Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) Carrboro, NC, USA
Oct 18, 2019Full time
Position installs, repairs and maintains water, sewer and reclaimed water lines. Position supervises and directs crew members in the absence of the Crew Leader. This position uses various tools and equipment including dump trucks, loaders, tractors, backhoes, jackhammers, tapping machines, weed eaters, etc. Responsible for planning jobs; creating/closing work orders; transporting materials and equipment to job site; performing landscaping duties; repairing leaks; locating underground utilities; and repairing roadways. Other duties include performing inspections, communicating with customers and providing lead on-call duties for after hour work. Salary Range is $44,189 to $68,051 dependent on experience. Ideal candidates should be self-motivated team players with proven leadership abilities and excellent communication skills. Candidates must have an exceptional work ethic with the ability to assist the team to fulfill the mission and goals of OWASA while ensuring safe work practices are always followed. Typical hours are Monday through Friday 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Requirements: Six-months to one year of advanced study or training at a community college or technical school with one to three years of relevant experience Position requires exerting 20 - 50 pounds constantly and walking or standing to a significant degree Prior experience using City Works and a Geographic Information System (GIS) is highly preferred. Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and a Water Distribution Grade B and/or Collection System Grade II. High School Diploma or equivalent Candidates must have the ability to work outdoors in all kinds of weather and respond to after-hour situations as necessary. Benefits: OWASA pays 100% of employee premiums for health, dental, and vision OWASA pays 50% of dependent premiums for health and 40% for dental 11 paid holidays Participation in NC Local Government Employees Retirement System Generous Leave program including sick, annual, personal, bereavement, parental, etc. Life Insurance, Dependent Life Long Term Disability OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability, creativity, diversity and inclusion.