Well Water Service Technician

30086 Federal Ln, Eugene, OR 97402, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Oregon Water Services is located in Eugene, Oregon and serves the surrounding areas to ensure well water and septic systems are up and running. They support residential homes, businesses and public water systems when it comes to your water filtration needs, troubleshooting problems, and repair and replacement of equipment. They are a small but mighty and growing team of top-quality professionals serving our area. We are looking for a Well Water Service Technician to join our team!

Summary/objective

This position involves performing regular scheduled maintenance on new contracted onsite well water pumps, both residential and commercial.

Essential functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

Install new residential and commercial water pumping systems and water wells
Pre-Trip inspection in AM and Post-Trip inspection at the end of every day.
Perform routine maintenance work on service trucks and equipment
Install new water pumping systems and safely wire electrical pumping systems
Size pumps for various applications and sell pumping equipment that suits the customer’s needs
Assist lead in troubleshooting, repairing, selling and installing water pumping systems and wells.
Fill out job worksheets, time cards, driving logs, daily inspections and all other paperwork properly & legible
Keep service truck neat, clean & always stocked with supplies & full tank of fuel each night
Operate pump hoist trucks with 3-ton to 5-ton lifting capacity
Fish out dropped pumps and install and read water flow meters
Use of basic electrical, plumbing and mechanical skills
Assist well & pump service lead in maintenance and repairs and other duties as assigned by drill chief
Competencies

Proficient in problem solving; Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service ; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Self-motivated and able to manage a flexible schedule in an efficient manner
Able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Able to adapt to changing priorities and work environment
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Able to use and read a tape measure accurately
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Supervisory responsibilities

No supervisory responsibilities assigned
Work environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Physical demands

Able to regularly lift up to 60 lbs
Able to occasionally lift up to 100 lbs
Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
Regularly required to sit; climb or balance and talk or hear
Travel required

Travel to and from job sites using company vehicle within 100 miles of facility

Required education and experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); OR
One to three months related experience and/or training; OR
Equivalent combination of education and experience
Preferred education and experience

Some plumbing skills recommended
Certification/Licensing requirements

Must maintain a clean motor vehicle record
Must hold and maintain a valid driver’s license
Work authorization/security clearance requirements

Must be legally authorized to work in the United states without visa sponsorship.

Affirmative Action/EEO statement

Oregon Water Services takes affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Requirements

Required education and experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); OR

  • One to three months related experience and/or training; OR

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred education and experience

  • Some plumbing skills recommended

Certification/Licensing requirements

  • Must maintain a clean motor vehicle record

  • Must hold and maintain a valid driver’s license

  • Work authorization/security clearance requirements

Must be legally authorized to work in the United states without visa sponsorship.

About the Company

Oregon Water Services is located in Eugene, Oregon and serves the surrounding areas to ensure well water and septic systems are up and running. They support residential homes, businesses and public water systems when it comes to your water filtration needs, troubleshooting problems, and repair and replacement of equipment. They are a small but mighty and growing team of top-quality professionals serving our area.