City of Milpitas

Cross Connection Specialist

Onsite - Milpitas, CA
Full-Time
Application Deadline: 6/21/24

**This recruitment is Open Until Filled and may close at any time without notice**

For first consideration, please apply by 5/31/24

The Public Works Department is recruiting for a Cross Connection Specialist. This is an excellent opportunity to grow your career with a great team.

Under general supervision, this position leads, implements and administers the Backflow Preventer Testing Program and the Cross Connection Control Program in accordance with CCR Title 17 and Title 22 for the City of Milpitas.

Day to day duties include, but are not limited to:

1. Conducting cross-connection surveys and tests to identify potential cross-connections to the water system.

2. Monitoring the provision of backflow prevention at user connections.

3. Providing technical supervision over performing backflow prevention assembly installation, repair, inspection, and testing.

4. Inspecting potable and recycled water systems to determine the existence of cross-connections and recommending corrective actions as necessary.

5. Testing, installing, repairing, and maintaining backflow prevention assemblies.

6. Performing plan reviews to ensure proper water system connections. Identifying potential cross-connections and providing written comments.

7. Maintaining records of installations, locations, tests, and repairs of backflow prevention assemblies.

8. Establishing and maintaining backflow prevention assembly testing, repair, maintenance, and monitoring schedules.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Education

High school graduation or equivalent, supplemented by approved courses of instruction in the theory, laws, regulations, and techniques of backflow prevention and/or cross-connection control. 

Experience

Three years of experience in water systems maintenance.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE

•   Possession and maintenance of a valid California Driver’s License is required.

•   Possess and maintain a Backflow Prevention Assembly General Tester Certificate from the American Water Works Association.

•   Possess and maintain a Cross-Connection Control Program Specialist Certificate from the American Water Works Association.

•   Possess and maintain a Grade D2 Distribution Operator Certificate from the State Water Resources Control Board.

Desirable Qualifications

Possession and continued maintenance of a Grade D3 Distribution Operator Certificate from the State Water Resources Control Board.

Recruiter Information:

Bobbi Robinson