2024 Summer Field Services Intern

Job Locations US-KS-Lenexa
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/18/2023 9:44 AM)
# of Openings
Seasonal Labor


WaterOne is an independent public water utility. We’ve been proudly serving the Johnson County, Kansas area since 1957. Every day, nearly 455,000 customers rely on WaterOne to provide fresh, clean water on demand. It’s a responsibility we deliver on. Our passion is water, because water touches everything we care about: family, health, safety, and community. We serve our community by bringing award-winning water to their homes, businesses, and public places.


WaterOne provides competitive benefits and compensation ranges.  Selected candidates are placed in the position’s pay range based on their qualifications.


The purpose of this position is to repair, replace and maintain meters, meter installations and related plumbing accessories of all service connections serving WaterOne domestic accounts.


Pay Range:  $17.00 per hour


Essential Functions


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Collect data on meter installations.
  • Prepare and present report(s) on findings.
  • Replace and repair water meters.
  • Tests meter for accuracy in the meter shop; test large meter for accuracy using field test equipment.
  • Repair leaks on meters, meter connections and meter setters.
  • Record all pertinent data on meter repair work orders and keep records of all materials and parts used in the work.
  • Replace meter pit lids, electronic meter wiring and connections.

Other Duties

  • Maintain daily contact with Supervisor of Field Services.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned.



Required Education, Skills & Experience

  •  High school education with skills in basic math and legible handwriting.
  • Read and interpret maps from the WaterOne GIS system and other sources.
  • Requires good interpersonal skills and oral and written communications skills.
  • Must project professional image.
  • Interact with customers and can explain where WaterOne’s responsibility for service lines, meters and installations ends and where customer’s responsibility begins.
  • Have mechanical aptitude and can use hand and power tools for replacement/repairs.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and continuously meet WaterOne driving standards.
  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Requires ability to work in all kinds of weather.
  • Must have excellent attendance.
  • Must pass a post offer medical exam, including drug screen and background investigation (may not apply to current employees).

Preferred Education, Skills & Experience

  •  Pursing post high school education in technical discipline.

 Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally lift/or move up to 100 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and up to 10 pounds constantly. The employee must be able to use a computer for five hours a day. The employee must be able to move occasionally from one location to another or be able to remain in a stationary position for up to several hours a day.  The employee must be in possession of a licenses and be able to operate a vehicle at any given time. The employee must be able to occasionally position self to inspect, repair, install and remove meters and be able to work in outdoor weather conditions.


Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee could be exposed to outdoor weather conditions, fumes, toxic chemicals and heat. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


Equal Opportunity Employer

WaterOne is an equal opportunity employer and upholds a non-discrimination policy. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, military status, or marital status in making employment and business decisions. We also prohibit harassment and retaliation in the workplace and in our dealings with the public. We encourage and welcome diversity of backgrounds in our workforce. WaterOne complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA).


Complete job description is available upon request and will be provided during the selection process.




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