Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc.
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Utility Systems Technician (Full-Time). The Thomas Jefferson Foundation is seeking a full-time Utility Systems Technician to operate and maintain its water systems. Located in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Foundation is the private nonprofit organization that owns and operates Monticello, the home and plantation of Thomas Jefferson, as well as a state-of-the-art visitor center, library and academic center, conference/education/event facility, and museum, all to advance its mission of education and preservation. The technician ensures compliance with relevant Federal, State, County and other regulations applicable to a large-scale drinking water and sewage distribution system. This position provides maintenance and repairs of plumbing and utility systems within all Foundation facilities and infrastructure and supports oversight of service contracts associated with the water, sewer, and fire protection systems.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will have a High school diploma or GED equivalency. An AA degree or vocational certification or coursework in instrumentation, electrical, or industrial trades is preferred. 3-5 years of utility craftsman experience in either water distribution or plumbing systems is required. Exemplary guest service skills, ability to interact with diverse populations, and basic knowledge of the tourism industry and local attractions is a plus. Candidates must have a valid driver's license and safe driving record, knowledge of Control and Data Acquisition telemetry systems, Human-Machine Interfaces and Programmable Logic Controllers and instrumentation, and Safety Data Sheets (OSHA SDS). 

The schedule for this position is primarily Monday through Friday from 7:30am until 4pm.  Off-hours work will be required in the case of emergency, service contract execution, and special events. Must be able to lift up to 50 lb. unassisted.

Applicants for this position must submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history. Only submissions which include salary history information will be considered. Position is open until filled.

Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc.
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