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Operator 1 - Distribution
Title:Operator 1 - Distribution
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Operations & Maintenance
Location:Goodyear, AZ
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:85239

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.


Under direct supervision, performs skilled and semi-skilled work in the construction; maintenance and repair of water distribution systems and related facilities. Answers public inquiries and complaints in a considerate and courteous manner. Assist Operator III as directed.


This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent.

  • Ability to read a meter accurately
  • Performs leak repairs, maintains mains, fire hydrants, installation of new services, setting meters, changing out meters, and repairs services
  • Keeps the direct Supervisor aware of all field customer service problems and needs
  • Uses PC tablets for field service applications to process service orders
  • Performs minor service repairs
  • Works delinquent disconnects and reconnects as assigned
  • Resets meters as needed or instructed
  • Assists in the replacement of meters and registers, preparation and completion of service orders, along with other paperwork
  • Operates various hand and power tools and mechanical equipment while installing, operating, and repairing mains, services, meters, valves, and fire hydrants
  • Helps install, tap, re-line, disinfect, test, and connect water mains and appurtenances
  • Repairs, disinfects, and tests broken water mains
  • Assists in setting up work area traffic controls
  • Assists in making field and job-related decisions using Company policies and procedures
  • Reports and communicates to his or her supervisor all daily activities, needed repairs, hazards, challenges, needs
  • Follows all safety policies, practices, and procedures. Reports all unsafe activities to supervisor, EHS Manager, and/or Human Resources
  • Maintains and accounts for all tools and equipment and assigned vehicles
  • Responsible for keeping crew truck clean and orderly
  • Attends and participates in weekly safety meetings
  • Performs all work safely and in compliance with Liberty Utilities Water safety program
  • Performs various other duties as may be assigned by the Operations Managers or Distribution Supervisor or, the on duty Operator III

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record
  • Possess a Grade 1 Water Distribution Certificate preferred
  • Able to work independently and responsibly with direct supervision
  • Must have basic computer skills, including PC Windows operations knowledge and experience with communication devices
  • Able to follow Company rules, procedures, and directions from a supervisor and/or Management
  • Maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work This includes, but is not limited to, those to whom the position reports to, supervisors, coworkers, public, vendors, contractors
  • Exercise independent judgment, discretion, professionalism, and tact in all areas of work including matters of a sensitive and/or confidential manner
  • Must maintain a professional appearance as a front-line representative of the Company
  • Occasional travel required
  • Perform a wide range of physically strenuous tasks
  • Acquire CPR and First Aid training
  • Be available for standby, holidays, weekends, and/or overtime as required
  • A person in this position must have the ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing, with internal and external customers, under normal and adverse conditions

The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

Pension plan

Share purchase/match plan
401K Plan/ match
Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Free refreshments
Top Talent Program
Volunteer paid days off
Employee Assistance Program
Achievement fund
Free parking, including free electrical charging

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role, and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success.

We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.
As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.

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