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Entry Level Laborer

Entry Level Laborer

Louisville Water Company is seeking applications for Entry Level Laborer.

Due to the number of application/resumes received for this position, no telephone inquiries will be accepted/returned.

Only qualified applicants will be considered. Online Application/Resumes received for this position will remain on file through June 2018.

Work Location: Varies

Reports To: Supervisor/Manager – Assigned Work Area

Job Summary:

Provides labor support to the following work areas: Distribution Operations and Logistics, Metering Services, Grounds Maintenance, Water Quality and Production. Work performed may include meter reading, meter exchanging, and assisting in meter shop; turning service on/off; construction, maintenance and/or new installation, crew work; fire-hydrant maintenance; first run response; water sampling and basin cleaning; material handling; facility and grounds keeping; and any other duty as assigned or required.

Essential Job Functions:

Essential job functions include the ability to learn and operate:

Hand tools and power tools such as drills, jack hammers, saws, shovels, etc.;

Heavy equipment such as forklifts, backhoes, excavators;

Hand held devices, underground utility locators;

Lawn equipment and tools;

Plant equipment such as pumps, valves, chemical handling equipment;

Basic knowledge of computers and ability to learn and operate Louisville Water Company software systems;

Effectively follow both written and verbal instructions/directions;

Understand and follow OSHA regulations (e.g., confined space, P.P.E., excavations, etc.);

Must be willing to qualify for classified/skilled union positions;

Acquire and maintain a Valid Commercial Driver’s License Class A (CDL) within four (4) months from date of hire.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Working Conditions:

Generally works 40 hours/week. Works outside in a variety of weather conditions with constant exposure to outdoor elements;

Continuous walking over all terrains (e.g. Meter Readers walk a minimum of 8 hours/day);

Louisville Water employees are essential to providing safe drinking water to the community. Employees are required to work all shifts, including nights/weekends/holidays and overtime as required;

Able to frequently work offsite in remote locations with limited supervision; may be required to work alone or in team settings;

Will be required to drive frequently to various locations throughout Metro Louisville and surrounding counties.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent;

Valid Driver’s License, with good driving history;

Two years of work experience preferably in any of these industries – utilities, chemical, manufacturing, construction, transportation, warehousing, landscaping; or Trade/Vocational school graduate (post high school) in a related field (e.g., heavy equipment, carpentry, HVAC, mechanical, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications:

Valid Commercial Driver’s License Class A (CDL) or Permit;

Work experience in the following areas:




Grounds keeping


Meter Reading


Operations of water/wastewater treatment plants

Field Services

Chemical Handling

Other Utilities

EEO/AA Statement

Louisville Water Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.