written) in the English language with appropriate stake holders.
* Assist in organizing and maintaining engineering files.
* Performs other duties as assigned.


* High School diploma or equivalent.
* Two years of experience in engineering design and/or field installation of water distribution and or supply facilities, or a college degree in engineering or related field.
* Effective written/verbal communication skills and the ability to read system maps.

Computer skills including CAD, word processing, spreadsheets, graphics and databases.


* Displays high standards of ethical conduct; exhibits honesty and integrity
* Works and communicates with internal and external clients, contractors, vendors and customers to meet their needs in a polite, courteous, and cooperative manner
* Committed to quality service
* Responds appropriately to supervision
* Aligns behavior with the needs, priorities and goals of the organization
* Encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity
* Fosters commitment and team spirit
* Expresses information to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information
* Listens to others and responds appropriately
* Ability to understand oral and written instructions

The responsibilities of this position will involve access to information that may be considered confidential, private and sensitive. Therefore, the individual filling this position will be required to both allow and pass a background check.

May include but not limited to standing, climbing, walking, lifting, bending, pulling and/or pushing, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, sitting, typing, walking, reading, writing, color determination, speaking and listening for extended periods of time.

NOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with special needs to perform the essential functions.

Golden State Water Company is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colors, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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