Water Utility Technician – Watertown

City of Watertown

Water Utility Technician – Watertown, Wisconsin
City of Watertown is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Water Utility Technician.

General Summary:
This position’s duties involve responsibility to perform all specialized functions and tasks for the installation, removal, maintenance, repair, operation, and inspection of an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system and Cross Connection Control projects. This includes all water meters in residential, industrial, and commercial property; investigate customer complaints and delinquent accounts; and read meters. Must also perform a variety of manual, monitoring, testing and reporting functions to ensure proper operation of a Class A water supply system in accordance with State and Federal drinking water standards. Will also serve as relief Water Operator, or Water Distribution Technician when required; must be capable of working as part of a team. Needs to have knowledge of computer systems; be available for emergency calls, and ability to work weekends & overtime as needed on a rotating schedule.

Employee must maintain State of Wisconsin DNR Grade 1 Waterworks Groundwater and Grade 1 Waterworks Distribution certifications in addition to the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services Cross Connection Survey certification. Qualifications: Wisconsin driver’s license, high school diploma and 3 years’ experience in trade, vocational or technical school degree/courses in related fields and/or experience along with knowledge and training in plumbing and water system infrastructure is desirable.

State of Wisconsin Wastewater Operators certification is desirable but not mandatory. Starting compensation is $18.47 to $19.70 DOQ.

This is a full-time hourly position with normal work hours from 7 am to 3 pm Monday – Friday with a weekend rotation schedule. The City offers a comprehensive and excellent benefit package.

Applications will be accepted until September 16, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. For an application form, please see the city website at or call 920-262-4085. Please submit a completed application and any additional information to

A city application must be filled out to be considered.

Applications may also be obtained by visiting or contacting:

City of Watertown Water Department
800 Hoffmann Drive
Watertown, WI 53094

Phone (920) 262-4085 Fax (920)262-4087

Deadline: September 16, 2019 or until job filled

The City of Watertown is an equal opportunity employer

  • This position was posted on: 08-29-2019.
  • It will be removed on: 09-28-2019.