Water Utility Worker - Seasonal

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Clackamas River Water is seeking a full-time Water Utility Worker for a four- to six-month temporary assignment. This position is responsible for performing the following functions:

  • Assisting field crews with repair and maintenance of the District’s water transmission and distribution system
  • Assisting field crews with water service installation, equipment operation and maintenance
  • Installation of pipe, valves and hydrants
  • Operating line locating equipment
  • Traffic control

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ability to perform daily, repetitive and demanding physical tasks in adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Basic knowledge of computer applications (MS Office, Word and Outlook)
  • Valid Oregon driver license and satisfactory driving record
  • Experience in underground utility construction
  • Certification as a Water Distribution Operator, Associate of Science degree or degree-in-progress in related field

Preferred, but not required:

  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Experience in underground utility construction
  • Certification as a Water Distribution Operator, Associate of Science degree or degree-in-progress in related field

Pay Rate:                      $16.00 - 17.00 per hour   (depending on qualifications)

Closing date:                 Open until filled                (union-represented position)

Clackamas River Water has earned a reputation for providing high-quality water and service. We offer excellent compensation and benefits and the opportunity to work at a sustainable organization that provides the community with our most precious resource: water

Clackamas River Water is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is a drug-free workplace. It is our policy to require a criminal/civil background and driving record check and, for safety-sensitive positions, a drug and alcohol screen as a condition of employment. 

Location: Clackamas, OR
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