Water Utility Excavation Laborer #2022-#33

Lake County Department of Utilities   Painesville, OH   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on May 28, 2022

Water Utility Excavation Laborer

The Water Distribution Maintenance position involves a broad range of duties associated with repair, maintenance, and inspection of the water distribution system.

Essential Job Functions: • Acquires skills and knowledge to perform daily maintenance, cleaning, repair and inspection of the water distribution system as defined in issued work orders, customer complaints or scheduled trouble spot maintenance. • Performs shop, vehicle and equipment maintenance duties. • Operates dump truck and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a High School diploma or GED. A valid Ohio Driver’s license with a safe driving record and a drug screening are required. Applicant must possess, or be able to obtain within 6 months of hire, a Class A Commercial Driver’s License with an air brake endorsement.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Applicants should have construction experience; including excavations’, waterline, valve and hydrant repair and installation, service connections and meter setting; concrete finishing and asphalt repair; good written and verbal communication skills; ability to have effective working relationships with fellow coworkers, public officials and the general public. This position will include physical labor, including working outdoors in all types of weather conditions. This position requires emergency call out response at all hours of the day and night including weekends and holidays.

Job Type: Full Time

Pay: Starting: $20.50/hour.

Additional Premium: • OEPA Water Distribution Class I License: $1.00/hour. • OEPA Water Distribution Class II License: $1.25/hour. • Class A CDL: $1.00/hour.

Fringe Benefits: • Medical, Dental, Rx, Vision, Telemedicine, Gym Membership, EAP • 12 Paid Holidays • Sick (4.6 hrs./pay), Vacation (3.1 hours/pay), Personal Days (6/year from sick time), Overtime, Compensation Time • PERS 10% employee contribution with 14% employer contribution, Deferred Compensation, Public Student Loan Forgiveness • Company vehicle

An Equal Opportunity Employer M.F.H.V.