Staff Splash: Meet Kyle Barker

Posted: Monday, October 31, 2022

Kyle Barker, senior operator, is committed to helping ensure a local, reliable source of water for our customers.

Q. How did you start your career in the water industry?
A: I started taking classes at a local college in order to prepare for the state exam for operator certification. After taking classes, I was able to get on as a temporary operator; it has been great and I have not looked back.

Q: What do you love most about Mesa Water?
A: I enjoy the camaraderie of the employees at the District, as well as the relationship we have with our wonderful customers.

Q: What would people find surprising about your job?
A: The amount of time and dedication that goes into getting local, reliable, clean, safe water to our customers.

Q: Do you have a hobby outside of work?
A: I enjoy volunteering at my church and riding my mountain bike.

Staff Splash is a recurring feature in News on Tap. Look forward to meeting more Mesa Water employees in future issues.