Backflow Technician - Tacoma, WA

Employer: Backflows Northwest

Job Description:

Tests, repairs, and installs backflow assembly devices for customers throughout Western Washington. Occasionally performs other light service, such as removing broken backflow devices, preparing future sites of new installations, or winterizing irrigation systems. Responsibly and efficiently drives a company vehicle to and from job sites. Independently maintain trucks, keeping them clean, organized and stocked. Documents all backflow tests and repairs completely and accurately. Communicates effectively with manager, dispatcher and other technicians. Promotes customer satisfaction and company success by treating customers, contractors, and co-workers with respect and cooperation.

Daily Responsibilities

Demonstrates respect for company and customers by dressing professionally and appropriately
Clocks in and out daily
Arrives punctually to job sites and office appointments
Strives to complete each assigned task at scheduled date/time
Contacts dispatcher and/or customer immediately if unable to complete a job at scheduled date/time
Responds proactively to job hurdles/complications by communicating with dispatcher and/or customer
Performs testing and/or repairs accurately and thoroughly
Records test results and device information legibly, accurately, and thoroughly
Documents and reports unusual or important site conditions to dispatcher to prevent future confusion
Submits test results and device information to dispatcher by end of business day
Attempts to deliver invoice to customer in person (unless otherwise directed)
Treats customers respectfully and professionally at all times
Delivers all on-site payments to admin by end of business day

Additional Requirements

Utilizes company vehicles only for company assignments
Performs general maintenance and cleaning of company vehicle
Notifies office promptly when unable to work due to emergency or illness
Demonstrates willingness to assist with additional work-related tasks such as picking up company mail, ordering supplies, repairing office fixtures, etc.
Submits receipts for all reimbursable expenses (such as work-related parking costs, supplies, etc.)
Completes additional training and/or certification renewal when necessary
Cooperates with coworkers and owner to complete team projects

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $19.00 per hour


Paid time off


8 hour shift

Supplemental Pay:

Bonus pay

Work Location:

On the road

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This Job Is:

A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

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COVID-19 Precaution(s):

Personal protective equipment provided or required
Virtual meetings

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Location: Tacoma, WA
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Base Pay: $15-$19/hr

Posted on December 09, 2020

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