$20.44 – $29.92/Hour DOQ
Canby Utility, a public water and electric utility located 30 minutes south of Portland and serving a population of approximately 17,270 with 5,000 meters, is recruiting for a water utility worker to complement its distribution crew. This individual will perform work in construction, maintenance, operation, inspections and repairs of our water distribution system. This position is physically demanding.
Job skills and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: the ability to and knowledge of installing, replacing, repairing and maintaining water mains, valves, meters and hydrants; operation of dump trucks, jack hammers, backhoes, trenchers and other industry related tools and equipment essential to the work. The position requires a Class A CDL or the ability to self-achieve within six months of hire. Desirable qualifications include: Oregon WD Certification level II or greater (entry level and WD I will be considered), Cross Connection Certification, fork lift, construction experience, heavy equipment operation, and competent person and flagger certifications. This position requires the ability to respond to after-hours emergencies in approximately 30 minutes.
Canby Utility currently offers an excellent benefit package including paid contributions to Oregon PERS/Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP); 93% of the medical, dental and vision premiums are employer paid for employee and family; employer paid contributions to a VEBA account; life insurance; paid vacation and sick leave; and 401k and 457 deferred compensation plans. This position is represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union (IBEW Local 125).
Applications and job description can be downloaded from our website at www.canbyutility.org, or obtained at our office located at 154 NW First Ave., Canby, Oregon. For more information or to obtain an application by mail, email or fax, call Barbara Benson at 503-266-1156 ext. 323. Pre-employment physical, driving history, drug test and background checks required after receiving a conditional job offer. Canby Utility is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will accept applications by email; however, cannot guarantee that they were received. Please fax (503) 263-8621, mail, or drop off application materials to our office. Position open until filled, with first review of applications beginning on January 31.