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Utility Worker I

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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Utility Worker I
Position Number S061
Department Central Facilities Services
Regular/Temporary Regular
Full-Time, Part-Time Full Time
Months per year 12
Benefits Eligible Yes
Physical Class More than twenty pounds

Job Duties

Job Purpose

Provide general maintenance services by performing a wide variety of general construction and maintenance tasks.

Essential Functions

General Maintenance and Construction

Collecting and disposing of refuse from the campus.
Delivering and picking up materials and supplies from nearby businesses or suppliers.
Move furniture and equipment and setting up for special events such as graduation.
Excavating and back-filling for such work as repair of water, steam, gas and electric lines.
Cleaning and maintaining roofs and roof drains.
Keeping sumps open and opening storm drains and gutters.
Repairing small breaks in concrete or pavement and pouring concrete for other jobs.
Setting up scaffolding and rigging for high work.
Water vacuum flooded areas and cleaning up after alterations or accidents.
Operating equipment assigned to the Department.

Utility Shop and Central Facilities Services Duties

Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Education Summary
Preferred Education


Required Experience Summary

Two years of experience demonstrating the ability to apply the techniques of the trade

Preferred Experience Summary

Knowledge and Critical Skills

Required Knowledge and Critical Skills

Competencies required are possess communication skills including general ability to speak, read, comprehend and write the English language.
Possess mathematical skills to include as a minimum ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, determine linear measurements, compute areas and volumes of conventional shapes and forms, and compute approximate weight of objects.
Possess ability to climb ladders, crawl in attics and under buildings, lift and carry heavy equipment, bend, stoop, work from heights, and work in uncomfortable positions. Be physically capable of working under all weather conditions.
Be able to be contacted by telephone during non-working hours.
Be available for overtime work and to be on call.
Be capable of wearing protective clothing and equipment as required by the tasks being performed.
Be able to work in a safe manner and comply with all applicable OSHA and CALOSHA rules.
Neat and professional appearance and be capable of performing all tasks and presenting one’s self in a manner that reflects well on CFS and CUC, and of promoting the interests of these organizations throughout The Claremont Colleges.
Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under The Claremont Colleges insurance.

Preferred Knowledge and Critical Skills
Work Schedule

The regular hours for this full time position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday. Holiday, weekend and evening work hours may be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the organization or business unit.

Eeo Statement

This job description defines the essential job duties of this position. Claremont University Consortium expects that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, Claremont University Consortium will review this job description and make changes of business necessity.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter