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Job Opportunities

Listed below are any positions open for new applicants as of September 18th, 2020.

FIELD MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Field Maintenance Technician is an important part of Hixson Utility’s Water Distribution Department. This role assists in the day-to-day maintenance and repair work for our water infrastructure. Field Maintenance Technician will work with other employees on the Water Distribution staff to quickly carry out assigned work orders that may include; repairs to water mains, installation or relocation of water services, meter reading, and maintenance of equipment. This position helps keep the water flowing across the district, which requires a strong mechanical aptitude and the ability to work efficiently. The Field Maintenance Technician will follow HUD’s communication guidelines, policies, procedures, and other duties as assigned.

Primary responsibilities/requirements of the Field Maintenance Technician include:

  • - Finding and excavating infrastructure for repair/replacement;
  • - Heavy lifting, ability to operate various tools and machinery;
  • - Installing, maintaining and replacing water meters, water taps, boxes, lids, service lines, etc.;
  • - Customer service and ability to adapt and respond to fluid situations
  • - Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • - Familiarity with construction and maintenance type work.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Previous utility experience is not required, but it will be helpful. A Class A CDL is preferred, but not required to be considered for the position. CDL must be obtained after hire. Before hire, the individual must pass an extensive background check and drug screening.

You can download an application by clicking here. A completed application may be returned to us via email (customerservice@hixsonutility.com), or by bringing it by our office. If you do not have access to a printer, you may stop by our office at 5201 Hixson Pike and request a copy of the application.