Severn Trent Services Utility Technician in Richmond, Texas


The Utility Technician I is responsible for performing various general labor activities that provide assistance at the jobsite.


  • Repairs and maintains items on water, wastewater and drainage facilities.

  • Makes scheduled inspections.

  • Performs lawn and gardening maintenance and repair.

  • Shovels dirt and gravel.

  • Maintains inventory of parts and maintenance supplies.

  • Cleans office including: vacuuming, sweeping, trash pickup, bathroom/kitchen clean up.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Willing to work all shifts, including: weekends, holidays, evening and 24-hour emergency on call.


Education/Experience : High School Diploma or GED.

Licenses/Certifications : Valid Driver’s License and maintains insurable driving record.

Technical : Ability to follow manual & operating instructions. Knowledge of process control techniques, maintenance procedures & safety practices. Ability to perform routine maintenance/repairs. Ability to work with required tools (including jack hammer, demolishing saw, etc.). Comfortable in and around water/raw sewage.

Communication : Communicates clearly & professionally. Contributes to a positive internal & external customer experience. Willing to help others. Maintains composure in challenging situations.

Problem Solving & Quality : Pays attention to detail. Identifies & solves problems. Escalates issues accordingly. Checks work for quality.

Managing For Results : Works well with supervision. Takes projects to completion. Follows all company policies & SOPs. Manages multiple tasks.

Leadership & Initiative : Demonstrates a positive attitude. Acts in accordance with company vision, mission & values. Takes accountability for own performance. Willing to take on additional assignments.


Must be able to: frequently lift 50-80 pounds; load, unload & move large equipment/tools; access confined spaces; continuously walk and climb stairs and ladders.

Job ID 2018-3217

Type Regular Full-Time

Location(s) US-TX-Richmond

Posted Date 7/5/2018

Category Operations