Field Services Apprentice
Company: City of Edmond, OK
Posted on: August 7, 2022
STARTING SALARY: -BASED ON ASSESSMENT OF SKILLS & LICENSING
($16.60 - $19.36)
SIGNING BONUS: - $2,000.
THIS IS A SAFETY SENSITIVE POSTION
Field Services combines Street, Water and Wastewater Line
Maintenance division employees into a highly skilled and
cross-trained professional workforce. -We maintain 90% of the
infrastructure within the City of Edmond which reflects a safe and
nonhazardous environment for the community.
The Career Path - Starting out as an Apprentice.
We will train and assist anyone who has a good attitude, wants to
do a good job and is willing to learn - Is this you? - Upon hire,
-you start as a Field Services Apprentice and are enrolled in the
United States Department of Labor Apprenticeship Program. -A new
hire is on probation for a full year with evaluations on
performance - completed at six months on the job and also at the
end of the probation period.
Entry level salary without experience.
Entry level pay for an Apprentice is currently at $16.11 per hour;
at six months $17.01; at 12 months $17.90. - Increases are based on
progression in training and performance.
Entry level salary with experience:
Applicants that already have a CDL or have experience with heavy
equipment and/or duties of this position will be reviewed to come
in at a rate higher than the entry level.
Once an Apprentice completes the required skills, and one year of
service, the employee will be reclassified as a Technician I, and
will be placed in a higher salary grade. -This progression
continues with completed training and years of service to advance
to the higher levels in the program.
Options Pay: - -Additional pay may be earned by obtaining
identified job-related certifications, as approved and coordinated
thru the Field Services Superintendent or his designee. -This is
flat amount added to your paycheck on a monthly basis.
Paid Time while Training/Uniforms, tools and equipment
* Training consists of classroom curriculum and hands-on
applications to develop the skills, knowledge and expertise
necessary to complete each level.
* All training is on the job, paid time. -The ability to earn
higher pay is directly proportional to progressing through the
levels of expertise, demonstrated proficiency and years of
experience in the profession.
* The city provides to us, uniforms, quality tools, and equipment
and they assist with the training to obtain your required licenses
* We work a regular schedule of 40 hours a week, working 4-10-hour
days with a three-day weekend.
* We are crossed trained in Street Maintenance, Water and
Wastewater Line Maintenance so that we can respond to any situation
at any time.
* We are proud to be certified by the Department of Labor and
become Journeyman in this trade.
* Our benefits package includes earned time off, longevity,
holidays, health coverage, pension and an employee/family health
clinic and Rx at zero cost to the employee.
Qualifications to Apply:
* Must have a High School diploma or GED Equivalent.
* Must hold, or be able to obtain within six months, a valid Class
"B" Oklahoma Commercial Driver's License with Tanker and other
required endorsements and maintain a driving record acceptable to
the City's insurance carrier.
* Must acquire entry level water/wastewater distribution/collection
technician certification from ODEQ within 6 months.
* Able to assist crew members with the repair/replacement of
infrastructure on streets and utility lines.
* Able to perform labor task for extended periods of time while
exposed to all weather conditions.
* Able to read and understand curriculum for training and utilize
cause and effect skills when resolving issues in the field.
* Knowledge of the hazards, safety rules and regulations
* Must be able to occasionally lift and move up to 100 pounds.
* Must pass an investigative background, drug screen, audio exam,
and a physical examination, with no restrictions, at a designated
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED.
APPLICATIONS: We are utilizing on-line application software. Click
on the "Apply Now" button below to access an on-line application
for submission. We will no longer be accepting paper applications
or transfers of applications.
SMARTPHONES ARE NOT SUPPORTED AT THIS TIME
The City of Edmond is an equal opportunity employer. Edmond does
not discriminate against employees and/or potential employees.
Adverse action based upon an applicant's and/or employee's race,
gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion,
national origin, pregnancy, disability, genetic information and
military service is expressly prohibited. No decision affecting the
terms, conditions and/or benefits of employment with the City of
Edmond is based upon an individual's membership in any of the
aforementioned protected classes.
As you consider this profession as a career, we strongly encourage
and welcome any questions you may have regarding this program. -
Please contact Human Resources with any questions.
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