Company: Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority
Date Posted: September 11, 2018
Job Description:

Requisition: 15000547

Closes: 9/17/18

Apply Online at: http://www.abcwua.org/Work_for_Us.aspx

Salary: $22.25-$26.58/Hour

Job Description: Plan

and coordinate operations, activities and maintenance of a drinking water

collection, treatment and/or distribution system. Ensure compliance with state

and federal environmental regulations relating to public health and welfare. 


Associate’s degree or a two (2) year technical certification in Water

Technology, Engineering or a related field or two (2) years of training in

water distribution system maintenance, plus five (5) years of water operations

and maintenance experience including one (1) year supervisory or technical lead

experience in an administrative capacity. Supervise the operations and

maintenance activities of a drinking water collection, treatment and/or

distribution plant. This position is for water system Control Center reporting

to Surface Water Treatment Plant. Required shift work and odd days off.

Preferred candidate has knowledge of troubleshooting and analysis of water

system operation equipment and components.


be able to pass respiratory clearance exam prior to hire and at east every

three years after hire. Must be able to pass respirator fit test within 30 days

of hire and annually thereafter. Must submit to Ozone medical exam, as

appropriate to the job.


In addition to the satisfaction you’ll

get from working for a great organization, as a Water Authority employee you’ll

enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package.

Health, dental and vision insurance are

provided.  Compared to other utility employers, the Water Authority’s plan

is one of most generous and the least costly to employees because the

Authority pays 80% of the premium cost
. Employees, their qualifying

spouse or domestic partner, and qualifying dependents are eligible for

insurance coverage.  In addition, there

is no waiting period.  Benefits are

effective on the date of hire!

New employees joining the Water

Authority elect to participate in one of two retirement plans. The state

retirement plan (PERA) is a defined benefit plan that provides retirement

income up to 90% of the average of your five highest years' salary. Retirement

under PERA also guarantees you access to the retiree health care plan.

New employees who do not wish to join PERA are eligible to

participate in a 401 Defined Contribution Plan, similar to 401(k) plans

available in the private sector. Employee contributions are pre-tax, and plan

participants are not taxed on employer contributions or upon earnings until

funds are withdrawn.

Group term life insurance coverage equal

to a percentage of your annual salary is provided at no cost to every employee.

Employees may elect to purchase additional life insurance at a reasonable cost.

Long-term and short-term disability insurance is also available for purchase at

competitive rates.

Other benefits include deferred

compensation programs, flex benefit plans, domestic partner benefits, employee

assistance programs, wellness programs, gym discounts, career counseling,

educational leave and tuition assistance, and training credit achievement.

Employees accrue sick leave at the rate

of 3.7 hours biweekly and accrue 3.85 hours of vacation.