City of Tucson


$17.50-$33.54 Hourly / $36,400.00-$69,763.20 Yearly
Salary Grade: 917

General Description

Leads and trains personnel in water meter repairs. Maintains, repairs and tests water meters. Investigates operational malfunctions and failures. Keeps inventory of parts to perform repairs in a timely manner.

Essential Functions

This is a lead position affording guidance to other positions performing the same tasks. This lead position also reviews workloads, assigns work and coaches employees with specialized instructions and practices for job accomplishments. Lead personnel may contribute to other employees' performance evaluations; assists with the hiring process by interviewing and making recommendations and providing input to supervisory staff.

Investigates operational malfunctions and failures by checking incoming meters from the field, making adjustments, repairing or replacing parts as needed and taking corrective actions to restore meter functions.

Conducts in-shop testing of meters for AWWA meter accuracy specifications utilizing calibrated water tank, bench testing equipment, etc.

Inspects meter parts by recording meter chamber test results, replacing worn, damaged and defective parts, disassembling, reassembling, testing and cleaning meters. Repairs/replaces core meter components such as meter shafts, bearings, chambers, registers, and turbines.

Performs annual testing and maintains large meter assemblies in the field. Contacts customers, coordinates field appointments and leads field testing operation.

Troubleshoots automatic meters and ERTs. Programs and downloads electronic consumption data for large meter assemblies.

Orders and maintains supplies and parts and instructs shop personnel.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years testing, repairing, calibrating, and installing residential or commercial water meters

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License

Special Job Requirements

Backflow Certified Tester Certification

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical 

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 25

Occupation Group Description: Water

EEO Job Category Code: G

EEO Job Category Description: Skilled Craft Workers

Organizational Level: Lead

NCCI: 7520

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Primary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 4037; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;