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Why Work at DU?




DU offers a family-oriented work environment with great benefits, competitive compensation and opportunities for personal and professional growth! Best of all, the work we do every day impacts more than 30,000 customers who rely on our electric, natural gas, water and wastewater services for their quality of life.


A career in public utility service is more than a job - it's a calling! We are passionate about providing first-class customer service on every task - from processing service applications to taking payments to reading meters to working in the field. Our employees are also active in giving back to the local community as members of the "DU Community Crew". Crew efforts include support of the United Way of Morgan County, the Dragon Boat Race and Festival, other non-profit agencies and programs, safety presentations to local schools and other groups, and more!


See a position that interests you? Learn more by clicking on the job title and apply following the instructions at the bottom of the page.


Current Openings



Lineman - Electric Department

Experienced Lineman - 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.


Please review the posted job description for complete details and requirements for this position.




Crewman - Full Time Position


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, Graphic Literacy and Work Place Documents. Good driving record.


Please review the posted job description for complete details and requirements for this position.


Plese review Work-Keys requirements for this position.




Foreman - Substations


Takes the lead in planning and directing work activities of maintaining the electric substations including maintenance, repair and installation of these facilities. Requires knowledge and skills in electronics, computers, substation construction and troubleshooting electric and/or electronic problems.

Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in electrical, electronics, instrumentation and/or maintenance technology field. Minimum 6-8 years experience in repair and rebuild practices related to substation equipment, including transformers, breakers, reclosers, relays, fans, electric control boards, SCADA, safety and environmental requirements.

Please review the posted job description for complete details and requirements for this position.




Water Resources Technician   

Under general supervision, performs inspections, sampling, monitoring and reporting of industrial, commercial and domestic wastewater collection systems, private on-site wastewater treatment facilities, grease interceptors and sand/oil interceptors; ensures compliance with Federal, State and local discharge regulations; and performs other related duties as required. 

Associate's degree or equivalent in biology, chemistry or environmental related field from accredited college or university. One to three years of experience in wastewater treatment/operations, industrial and/or commercial waste, pretreatment programs or closely related field that provides the desired knowledge and abilities. Valid Alabama Driver's License, Standard First Aid/CPR, Bloodborne Pathogens and Customer Relations Training. 


Please review the posted job description for complete details and requirements for this position.






How to Apply


Click the link below to complete an electronic version of the Employment Application form. If prompted to open or save the form, choose SAVE and download to your computer. If you are not prompted to open or save the form, please SAVE the form to your computer using the standard File, Save As command. NOTE: Some versions of Word will require you to "Enable Editing" before being able to fill in the fields.


Please submit the completed form as an attachment to the email address above. Include the position you are applying for in the subject line. In order to complete the electronic form, your computer must be able to open and save Microsoft Word Document file types (.doc). 





Please be advised that while the Application Form is in a fillable format, it is NOT currently transmittable from the URL website. Sending a filled application form directly from the URL location will result in the delivery of a BLANK/EMPTY FORM!



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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