Utility Worker II

CANBY UTILITY Published: 3/7/2018
Canby, Oregon
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Water Distribution II Utility Worker

 Utility Worker II: $23.08 – 28.69/hour

Canby Utility, a public water and electric utility located 30 minutes south of Portland and serving a population of approximately 16,600 with about 5,000 meters, is recruiting for a water utility worker to complement its distribution crew.  This individual will perform work in construction, maintenance, operation, inspections and repairs of our water distribution system.  This is a physically demanding position.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have comprehensive knowledge of water distribution operations including construction, maintenance and repair.  They must be proficient in operating industry related tools and equipment essential for position. Candidates must have a Water Distribution Operator Certification II with a minimum of two years distribution experience, and a CDL Class A driver’s license, or the ability to self-achieve within six months of hire.  Desirable qualifications include: Cross-Connection certification, fork lift certification, heavy equipment operation experience, and training in competent persons and flagging. This position has a residency requirement that the person must be able to respond to emergencies in approximately 30 minutes.  The 30-minute residency requirement must be met within one year from date of hire.

Canby Utility currently offers an excellent benefit package including paid contributions to Oregon PERS/Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP); 95% of the medical, dental and vision premiums are employer paid for employee and family; monthly contribution of $125 paid into the employees’ VEBA account; life insurance; paid vacation and sick leave; and 401k and 457 deferred compensation plans available.  This position is represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union (IBEW Local 125).

Applications and complete job description can be downloaded from our website at www.canbyutility.org, or obtained at our office located at 154 NW First Ave., Canby, Oregon.  For more information or to obtain an application by mail, email or fax, call Barbara Benson at 503-266-1156 ext. 323.  Pre-employment physical, driving history, drug test and background checks required after receiving a conditional job offer.  Canby Utility is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We will accept applications by email; however, we cannot guarantee that they were received. Please fax (503) 263-8621, mail, or bring your signed application materials to our office by Friday, July 20, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.  Applications received after the deadline will not be considered unless the application deadline is extended.