Utility Technician II

Utility Technician II

Are you a motivated, reliable maintenance professional seeking a new opportunity with an organization committed to providing unparalleled service? If so, we have a great opportunity for you! Lehigh County Authority is seeking an experienced professional to join our team in the role of Utility Technician II. In this role, you will perform a range of duties to maintain, construct, and repair the water and sanitary sewer infrastructure system, including the operations of all CDL-B required equipment.

About Us and What We Offer You
Established in 1966, Lehigh County Authority (LCA) is a municipal authority focused on providing high-quality, affordable water and sewer services to our customers. We operate in a cost-effective and efficient manner that results in affordable rates for public services such as the water and sewer services LCA provides.

LCA works directly with ratepayers (water and sewer customers) to meet their needs and to develop partnerships and cooperative programs with neighboring municipal water and sewer systems. LCA's water rates are among the lowest in the Lehigh Valley, and our regional approach allows us to act quickly and to provide enhanced services where and when needed. LCA is an exciting and busy place to work, and our employees are the key to ensuring that our public services are valuable, affordable and of the high quality our customers expect.

At LCA we are fully focused on equality and inclusion and believe deeply in diversity and all the fascinating characteristics that make us each unique.

Benefits and Perks
LCA offers competitive pay and robust benefits including:
Paid Health, dental and vision coverage – covers employee and eligible dependents with no employee contributions
Generous paid vacation, sick leave, personal days, and holidays
Company provided life insurance
Flex Spending Plan and other voluntary coverage
Eligibility for two retirement plans - Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Plan and 457(Empower)

What the Job Looks Like
You will have an opportunity to make a significant and meaningful contribution to the success of LCA through the following core job responsibilities:
Operates a variety of general and special purpose vehicles including CDL and Non-CDL
Operates air compressor, jackhammers, vac-all, small pumps, cement mixer, jet trucks, and vactor units
Gains entrance to lines through manholes and performs jetting and maintenance as required
Assists construction crew with maintenance, replacement, and repair of the water and sewer infrastructure
Performs cleaning and general maintenance of the building grounds and equipment
Works independently from maintenance work orders, shipping invoices, requisitions, standard procedures, and general instructions
Receives incoming items, unpacks, and/or uncrates items; examines for accuracy of items, invoice data, and damage
Assists in installation and repair of valves, fire hydrants, manholes, sewer lines, corporation taps, and meters
Uses water and sewer line tracing equipment and software as required
Performs snow removal, salting, and plowing as required
Erects barricades and directs traffic flow around the work area as required
Provide quality and effective customer service with courtesy and understanding to our customers, citizens, and internal departments
Performs related work as may be required

Important Qualifications to your Success
Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent required
CDL Class B license with air brakes and tanker endorsement (if you do not already possess, must obtain within 120 days of hire)
Class E water distribution license and/or collection system license (or willingness to obtain after hire)
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-3:30 pm with 24/7 stand by service required for a minimum of 2 weeks per year
Work Environment: Must be able to work in all outside weather conditions

I’m interested, how do I get started?
Apply to: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=o2x5ffwD&s=PRWA

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We realize that it takes time and effort to go through our application process and we thank you for considering applying for this position. We kindly ask for no emails or phone calls as a means to further your application process. These efforts will not enhance your opportunity for consideration, and we are not equipped to respond to these requests. We thank you in advance for your adherence to this request. Thank you for your interest in our position. We appreciate the time you have taken to apply with us.