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Utility (Facilities) Helper

  • Full Time
  • Longview, Wash.
  • $35.06 per hour
  • Posting End Date: April 21, 2024

Website Cowlitz PUD

Wage or Salary:
$35.06 per hour

Cowlitz PUD is one of the top employers in Cowlitz County and we want you to join our team!

We are looking for motivated Utility Helper to join our Cowlitz PUD’s Facilities Department.
If you are someone that enjoys working in facilities with a variety of projects and good at time management, this may be the perfect job for you!

Come help us power the future!

Our Mission:  Provide customers safe, reliable, cost-effective, and sustainable electricity.
Our Vision: Connecting customers to energy to power Cowlitz County’s future.

This is a union position starting at $35.06 per hour.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Utility Helper performs a variety of custodial, maintenance, general labor functions and other related functions as assigned. This position will be under the direct supervision of the Facilities Manager and may occasionally report to other District personnel for additional duties. Experience in operating a variety of equipment that involves plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, landscaping, snow removal, appliance repairs, painting, drywall, and other miscellaneous repairs is needed to be successful in this position.

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Experience, Working Conditions and Other Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must adhere to the District’s residency requirements for response workers.
  • A broad knowledge of facilities maintenance procedures including but not limited to, plumbing, HVAC, the ability to operate power and hand tools.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • 2-year Associates Degree in facilities maintenance.

Work Environment:
The work environment conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  1. Work is performed in the office or in the field Monday through Thursday 6:00AM to 4:30PM.   Remote work is not available for this position.
  2. Performs work in compliance with the District Union Contract Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
  3. Work may be performed in the field with need to wear proper personal protection equipment (PPE) and perform work in all weather conditions.
  4. Works with and safely uses tools and equipment to repair District facilities.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

This position is considered a safety sensitive position at Cowlitz PUD under RCW 49.44 and is subject to pre-employment drug screening including Cannabis screening.

Additional Information:

Hiring Process:

Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete.

Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered:

  1. Completed NEOGOV online application.
  2. Supplemental questionnaire responses
  3. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job       responsibilities and qualifications.
  4. Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education.

Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check, pre-placement physical exam, and full driver's abstract.

Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

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