Best Friends Animal Society
  • 507- Utilities
  • Kanab, UT, USA
  • Full Time

Join Best Friends and turn your career into a labor of love. The benefits package is one of the best! Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Child Care reimbursement, Pet Sitting reimbursement, Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, PTO, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program, 401k and Staff Discounts.

Location:  Kanab, Utah

To enhance and support the Sanctuary's utilities; water, power, phone, fiber optic, and gas services. Performs varied physical labor and skilled equipment operations to improve and maintain Sanctuary utilities.  


  • Performs a variety of installation and maintenance work on Sanctuary utilities such as: water lines, wells, springs, pumps and associated systems
  • Install primary and secondary electrical cables as well as telephone and fiber optic cable and propane gas lines.
  • Install and trouble shoot electrical lines in buildings; replace electrical panels, outlets, switches and breakers
  • Install, repair, and maintain septic systems
  • Perform preventative maintenance on various equipment and utility associated systems
  • Locate and mark utility lines
  • Make and update spreadsheets for utility meters
  • Operates services, cleans, and cares for tools and equipment
  • Follows safe work practices and observes safety precautions
  • Performs a variety of physical labor as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Experience:

  • Basic knowledge of methods, tools, equipment, materials, and practices used in construction and maintenance
  • Must have proven basic electrical experience
  • Ability to learn to operate a variety of hand and portable power tools and heavy equipment safely.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions; read and interpret maps, diagrams, and equipment operations manuals; maintain records; make basic arithmetical calculations, some computer skills
  • Valid driver's license
  • Work with a positive outlook, upbeat, energetic, and taking initiative
  • Willingness to learn on the job

Certificates and Licenses: 

  • Valid driver's license with a 5 - year clean driving record.
  • Have a Utah Water Operator Certification Distribution Level 2 or the ability to obtain with-in one year.

 Physical Requirements:

  • Working outdoors ability to perform physical work requiring coordination, agility, strength, and stamina. Work includes heavy lifting (typically up to 80 pounds); prolonged periods of standing; stooping, reaching, crawling, and climbing; manual dexterity
  • Performs labor in extreme hot and cold temperatures 

Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, or medical condition.

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