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Underground Sewer Repair Supervisor

Department:Underground Sewer Repair
Updated:12/1/11
Effective:1/1/12
Approved STPUD:NH
Approved LOCAL 39:CS

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Manager of Field Operations, plans, assists, assigns and supervises the work of crews engaged in the construction, repair and maintenance of the sewer system and performs all Underground Sewer Repair duties required to complete assigned jobs efficiently. Requires responsibility for carrying out and explaining maintenance and repair procedures to support personnel, preparing routine and special reports and maintenance records for sewer collection system. Responsible for carrying out stated repairs and maintenance procedures requested by other departments under the District’s work order system.

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  100% of day
Lifting 1-20 lbs X 
Lifting 20-50 lbs X 
Lifting 50+ lbs X 
Working/reaching above shoulderX  
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/Keyboard X 
WritingX  
Simple Grasping  X
FilingX  
Power Grip X 
Tools X 
Equipment X 
Hand Twisting X 
FoldingN/A  

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

Object Height
Tools & Parts4 feet

Equipment Used

Air compressors, jackhammers, wackers, cut-off saws, and other air tools; rodding and sewer cleaning equipment; forklifts, backhoes, loaders, vacuum trucks, sweeper; snow removal equipment; heavy trucks, tractors and other related equipment; self-contained breathing apparatus, computers and computer driven maintenance programs.

Working Conditions

Most work performed outdoors, usually on roads and in ditches and highways and in trenches, storms, snow, rain, and ice. Occasional confined space entry into manholes. Exposure to sewer gases. CO 2 gases and various vapo-rooter chemicals depending on job assignment. 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.