DPW Waterworks Tracker

Location: Gerlach, NV

Department: DPW

Type: Temporary

Min. Experience: Experienced


The Waterworks Tracker will accompany the vendor drivers on their routes providing support, documenting and collecting information to accurately update daily tracking logs. They will assess the condition of tanks and any other changes in tank status, promptly notifying the Waterworks Dispatcher and/or Waterworks managers of any deviations. The Waterworks Tracker will serve as a liaison between the service recipients and drivers, and mitigate inquiries during execution of delivery route. They will provide timely and effective feedback for all related systems pursuant to daily operations, and maintain consistent contact with Waterworks dispatch throughout the workday.


The deadline to apply for this role is 5:00pm PT on Friday, June 8, 2018.


  • Accompany vendor drivers on their routes providing support, documenting and collecting information to accurately update daily tracking logs
  • Assist drivers by providing directions and prioritizing stops for an efficient route
  • Assess and accurately document the condition of tanks and any other changes in tank status, promptly notifying the Waterworks Dispatcher and/or Waterworks Managers of any deviations
  • Provide timely and effective feedback for all related technology, systems, and applications pursuant to Waterworks daily operations
  • Serve as a liaison between participants, service recipients, and drivers, mitigating inquiries and coordinating repairs as necessary
  • Maintain consistent contact with Waterworks dispatch throughout the workday



  • Documentation – Assists in the creation, publishing, and maintenance of process documentation related to their assigned duties.
  • Learning – Pursues ongoing learning in their area of expertise, working to stay current on emergent knowledge, skills, and processes.




  • Comfortable handling real-time data entry for large amounts of information and managing several streams of communication simultaneously
  • 1-3 years experience in event production, software development, logistics, or work in a related field
  • Proficient and comfortable with remote forms of communication (i.e. two way radios) and able to follow all proper radio protocol
  • A disposition capable of  handling stressful workloads and potential emergency situations in a focused and calm manner
  • Able to effectively communicate with a broad range of personality types
  • Able to take detailed, accurate documentation
  • Comfortable using an iPad and all related software and applications; technologically adept with demonstrated experience in Excel, Google Docs, and other data flow management tools
  • Experience and aptitude with timelines and efficient time management
  • A professional work ethic and enthusiasm toward working with others
  • Ability to take direction, act independently and think on one’s feet
  • Familiarity with the Burning Man event and event worksite
  • Ability to adjust schedule seasonally to work at the Burning Man event held in Nevada


  • Experience and working knowledge of Fulcrum and Salesforce platforms
  • Occupational background or education in water management or related field
  • It is helpful if the candidate has previously been to Burning Man and/or is familiar with its culture



  • Must have a valid state issued Driver’s License and a clean driving record



Work is primarily sedentary but will also include the need to find and meet with department representatives who may not be in the vicinity therefore this could include walking or using some form of transportation. Some of the work will be in outside weather conditions and will be exposed to fumes or airborne particles as well as possible extremes in temperature.



This is a temporary, full-time position ineligible for benefits, working out of Gerlach, Nevada. Burning Man is an equal-opportunity employer.

The expected timeframe of temporary full-time employment for this role, during the DPW work season, is August through September.

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