Job Description

Are you are looking for a rewarding and stable career opportunity?  The South Adams County Water and Sanitation District, dedicated to providing reliable, affordable, and sustainable water resources and services in order to protect public health, the environment, and quality of life, is looking for field maintenance staff.

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 fire hydrants, valves, air vacuum assemblies
  • Operates equipment which may include backhoes, front end loaders, skidsters, tractors, and dump trucks
  • Organizes and performs traffic and work zone safety
  • Participates in the on-call rotation schedule and responds to emergencies as needed 

Qualified candidates should have:

  • A High School Diploma OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Valid drivers license, CDL a plus
  • Experience in water/wastewater industry, utilities, construction or related field helpful
  • State of Colorado Distribution and Collection System Certifications helpful
  • Solid knowledge in use of hand and power tools
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • 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, and working in a team environment  
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs frequently and ability to work in changing weather conditions


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

 Salary Range:  $ 20.00-34.84/hr dependent on certifications/experience   

 Medical/Dental premiums paid at 100% with meeting Wellness guidelines.  Other benefits include vision, basic life/disability, 457 retirement savings plan, pension plan, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, uniform/jean allowance, pet insurance, employee assistance plan (EAP), discount partners and wellness plan.


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