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Underground Repair Sewer Lead Person

Department:Underground Sewer Repair
Updated:1/18/12
Effective:1/1/12
Approved STPUD:NH
Approved LOCAL 39:CS

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Underground Sewer Repair Supervisor, provides job site direction to the Underground Repair employees and performs a variety of maintenance, repair, and operating work, and related tasks. Trains less experienced workers. Performs regular Underground Repair employee duties as required to complete assigned jobs efficiently.

Job Physical Requirements Analysis

Job Specific Body Movements Occasionally
1/3 of time or less
Frequently
1/3 – 2/3 of time
Continuously
More than 2/3 of time
Sitting10% of day  
Standing  70% of day
Walking 40% of day 
Driving20% of day  
Hearing  100% of day
Speaking 50% of day 
Lifting 1-20 lbs X 
Lifting 20-50 lbs X 
Lifting 50+ lbs X 
Working/reaching above shoulder X 
Working w/arms extended @ shoulder level X 
Working with body bent over at waist X 
Working in kneeling position X 
CrawlingX  
Climbing stairsX  
Climbing ladderX  
Major Hand X 
Pulling X 
Pushing X 
Fine ManipulationX  
Typing/KeyboardX  
WritingX  
Simple Grasping X 
FilingX  
Power Grip X 
Tools X 
Equipment X 
Hand Twisting X 
Folding X 

Height from Floor of Objects to Be Reached or Worked On:

Object Height
Tools and materials4 feet

Equipment Used

Trucks, backhoes, loaders, forklifts, vacuum trucks, sweeper, t.v. camera equipment; air compressors, jackhammers, wackers, rodding and sewer cleaning equipment, snow removal equipment and other related equipment, including Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus.

Working Conditions

Most work is performed outdoors, sometimes in severe weather conditions, usually on roads and highways, manholes and in ditches or trenches, storms, snow, rain, and ice, and some limited office work. Exposure to sewer gases and various chemicals in confined spaces depending on job assignment. Possible exposure to other chemicals used in sewer maintenance work. Uses chemicals and grouts which may be listed under MSDS as dangerous chemicals requiring the proper protective equipment for safe use. Exposure to wet and muddy conditions. Occasional entry into manholes is required.