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Posted on: December 3, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Job Opportunity: Utility Worker I - Distribution

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DistributionWe are accepting applications for a Utility Worker I for the Distribution Division of the Public Works Department.  This position will be in the field on the construction crew.  Key duties of this position include:

  • Installs water services, fire hydrants, air release valves, water valves, and restraining devices.
  • Flushes water mains and dead end lines based on water sample results and a flushing schedule and responds to flow and pressure related concerns to perform necessary testing and repairs.
  • Repairs water main breaks, replacing broken pipes, connecting new pipes to existing pipes, and installing and repairing water services.
  • Installs customer service lines and water valves in a variety of sizes appropriate to customer’s water meter and completes repairs of water valves in various sizes.
  • Monitors water main taps in a variety of sizes and maintains level oils.
  • Inspects, install, maintains, tests, and removes water meters.

Utility Worker I Requirements

  • At Time of Hire:  A High School Diploma or equivalent and 1 year of related experience are required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job, and an Oregon Driver’s License Class C.
  • Within 12 months of hire:  Oregon Certified Flagger, Forklift Certificate, and a valid Oregon Commercial Driver’s License Class B with tanker endorsement.

Additional requirements  |  This position is covered in the Teamster bargaining unit and incumbents must live within a 30 minute drive of their regularly assigned work site

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