Utility Worker - First Class

At Aqua, we know that water is a precious resource one that plays a critical role in sustaining life. Thats why we take seriously our mission: protecting and providing Earths most essential resource. At Aqua, we are guided by a set of principles that embody the character of our company and inspire our work together. They are embedded within our business practices and our behavior. We are proud to be united by integrity, respect and the pursuit of excellence to be the best we can be for the customers and communities we serve.

Together, the women and men of Aqua America serve 1 million customers across eight states. Aqua uses science, technology, capital investments, and amazing talent to provide communities with clean, safe drinking water and responsibly return wastewater to our rivers and streams. Join our team and make a difference!

A vacancy exists for the position of Utility 1st Class Crum/Ridley Water Treatment Plants.

Note: This position may at times be temporarily assigned to other starting locations in SEPA.

Applicants for this position must have the following qualifications:

Valid drivers license.
Be available for overtime when needed and respond to emergencies at plant facilities within a reasonable time period as required by the Company. Work requires on call coverage for emergencies.
Be knowledgeable of maintenance work related to the overhaul of pumps and all other treatment plant equipment at Crum/Ridley and other Aqua facilities in SEPA.
Capable of interpreting prints for fabrication of assemblies, through all stages to include cutting, bending, welding and drilling.
Must have ability to lift up to 75 lbs.
Have ability to climb ladder and work in high places, as well as work around water and plant intakes.
Will be required to perform as a member of the Hazmat Response Team if a team is maintained.
Must be capable of performing plumbing and piping work with all types of materials including PVC, PE, copper, steel, and cast iron.
Required to follow safety requirements dealing with any hazards including chemical, electrical, and PPE requirements, and follow lock-out and tag-out instructions.
Must be capable of operating all tools and equipment necessary for the completion of all plant related work.
Must be familiar with computer programs and able to access electronic data from the companys asset management/work order program.

Required to perform other work as deemed necessary by supervisors.

The hourly rate of pay is $35.1720##. Applicants for this position may access their personnel file only one time for up to one hour during the five-day posting period so they may review previous testing material.

All interested employees should apply during the posting period. Those union employees with one year or more in their current department will be considered first, if there are no successful candidates from this group, then union employees who have applied and have less than one year will be contacted as applicants.

A written examination may be given along with a field test.

Interested applicants can contact Human Resources at 1.877.271.9012 or apply online and must also notify their supervisors in writing on or before Wednesday, October 17, 2018.

Please review the details of this job carefully. It must be understood that the person selected to fill this job must accept.

##All employees hired or entering the bargaining unit on or after December 1, 2003 will receive three dollars ($3.00) per hour less than the classification wage rate. The wage reduction will be returned in one dollar ($1.00) increases once a year over a three (3) year period. Employee will receive annual contract increases.

Aqua America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions, including medical conditions related to lactation), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

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