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Utility Equipment Operator I (Water & Sewer)

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$20 - 24/hr depending on qualifications
  • Posted Date:09/16/2019



When you are hired, there is a generous,
$5,000 “take-home” signing bonus

The town offers:
• generous paid time off
• regular Monday-Friday schedule
• excellent health, dental and retirement benefits
• certification and training opportunities
• new boots twice a year
• free recreational benefits including gym usage and golf.


  • Conducts water and sewer repairs and maintenance; assists in Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) inspections of sewer lines; assists with cleaning sewer mains using a high pressure jetter combo unit; checks for leaks, installs new water meters; pulls water meters for testing; repairs water valves and fire hydrants; installs fire hydrants; repairs town drinking fountains; paints well houses and fire hydrants; installs sewer lines; assists with maintaining town water tanks
  • Maintains access to trunk lines and meter stations; repairs and monitors manholes
  • Operates and repairs a variety of applicable equipment
  • Checks service flapper valves; checks air quality in confined spaces per permit requirements; performs smoke testing; assists other crews with confined space testing
  • Assists with marking Miss Utility tickets. Assists with town special events setup and breakdown as neededPerforms snow and ice removal as needed
  • Performs other duties as required   


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum one years’ experience and/or training involving sewer or water system maintenance strongly preferred
  • Flagger certification or the ability to obtain within six months of employment
  • Trench safety certification or the ability to obtain within six months of employment
  • Confined space entry certification or the ability to obtain within six months of employment
  • Fork lift certification or the ability to obtain within six months of employment
  • Valid commercial driver’s license (Class B) with air brakes, with acceptable record


  • Mon - Fri, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


  • Town Shop, 1481 Sterling Road




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