EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Below is a list of all current job openings. To apply, either enter your application online, or print out a copy of our application and e-mail, fax, mail, or bring it to our home office.

LICENSED WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

West Knox Utility District has an immediate full-time opening for a Licensed Water Treatment Plant Operator at its water treatment plant in Knox County Tennessee.

General Summary of Overall Responsibilities:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of duties in operation and maintenances of Water Treatment Plant. Monitors operation of the pumps, settling basins, plant components, and associated equipment. Performs (and interprets results of) required chemical tests.  Cleans and maintains facilities and operating areas and grounds. Collects samples, conducts tests, reports and records results.  Performs maintenance on water lines, pumps and other equipment. Routinely diagnoses and repairs usual and novel operating problems. Provides work leadership and guidance on operational issues and problems for other Operation Technicians. Follows established operating policies and procedures. Operates computer to monitor operations and inputs data for reports. Observes safety precautions, rules, and regulations.

Qualifications: 

  • Requires High School graduation or GED, plus 6 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Requires Class IV Water Certification.
  • Requires demonstrated mechanical and electrical skills.
  • Requires effective mathematical and numerical skills.
  • Must be able to use laboratory test equipment and interpret the results of tests.
  • Requires knowledge of operational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Requires detailed knowledge of state and federal regulations.
  • Requires effective computer skills for operating plant.
  • Requires use of computerized systems.

West Knox Utility District offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package.

Applications may be completed online at wkud.com (link to application form below) or resumes emailed to hr@wkud.com

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE POSITION

West Knox Utility District is seeking a highly motivated Customer Service Representative.  Must be experienced in Windows based computer programs, basic office equipment, collection of cash receipts and daily bank deposits.  Experience is required.  Bi-lingual a plus.  Must have excellent communication skills – phone and written, must work well with others, ability to stay on task, detail oriented, must be able to multi-task, and must like resolving issues for customers.  Insurance, retirement plan, and paid time off provided. Send resume and references to West Knox Utility District P.O. Box 51370 Knoxville, TN  37950.  Phone calls will not be accepted.

CONSTRUCTION TECH

The West Knox Utility District is presently hiring for a water construction technician. Applicants must be 21 years of age. Previous utility experience a plus. This position is responsible for the maintenance, installation and repair of the District’s water lines. Requires high school diploma or GED. Must be able to operate various hand and power tools, backhoe, air compressors, road boring equipment, and dump truck, flush truck and vacuum truck. Requires CDL license. Follows established safety practices and precautions. Insurance, pension, and paid time off provided. Apply in person at 2328 Lovell Road Knoxville, TN 37932. No phone calls will be accepted. West Knox Utility District is an equal opportunity employer and provider.