King County Water District #90
15606 SE 128th Street
Renton, WA 98059
425-255-9600  Office
425-277-4128  Fax
King County Water District #90

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Job Announcement:

King County Water District 90

15606 SE 128th Street

Renton WA 98059

 Position Title:            Field Technician

Salary Range:          $23.74 to $31.39, with full benefit package

Open Date:                September 18, 2018

Close Date:               Accepting applications through September 28, 2018

  JOB SUMMARY: King County Water District No. 90 (KCWD90) has an immediate opening for a Field Technician position. The Candidate for this position will perform a variety of manual labor tasks related to customer service and meter reading including installing, maintaining, repairing, and accurately reading water meters. This position works with other field crewmembers to safely repair, replace, and maintain District infrastructure. For a full job description and application, please see the District’s website at

 Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: KCWD90 is looking for an energetic, self-motivated, quick-learning candidate with a basic understanding of safe and appropriate use of tools and construction equipment. Additionally, an understanding of hydraulics, pumps, motors and basic electrical is helpful. Candidate must have the ability to maintain accurate records and forms; communicate clearly; perform complex math equations; use a computers and MS Office Programs; meet meter reading timelines and goals; work effectively with employees and the public.

 Experience and Training: High School Diploma required. General experience within a construction environment, preferably with knowledge of utility repair and maintenance, landscaping, street maintenance, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities described.

 Working Conditions: Meter reading position is a physically demanding position that requires extended periods of time of repetitive motion including; entering and exiting the meter reading jeep, navigating over storm ditches, climbing up and down hills, bending over to collect meter reads, trimming vegetation and digging debris out of meter boxes, etc. Must have the ability to bend, crawl, and work in restricted areas, enter and work in confined spaces and trenches, climb to high elevations such as on top of water reservoirs and District buildings. Must be able to lift tools, equipment, or materials weighing up to 50 lbs. Work may be performed in a fast-paced environment and/or under adverse weather conditions.

 Requirements: Candidate must have a valid Washington State Driver’s License. Candidates residing within 30 minutes of the District are encouraged to apply. Applicants will need to obtain a Flagging Certification within 6 months, obtain a Class B Commercial Driver’s license within 1 year, and obtain a Washington State Water Distribution Manager 1 Certification within 1 year. Candidate must have Clean Driving Abstract, criminal background check and pre-employment drug screening prior to offer of employment.

 Applications, as well as a complete job description, are available at the District website at or at the office located at 15606 S.E. 128th Street, Renton, WA, 98059. Phone 425-255-9600. Resumes may be attached to the application.

 KCWD90 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Wages are based on experience. 

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