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NU has more than 100 employees, which are our most important resource. Without them, it would be impossible to produce and deliver our services to customers. There are various job opportunities throughout the utility industry for a wide range of skills and experiences. Educational levels for positions vary from High School Diploma (or its equivalency) to higher level degrees. Newport Utilities offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
Employment opportunities for Newport Utilities are generally advertised via newspapers, various utility periodicals, and at this website. Applications are accepted only when job openings exist. Newport Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer EOE/M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Newport Utilities endeavors to make our career site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our careers website, or require assistance in completing a job application, please contact jobs@NewportUtilities.com. Newport Utilities is a TN Drug Free Workplace.
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Customer Service Representative
Newport Utilities is seeking a motivated Customer Service Representative. The purpose of the customer service representative position is to provide professional, quality, and timely customer service support to NU’s customers. Minimum two years college preferred in a related field. Minimum two years customer service experience preferred. Critical skills required include familiarity with computer software, money handling, good math skills, and excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent benefit package; salary commensurate with qualifications. Please see Job Description for additional requirements. If interested, complete an Employment Application and email to jobs@NewportUtilities.com.
Water Construction Crew Laborer/Ditchman
Newport Utilities is seeking a Water Construction Crew Ditchman. The role of this individual is to provide manual labor for construction of water works pipelines and pump stations. Stand-by rotation and on-call status required. This position frequently requires exposure to extreme heat and cold temperatures, exposure to excessive humidity, descending into ditches, and climbing ladders. Requires occasional lifting and carrying weights in excess of 100 pounds. Must be able to routinely enter and exit trenches. Must possess sufficient reading ability to interpret printed information on tap sheet, work orders, and material lists. Must possess adequate computer skills to complete time sheets and other electronic reports as required. Must possess trenching/excavating Competent Person Certification (or ability to obtain within one year of hire.) Must possess and maintain a valid TN driver’s license and possess CDL driver’s license or ability to obtain CDL within six months of hire. Excellent benefit package; salary commensurate with qualifications. Please see Job Description for additional requirements. If interested, complete an Employment Application and email to jobs@NewportUtilities.com.
Water Treatment Plant Operator
Newport Utilities has an immediate opening for a Water Treatment Plant Operator. This position is responsible for performing the necessary operations required for efficient, safe, and economic operation of the water treatment plant, while assuring that the operation of the water plant meets or exceeds all state and federal codes and guidelines. 12 hour shift rotation is required. Must possess a minimum of a Class II Water Treatment Plant Operator Certification as issued by the Tennessee Department of Health & Environment, or must be able to obtain said certification within two years from date of hire. Must be able to maintain required grade certification for plant grade within four years from date of hire. Must possess adequate mathematical ability to calculate chemical usages following standard formulas and must possess adequate computer skills to complete electronic reports and time sheets as required. Please see complete JOB DESCRIPTION for additional requirements. If interested, complete an EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION and email to jobs@NewportUtilities.com.