Light Equipment Operator

Posted: 07/12/2020

Austin Utilities is seeking a talented and self-driven Light Equipment Operator to join our Gas & Water Construction team.  The successful candidates will perform a variety of maintenance work and operates a variety of equipment in the installation, replacement and maintenance of gas & water mains and services.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Operation of a variety of equipment in the installation, replacement and maintenance of gas and water mains and services;
  • After hour calls, and responds to emergency situations 
  • Performs required labor involved in construction and maintenance projects as part of a crew, including pavement cutting, ditch digging, manhole and line cleaning, main and pipe repair, laying and backfilling. 
Austin Utilities has been recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work” in Southeast Minnesota.  We put your safety first, and have been the recipient of several safety awards.  As an integral member of our gas & water construction team, this position provides an opportunity for personal and career development to advance your professional career as you demonstrate your expertise within our organization.  You will have the opportunity to work with a very dedicated team of professionals who are passionate in their service to our community.  And, we offer a work environment where work-life balance is realized.

Please complete the Light Equipment Operator Application Packet (application, supplemental questionnaire, and job description) located on our website:
Please forward your application package and resume to: E-mail: or mail: Austin Utilities, Attn:  Human Resources, 1908 14th Street NE, Austin MN  55912. EEO