Careers

Steve’s Pumps and Well Drilling has been serving the water well drilling needs of Northern California and Northern Nevada for over 22 years. Our clients have come to expect high quality work from us and we strive to exceed those expectations on a daily basis. This is why we take such pride in hiring a rock solid team.

Our team and the quality of work they do for a customer is what leaves a lasting impression. Steve’s Pumps and Well Drilling knows that our team is our greatest asset and we aim to hire the best. We want people that are not only good at their job, but passionate about the work they do. If you are looking for more than just a job and are excited about a career in water well drilling, please look at the job descriptions below.

We are located in Janesville, CA which is about 15 minutes out of Susanville, CA (80 miles north of Reno, NV). Nestled in the beautiful Northern California and Sierra Nevada Mountains, we are surrounded by many lakes for fishing, swimming, hunting, water sports and camping. We are also very close to many ski mountains. We live in an outdoorsman’s dream!
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Employment Information

Steve's Pumps Employees

Benefits:

  • Medical Package
  • Dental
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Vacation After 1 Year
  • Paid Holidays
  • Covered Travel Expenses

Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Valid driver's license
  • Live (or relocate to) near the Susanville / Janesville area
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must pass random yearly drug screening

Pump Technician

Please apply for this position only if you are an experienced Pump Technician. We have been serving the water well drilling needs of Northern California & Northern Nevada for over 22 years and are looking for a Pump Technician who will be an asset to our company.  This is a full-time, year round position that is available immediately. Four-Ten hour day schedule.

Requirements:

  • Clean Driving Record
  • Must live (or relocate to) the Susanville/Janesville area
  • Must have extensive field experience in the water well/pump industry which includes:
    • Electrical
    • Plumbing
    • Service/repair of submersible, VFD, and booster/jet pumps.
  • Must have excellent troubleshooting capabilities in residential/domestic pump systems. SPWD will train in the capacity of commercial, municipal, & ag pump systems (experience in these areas is also a plus).
  • Must be able to lead others, be a self-starter, with good communication skills
  • Take pride in appearance, hygiene and workmanship
  • Must be able and willing to work in all conditions and all terrains
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs 
  • Must be willing to work overtime, especially in the summer (our busy season)
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening

Other duties include field billing, estimating, ordering, re-stocking own service truck, and some service truck maintenance.

Starting Salary

$18.00 - $20.00 Depending on level of experience and skills, with increases based on actual performance.


Well Driller

Please apply for this position only if you are an experienced water well driller.
We have been Serving the water well drilling needs of Northern California & Northern Nevada for over 22 years and are looking for a driller who will be an asset to our company.

Wage:

Will be determined by experience and skills.

Requirements:

  • Minimum five years experience Air, Mud, or Dual Rotary drilling
  • Must have Class A License
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Excellent at field welding (steel casing)
  • Must live (or relocate to) the Susanville/Janesville area
  • Must be willing to learn and work in all types of drilling terrains
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
  • Must be willing to work overtime, especially during busy season
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening

Please contact us with a filled out application, cover letter and resume (with references).
Only reply to this email if you are an experienced driller, detail oriented, take pride in your workmanship, serious about relocating to Lassen County and focused on a long term drilling career.


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Administrative Assistant

Duties include receptionist tasks, data entry, and providing direct administrative assistance to Office Manager and other Supervisors as needed. Includes managing routine duties as well as special projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Answering calls, taking messages, and greeting visitors.
  • Entering data into QuickBooks.
  • Managing complex correspondence (including thank-you notes), scheduling room reservations, maintaining files and logs, creating contracts, scheduling, typing up invoices, generating reports, sorting and dispersing mail.
  • Filing, copying and collating documents.
  • Completing other tasks as requested by Office Manager and Supervisors, including special projects.

Specific Job Skills:

  • Ability to work in a very busy fast-paced environment.
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task while maintaining a high quality of work.
  • High level of accuracy with data entry and strong computer skills.
  • Bookkeeping/accounting skills helpful.
  • Strong interpersonal skills--outgoing, courteous, patient, professional, and able to get along well with variety of people.
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Office applications, especially Word, Excel, and Outlook. Proficient with QuickBooks or ability to learn it quickly. Able to easily learn new programs.
  • Outstanding organizational and clerical skills.
  • Flexible and enjoys handling a variety of tasks.

Educational Requirements:

  • High school graduation
  • Two years of work experience

Starting wage:

$9.00-$12.00 D.O.E with the potential of a pay increase depending on performance.

Contact us with a filled out application, Resume and Cover Letter.


Water Treatment Technician

We have been serving the water well drilling needs of Northern California & Northern Nevada for over 22 years and are looking for a Water Treatment Technician who will be an asset to our company.  This is a full-time, year round position that is available immediately. Four-Ten hour day schedule.

Requirements:

  • Clean Driving Record
  • Must live (or relocate to) the Susanville/Janesville area
  • Must have at least 3 years experience in the plumbing field
  • Must sweat copper
  • Have general mechanical ability
  • Have good troubleshooting skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Outgoing personality
  • Take pride in appearance, hygiene and workmanship
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
  • Must be willing to work overtime, especially during busy season
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening
  • Any water treatment, well drilling or submersible pump system experience is a definite plus

Wage:

$15.00-$20.00 Depending on level of experience and skills, with increases based on actual performance.
Please contact us with a filled out application, cover letter and resume (with references).


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Driller’s Helper

We have been serving the water well drilling needs of Northern California & Northern Nevada for over 22 years and are looking for a Driller’s Helper who will be an asset to our company.  This is a full-time, year round position that is available immediately. Four-Ten hour day schedule.

Requirements:

  • Clean Driving Record
  • Must live (or relocate to) the Susanville/Janesville area
  • Must have, or be willing to obtain, a Commercial Driver’s License (Class A)
  • Have arc welding experience and/or be willing to take welding classes to learn on own time
  • Have general mechanical ability
  • Must learn quickly and enjoy working outdoors
  • Have good troubleshooting skills
  • Take pride in appearance, hygiene and workmanship
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
  • Must be willing to work overtime, especially during busy season
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening
  • Any well drilling, mechanical ability and/or welding/fabrication experience is a definite plus

Wage:

$15.00-$20.00 Depending on level of experience and skills, with increases based on actual performance. $20.00 if can weld.
Position has growth potential for a self-motivated individual. Please contact us with a filled out application, cover letter and resume (with references).




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