1002 Central Parkway SW
PO Box 2232
Decatur, AL 35609
Report utility service interruptions:
Call 256-552-1400


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Employment Openings

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Utility Engineer I or II Water/Wastewater (Salary Range: $51,794 to $84,440)

Candidate must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university with a minimum of 4 years of experience in water/wastewater utility design including project management and planning. Professional Engineering License in the state of Alabama preferred. View job descriptions for additional informaiton.


Utility Engineer I Job Description


Utility Engineer II Job Description


Crewman - Gas/Water/Wastewater

Performs unskilled and semiskilled general labor duties in construction, maintenance, repairs and services of the Gas, Water and Wastewater systems. Work-Keys Silver Certificate required; a score of 4 or better in Applied Math, Locating Information and Reading for Information. Good driving record.



Lineman- Full Time Position

Constructs, maintains and repairs all overhead and underground distribution lines, service lines, sub-transmission lines and substation equipment. Valid Alabama Driver’s License with Class A CDL;  approved Journey Lineworker Certification; CPR/First Aid Certification; Customer Service Skills and applicable safety training. 


Lineman Job Description



Water Treatment Plant Grade IV Operator Trainee (1) Full Time Position

Wastewater Treatment Plant Grade IV Operator Trainee (1) Full Time Position


Works as an operator-in-training for the position of Plant Operator; under guidelines of a structured training plan, operates treatment plant on a shift basis, adhering to Decatur Utilities, Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and EPA regulations and safety procedures. For additional information, view job description and training program document.


Plant Operator Trainee Job Description


Plant Operator Training Program 



How to Apply
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Click the link below to print the Employment Application form in order to complete by hand and mail to the postal address above or drop off at Decatur Utilities' main office located at 1002 Central Parkway SW, Decatur AL 35601. 


Decatur Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Thank you for your interest in working for Decatur Utilities. We are a progressive public multi-utility providing utility services to over 26,000 electric, approximately 13,700 gas, over 25,000 water and over 23,000 wastewater customers with combined revenues of approximately $139M. DU employs approximately 170 employees and conducts all of its business with honesty, integrity and fairness. We value the wellbeing of our employees. We respect each other. We take pride in our work and expect the best from each other; we leave no room for mediocrity. We believe that open and honest communication is vital to our success. We are a learning organization. DU seeks skilled, innovative, creative and team-oriented employees. Our commitment to you is competitive pay for services performed, excellent fringe benefits, the opportunity for new learning experiences, safe working conditions and a work environment that is open and fair to all of its employees.
If this is the type of environment that interests you and we have an opening that matches your qualifications, please complete our employment application (see links below). 
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