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Utility Technician (Bonus Opportunities!)

Company: Reconn Utility Services
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

EQUIVALENTEXPERIENCEJob Description:Entry Level Utility Technician positions starting pay is $17/hour with multiple Retention Bonus opportunities within this year (2022), totaling $3,000!Do you want to start your career with a company that values integrity, dedication, and hard work every single day? We want to offer you competitive pay, a generous benefits package, and opportunities for advancement.As leaders in the utility industry concentrating, on quality and safety, RECONN is looking for people to join our team who are problem solvers, take pride in public safety, and are comfortable in a fast-paced, exciting work environment.A Utility Technician provides an important service to utilities and the public. Utility Technicians use a variety of equipment to survey gas lines ensuring pipeline integrity. When a leak is detected, it is investigated, classified, and documented. Basic skills needed are computer skills, map reading, routing, and problem-solving.These are entry-level, daytime/full-time positions, and overtime may be required. Instructor-led training will be provided. This position may require you to work weekends. Travel with company vehicle may be required at times (up to 100 mile radius of Grand Rapids).Why You'll Love Working for Us (Our Benefits):100% paid training - We're invested in you, starting on your first day.Company Vehicle & Gas Card - Business use only including the commute to and from work locations. Possible opportunity to utilize your well-maintained Personal Vehicle paid at $5 per hour (flat hourly rate) when working to cover your vehicle, insurance, mileage, fuel, maintenance, and tolls.Company laptop, phone, and equipment - Advanced technology you can count on.Daily pay - Access your pay when you need it most. Instantly transfer your earnings to your bank the same day.Comprehensive insurance options - A variety of excellent insurance choices including medical, dental, vision, and life.401(k) with company match - We will help you save for the long term withPTO and paid holidays - Even in your first year, so you can spend time with your loved ones.Tenure Boots Program - Provides a $200 voucher to buy a new pair of work boots on your first anniversary and every year after.Tech Health Desk - Dedicated representatives to get you what you need when you need it.Employee discounts & perks - Outstanding discounts at major retailers and serviceResponsibilities:Read and interpret gas &/or electric company maps and recordsUpgrading Electric Smart MetersDetect, locate, and evaluate gas leaks using prescribed proceduresClassify leaks in accordance with company/ contractual guidelines and proceduresImmediately report found leaks to gas company under contractComplete daily workload accurately, efficiently, and on timePerform locates with safety in mindComplete required paperwork and sketchesKeep lines of communication open with ManagementHelp in other areas if neededFollow company guidelines outlined in employee manualBe willing to perform duties in new areas when askedRespect and care for company issued equipmentWhat We Need from You (Our Requirements):Proficient at using current technology; smartphone, tabletMust be able to communicate in an effective manner in a one-on-one setting and while addressing a groupMust be able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions; outdoor experience preferredMust be available to work overtime and weekends (as needed)Must pass a drug screenValid driver's license and safe driving record requiredWork well within a group, as well as individuallyAbility to use simple hand toolsWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Reconn Utility Services, Grand Rapids , Utility Technician (Bonus Opportunities!), Engineering , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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