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Massachusetts Water Resouces Authority Cross Connection Coordinator in Chelsea, Massachusetts

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages the MWRA Cross Connection Control Program. Coordinates with MWRA maintenance personnel to ensure back flow testing is properly completed. Performs cross-connection control surveys of the distribution system and prepares progress reports and relevant survey documents. Assists customer communities with leak detection services, if requested. Provides support and technical assistance both internally and to communities in issues related to leak detection and flow testing. Assists with the collection of field data from in-house valve replacements and leak sites including sketches with distance ties to newly installed equipment and leaks. Coordinates field training for MWRA employees and MWRA Community employees in leak detection methods. Participates in all aspects of water meter testing. This may include performing meter testing, data interpretation, and equipment installation. Assists the Senior Program Manager Pipeline with design and submittal reviews on MWRA water pipeline projects concerning Metropolitan Operations pipeline. As directed, coordinates with Operations Engineering on pavement maintenance contract field activities to ensure compliance with contract. Serves as the Secondary Operator of Deer Island Water system and helps to ensure that the system complies with all DEP regulations. SECONDARY DUTIES: Performs related duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Knowledge of waterworks construction as normally attained through a Bachelor\'s degree in engineering or management field; and Practical knowledge of water distribution system operation, leakage surveys, reading and interpreting plans and drawings, and cross connection control as acquired by three (3) years of experience in the water industry; or Any equivalent combination of education and experience. Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent administrative, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated knowledge of roadway safety practices, including night operations. Ability to read and interpret plans, maps, and drawings. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of field location techniques such as GPS. Ability to develop and maintain productive working relationships with outside parties. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Massachusetts Class D Driver\'s license. Massachusetts Grade 2D Operators of Drinking Water Supply Facility License (OIT). Must obtain Grade 3D license Drinking Water Supply Facility License within 18 months. Certification by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) as a Cross Connection Surveyor within 12 months required. Must maintain active certification.