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Utility Worker

companyCEC Motor & Utility Services
locationPalmetto, FL, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

CEC Motor and Utility Services has an immediate full-time opportunity for a Utility Worker at our Service Center in Palmetto, FL.


  • Monday - Friday (7 am - 3:30 pm)

Pay Frequency

  • Weekly

FLSA Status:

  • Non-Exempt

Work Environment:

  • Work is primarily performed outdoors. Conditions can include exposure to inclement weather, working next to open wet wells, public roadways, lift stations, manholes, trenches, sewage, and various chemicals. The employee may also be exposed to direct sunlight, dampness, noise, heavy machinery, and mechanical and electrical equipment.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to regularly move items weighing up to 65 pounds, traverse rough terrain, and work in or over water/wastewater, heights, or confined spaces.
  • Must be able to work in a variety of physical positions including sitting, squatting, standing, walking, and driving.

Reporting Relationships:

  •  The Utility Worker reports to the Utilities Manager.

Note: This position requires drug and background screening.


$20 - $23 hourly


  • Expose and excavate utility piping.
  • Enter into confined spaces to access wastewater wet wells for demolition.
  • Carry out a range of trades, including but not limited to, carpentry, concrete work, pipework, plumbing, grading, and landscaping.
  • Keep the job site neat and secure by collecting and storing all tools and equipment.
  • Aid in the loading and unloading of trucks and hoisting of materials.
  • Utilize tools properly and safely.
  • Follow and transmit both oral and written instructions.
  • Work as part of a team and independently.


  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and at least two (2) years of experience, or an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience.
  • Must demonstrate the physical capability to engage in strenuous labor for long periods, including the capacity to maneuver uneven terrain, work at heights or confined spaces, work in or over water/wastewater, and carry up to 65 pounds as necessary.
  • Extensive knowledge of underground/utility construction including trenching and excavation, pipe installation, equipment used, safe digging operations, OSHA requirements, and confined space entry.
  • Must have the ability to interpret and react to audible signals of danger.
  • Demonstrate skill in working independently and efficiently completing tasks according to a schedule.
  • Show proficiency in operating heavy machinery and tools in a safe and effective manner.
  • Demonstrate the verbal and written communication skills necessary to understand and follow instructions, as well as articulate information.
  • Prove to be reliable and consistent with attendance and punctuality.
  • Possess the capacity to collaborate with a team.
  • Possess a valid driver's license.

About Company

CEC Motor & Utility Services is a privately held Motor and Pump repair shop founded in 2011. Our business caters to the water/wastewater industry and is designed to provide customers with superior service through quality motor/pump repairs. The Company prides itself in treating our employees and customers with respect and honesty. We believe each employee contributes directly to the company’s growth and success. CEC offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.

Benefits Include:

  • 401(k)
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Company Paid Life and disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid Time Off
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