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Job Specification

 WATER REPAIRER 1

 DEFINITION:
 
 Under supervision, installs, maintains, and repairs mains, 
 valves, pumps, hydrants, and other water service equipment; 
 does other related duties as required.

 NOTE: The definition examples of work for this title are 
 for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title 
 may not perform all duties listed in this job specification.  
 Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

 EXAMPLES OF WORK:

 Installs, maintains, and repairs water mains, pipes, valves, 
 pumps, hydrants and other equipment.

 Ensures that water taps are closed in work areas.

 Sets drilling machines and taps water mains to the size required 
 by placing sleeves and setting valves.

 Disassembles fire hydrants, removes defective parts, installs 
 new parts, and reassembles hydrants.

 Replaces water valves.

 Operates an air compressor and pneumatic drill.

 Digs trenches to remove defective pipes and install new pipes 
 and mains.

 Yarns, pours, and caulks joints.

 Loads and unloads pipes and fittings.

 Obtains, safeguards, and uses needed equipment, tools, 
 materials and supplies.

 Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
 and/or manual recording and information systems used by 
 the agency, office or related units.

 REQUIREMENTS:

 EXPERIENCE:

 One (1) year of experience in the installation, repair, and 
 maintenance of water mains, pipes, valves, hydrants, and
 other water service equipment and/or in the operation of 
 water treatment plant apparatus and/or in varied plumbing 
 work "OR" one (1) year of experience as a laborer in a 
 public works department.

 LICENSE:

 Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid
 in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than 
 employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties 
 of the position.

 LICENSE:
 
 Appointees may be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver's
 License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of
 vehicle being operated.

 NOTE:  The responsibility for ensuring that employees possess 
 the required motor vehicle license, commensurate with the class 
 and type of vehicles they operate, rests with the Appointing Authority.

 KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
 
 Knowledge of procedures used in making routine and complex 
 repairs to water mains, pipes, and appurtenances.

 Knowledge of varied types of tools used in maintenance and 
 repair of water installations.

 Ability to understand, recall, and carry out oral and written
 directions.

 Ability to learn quickly from oral and written explanations and 
 from demonstrations.

 Ability to work with others.

 Ability to work for long periods in emergency situations and 
 remain until all repairs have been made.

 Ability to operate an air compressor and skillfully use other
 specialized tools and equipment.

 Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual 
 recording and information systems used by the agency, 
 office, or related units.

 Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate 
 in English sufficiently to perform duties of this position. 
 American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered 
 as acceptable forms of communication.

 Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long 
 as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without 
 reasonable accommodation.  If the accommodation cannot be 
 made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, 
 such persons may not be eligible.

This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
Job
Spec
Code
VariantState,
Local or
Common
Class of
Service
Work
Week
State
Class
Code
Local
Class
Code
Salary
Range
Note
04284LC N/A01-

This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.

10/8/2011