Utility Plant Technician or Senior Utility Plant Technician

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer $50,000-$89,790 DOQ

Utility Plant Technician or Senior Utility Plant Technician
Town of Leesburg
Regular Full-Time
Department of Utilities
$50,000-$89,790 DOQ
Closing Date: Open until filled

Do you want to apply your expertise for a cause you can feel good about? Do you want to work for an organization that wants you to grow with it and offers tuition reimbursement, certification training, and a chance to learn about multiple industries? Come work for the Town of Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century! Located 35 miles west of the nation’s capital in the heart of DC’s Wine Country, you’ll enjoy a vibrant and authentic community with “big city” amenities. The Town of Leesburg strongly encourages innovation, promotes career development, and offers excellent benefits to employees. Benefits include membership to the Town’s full-service recreation center, enrollment into the Virginia Retirement System, excellent healthcare insurance, and other fringe benefits.

Who We’re Looking For
If you identify with the following descriptions, then you may be perfect for the Town of Leesburg:

  • Creative problem solver
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Life-long learner
  • Strong team player
  • Passionate about excellent customer service
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Effective communicator
  • Desire to impart knowledge to others
  • “Early adopter” of new technologies

What You’ll Be Doing
This position involves mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of all electrical, mechanical, and structural equipment relative to the operation of the Town’s Water Filtration Facility and Water Pollution Control Facility, and all associated facilities within the Town’s Department of Utilities. Worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold and heat, noise, and vibration; and working in hazardous conditions, such as confined space and high voltage environments, in all types of weather conditions.

Minimum Qualifications
HS/GED; minimum of two (2) to three (3) years of experience in mechanical, electrical, HVAC, facility maintenance and/or repair work; possession of a valid driver’s license and safe driving record; Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B or the ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment; ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment: Confined Space Certification, CPR/AED and First Aid Certifications, and Forklift Certification; knowledge of OSHA and other work place safety programs.

Career Development Program
The Town’s Utilities Plant Maintenance Division offers a career development program. The purpose of this program is to recognize and compensate those individuals who have acquired additional or advanced work-related knowledge, skills and abilities during their career with the Town’s Utilities Department. This program provides a career development plan based on an employee’s performance, training and length of service.

TO APPLY: Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/jobs for more information and to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.

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