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Specialist Trainee - Water Utility Distribution - Position #835

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$11.37 Per Hour
  • Posted Date:07/14/2017
  • Deadline to Apply:07/21/2017

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POSITION SUMMARY
This position is responsible for the physical labor involved in water line repair. The purpose of the position is to provide the labor necessary to repair and service water lines. Effective performance on the job facilitates the speed and accuracy of repairs and service. Errors in the job can lead to costly delays in repairs.

The incumbent must follow written/oral instructions and department guidelines. State Department of Transportation guidelines must also be followed when working on or near State roads. Guidelines are clear and specific and do not require interpretation.

The position typically requires standing, walking, bending, stooping, and crouching. The position also requires the frequent lifting of light (less than 25 pounds) and heavy (more than 25 pounds) objects.

Work is performed outdoors. The work exposes the incumbent to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery, cold and inclement weather, and possibly infectious diseases. The job requires the use of safety devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

High school diploma or GED required. No prior experience required to perform the basic tasks of the position.

Possession of a valid driver’s license required.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Repairs leaks in water service lines and water mains.

Makes water taps.

Bores under roadways for water lines.

Installs water meters.

Maintains vehicle (e.g., checks gas, oil, etc.).

Performs other related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of water taps.

Skill in communicating with coworkers.

Skill in the use of standard tools, (e.g., shovels, picks, wrenches, etc.)

Skill in the repair of water lines.

Skill in the use of boring machine and tapping machine.

DESIRABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or GED required. No prior experience required to perform the basic tasks of the position. Possession of a valid driver’s license required.

Email:   mbartles@columbiacountyga.gov
Fax:     (706) 868-3301













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