Utility Worker I

Rockwood Water People's Utility District Published: 6/9/2017
Portland, Oregon
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This is an entry-level position for the District.  Performs a variety of manual and semi-skilled tasks in the construction and maintenance of the District’s water facilities.  Employee is responsible for the use of a variety of hand and power tools, operation of trucks and related maintenance equipment.  Work is normally performed as part of a two or three person crew under the direction of a Lead Person.

Ability and required to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver License within 60 days of employment.  Ability to learn the practices, methods and the materials used in various maintenance, repair and installation activities.  Ability to learn the hazards and safety precautions applicable to waterworks operation.  Ability to learn the care, maintenance and safe operation of assigned equipment.  Ability to work out of doors for extended periods under adverse weather conditions.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees.  Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public.  Ability to perform demanding physical labor.

Salary Range:  $3,772 to $4,659 per month, plus benefits (position is offered at 40 hours per week).  Complete and return a District application form along with your resume and cover letter Rockwood Water People's Utility District, 19601 NE Halsey Street, Portland, OR  97230.