Utility Maintenance Worker

York County
Full Time $31,893 - $34,343 Per year VA 105 Service Dr, Yorktown, VA 23692, United States


Responsible for performing heavy, manual work installing and maintaining County sewer and water systems. Clears easements by brush cutting, weed-eating, uses chainsaws to cut trees or limbs from County easements; repairs and cleans sewer lines and systems; mixes concrete; adjusts and repairs manholes. Assists construction crew in all phases of daily operations. Responsible for maintaining and cleaning tools and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school with some experience in plumbing work preferred.

Some experience using hand and power tools associated with utility maintenance preferred.

Requires general knowledge of occupational hazards and safety procedures.

Experience operating closed caption TV (CCTV) equipment desired.

Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia with satisfactory driving record.

Requires an acceptable criminal background check.

Supplemental Information

Work is performed outdoors in all types of weather conditions and involves physical exertion and exposure to the usual hazards such as motorized equipment and overhead and underground utilities normally associated with construction and maintenance work. 

This position is considered an Essential Position (County designation as ALPHA) which requires the employee to report to work during inclement and extreme weather conditions, often outside normally scheduled work hours. Additionally, the employee is required to be on the division's on-call rotation list.

Physical Demands

Must be physically able to operate a variety of hand and power tools such as weedeaters, chain saws, TV inspection equipment, saws, shovels, picks, axes, jackhammers, and pumps. Work requires a great deal of walking, stooping, bending, frequent lifting of objects between 40-75lbs, and pushing, and pulling.

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