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Tualatin Valley Irrigation District  - Maintenance/Pipeline Technician

Posted: 11/22/2021
Salary​: $17.81 - $23.69 per hour
Location: Forest Grove, OR

Duties, responsibilities, and competencies:

  • Work closely with and report to District Irrigation Superintendent.
  • Turn irrigation systems on and off as designated.
  • Repair and replace irrigation valves and meters.
  • Repair and replace irrigation pipelines.
  • Assist in various maintenance activities as required.
  • Ensure proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promote continuous improvement of workplace safety.
  • Perform landscaping and weed maintenance as required.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Ability to accurately read and record totalizing flow meter data.
  • Ability to interpret maps and aerial imagery.
  • Ability to use a computer.
  • Ability to understand oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a crew.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees, supervisors, outside contractors, and the public.
  • Interact with and strive to maintain good working relationships with water users.
  • Ability to operate motor vehicles, machines, and tools safely and in conformance with applicable laws, regulations, and District policies.

Mandatory Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED; at least one year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
  • Valid Oregon driver’s license with clean, safe driving record.

Special Job Requirements:

  • Employee must live within (20) minutes of District facilities (Forest Grove, OR).
  • Employee required to take off-hours emergency call-outs (including weekends) one week per month.
  • Maintain CPR/AED and Standard First Aid certifications as applicable.

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Application deadline: Open until filled