Utility Mechanic I

Company: Orange Water and Sewer Authority
Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
Location: Carrboro, North Carolina
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: Not Specified
Job ID: 43933
Website: http://www.owasa.org

The Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA), a progressive water utility providing water, wastewater and reclaimed water services to the Towns of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, seeks highly motivated and qualified candidates for a Utility Mechanic I position.

Duties include installing and maintaining water, sewer and reclaimed water lines. Tasks include servicing meters, valves, hydrants, manholes, easements, etc. Position reads water meters using a hand held device and downloading data, as well as connecting and disconnecting services.

Position uses a wide variety of equipment including air compressors, jack hammers, dump trucks, backhoes, compact rollers, metal detectors, etc.

Successful candidates must have the ability to work outdoors in all kinds of weather and respond to after-hour situations as necessary.

Prior experience in a water and wastewater utility preferred but not required.

Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a Valid NC Driver’s License.

Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, creativity, diversity and inclusion.

Salary range: $33,621 - $51,777. Apply online at www.owasa.org.

Closing date is July 7, 2017.

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