CAREERS: Public Works Technician - Opelika, AL


Public Works Technician - Opelika, AL

Location: Opelika, AL

ESG Operations, Inc.
Full time
ESG Operations, Inc. is one of the fastest growing utility management companies in the Southeast, currently providing operations services across the Southeastern United States.  We are currently seeking a Public Works Technician for our Opelika, AL location.  If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges please contact us.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates equipment such as backhoes, jackhammers, chain saws, lawn mowers, chippers, leaf machines, concrete saws, paint strippers, or tractors with bush hogs in compliance with ESG safety regulations.
  • Mows and trims assigned property; removes brush, tree limbs, and leaves with chipper and leaf machines; cleans alleys and right-of-ways; trims hedges and sidewalks.
  • Plants and fertilizes trees, shrubs and flowers as directed; sprays for weeds in flower beds and on lawns.
  • Performs cleaning tasks in assigned area, such as sweeping, mopping, emptying trash receptacles, cleaning grit screens or grates, picking up trash/debris, or hauling refuse and recycling material to landfill.
  • Repairs sidewalks and other concrete areas; resurfaces and repairs roadways; maintains roadway curbs, crosswalks, and stop bars; finishes concrete; clears roadways of debris.
  • Performs minor building repairs, including minor electrical and plumbing repairs and/or painting tasks; assists with maintenance of departmental equipment; fuels trucks.
  • Assists in sodding and landscaping property; assists with storm clean up; repairs fences; removes animal carcasses from roadways.
  • Cleans and repairs drainage structures; lays pipelines; exposes existing utility lines to aid heavy equipment operator, and keeps operator away from objects such as grade stakes.
  • Directs and controls traffic at work sites.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must have valid GA driver’s license
  • Six months of related experience
  • Strong detail-oriented work style

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays. 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.



The ESG approach to the professional contract operations concept generates rate stability, significantly improved system reliability, increased efficiency, and a guarantee of the highest level of customer service and satisfaction.

  • ESG Operations
  • 6400 Peake Road
  • Macon, Georgia 31210
  • 478-474-5025
  • 478-474-5045 Fax