Water and Sewer Utility Line Technician
TOWN OF FRONT ROYAL, VIRGINIA
FULL-TIME UTILITY LINE TECHNICIAN. Position is open in our Environmental Services Department in the Water & Sewer Division. Performs semiskilled and skilled work in the installation, repair and maintenance of utility lines and appurtenances, including water and sewer taps and service connections; installation of meters. Repairs and replaces sewer and water lines and related facilities, unstops sewer lines with sewer rodding machine; locates water and sewer lines. Employee will assist in snow and ice removal and other duties as assigned. This is heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly. Hourly rate begins at $12.22.
While normal work schedule is 7AM to 3:30 PM schedule may change individual must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed to repair waterline breaks and maintain functional lines to residents of the Town. Position is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions including extreme cold and heat. This position will also be on a rotating on-call 24/7 as needed. Overtime including night and weekend work is a job requirement. Class “B” CDL with Tanker Endorsement is preferred or ability to attain with 6 months of employment.
The successful applicant will be required to take and pass a pre-employment, post-offer physical exam and drug screening, paid for by the Town and background check conducted by the Virginia State Police.
Position is open until filled.
Front Royal is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.
Please answer the following:
How many days have you been absent from your current employment?
Do you have a valid drivers license?
What is your experience work with Utilities?
What kind of equipment have you used it the past?
What is your experience with working in small areas like manholes, meter pits and trenches?
Do you have experience with after hours on call for nights, weekend and holidays?
Can you work in extreme weather conditions for long periods of time?
What kind of training have you had with past employers?