Utility Tech/Utility Sr. Tech — Moffat Tunnel Collection System



Department: Operations & Maintenance
Job ID: 2288

Utility Technician/Sr. Technician

Moffat Tunnel Collection System

(Position depends on qualifications)

Denver Water wants you to be part of a growing legacy? We are currently hiring for the following position Utility Technicians, Sr. Utility Technicians position depends on qualifications.  Do you like working with hand and power tools, working as team and solving problems.   If you are looking a challenging position then we have the position for you. 

Hiring Salary Range: 

Utility Technician: $15.94- $18.81 hourly

Sr. Utility Technician $18.65- $22.76 hourly

Full-Time, 40 Hours Weekly, Regular position

Location of position: Winter Park, Colorado

Opening Date: 4/10/17

Closing Date: 4/24/17

Candidates must submit a completed Denver Water application in order to be considered. Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received. Apply on-line by visiting www.denverwater.org/careers.  Resumes may be attached to the application.


JOB POSTING:

Denver Water proudly serves high-quality water and promotes its efficient use to 1.4 million people in the city of Denver and many surrounding suburbs.  Denver Water aspires to be the best water utility in the nation.  The organization is a responsible steward of the resources, assets and natural environment entrusted to us in order to provide a high-quality water supply, a resilient and reliable system, and excellent customer service.

Denver Water’s Operations and Maintenance Division is currently seeking a qualified candidate to assist us as either of the following positions Utility Technician or Sr. Utility Technician position depends on level of qualifications. Under direct supervision, perform a variety of laboring and unskilled to semi-skilled duties related to the operation and maintenance of treatment plants, transmission & distribution, and source of supply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities- Utility Technician

  • Place and connect pipe, hydrants, valves and valve boxes.

  • Operate equipment such as pavement breakers, compressors, jackhammers, chain saws, skimmers, tampers, mowers, loaders, clay spades, and related equipment. Operate equipment such as utility trucks, dump trucks, and other equipment. Place barricades.

  • Assist in the maintenance of equipment and keeping tools, equipment, and work area in a clean and orderly condition. Oil and grease machinery.

  • Use a variety of tools and resources including electronic pipe locator, measuring wheel, maps, and GIS system to locate water mains, conduits, and service lines.

  • Carry out the organization's Safety program through job performance and attendance at scheduled safety meetings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities- Sr. Utility Technician

  • Perform semi-skilled and diverse duties including digging, lifting, backfilling, mixing and finishing concrete, rock drilling and blasting, laying and connecting pipe, road repair, tree cutting, and snow removal.

  • Operate, maintain, and lubricate a variety of equipment including pavement breakers, tampers, tractor mowers, loaders, jackhammer, rock drilling and blasting equipment. Operate equipment such as utility trucks, dump trucks, and other equipment.

  • Assist employees of higher crafts or skills and keeps tools, equipment, and work area in a clean orderly condition.

  • Use a variety of tools and resources including electronic pipe locator, measuring wheel, maps and GIS system to locate water mains, conduits, and service lines.

  • Use 200 foot maps in locating water mains and valve boxes, conducting inspections, raising valve boxes to street level, and provide location assistance to city paving crews, utility departments, and private contractors.

  • Inspect and observe departmental facilities for missing valve box lids, manhole covers, sunken ditches, water main breaks, or hydrants that have been damaged by vehicles, or other objects.

  • Interact with internal and external customers, contractors, and the general public.

  • Perform related work as required.

Minimum Qualification

Education:

All positions require High School Diploma or GED

Experience:

Utility Technician- No related work experience required

Sr. Utility Technician- Minimum one year work related experience or any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

Licenses, Registration and Certifications:

All positions require possession of a standard driver’s license (ability to obtain within one month of hire)

Licenses, Registration and Certifications- Utility Technician

  • No additional Licenses, Registration or Certifications

Licenses, Registration and Certifications- Sr. Utility Technician

  • No additional Licenses, Registration or Certifications

Skills/Competencies

  • Written and verbal communication.

  • Use of hand tools.

  • Customer service.

Denver Water offers excellent benefits that include a pension plan, a 401K Plan with 3% match, a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, Health and Dental coverage, Life Insurance, and vacation/holiday/sick leave.  A background check will be conducted to verify information submitted on application.  Most employment offers are contingent on the successful completion of a post-offer physical, which includes drug and alcohol testing.  All positions require a Worker’s Compensation Background check. A strength test may be required depending on the physical requirements of the position.

RECRUITER:

Mr. Loren A. Robinson

1600 W. 12th Ave.

Denver, CO. 80204-3412

Loren.robinson@denverwater.org

EOE/MF


  • Denver Water will not accept or consider applications that are mailed, emailed, faxed, or dropped off at our office.
  • No resumes will be accepted unless they are attached to an online application.
  • Employment applications are accepted for current openings only.

External Applicant

Internal Applicant

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