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Thursday, 19 January 2017
UTILITIES SERVICE WORKER
Skilled in performing a variety of tasks to include constructing, installing, maintaining and repairing water distribution systems and/or storm drainage systems lines/mains and to operate related equipment. Servicing water and wastewater meters, and provide customer service.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform manual work involving construction, maintenance, inspection and repair of wastewater systems and/or water distribution systems to maintain integrity of the water system and to maintain quality and sufficient pressure of water provided to customers.
Perform work orders involving new account setup, account terminations, and installations; responds to customer complaints and work orders involving high bills, low water pressure, water leaks, complaints of
flooding, sink holes, clogged inlets, or other situations; investigates problems/complaints, identifies location of problems, and initiates necessary repairs; reports problems to supervisor.
Perform various tasks associated with water utility construction/maintenance projects as assigned, which may include repair of washouts, swales, removing debris from inlets and control structures, laying sod, maintaining pump stations, locating water mains and meter boxes, repairing water main breaks, tapping water mains, cutting pipes, reading water meters, repairing/maintaining fire hydrants, flushing hydrants, painting hydrants, repairing/maintaining valves, removing/patching concrete/asphalt, cleaning out meter boxes, pumping water from meter boxes, maintaining pumps/saws, removing pest/rodents from, meter areas, trimming/pruning shrubs/trees around meter boxes, cutting grass, digging/removing dirt/debris from meter boxes, digging ditches/trenches, compacting soil, shoveling materials, lifting/moving heavy materials, or setting up traffic/safety barricades/cones in work zones.
May perform illustrative duties required in the Utilities ServiMonitor water quality (color, odor, bacteria, chlorine) through routine dead end flushing and sampling. Polices water system to ensure its integrity is not breached, i.e., illegal connection, unannounced construction on or near water lines, etc. Monitors irrigation usage to ensure that County Ordinance #413, pertaining to water
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