Utility System Trainee or Utility System Technician
Do you want to apply your expertise for a cause you can feel good about? Do you want to work for an organization that wants you to grow with it and offers tuition reimbursement, certification training, and a chance to learn about multiple industries? Come work for the Town of Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century. Located 35 miles west of the nation’s capital in the heart of DC’s Wine Country, you’ll enjoy a vibrant and authentic community with “big city” amenities.
What You’ll Be Doing.
This position involves performing skilled maintenance, repair and improvements to the water distribution and wastewater collection systems for the Department of Utilities. Work involves participating in the detection and repair of water/sewer line leaks, and maintenance of other water/sewer system facilities grounds, and equipment. Work is subject to environmental conditions, extreme cold and heat, noise, vibration and working in hazardous conditions, (such as confined spaces, ditches, and traffic areas). Employees may be assigned tasks of a higher level classification to gain experience and training in preparation for advancement.
Utility System Trainee
Required: HS/GED; minimum one (1) to two (2) years of specific experience with utility system maintenance; possession of a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record; ability to obtain Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B with tanker endorsement within one (1) year of hire; ability to obtain VDOT Flagging Certification and CPR/First Aid Certification within one (1) year of hire; ability to assist with emergencies on an “on-call” basis.
Utility System Technician
Required: HS/GED; two (2) to three (3) years of specific utility maintenance experience including: assisting with difficult utility repairs and large water main breaks, and operation of variety of tools, equipment and appropriate vehicles; possession of a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record; Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B, with the ability to obtain Class A with tanker endorsement within six (6) months of hire; VDOT Flagging Certification; CPR/First Aid Certification; ability to assist with emergency repairs on an “on-call” basis; training/ability to work in confined spaces.
TO APPLY: Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/jobs for more information and to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.