Water Distribution Maintenance Technician

City of Neenah
22.73 USD Hourly
Jun 11, 2021
Job Type
Full Time
The City of Neenah Water Utility has an opening for a well-organized, detail-oriented, energetic person for the position of Distribution Maintenance Technician.

Your Role:
As a Water Utility Distribution Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for repairing and installing water mains, water services, valves, and hydrants.

You will have the opportunity to:
  • Be integral to the maintenance of the water distribution system.
  • Perform occasional water meter readings.
  • Install water meters.
  • Inspect cross connections.
  • Be included on the after-hours and emergency response call-out list.
  • Use the latest in GIS technology.
  • You can review the full job description after you click apply and you are logged into governementjobs.com. Just click the "Job Description" tab at the top.
You will love working here if...
  • You enjoy being part of a team of professionals.
  • You enjoy working outdoors by yourself and with other staff.
  • You like working with your hands.
  • You want to be a part of a great community!
We need you to have:
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Three years of experience in water distribution, utility locating, construction, or meter reading.
  • A State of Wisconsin Municipal Operator Subclass D (Distribution) certification or be able to obtain one within one year.
  • Possess or be able to obtain a State of Wisconsin CDL within six months.
  • Pass all required health and physical exams.
  • The ability to work in all types of weather.
  • The ability to work in confined spaces and trenches.
  • Good customer service and communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • The ability to operate a dump truck and backhoe/front end loader when needed.
  • The ability to work by yourself and with others safely.
Regular hours are 7a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Weekend work may be required on occasion. Overtime and availability during the on-call rotation and for emergencies will be required at times which may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Anticipated starting wage is negotiable between $22.73 and up to the grade midpoint of $27.55 based on previous experience.

This position is eligible for an excellent benefit package. Affordable health and dental insurance with access to a free employee health and wellness clinic. Automatic enrollment in the state's Wisconsin Retirement System as well as options to participate in HRA or flexible spending accounts.

How to Apply
To be considered for this position, please submit a resume and apply through our online application system. Applications without a resume will not be considered.

Please submit your application as soon as possible. Interviews will begin in late July with an anticipated start date to be mid to late August. Social distancing precautions will be considered throughout the recruitment and onboarding process. Position will remain open until filled.