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Flushing Crew Operator Assistant w/CDL

Job Summary

  • Operates the NO-DES Water Main (hydrant) flushing equipment. 

  • Maintains and repairs equipment as needed. 

  • Operates Burro forklift to offload equipment from truck. 

  • Interstate driving using NO-DES rigs, with the ability to tow trailers over 30,000 lbs. to job sites locally and all across the United States. 

  • Extensive time away from home when assigned to jobs out of state. 

  • Work closely with customers to exceed expectations. 

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General Accountabilities

Regular attendance is an essential function of this position. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Drive rigs and tow trailers both Inter- and Intra- state. Operates a NO-DES Flushing System, truck mounted burro forklift with hydraulic reels and other similar equipment as part of a team. 

  • Performs basic maintenance and minor repairs on the NO-DES Flushing System, burro forklift and/or other equipment. 

  • Locates fire hydrants, valves and underground services before setup, operation, and tear down of flushing system. 

  • Monitors operations to ensure all health and safety standards are met. 

  • Loads and moves fire hose, filters, and/or other equipment. 

  • Drives rigs and trailers Inter- and Intra- state. 

  • Maneuvers equipment on customer specified sites. 

  • Rolls and unrolls hose to hook up to hydrants or other ports as needed. Changes out filter bags from filter housings as needed. 

  • Coordinates machine's actions and/or activities for flushing hydrants in response to hand or audio signals from crew members. 

  • Monitor chlorine levels; adjust chemical pumps for optimum treatment process; clean maintain and monitor chemical injection ports, recalibrate; performs drinking water testing and analysis. 

  • Monitor and record data for record keeping. 

  • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.


Minimum Job Qualifications


  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent 

  • Experience: Some related experience preferred; Some related maintenance experience in a water distribution or treatment system operation preferred, ability to operate a forklift highly desirable. 

  • Licenses/Certifications: Class A commercial driver's license with the ability to tow over 30,000 lbs. mandatory.

Specialized Skills/Requirements

Candidates who are selected for appointment may be fingerprinted, if 18 or older; successfully complete a background investigation, employment verification and may be subject to a drug/alcohol test, medical, and/or psychological evaluation. Candidates who are appointed will be required to possess a valid driver’s license to operate a vehicle in the United States of America or meet the transportation needs of the position.

Within one (1) year of appointment must obtain and possess (NO-DES provides training and testing):

  • NO-DES Operation & Burro Truck Carried Forklift Operator Safety Training Certificate

  • OSHA Certification (NO-DES will provide training) 

  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with coworkers and other individuals in contact during the course of work; communicating clearly and concisely; following instructions.

  • Working with various nonhazardous chemicals used in water sampling and treatment.

  • Creating and maintaining a safe work environment, understanding OSHA regulations.

  • Following strict safety standards, guidelines and procedures when operating equipment.



  • Excellent verbal and written communication 

  • Adherence to safe driving practices and DOT regulations Competent using computer technology 

  • Equipment operation monitoring 

  • Quality control analysis 

  • Operation and control 

  • Critical thinking 

  • Customer relationship building 

  • Good maintenance practices

Work Environment

  • This position involves traveling to customer job sites across the United States. Jobs could last for extended periods (weeks or months) away from home.

  • Majority of work to be performed outdoors. Work includes walking, operation of a vehicle and related equipment in street environments. Requires moderate exertion and lifting carrying objects between 50 and 100 pounds, repeated bending, climbing, stooping, and reaching above the head daily.

  • Performs maintenance functions requiring visual and manual dexterity, precision measurements and continuous repetitive arm, hand and eye movements.

  • May be required to work overtime or extended hours during emergency conditions.

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