Water Lead Service Worker, El Paso, Texas

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Created 01/12/2019
Reference 269697
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Texas
City El Paso
Salary $26,320.97 - $40,554.29 Annually

Candidate must havea High School diploma or GED, and one (1) year of experience in water line construction, maintenance and repair work.

Licenses and Certificates :Class "C" Water Operator's Licenseissued by the State of Texas required within one (1) year of appointment.Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state.

Special Requirements: Positions requiring a CDL or positions of a safety sensitive are subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with federal regulations.

General Purpose

Under general supervision, supervises and participates in light construction, maintenance and repair of water line and services with small crews of skilled, semi-skilled and/or unskilled workers.

Typical Duties

Supervise and participate in light construction and maintenance of water lines and services.Involves:Receives daily work orders and discusses assignments with supervisor.Prepare estimates and place orders for materials, personnel and equipment.Respond to emergency calls regarding water line breaks, leaks or blockages.Locate and repair leaks or blockages.Flush out lines.Inspect sewer mains utilizing specialized camera equipment.Maintain automated computer database of water mains, manhole covers, fire hydrant locations, maintenance records, etc.Check areas for damage and underground utilities to be identified before excavation.Ensure proper use of safety and traffic control equipment, etc.Supervise and participate in the installation, maintenance and repair of water/sewer service lines, installation of forms, the pouring/finishing of concrete.Ensure safety procedures are followed when working in trenches, excavations or confined areas.

Install and maintain water service values and lines.Involves:Maintain water pressure regulator valves.Repair and replace relief valves.Install chart recorders to monitor pressure.Respond to customer complaints on water pressure and dirty water.Clean out meter boxes.Locate and uncover lost services.Inspect new services to ensure compliance with regulations and codes.Ensure ground is properly tampered after backfilling of trenches.Lay pipes and connections for new or existing systems.Repair, remove or replace damaged or obsolete lines.Check back flow preventers.Repair and replace valves in accordance with specifications, trade and water regulations.Inspect work in progress or completed work to ensure compliance with specifications.Notify supervisor upon completion for site inspection.Ensure all equipment is operated and maintained safely.Prepare activity and maintenance logs, keeps records and prepares reports.

Supervise assigned staff.Involves:Schedule, assign and review work activities.Prioritize and coordinate crew activities.Instruct, guide and check work.Appraise employee performance.Provide training and development.Enforce personnel rules, regulations and work standards.Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony.Recommend hiring, discipline, merit pay or other employee status changes.

General Information

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Salary Range $12.65 - $17.78 per hour
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.

Test date:March 7, 2019

Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.
Closing Date/Time: 1/15/2019 11:59 PM Mountain

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