WATER REPAIR WORKER & WATER DISTRIBUTION REPAIR WORKER I

 
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Milwaukee, WI, United States

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WATER REPAIR WORKER & WATER DISTRIBUTION REPAIR WORKER I


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Job ID:

5409

Location:

Milwaukee, WI, United States 

Category:

Entry Level, Other

Salary:

38,350 per year
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Job Views:

18

Zip Code:

53202

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

12.04.2018
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Job Description:

~~The Water Distribution Repair Worker I and Water Repair Worker serve as part of a crew that repairs and maintains the water distribution system so that customers have quality, sufficient water with minimal interruption.

Essential Functions

•Repair, maintain, and install water mains, pipe joints, valves, services, and branches while maintaining the quality of the water.
•Perform hydrant repairs for various models in the water distribution system.
•Coordinate activities with contractors conducting water main relay projects by operating valves, testing water shut off and notifying customers of water outages.
•Perform preventive maintenance duties, including exercising valves, testing hydrants, making rehabilitation repairs, locating and marking appurtenances, accessing box alignments, and locating leaks.
•Operate various types of construction equipment, including tri-axle dump trucks with trailers, backhoe/end loaders with concrete busters, air compressors and hammers, utility vans or trucks, drill-rig trucks, and any other equipment assigned to a specific project.
•Operate various pneumatic and hand tools for completing repairs.

Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.
 

~~Knowledges, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics

•Knowledge of underground construction practices and procedures.
•Knowledge of construction safety principles and practices.
•Ability to learn and identify various hydrant models.
•Interpersonal and customer service skills; ability to represent the Milwaukee Water Works positively and to interact with customers in a tactful and professional matter.
•Ability to use job-related hand tools and pneumatic tools.
•Ability to operate construction vehicles and equipment.
•Ability to complete required forms clearly, accurately, and completely.
•Ability to perform mathematical calculations to determine materials needed and how to make cuts to complete jobs.
•Ability to provide direction and supervision to a crew of workers (Water Repair Worker).
•Ability to understand basic mechanical aptitude concepts and basic plumbing.

Job Requirements:

~~Minimum Requirements


Water Distribution Repair Worker I
1.One year of experience performing heavy construction such as utility installation, building foundation installation, road construction, plumbing, steam fitting or landscaping (i.e. hard scape installation or sprinkler installation and maintenance).
2.A valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class B without air brake restrictions, within six months of appointment and throughout employment.
3.Certified as a Competent Person in excavation safety in accordance with OSHA standards within six months of appointment and throughout employment.  

Water Repair Worker
1.Two years of experience performing heavy construction and operating heavy equipment such as utility installation, building foundation installation, plumbing, steam fitting, or landscaping (i.e. hard scape installation or sprinkler installation and maintenance).
2.A valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class A without air brake restrictions, within six months of appointment and throughout employment.
3.Certified as a Competent Person in excavation safety in accordance with OSHA standards within six months of appointment and throughout employment.
 

~~Conditions of Employment

•Ability work outdoors in all types of weather conditions, at all hours, and throughout the entire Milwaukee Water Works service area, including St. Francis, Greenfield and Hales Corners.
•Mandatory call out response to conduct emergency repair assignments and required to work for extended hours beyond the normal work shift as needed to meet the needs of the utility.
•The person in this position may be assigned to work either first or second shift and is required to work Saturday and Sunday on a rotating basis during winter, as scheduled or as assigned.
•Ability to transfer and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
•Ability to enter manholes and excavations and climb ladders.  
 

~~Current Salary


Water Distribution Repair Worker I The current starting salary (Pay Range 8FN) for City of Milwaukee residents is $38,350 annually, and the non-resident starting salary is $37,409 annually.  

Water Repair Worker The current starting salary (Pay Range 8LN) for City of Milwaukee residents is $45,327 annually, and the non-resident starting salary is $44,215 annually. Note: When a Class A Commercial Driver License is attained and maintained, an additional 1% will be paid biweekly.