Maintenance Worker

Regional Water Resource Agency - Owensboro, KY (Old Owensboro area)
February 16, 2021
Maintenance Worker
Regional Water Resource Agency
Owensboro, KY
Responded to 75% or more applications in the past 30 days, typically within 1 day.
Job details
$15.52 - $16.55 an hour
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Full Job Description Regional Water Resource Agency (RWRA) , the municipal wastewater (sewer) utility located in Owensboro, KY, is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Worker .
Individuals in this position will complete a variety of manual tasks, as well as equipment operation, operating semi-tractor trailer and dump trucks, installing pipe, or any general labor involved with sanitary, storm, and wastewater treatment plant sewer installation, repair, and system inspection/cleaning.
Essential Job Duties:
* Repairing, installing, inspecting, and cleaning sanitary, storm, combined, and plant process sewer piping systems
* Operating construction heavy equipment/tools and sewer cleaning equipment, as well as semi-tractor trailer
* General wastewater treatment plant maintenance, as well as preventative maintenance on equipment and tools
* Working mainly in an outdoor environment, in frequently high noise levels, being in a standing, crouching, kneeling, or crawling position on a frequent basis, and lifting up to 100 lbs in any given day
* Performing confined space entries on a routine basis, such as in the piping of the sewer system, manholes, and trenches
* Executing traffic control on a routine basis
Job Preferences and Requirements:
* Prior work experience in the construction and repair of pipelines is preferred
* Being at least 18 years of age
* High school diploma or GED
* A valid driver’s license (current CDL Class A is a plus) is required prior to employment
Job Schedule:
* Full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt position openings, as well as establish an Eligibility List for Hire, regarding possible future openings
* Work hours are typically 7:00am-3:30pm, M-F
* May work evenings and weekends, as needed
* Required to be on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on a rotating basis as scheduled; 30 minute response time to report to work while on-call
Pay Range and Benefits:
* Beginning pay rate may range from $15.52/hour to $16.55/hour, depending upon relative work experience and education
* Full-time Benefits:
* Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance * Paid Vacation and Sick time, plus Holidays
* Life insurance * Retirement through the Kentucky Retirement System
* Short-term and Long-term Disability insurance * Tuition sponsorship
Application Process:
The Application Packet (which includes the job application, job description, and application procedures) may be obtained:
* RWRA’s website:
* Phone: 270-687-8440, ask for Human Resources, and a packet can be mailed to you upon request
To be considered for this position, submit your completed and signed application (and resume if available) via:
* RWRA’s website:
* Email to: (available on website)
* Mail to:
Regional Water Resource Agency
Attn: Human Resources
1722 Pleasant Valley Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
Applications must be submitted no later than Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 3:30pm. EOE, Certified Drug-Free Workplace
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $15.52 - $16.55 per hour
COVID-19 considerations:
Lobbies are closed to public, wearing masks in common areas, social distancing with other employees when possible
Work Location:
• One location
This Company Describes Its Culture as:
• Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
• Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
• Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
This Job Is:
• A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
• A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
• A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
• Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
Company's website:
Benefit Conditions:
• Only full-time employees eligible
Work Remotely:
• No
COVID-19 Precaution(s):
• Personal protective equipment provided or required
• Social distancing guidelines in place
• Virtual meetings
• Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place