NO-DES Flushing Crew Operator Assistant 

Job Summary

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

  • Maintains and repairs equipment as needed.

  • Work closely with customers to exceed expectations.

  • Extensive travel to customer sites across the United States.

General Accountabilities

Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • 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 and maneuvers equipment to 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

  • Licenses/Certifications: Driver’s license mandatory; Class A commercial driver's license preferred


  • 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


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

  • Class A commercial driver's license

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.


Work Environment

This position involves traveling to customer job sites across the Unites 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.

How to Apply:


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1860 Bosque Farms Blvd
Bosque Farms, NM 87068

(971) 319-5364

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