Operations & Maintenance Technician

AdCode:  1087
Date:  Jul 18, 2024
State:  CA
City:  Covina
Business Unit:  Pacific Coast Utilities
Category:  Field Operations
Job Type:  Full-Time

SouthWest Water is a privately-held, American-owned service company with decades of high-level customer service. Today, we serve over 600,000 residential and business customers in seven states: Alabama, California, Florida, Oregon, Louisiana, South Carolina, and Texas. Our teams work together to deliver clean, safe, and reliable water and wastewater services so that our customers and communities can thrive.

Purpose of the Job

This position is intended to perform Operations and Maintenance Functions at an advanced level. This position will independently perform tasks delegated from the Manager. This position will independently develop and decide on methodologies and strategies for performing Operations and Maintenance Functions. This position requires direction and coaching for leadership and administrative functions from Management of the department. This position may lead/direct tasks to lower-level Technicians. This position will provide support on administrative functions to higher level positions in the department.

Job Responsibilities

Preventative and predictive maintenance
Operate mechanical equpiment
Perform routine checks
Perform chemical dosing
Handle chemicals
Data collection and reporting


Delivering High Quality Work
Supporting Coworkers
Communicating Effectively
Working Safely


H.S. Diploma or GED in General


Driver's License

Physical Requirements

Field-Based Role

Work Experience

Minimum of 7 years working in industrial, manufacturing, or utility environment and maintaining mechanical/electrical equipment to reliably and efficiently produce a physical product (liquid products preferred). Must also have 5 years of operating a water distribution system.

SouthWest Water Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It’s our policy to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other opportunities based on qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status or disability, and in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles