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Distribution System Worker

Average Salary: $23,000 - $33,300

Job Description

  • Performs manual labor, such as digging, lifting, mixing concrete, etc.
  • Lays and connects distribution pipe, services hydrants and mains, valves and valve boxes
  • Operates and assists in maintaining light equipment (3/4-ton trucks, hack hammers, chain saws, etc.)

Necessary Skills

  • Knowledge of simple power and hand tools
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Capable of physically demanding work, in inclement weather, and subject to emergency call-outs at any time

Educational Requirements

  • High School Diploma
  • Helpful to have at least one year's experience working with a light to medium truck and dump truck

Where Jobs are Available

  • Utilities/Utility Contractors (all utilities need a least one person to repair and install lines)
  • Irrigation Districts (repairs irrigation district canals)