WATER REPAIRER 1
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Ability to learn quickly from oral and written explanations and
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:
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.