Job Description

The South Adams County Water and Sanitation District is dedicated to providing affordable, sustainable water resources including quality water, wastewater and related services to our customers in a manner that promotes public health, safety and quality of life. We are looking to add to our Maintenance department.

This field position performs a variety of duties including:

  • Installs, repairs, replaces water, irrigation and wastewater system pipeline.
  • Maintains and services water, irrigation and wastewater system pipeline.
  • Operates and maintains equipment which may include backhoes, front end loaders, skidsters, tractors, and dump trucks.
  • Organize and perform traffic and work zone safety.
  • Operate and maintain fire hydrants, valves, air vacuum assemblies.
  • May perform landscaping.
  • May work in trenches.
  • Participate in the on-call rotation schedule and respond to emergencies

 Qualified candidates should have:

  • A High School Diploma OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Valid, current Driver’s License. CDL preferred (will be required to obtain within 1 year).        
  • Experience in water/wastewater industry, utilities, construction or related field.
  • Colorado Distribution I and Collection System I Certifications preferred, but NOT required (will be required to obtain within 24 months).
  • Solid knowledge in use of hand and power tools
  • Solid knowledge in electrical, mechanical and plumbing practices
  • Equipment troubleshooting.  
  • Heavy equipment experience desired.
  • Proficient computer skills including knowledge of MS Office and Outlook.
  • Solid problem solving, troubleshooting and communication skills.
  • Solid ability to adapt to changing priorities, procedures, conditions and circumstances, working in a team environment.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, procedures and maps.
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs frequently is necessary.

 Successful candidate will be required to complete a drug screen and background check prior to employment.

 Minimum Salary Range: 16.92 – 24.57/hr for a level 1 maintenance employee. Higher salary range for levels 2-4, based on skills/abilities/certifications.

 Medical/Dental premiums paid at 100% with participation in Wellness.

 Email resumes to, through 11/26/18. Visit for more info