Preference Personnel

Public Works Laborer

Posted July 06, 2022Consultant: Todd Obbink
  • Industrial Position
  • Located in Fargo/Moorhead
  • Full Time Position

Preference Employment Solutions is now looking for a local Public Works Laborer. If you are a seasoned maintenance worker and are a jack of all trades, then this may be the perfect opportunity for you…apply today!

Compensation:  $22-$26/hour, DOE
Type: Direct Hire, Full Time

Position Overview:

  • Perform general maintenance and repair of street, water, and sewer.
  • Operate various heavy vehicles and equipment, including maintainers, pay loaders, trucks, and plows.
  • Perform sanitary and storm sewer line maintenance, including catch basins and manholes; repair curb-stop boxes and water leaks.
  • Perform water system infrastructure maintenance, including gate valves, hydrants, wells, and water towers.
  • Clean and unplug sewer lines or storm drains.
  • Maintain sanitary and storm sewer lift stations, including all internal components.
  • Perform sign maintenance, repair, and replacement.
  • Perform snow and ice removal of city streets and sidewalks in addition to mowing and tree trimming.
  • Perform light maintenance on vehicles and equipment.

Characteristics of a Successful Candidate:

  • One year of experience in public works or a related field.
  • Water/Wastewater I and II certification or ability to obtain within 24 months of hire.
  • Confined space entry certification or ability to obtain within 24 months of hire.
  • FEMA IS Course 100, 200 or ability to obtain within 24 months of hire.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License with air brakes and tanker endorsement or ability to obtain within six months of hire.
  • Must be able to lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds

How to Apply:

Please contact Todd Obbink by emailing your resume to

What Preference Employment Solutions Offers You:
We are a local employment company successfully assisting job seekers for over 30 years! Join our network to access a variety of benefits:
  • Preference Employment Solutions is FREE & CONFIDENTIAL for Job Seekers
  • Your information is never shared without your permission
  • Direct Hire, Temp-to-Hire, Temporary and Project Based opportunities to fit your needs
  • Professional, Administrative, Industrial and Healthcare placement specializations
  • Access to the area’s top employers and hiring managers
  • ACA Compliant with health insurance options for qualifying employees
  • Preference Employment Solutions is an equal opportunity employer
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