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Field Tech II Job Opportunity – Community Utilities of Pennsylvania, Inc.

Field Tech II Job Opportunity – Community Utilities of Pennsylvania, Inc.

Community Utilities of Pennsylvania, Inc. is looking to hire a Field Tech II for the Downingtown location. Please see brief job description below:

Job Title:

Field Technician II

Job Summary:

Responsible for maintaining and cleaning water/wastewater system; identifying water meter equipment problems; and to perform minor water meter and/or system maintenance.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs manual labor such as installing, repairing, maintaining water/sewer lines and force mains.
  • Maintains and tests water meters; performs new meter installation.
  • Conducts a variety of tasks related to water and sewer infrastructure maintenance and rehabilitation.
  • Installs, repairs and replaces underground water and wastewater mains and service laterals, using basic plumbing tools, tapping machine, pipe cutters, reamer, pipe wrenches and assorted pneumatic and hydraulic tools.
  • Inspects area for cross connection violations and other unsafe conditions.
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date records.
  • Documents customer interaction and Field Activities in CC&B.
  • Acts as liaison between the customers and customer service personnel for problem/complaint resolution.
  • Responds to customer inquiries regarding meter reading schedule, billing, how meters are read and other customer service related matters.
  • Provides on-site customer communication.
  • Assists with maintaining mechanical, electrical and piping systems for area water/wastewater facilities, collections and distribution systems.
  • Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.
  • Must work On-Call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required.

Additional Skills:

  • Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Demonstrates initiative and desire to learn new tasks.
  • Possesses strong electrical and mechanical maintenance skills in the area of water and wastewater maintenance and repair, including working knowledge of collection and distribution systems, pumps, motors, controls and piping.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, vendors and regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to read a variety of water meters.
  • Ability to apply the methods, techniques, tools, equipment and materials used in the minor repair and installation of water meters.
  • Ability to understand tariffs as they apply to assigned duties.
  • Ability to read maps, electrical schematics, blueprints, etc.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to read and transfer digits accurately.

Education:

Required: HS diploma or GED

Certifications/Licenses:

Required: Must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Preferred: Distribution and/or Collections certification as required by statue or regulation.

*May be in the process of obtaining first-level operating license.

Experience:

A minimum of one-year water meter reading experience preferred, in addition to previous mechanical or maintenance experience. Knowledge of cross connection regulations and ability to report violations and other unsafe conditions. General knowledge of water meters, care and operation of a variety of tools and equipment, and safe work practices is helpful.

To view the full job description and submit your application, click on the link below:

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2289049

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