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JBER Utility Fitter in JBER, Alaska

Doyon Utilities provides excellent career opportunities for motivated individuals. As the primary utility provider for the U.S. Military in Alaska, we offer stability and opportunity even in uncertain times. If you want to be a part of a work family that values professionalism, dedication, collaboration and innovation, we're the right company for you. Full health care coverage, a generous 401(k), and a month of annual paid time off are some of our amazing Company benefits. Our Company culture will make you feel right at home.

A Brief Overview

The Utility Fitter performs a variety of skilled utility maintenance, repair and limited construction duties associated with a water distribution system, and a wastewater collection system. The position requires incumbents to be multi skilled and certified on both systems that they maintain. Work ranges from labor activities to skilled tasks requiring physical exertion to varying degrees of manipulative skills involving the use of a variety of hand and power tools and the routine operation of trucks and related utility maintenance equipment. Utility Fitters are expected to demonstrate the specialized skills necessary to conduct repairs to system components, assess problems and recommend solutions with little direct supervision. Work is normally performed as part of a crew under the direction of the utility fitter foreman, although employees usually operate with considerable independence. Work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion for conformance with instructions and work standards.

What you will do

  • Install water services and sewer connections.

  • Maintenance of water mains and service laterals.

  • Maintenance of wastewater collection mains and service laterals to include flushing, thawing or unblocking when necessary.

  • Extend water mains or complete repairs to existing system.

  • Maintain pumps, motors, controls, valves and meters for various utility systems.

  • Conduct valve, hydrant and flushing operations as required by company policy.

  • Perform inspections of system components, relay results of the inspections to supervisors and recommend future project requirements.

  • Serve as a first responder for water and/or sewer outages, assess causes of outages and develop a response/repair course of action to reestablish utility services.

  • Perform the full range of tasks associated with the journeyman utility fitter.

  • Operate specialized equipment such as Vactor Truck, Jet Truck or Steam Thawing equipment.

Conditions of Employment


  • High School Diploma or equivalent Required

  • Knowledge of various piping systems and equipment, circulating pump installation and maintenance, and valves.

  • Knowledge of valves and associated control devices.

  • Ability to plan, lay out the installation, modification and repair of various new and existing piping systems and equipment for water distribution and wastewater collection systems.

  • Knowledge of water distribution system operations including repair or replacement of valves, hydrants, pipe and pumps, and service line connections to the water distribution mains.

  • Knowledge of proper water distribution system disinfection practices, flow testing and maintenance of system components.

  • Knowledge of wastewater collection system operations including repair and replacement of lift station components, maintenance of collection system mains, pump maintenance, main flushing procedures, and installation of new service connections.

  • Perform technical inspections on water distribution and wastewater collection system components.

  • Must be able to work outside in extreme environmental conditions such as cold, wind, snow and rain.

  • Demonstrate ability to operate in a safe, journeyman manner and an ability to work well with other employees.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with other workers, supervisors and senior management.

  • ADEC Certification as Water Distribution Operator II and Wastewater Collection Operator II or higher. Upon Hire Required

  • Class B CDL License from the State of Alaska. Upon Hire Required

Reasonable Accommodation

Doyon Utilities will provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made, in writing to the Human Resources Department.


We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO Know Your Rights poster is available at Know Your Rights ( For questions on the job posting contact 907-455-1500.

Physical Demands

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Standing - Constantly

  • Walking - Constantly

  • Sitting -

  • Lifting - Constantly (50)

  • Carrying - Constantly

  • Pushing - Constantly

  • Pulling - Constantly

  • Climbing - Constantly

  • Balancing - Constantly

  • Stooping - Constantly

  • Kneeling - Constantly

  • Crouching - Constantly

  • Crawling - Frequently

  • Reaching - Constantly

  • Handling - Constantly

  • Grasping - Constantly

  • Feeling - Constantly

  • Talking - Frequently

  • Hearing - Frequently

  • Repetitive Motions - Constantly

  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Constantly

Working Conditions

  • Extreme cold - Constantly

  • Extreme heat - Occasionally

  • Humidity - Occasionally

  • Wet - Occasionally

  • Noise - Frequently

  • Hazards - Frequently

  • Temperature Change - Constantly

  • Atmospheric Conditions - Occasionally

  • Vibration - Frequently

Doyon Utilities is committed to delivering safe and resilient utility services with an emphasis on reliability and efficiency. Our employees are committed professionals in their fields and passionate about what they do and the customers they serve: the United States Military. Inherent in our mission is modernizing facilities; employing best utility practices that reflect leading industry standards; and operating as vigilant stewards of the environment while ensuring the health and safety of our workforce and our customers.

Requisition ID: 2022-1270

External Company Name: Doyon Limited

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