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- Fields of Work
- Distribution Careers
Excavate, build and repair water mains, service lines and other parts of the distribution system.
Maintain and repair over 16,000 valves throughout the distribution system.
Maintain district facilities including interior and exterior maintenance, repairs and upgrades.
Manage ordering, shipping and inventory of supplies for system maintenance and construction.
Inspects, diagnoses, calibrates, repairs and rebuilds water meters to maintain accuracy. Certification is required.
Control the flow of water throughout our system using valves, pumps and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems. Certification is required.
Operate backhoes, graders, dump trucks, boom trucks and other light-heavy duty equipment. Certification is required.
Maintain and repair equipment and vehicles and fabricate specialized tools and equipment. Certification is required.
Field Services Coordination
Coordinate construction and repairs with other utilities, government agencies and contractors. Certification is required.
Schedule and deploy resources for timely and cost-effective construction and repairs. Certification is required.
Develop, install and maintain cathodic protection systems to prevent corrosion of water mains and other facilities. Certification is required.
The State of California requires the professional training and certification of anyone who who makes decisions about the operations or maintenance of a water distribution system. There are five levels of certification, D1-D5.
Training is available at the Center for Water Studies at Cuyamaca College in El Cajon. Explore the program!