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Deschutes Valley Water - General Laborer
Jun 22, 2021

Water Operator/General Laborer

Deschutes Valley Water District (DVWD) is seeking two individuals to fill the role of Water Operator/General laborer. In this position, you will be responsible for assisting District crews, completing operation and maintenance activities, assisting contractors, operating machinery, and following all site health and safety regulations. A strong work ethic and attention to detail are essential. This position is limited to 6 months or less and has the potential to transition to full-time employment.

General Labor Duties and Responsibilities

  • Unload tools, prepare materials, stack building materials, and set up equipment
  • Follow instructions from foreman or supervisor
  • Consult with construction plans
  • Direct traffic safely around the construction or road maintenance site
  • Use construction and maintenance tools and equipment to complete daily tasks
  • Follow all health and safety regulations
  • Ensure proper PPE is worn for each assigned task
  • Complete all assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner
  • Safely operate a variety of tools including pressure washers, jackhammers, drills, saws, grinders, etc.
  • Prepare construction sites by digging, moving dirt, or compacting
  • Provide assistance to maintenance crew as needed
  • Clean and clear debris and hazardous materials
  • Ensure construction equipment and tools are cleaned and stored properly

General Labor Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent educational experience; vocational school or trade apprenticeships a plus
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Ability to physically stand, bend, squat, and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Positive attitude and excellent work ethic
  • Able to work independently or as an active member of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication with District team
  • Driver’s License Required. CDL and/or water operator’s license a plus

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $16.00 to $20.00/hour or more depending on qualifications and experience

Contact Deschutes Valley Water District, dvwd.org, 541-475-3849 for questions or to apply

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17200 NE Sacramento St
Portland, OR 97230

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