Water Maintenance Worker

Columbia Power & Water Systems seeks an individual for a full-time, non-exempt position to install and maintain the water distribution system.

Essential responsibilities include installing, repairing, and maintaining water mains, service water lines, and fire hydrants; repairing meter box leaks; changing out water meters; operating construction equipment including pipe tapping machine, paving breaker, air tamp, rock drill, push machine, pipe saw, air compressor, valve truck, and dump truck; and other work as assigned.

Essential functions of the job include regular attendance at work; acknowledge and adhere to all CPWS policies; perform duties safely without endangering self, others, and the public; possess and maintain valid Tennessee Class A Commercial Driver’s License;subject to 24-hour emergency call-out and stand-by; abide by residency requirement as determined by the Board (personnel subject to stand-by or after-hours call-out must reside within a CPWS service territory or Maury County); ability to lift 0 – 100 pounds for 2 hours a day; ability to lift and/or carry 25 pounds for 6 hours a day; ability to walk and stand for 8 hours a day; stoop, kneel, and crouch for long periods of time; ability to talk, see, and hear; ability to read job-related material; and the ability to work both inside and outside.

To do this job, you must have a high school diploma or equivalent, minimum 3 years construction experience or related field, and complete a 4-year CPWS’ in-house apprentice program.

Applications are available at 201 Pickens Lane beginning Monday, January 7, 2019, or by visiting our website at cpws.com. CPWS will only consider fully completed, original applications that are either hand delivered to the 201 Pickens Lane address or mailed to Columbia Power and Water Systems, ATTN: Human Resources Manager, P. O. Box 379, Columbia, TN 38402-0379. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications will be discussed only at interview. Excellent benefit package. Drug-Free Workplace. Drug testing is a condition of employment with CPWS. EOE.

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