Gas Service Technician
Application deadline: 12/18/2020 at 5:00 p.m.
Apply online at www.charlottesville.gov/jobs
Support the Charlottesville Department of Utilities in fulfilling its service to provide efficient and safe utilities to all in our community. The Charlottesville Department of Utilities – Gas Division is seeking a qualified candidate to join our team as a Gas Service Technician who is highly motivated and who strives for success by demonstrating Charlottesville’s Core Values of Leadership, Trust, Creativity, Respect, and Excellence.
Charlottesville Gas is a natural gas utility owned and operated by the City of Charlottesville and provides residents of Charlottesville and urban areas of Albemarle County with safe, efficient, reliable and economical service. We currently have approximately 20,000 customers in the area and are committed to excellence in service to the community, the City and our neighbors. The Gas Service Technician performs skilled work in the installation and relocation of gas service lines, meters, regulators, and related devices; does related work as required.
Starting offer is based on applicable education, experience, and internal equity. The position also provides excellent benefits including 13 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance options with employer contribution, employer-paid life insurance, City’s retirement options, and continuing education/training opportunities. This is a full-time, non-exempt, position.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by training;
Some experience in pipefitting and gas distribution or general construction work.
Position is subject to emergency call; Must be able to be contacted by phone in case of emergency and reside within 30 minutes response time to the City Yard;
Possession of a valid appropriate driver’s permit (To view our driving eligibility requirements visit https://www.charlottesville.gov/faq.aspx?qid=166.)
Maintain all certifications as required by applicable federal, state and local regulations.
This position in the Charlottesville Department of Utilities is subject to emergency and stand by call and is subject to Federal DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations.
To view a more complete job posting and to apply visit our employment website listed. The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.