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Utility Technician

Company: Aqua America, Inc.
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

At Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc., we know that water is a precious resource - one that plays a critical role in sustaining life. That's why we take seriously our mission: protecting and providing Earth's 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, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. 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!


  • Performs semi-skilled installation, maintenance and repair of valves, meters, gauges, pumps, and associated equipment used in water distribution systems or wastewater collection systems using hand and power tools.
  • Operates and performs routine maintenance of vehicles and equipment; i.e. trucks, digging, trenching equipment, and other equipment in accordance with company procedures, equipment and operating standards.
  • Loads and unloads various equipment, chemicals and supplies at worksites and storage areas.
  • Operates medium construction equipment under the supervision of a qualified operator.
  • Adheres to all safety and security operating policies, procedures, practices and standards to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Performs ground keeping and custodial work as assigned.
  • Resolves routine problems and notifies management of issues outside scope of responsibility.
  • Reads meters as needed.
  • Updates and maintains documentation of work activities, including closing work orders as needed in the system.
  • Assists with other tasks or projects as assigned

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function(s).

    • High school diploma or GED
    • No previous experience is required although mechanical and/or electrical experience is preferred.
    • Valid U.S. driver's license
    • A CDL (Commercial Drivers License) must be attained within 90 days of hire

      • Familiarity with computers and work systems such as Microsoft office suite
      • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; communicate effectively (clearly, concisely and professionally) with customers and internal staff.
      • Strong customer service skills
      • Ability to work well under pressure
      • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
      • A team player able to work effectively in a team fostered multi-tasking environment

        • May be subject to extreme temperatures, noise, wet and/or humid conditions, mechanical, electrical, gas exposure hazards, fumes, dusts, mists, gases and/or poor ventilation atmospheric conditions.
        • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
        • Working conditions may include travel to work sites of Essential Utilities and/or other constituents.
        • May be required to be "on-call" per the site schedule

          The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

          Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, 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.

          Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a condition that may prevent you from applying for a job online or need to request an accommodation during the interview process, please call (1-877-271-9012).

Keywords: Aqua America, Inc., Fort Worth , Utility Technician, Engineering , Fort Worth, Texas

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