Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment with Easton Suburban Water Authority. We welcome the opportunity to employ the most talented and dedicated professionals the water industry has to offer.

WATER DISTRIBUTION TECHNICIAN:
Easton Suburban Water Authority located in Easton, PA is seeking a dedicated applicant for a service position at the Easton facility. This is a full time-first shift position. Serves on after hour call rotation as necessary. This entry level position is responsible for semi-skilled work involving the operation, construction, and maintenance of the water distribution system. This work involves, but is not limited to the following: Excavates and completes restoration of streets and sidewalks as required. The individual will operate a jackhammer, earth tamper, power saws, pumps, generators, compressors, tapping machines, and pipe-locating and leak detection equipment. Performs laying, servicing and repairing water mains and service lines, and the maintenance, repair, and installation of valves, fire hydrants, and water meters. Loads and unloads trucks with materials weighing up to 200 lbs. with assistance from co-workers. Performs flow test of fire hydrants. Remains alert and reacts appropriately to audio and/visual alarms on vehicular equipment, gas detectors and rescue retrieval system. Enters and exits ditches to perform service and repair work.

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING:
Knowledge of the current practices in distribution system, construction, operation, maintenance, and repair.
Ability to understand and follow instructions verbally and in writing.
Ability to operate specialized industry equipment.
Ability to perform record keeping and prepare maintenance reports manually and with computer software such as Microsoft Access and Excel.
Ability to react quickly and appropriately to alarms and hazardous situations.
High School diploma or equivalent.
One year’s practical experience in installing, maintaining, and repairing water mains and appurtenances is preferred but not required.
Valid PA driver’s license. CDL preferred but not necessary at time of hire.
Class E Water Works Operator’s License preferred but not required at time of hire.
Experience in backhoe operation preferred. Or, any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and ability.

Download ESWA application here: Employment Application.

MAIL YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATOIN TO:: Carol Morgan at carol4hr@verizon.net

You may also drop off or mail your application to:
ESWA Employment Opportunities 3700 Hartley Avenue
P.O. Box 3819
Easton, PA 18043-3819