Mechanic/Equipment Operator

Immediate Opening in the Laconia Water Department for a Mechanic/Equipment Operator

The Laconia Water Department has an immediate opening for a mechanic/equipment operator.  The Mechanic/Equipment Operator performs various tasks including operating equipment, small engine and vehicle maintenance/repairs, relaying water mains, inspections of meters and water services and other tasks as assigned.  This is a permanent full-time position with benefits. 

The successful candidate will be:

  • Skilled in small engine and vehicle/heavy equipment maintenance/repair
  • Physically fit, able to perform manual work relaying water mains, changing water meters
  • In possession of a valid NH grade B CDL License with a safe driving record or ability to obtain within one year.  Laconia Water will pay for CDL training and license, provided employee retains employment at Laconia Water for 3 years
  • In possession of a State of NH Grade I Distribution License or able to obtain one within one year
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Within a 30 minute commute to Laconia Water Department
  • On call for service calls and emergencies
  • Laconia Water will provide training and courses to employee to obtain all licensing and on-the-job knowledge. 

The salary range is $24.25 to $30.44 per hour.  There is a full benefit package.  References will be required.  Applications are available at Laconia Water Dept. at 988 Union Avenue, Lakeport or online at   and can be e-mailed to  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  LWW is an EOE/ADA. 

City of Laconia
Close Date: 
Monday, July 15, 2024
$24.25 to $30.44 per hour.