Joseph Romo

Joseph Romo

Career Paths Are Pursued....

Work History

Work History
Nov 2013 - Nov 2014

Water Operator

Hualapai Tribe Public Works - Peach Springs, AZ
  • Handle complaints and answer questions from the public
  • Make minor adjustments on service equipment and maintain tools and equipment in working order.
  • Maintain logs of daily activities.
  • Operate and maintained wells, reservoirs, and treatment facilities; inspect residential and commercial service issues.
  • Monitor and adjust water production and treatment equipment.
  • Lay and fit pipelines; make water line taps; install water services, fire hydrants, valves, and other water devices.
  • Perform field duties related to the water system; take water samples and inspect new construction.
  • Excavate trenches and install shoring.
  • Identify service and main leaks; operate pipe locators; install and inspect backflow devices.
  • Monthly meter reading.
  • Perform residuals and and other types water sampling.
May 2012 - Nov 2014

Public Services Supervisor

Hualapai Tribe Public Works - Peach Springs, AZ
  • .Overseen the maintenance and cleaning of a variety of public facilities and grounds including, public grounds, street right of way, and public buildings.
  • Provided assistance to staff, and participated in working to aid crew engaged in maintenance, repair and construction of streets, storm drainage, removal of trash and leaves and other general public works maintenance.
  • Participated in the operation of construction equipment including dump trucks, back hoes, front end loaders, etc.
  • Prepared budget requests; performed purchasing of supplies for work unit.
  • Participated in hiring and provided training and performance coaching and evaluation of staff; insuring staff safety.
  • Supervised and participated in special projects such as clean up of illegal dump sites, demolition of condemned buildings, set up of community events and ect.
  • Supervised and maintained the local transfer station of both incoming and outgoing household waste and recycling.
  • Responded to citizen requests, complaints and needs.
Jun 2011 - Dec 2011

Sales Consultant

DS Waters - Las Vegas, NV
  • Identify and acquire high quality, long-term, "preferred" customers to support growth through acquisition.  
  • Make sales presentations to prospective customers at fairs, shows, exhibits, businesses and residences.
  • Complete knowledge of company products and services.
  • Identify customer needs; match needs to Company products and services, and overcome customer objections and resistance.
  • Negotiate appropriate pricing and adjustment decisions within established guidelines.
  • Follow up to ensure new customers are set as requested.
  • Meet established sales objectives.
  • Create and maintain contracts, accounting and service documentation and logs as required by manager.
  • Cold call on perspective customers.
  • Negotiate successfully with potential residential and commercial customers.
  • Operate safely a company vehicle.
Oct 2010 - May 2011

Accounts Receivable

Liberty Safe (SOS Staffing) - Payson, UT
  • Post customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions.
  • Post revenues by verifying and entering transactions form lock box and local deposits.
  • Update receivables by totaling unpaid invoices.
  • Maintains records by microfilming invoices, debits, and credits.
  • Verifies validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, trade promotions, customer service departments, and from customers.
  • Resolve valid or authorized deductions by entering adjusting entries.
  • Resolve invalid or unauthorized deductions by following pending deductions procedures.
  • Resolve collections by examining customer payment plans, payment history, credit line; coordinating contact with collections department.
  • Summarize receivables by maintaining invoice accounts; coordinating monthly transfer to accounts receivable account; verifying totals; preparing report.
  • Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential.
Oct 2008 - Jun 2010

General Manager

Fastenal Industrial Supplies - Bullhead City, AZ
  • Set tools and objectives for branch and develop budgets and ensure staff adheres to it.
  • Manage staff and hire, train, and terminate workers as needed.
  • Manage and direct overall operations, set goal and clearly communicate goals.
  • Measure the success of branch.
  • Generate and present reports on branch goals.
  • Purchasing, Inventory management, and shipping and receiving.
  • Basic accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Maintain key accounts.
  • Provide open communication and customer services.
  • Create and and and follow through on business plans.
  • Product delivery.
  • Cold calls and warm calls in the field.
  • Operate safely company vehicle.
Aug 2006 - Oct 2008

Outside Sales

Fastenal Industrial Supplies - Bullhead City, AZ
  • Scheduling appointments and visiting existing customers to review product needs and determining other opportunities.
  • Providing product quotes as required.
  • Organizing and attending joint sales calls with Vendors.
  • Opening new accounts.
  • Continuously updating customers on product changes and modifications.
  • Providing solutions to customers’ problems.
  • Attending Trade Shows and Conferences.
  • Product introduction of new releases.
  • Liaising between customers and the company for up-to-date status of service, pricing and new product release launches.
  • Preparing reports for marketing and sales and keeping expense accounts.
  • Performing maintenance and updating of customers’ accounts including contact names for future sales.
  • Keeping up to date on new products, services, procedures and tools by attending training and departmental meetings
  • Other duties as assigned.


Aug 2010 - May 2011

Graphic Arts and Web Design

Provo College


Nov 2014 - Nov 2017

Grade 1 Water Distribution Systems Operator

Arizona Department Of Environmental Quality
Jul 2014 - Jul 2017

Water Distribution - Level 1

Inter Tribal Council Of Arizona, INC.
Professional certification in accordance with the rules and guidelines of the ITCA Tribal Water Systems Operator Certification Program, which is approved by the US EPA under the National Drinking Water Operator Certification Program.