Position
Water Distribution Crew Worker I
Description

This position reports to the Water Distribution Supervisor or Water Distribution Crew Leader.  Work to be performed is the maintenance and construction of water system(s) and is an entry-level job.  Duties also include support services for other employees in the department.  The Supervisor will check work as it is being done, and reviews completed work.

Responsibilities
  • Performs general plumbing and pipe fitting work such as pipe connections, laying pipe, making taps, and repairing leaks, setting and repairing fire hydrants;
  • Operates various types of heavy and light equipment when necessary
  • Handles utility office work orders;
  • Performs routine maintenance of tools and equipment
  • Regularly cleans and maintains vehicles, equipment and facility
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of materials and equipment used in the installation, maintenance and repair of water mains and service lines;
  • Understanding of occupational health and safety precautions;
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow both verbal and written instructions;
  • Ability to read water meters and read maps;
  • Ability to perform pipefitting and maintenance of waterline;
  • Ability to work under extreme weather conditions and for extended periods of time;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others employees and customers;
  • Maintain an acceptable work performance and attendance record.
Physical Requirements

The employee is required to see, hear and talk and use hands to grasp and squeeze; arms to reach overhead; and walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch/crawl and stretch.  The employee routinely lifts 25 pounds; occasionally will move 50-70 pounds.

Work Environment

Work is often performed outdoors and in inclement weather for over 8 hours at a time. Wearing of task assigned PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is required.  The employee will work with shop and industrial tools.

HOW DO I APPLY?

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE or an application may be obtained from the receptionist at Portland City Hall upon request Monday through Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm.  A detailed job description is also available from the receptionist upon request.

 

Completed applications must be returned to City Hall by: until filled.

Attn: Human Resources

100 South Russell Street

Portland, Tennessee 37148

Post-offer, Pre-employment background check, drug screen and physical required.

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Position: Water Distribution Crew Worker I

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Employment Type
Water - Department of Utilities
Job Benefits

This position is eligible for full-time benefits after applicable waiting periods.

Beginning of employment
Immediately upon a passing of pre-employment background check, drug screen and physical.
Duration of employment
Full Time
Working Hours
40 hours per week
Base Salary
$ 12.69 - $ 17.71
Date posted
January 17, 2019
Deadline to Apply
Until Filled
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