UTILITIES INC Maintenance Worker  in Covington, United States

Maintenance Worker

Position

Maintenance Worker

Location

Covington, LA - Louisiana Water Service - UI of LA

Full-Time/Part-Time

Full-Time

Exempt/Non-Exempt

Non-Exempt

Category

Operations

About the Organization

UTILITIES INC., is a growth focused, multi-state water-wastewater utility dedicated to ensuring our customers access to a clean and safe water supply while doing so in the most environmentally sound manner possible. We believe in promoting responsible water use and sustainable water practices to enhance the overall quality of our customers' lives and meet our country's future water needs.

Comprised of over 400 dedicated, skilled people who are the key to our every day success, Utilities, Inc. values commitment, ethics, knowledge, and customer focused service that allows us to effectively deliver comprehensive water and wastewater services while achieving our mission of Superior Quality, Efficient Operations and Exceptional Service.

We offer employees an enjoyable, challenging, collaborative environment. Through encouraging career development, cross-training and the support of continued education we strive to give our employees the tools to succeed and create a path for professional growth.

EOE Statement

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Description

Job Title

Maintenance Worker

Department

Operations

Status

Non-Exempt

Manager's Title

Area Manager

Job Summary

Under general supervision, performs a variety of work in the general maintenance and repair of grounds, buildings, facilities and equipment.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains grounds in clean and orderly manner, including mowing, trimming, weeding, aerating and fertilizing lawns; replaces plants as needed.

  • Maintains grounds maintenance equipment; adjusts, cleans and performs minor mechanical work on grounds equipment.

  • Trims tree branches that create hazardous situations.

  • Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Follows established safety policies and procedures to ensure safe work environment.

  • Removes trash and debris from grounds.

  • Assists with annual water system flushing and valve maintenance activities.

  • Assists with required annual testing of fire hydrants.

  • Assists with annual, periodic maintenance of fire hydrants.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Additional Skills

  • Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools.

  • Ability to work in different weather conditions with exposure to the elements.

  • Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision.

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

Education

Required: HS diploma or GED

Certifications/Licenses

Required: Must maintain a valid driver's license.

Experience

Any combination of training and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described, including related work experience.

Physical Demands

Extreme physical demands, including lifting (75 lbs.), bending or stooping repeatedly, climbing and mechanical repair. Expected to work in all weather conditions: rain, snow, extreme heat and cold, etc; may encounter various potential hazards.

Equipment Used

Operates lawn and grounds equipment, including power mowers, string trimmers, edgers and hedge shears. Operates a Company issued motor vehicle. Operates a Company issued motor vehicle.

Shift

This is a full-time position; Monday - Friday and may include weekend scheduling.

Additional Comments

This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as desired.

Number of Openings

1

This position is currently accepting applications.