1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee, WA 98802

509-884-7191 / 1-800-503-7990


Power Supply Utilityman 1

Job Number: W 1810
Status: Open
Closing Date: 1/22/2019 5:00 PM
Location: Wells Dam, Azwell WA
Wage/Salary: $21.35/hour First 6 months
Duration: Full-time Regular
Allow Email Submissions: Yes
Allow Postal Submissions: Yes

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Utilityman 1 is responsible for cleaning powerplant equipment and related structures, offices, buildings and grounds. This position reports to the Project Superintendent.

Core Job duties:  Perform powerplant cleaning duties such as clean and de-grease powerplant equipment, clean and polish floors, wash windows, clean restrooms. The Utilityman 1 must comply with all Wells Dam Safety Manual requirements. The Utilityman 1 may perform duties of a Confined Space Attendant.  The Utilityman 1 may operate vehicles; District vehicles may be equipped with a GPS device that monitors vehicle location. Other duties may be assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Completion of a high school education or equivalent 

Ability to read and safely follow directions on industrial cleaning supplies

Good computer skills including Outlook and MS Word

Ability to communicate and cooperate with co-workers 

Capable of performing semi-skilled duties usually required of a laborer in a hydroelectric project generating station 

Ability to operate general cleaning equipment such as floor polishers, sweepers, vacuums

Ability to operate industrial cleaning equipment such as high-pressure washers, forklifts, highlifts, scissor lifts and other related equipment

Current First Aid/CPR certification

A current Washington State Driver License with proof of a good driving record

Competency Requirements:

Safety: Demonstrates that safety is the top priority when performing any job duty or task; prioritizes personal safety and the safety of co-workers and the public

Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules

Productivity: Is able to demonstrate completion of assigned tasks through work product and documentation. This will include evidence that clearly shows work was completed on time and with above average quality

Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual respect with all co-workers

Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts when redirected and develops methods to achieve results and remain accountable

Professionalism: Interact daily with others in a professional manner. Treat others and be treated with respect; perform with integrity, honesty and professionalism; participate constructively in open communication; help to resolve issues and difficult situations in ways that reduce conflict and maintain good working relationships; improve work performance and take an active part in generating a mutually supportive environment. Recognize that diversity is an asset and value cultural, physical and professional differences

Physical Requirements:

Applicants must be capable of working in an industrial plant environment and conduct cleaning activities in the Powerhouse and in the surrounding Wells Project facilities and grounds.  Must be able to walk on uneven terrain, climb ladders and stairwells, perform work in cold, hot and wet environments, and adapt to noisy conditions. Must be able to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds. Applicant must have full auditory and visual capability in order to allow the applicant to safely work in an environment with large moving machinery.

This position is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement. There is a one-year probationary period associated with this position.


How to apply for this job:

Resumes must be submitted with our Resume Cover Sheet ( click here to download ). Your cover letter and resume listing qualifications, and our Resume Cover Sheet, must be received by 1/22/2019 5:00 PM .

Resumes must be submitted with our Resume Cover Sheet ( click here to download ). This position is open until filled, please send in your cover letter, resume listing qualifications and our Resume Cover Sheet as soon as possible.

Postal Mailing Instructions:

Please note on the outside of the envelope:

Power Supply Utilityman 1 - Wells Dam, Azwell WA

Mail to:
Barbara Davis
Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County
1151 Valley Mall Parkway
East Wenatchee, WA 98802

No e-mail or fax submissions, please.

Email Instructions:

Please include the job number ( W 1810 ) in the subject line of your email and send to careers@dcpud.org.