Utility Technician I or II

Orange Water & Sewer Authority (OWASA)   Carrboro, NC   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on March 28, 2024
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Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) 

Employment Opportunity

 Come join our awesome team full of great people. OWASA provides competitive pay and benefits in a safe, rewarding work environment.  We would love to meet you!

Seeking individuals to join our Water Distribution and Sewer Collection team as a Utility Technician I or Utility Technician II. Team members maintain, repair, and install water, sewer, and reclaimed water lines. This role uses a wide variety of equipment/tools, work outside in all weather conditions, respond to after hour emergencies, and frequently use email and computers to process work orders. 

Without experience salary range is $44,508 - $66,762  

No experience required; We will train you. High School Diploma or equivalent and a valid North Carolina Driver’s License. Must be able to get a Class A Commercial Driver’s License within 6 months. 

With experience salary range is $46,111 - $69,167  

One year of experience in a water and wastewater utility, High School Diploma or equivalent, a valid North Carolina Class A Commercial Driver’s License, certification school attendance or have first level certification (Sewer Collection System Grade 1 or Water Distribution System Grade C certification). 


Team members are our most important resource. Benefits include:

  • Membership in the NC Local Government Employee Retirement System (pension plan)
  • 5% Employer 457 plan contribution 
  • Retirement health savings account
  • Employer paid Health, Dental, Vision, Life insurance, Long-term Disability 
  • 12 Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick, Personal, Bereavement and Parental Leave 
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Bonus Pay for Additional Certifications and/or Education  
  • Ability to transfer unused sick leave from preceding NC Local Government or State agency employer 
  • Much, much more!


OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability, creativity, diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. 


Visit www.owasa.org to apply for this excellent opportunity. This recruitment will close on April 19, 2024.