Water Utility Laborer

Department: Public Works
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lincoln AL

The City of Lincoln, Alabama is seeking a highly motivated and reliable individual with a strong aptitude in manual labor and maintenance to join our Water and Sewer department team as a Water Utility Laborer. Reporting to the Water and Sewer Operations Manager and/or Assistant Chief Operator, the Water Utility Laborer will be responsible for various tasks related to the City’s potable water and sewer maintenance activities.

FUNCTIONS/DUTIES (include, but not limited to):

  • Installs, maintains, and repairs of water distribution and wastewater collection utility systems, utility lines, and lift stations.
  • Locates and repairs leaks at meters, service lines, water mains, valves, and hydrants, etc. • Locates and marks water lines for the general public so lines are not damaged during construction, digging, or excavation work.
  • Transports, hauls, loads, and unloads various equipment and materials used in projects or at work sites.
  • Performs general maintenance tasks necessary to keep machinery, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking fluid levels, replacing fluids, greasing equipment, washing/cleaning equipment, and cleaning shop and work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; notifies supervisor of needed repairs.
  • Maintain landscaping around water utilities in various locations.
  • Follows established safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; reports any incidents, accidents, problems, or unusual situations.
  • Perform routine labor and work non-standard hours as required.
  • Perform all other job-related duties or special projects as assigned.


  • Must be a graduate from an accredited high school or hold a certificate of high school equivalency (GED).
  • Must be able to complete required certification courses within one (1) year.
  • Must have an established interest in the operation, maintenance, and repair of wastewater treatment systems.
  • Must possess a valid Alabama driver’s license and the ability to obtain a commercial driver license (CDL) of the appropriate class, and a driving record suitable for insurability.
  • Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Must be willing to work non-standard hours, overtime, and weekends, as required.

HOURS OF WORK: Hours of work are typically 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Weekly schedule may vary. On-call during evenings and weekends will be required of this.

SALARY: The wage range for this position is $15.47/hr to $18.91/hr. The starting wage for this position will be dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

APPLICATIONS: Individuals interested in this position are invited to submit an employment application and/or detailed cover letter and resume to the email address below. If applying by e-mail, please ensure job position is included in subject line. We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 172 | 150 Magnolia Street | Lincoln, Alabama | 35096
P: 205.763.7777 | E: hr@lincolnal.org | W: www.lincolnalabama.com

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