Utility Worker Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Utility Worker

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled and reliable Utility Worker to join our team. The Utility Worker will be responsible for performing a variety of tasks related to the maintenance and repair of utility systems, including water, gas, and electric. The ideal candidate will have experience working with hand and power tools, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.


  • Perform routine maintenance and repair of utility systems, including water, gas, and electric
  • Operate hand and power tools to complete tasks
  • Assist with the installation of new utility systems
  • Respond to emergency situations, such as power outages or water leaks
  • Perform regular inspections of utility systems to identify potential issues
  • Maintain accurate records of work performed and materials used
  • Follow all safety procedures and guidelines


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working with hand and power tools
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lift heavy objects and work in outdoor environments
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a utility or construction environment
  • Knowledge of basic plumbing and electrical systems
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and schematics

Physical Demands:

The Utility Worker will be required to lift heavy objects, work in outdoor environments, and perform tasks that require bending, stooping, and kneeling. The position may also require the ability to climb ladders and work at heights.

Work Environment:

The Utility Worker will work primarily outdoors, in all weather conditions. The position may require working in confined spaces and around hazardous materials. The position may

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Utility Worker

What is the best way to find and hire a Utility Worker near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Utility Worker applicants. Employers posting their Utility Worker job on Indeed get about 11 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Utility Worker applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Utility Worker are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 12 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 18 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Utility Worker positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Utility Worker role?
SMS has 85% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Utility Worker job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Utility Workers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 116% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Utility Worker applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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