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U.S. Water Services Corporation is a well-established and diverse water and wastewater utility organization specializing in utility maintenance, operations, engineering and construction services. U.S. Water is a fast paced and rapidly expanding company headquartered in New Port Richey, Florida with a staff of over 700 employees in eighteen states.
This position is to perform predictive, preventive and corrective electrical maintenance in the water production and treatment, water distribution and collection and wastewater treatment facility environments.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The technician's primary duties are to install, troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical systems at water and Wastewater utility facilities. This includes installing new equipment which requires that the electrician run an electrical power supply to the location of the installation. Once done, the Technician must be able to wire the system into the power supply. The technician will perform repairs on any mechanical and or electrical equipment at the plants as well as any part of the electrical system or machinery at wells and pump stations. These repairs involve indentifying and replacing worn parts, damaged motors and faulty controls. Control panels, electrical distribution points, transformers and other pieces of the electrical system are considered wearable components and require replacement or repairs periodically by the Technician. The technician performs preventive maintenance on electrical and mechanical equipment at the facilities on a scheduled basis. The Technician is responsible to compose or update the check list or work order as needed and is also responsible to complete a checklist and turn it into the maintenance supervisor as part of the record-keeping procedures of water and or wastewater facilities. Candidate will be on standby as needed and be able to work in all weather conditions. The Technician also performs this work to meet state and federal electrical codes. The Technician performs these tasks without supervision, so knowledge and qualifications are mandatory.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSING:
Preference is given to candidates with any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from High School and three years of work experience in utilities or a related field. Incumbent must be able to pass a criminal background check. Depending on area of assignment may require special professional license and/or certification for a specific trade. Possession of a valid Florida driver's license class A CDL with an acceptable driving record is required or the ability to obtain a class A CDL within 90 days of hire. This is a Safety-Sensitive Position and is subject to Drug and Alcohol Workplace testing as provided in DOT regulation 49 CFR-Parts 40 and/or 382.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Successful applicant must be able to work from blueprints and sketches, demonstrate skill in operating small machinery and/or multi meters, amp probes, and mega-ohm meters. Must communicate effectively with managers, team members and the client. Must have the ability to lift 60lb pumps, be able to climb ladders & scaffolding, reach, stoop, squat, work in small spaces and work in extreme temperatures and inclement weather conditions. Must have the ability to perform daily work and make field decisions independently without direct supervision.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this classification. All positions are subject to a criminal background check. A conviction in and of itself may not necessarily preclude employment
Candidate will be on standby as needed and be able to work in all weather conditions.
Compensation and Benefits: Pay is commensurate with experience and market-reflective. US Water/USW Utility Group offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long-term disability, paid time off, holiday pay and 401k with company match.
US Water/USW Utility Group offers competitive wages and benefits and is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.