Water Systems Inspector


Water Systems Inspector


CLOSING DATE:  Open Until Filled

PAY RANGE:  $20.09 - $29.13/Hourly (Depending On Qualifications)

SCHEDULE:  6:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Thursday, with possibility of on-call rotations and weekends

DEPARTMENT:  Water Department

BENEFITS SUMMARY:  Full-time Benefits Summary July 2020-June 2021




Performs a variety of field inspections and technical duties as needed to assure compliance with established local, state and federal utility construction standards, including SWPPPs', NPDES and UPDES requirements; inspects and monitors work in progress related to private development and capital improvement projects.  May act as an "unrestricted" Direct-Responsible-Charge Water Systems Operator.

  • Oversees daily construction of City water systems infrastructure, including contractor oversight, daily reporting and documentation, project safety and public awareness
  • Monitors city water systems construction projects, i.e., storm drain, water, waste water and pressurized irrigation, etc.
  • Oversees and conducts project benchmark inspections and final inspections and preparing reports and recommendations for acceptance of improvements
  • Responsible to ensure that public awareness and notification devices (i.e. traffic control devices) are installed and maintained by contractors in a manner consistent with City, State, and Federal guidelines.
  • Attends and coordinates pre-construction meetings for the developers, engineers and contractors working on the approved project
  • Responsible to represent City in resolving citizen concerns relative to construction, and between home owners and contractor (private or city projects); responsible for monitoring and stopping of construction where activities are unapproved our out of specification; acts as enforcement official for City standards and ordinances relative to water systems jurisdiction over City infrastructure




  • Graduation from high school; plus two years of specialized training in engineering methods and practices related to testing and compliance; AND four (4) years of experience in of responsible experience performing above or related duties.

  • Must have Utah CDL license.  

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

  • Skilled in reading and interpreting plans and specifications.

  • Visualize completed projects in planning stages and estimate the end results.

  • Estimate quantity of materials accurately.

  • Perform advanced mathematical calculations.

  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with supervisor, subordinates and the public; will be required to pass a drug test and background check.

  • Must obtain Level II Water Distribution Operator Certification and Level II Wastewater Collections certification within one year of hire if not currently certified.

  • Strongly preferred to be an American Public Works Association, Certified Public Infrastructure Inspector (CPII) a Registered Storm Drain Inspector (RSI), and completed OSHA 5610 and E100 courses.

  • Employee must reside within 20 minutes of City Limits (based on average Google Maps drive time) for on-call purposes.   Employee can take up to 6 months to relocate within appropriate response time area.