Performs unskilled and semiskilled general labor duties in construction, maintenance, repairs and services of the Gas, Water and Wastewater systems.
Duties & Responsibilities
- A commitment to safety, providing reliable utility services, protecting public health and providing excellent customer service are the responsibilities of all job positions at Decatur Utilities. We believe that teamwork, open communication, honesty, integrity, fairness, diversity and respect for each other are essential traits to perform all job duties.
- Performs labor work in the installation, repair and maintenance of gas, water and wastewater pipes, valves, fittings, motors and equipment.
- Assists in the annual inspections of gas valves, water valves, fire hydrants, and manholes.
- Assists in routine wastewater main line cleaning and inspections.
- Loads and unloads materials and equipment and keeps vehicles stocked with materials.
- Uses and assists in the mixing of certain chemicals.
- Uses and maintains various hand and power tools.
- Cleans, paints and maintains buildings, equipment and other facilities as directed.
- Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on company vehicles and equipment.
- Operates and uses hand tools, small equipment and machinery.
- Follows proper safety standards, procedures and policies.
- Performs job duties in a crew work setting.
Skills, Experience, and Education
- High School diploma or GED
- 2-4 years of relevant work-related experience
- Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite
- Regularly requires the ability to stand, walk, reach, stoop, kneel, and crouch
- Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
- Residency radius required and must live within 25 miles of Decatur Utilities facility
About Decatur Utilities
Decatur Utilities provides electricity, natural gas, water and wastewater services in the greater Decatur, Alabama area to more than 30,000 customers. The more than 160 employees who make up the DU family are dedicated to providing safe, reliable utility services at the lowest possible rate and to meet the needs of our customers.
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