City of Redlands

Water Distribution Crewleader

Onsite - Redlands, CA
Application Deadline: 2/12/24


$30.45 – $38.89 Hourly

$2,436.38 – $3,111.27 Biweekly

$5,278.83 – $6,741.08 Monthly

$63,346.00 – $80,893.00 Annually

Under general supervision, plans, schedules, lays out, trains and participates in operation and maintenance of the Municipal Utilities and Engineering Department potable, non-potable/recycled water distribution system, performs a full range of welding and fabrication work, repair and install distribution and collection facilities and infrastructure, repair equipment, operate heavy equipment, and perform semi-skilled and skilled maintenance tasks. Exercises technical and functional leadership over assigned staff.

Examples of duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Leads, trains oversees, and works together with assigned staff to ensure the proper, safe and efficient operation of the water distribution;
  • Provides input in the evaluation of assigned personnel, identifies development needs and makes recommendations;
  • Drives, operates, and maintains equipment, tools, and vehicles;
  • Provides for the training of assigned personnel, ensures adherence to safe work methods, procedures and practices; and provides technical assistance and advice;
  • Responds tactfully and effectively to customer inquiries and complaints;
  • Ensures timely completion of preventive maintenance programs;
  • Prepares requisitions for necessary tools, equipment, and supplies;
  • Researches and recommends new operational methods, techniques and equipment, and recommends their application;
  • Ensures adherence with safety programs and practices in work methods and procedures;
  • Educates employees on rules, regulations, codes, safe work habits and potential hazards presented by their work environment;
  • Surveys surrounding work area for proper elevation as per plans;
  • Performs additional construction and maintenance tasks including concrete work, truck driving, and a variety of installation and repair activities;
  • Maintains and updates a variety of records, logs, reports, and maps;
  • Serves as Water Distribution Supervisor in their absence, as requested; and
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Five years of experience in the installation, construction, and maintenance of water distribution system pipelines, valves, and appurtenances.


  • High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by courses in water technology.
  • Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in water technology, environmental sciences or related field is desirable.

Licenses and Certificates:

  • Possess and maintain a valid Class B Commercial driver’s license with tanker endorsement.
  • Possession and maintenance of a California State Water Resources Control Board Water Distribution Operator Grade D3 Certificate.
  • Possession and maintenance of a California State Water Resources Control Board Water Treatment Operator Grade T2 Certificate, or must possess within 18 months from appointment.

Special Requirements:

  • May be required to participate in standby/on call program.

Essential functions and duties require the following physical abilities and work environment:

  • Regularly sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, crawl, twist, climb, and lift up to 100 lbs.;
  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate and reach with hands and arms;
  • Regularly exposed to heat, noise, outdoors, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, explosive materials, mechanical hazards, electrical hazards, and traffic hazards;
  • Regularly travel to different sites and locations;
  • Ability to distinguish color and wear protective apparel; and
  • Must be able to communicate with others and to exchange information accurately.

Recruiter Information:

Julie Maher