|Title||Corrosion Control Systems Technician (2 Positions)|
|Date||17 September 2020|
|Company||Las Vegas Valley Water District|
NOTE: If you are a current employee, you MUST apply via the Career worklet in Workday and not through this site. If you submit an application on this site, it cannot be processed.Corrosion Control Systems Technician (2 positions) Open Date: 09/17/20 Close Date: 10/01/20 Salary: $35.89 per hour Job Type: Regular Location: Valley View Campus, 1001 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas For any questions regarding this announcement, please contact LVVWD Recruitment at recruitment[at]lvvwd.com. Hours of Work: 4/10’s, 6:00 a.m.4:30 p.m., M-Th (4 weeks/yr.Night Shift or Alternative Schedule)
Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of advanced technical duties in the inspection, testing, installation, maintenance and repair of cathodic protection systems for water production, treatment, transmission and distribution facilities; develops GPS database containing locations of all cathodic protection equipment and test stations; and performs related duties as assigned.
Principles, theories, methods, equipment, materials and techniques relating to corrosion control and cathodic protection for a large potable water production, treatment and transmission system; specifications and requirements for water pipeline and tank protective coatings; relevant electrical and electronic testing equipment and devices; global positioning system equipment and software; relevant personal computer applications and GPS interfacing equipment; tools, equipment, regulations and codes pertaining to cathodic protection and corrosion control.
Use tools, equipment and materials used in installing, modifying, testing, maintaining and repairing cathodic protection systems; adapt established practices, procedures and principles of cathodic protection and corrosion control systems and materials to particular problems, conditions and service needs for large water works facilities; deal tactfully and effectively with others encountered in the work; keep records and make reports; understand and work from plans, schematics, drawings, blueprints, sketches and oral and written work orders; prepare diagrams and sketches.
Training and Experience:
A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is three years of journey-level experience in the installation, testing, maintenance and repair of cathodic protection systems; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
A valid Nevada driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s Vehicle Insurance Policy.
Certification as a Corrosion Technician by the National Association of Corrosion Engineers or the ability to obtain the certification within one year from date of hire.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS
The physical and mental demands described hare are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear; walk or sit; climb and work up to heights of 100 feet; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently over 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Some incumbents may be required to pass and maintain a breathing test at 80 percent or higher, lift in a two-person lift a 250-pound chlorine cylinder into an upright position; perform shutoffs and other repairs while wearing SCBA and other protective clothing and equipment.
While performing the duties of this class, the incumbent is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; use shop mathematics; observe and interpret situations; deal with changing, intensive deadlines; and interact with officials and the public.
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