Utility Worker

Toho Water Authority - Kissimmee, FL3.0

General Description
Under close supervision, the purpose of this position is to perform entry-level work in support of the construction and maintenance of Toho Water Authority's water resources systems. Workflow involves performing semi-skilled manual labor, operating heavy equipment, locates, repair water/wastewater lines to ensure quality control services to customers. Reports to the Zone Foreman.

Essential Functions
Must be physically able to operate a vehicle, construction equipment, and various hands on power tools. Tasks involves the ability to exert heavy physical effort in the heavy work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling of objects and materials of moderately heavy weight (20-50 pounds) and occasionally very heavy weight (in excess of 100 pounds).
Performing skills from basic to high tolerance of pipefitting, Installing, replacing, repair and remove sewer laterals blockages. Breakage and removal of concrete and asphalt repairs. Exercises valves, checks hydrants for leaks, services for customers.
Minimum Qualifications
A minimum of a high school diploma or GED issued from an approved GED Administrator.
This is an entry level position, previous relevant work experience is preferred but not required.
Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class E Driver's License.
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk to a significant degree; use hands to operate tools or feel, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to pull, push, kneel, bend, squat, crawl, and twist. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Environmental factors include outdoor conditions; rugged terrain, slippery surfaces, varying weather, including, heat, cold, dry, wet weather. In addition, noise, darkness, brightness, vibrations, traffic, biological agents, chemicals, gas/ fumes, magnetic fields, or congested area. Environmental factors include indoor, flat surface, noise, sitting with occasionally walking and standing.