Construction & Water Utility Worker


South Norwalk Electric & Water (SNEW) is seeking Construction & Water Utility Worker personnel for multiple positions (Maintainer 1 & 2).


Duties of Maintainer 1 & 2s:

  • Operate a variety of heavy equipment such as backhoes, front-end loader, cranes, excavators, pumps, generators, and pneumatic tools.
  • Uses equipment for excavations for water utility valve replacement, pipeline installation, leak repair, water taps, and other miscellaneous excavations.
  • Installs trench boxes, mechanical shoring systems, and other support systems for the safety of excavations.
  • Performs maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment as needed.
  • Performs maintenance on water pumps, tanks, generators, hydrants, and other water distribution system and water filtration plant facilities.
  • Works after-hours as needed to respond to emergencies.


Minimum requirements:

  • High School diploma.
  • Valid Connecticut Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class B (without restrictions E, G, or, R) within one year of employment (required upon hire for Maintainer 2).
  • Knowledge of the methods and techniques used in the maintenance and safe operation of a wide variety of heavy and/or specialized maintenance and construction equipment and vehicles.
  • Experience in urban utility – particularly water – excavation, construction, and installation.


SNEW offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefit package including participation in the CMERS pension program. Applications can be found on our website at Please email all applications to Applications must be submitted by October 22, 2021 for consideration. EOE


Job Details

October 22, 2021