Underground Water Repair I & II

Department:Underground Water Repair
Approved STPUD:NH
Approved LOCAL 39:CS

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Underground Water Repair Supervisor and/or Lead Person, performs a variety of construction, maintenance, and repair work, and related tasks as required. Is responsible for carrying out stated maintenance and repair procedures.

Job Physical Requirements Analysis

Job Specific Body Movements Occasionally
1/3 of time or less
1/3 – 2/3 of time
More than 2/3 of time
Sitting10% of day  
Standing  70% of day
Walking 30% 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 shoulder X 
Working w/arms extended @ shoulder level X 
Working with body bent over at waist X 
Working in kneeling position X 
Climbing stairsX  
Climbing ladderX  
Major Hand X 
Pulling X 
Pushing X 
Fine ManipulationX  
Simple Grasping  X
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/Parts4 feet

Equipment Used

Air compressors, jackhammers, wackers, and air tools; rodding and sewer cleaning equipment, vacuum trucks, sweeper, T.V. camera equipment; snow removal equipment; heavy trucks, forklifts backhoes, and loaders, and other related equipment. Self-Contained Breathing Appratus.

Working Conditions

Most work performed outdoors, usually on roads and highways and in ditches. Occasional confined space entry into manholes. Exposure to raw sewage and sewer gases when cleaning up spills and repairing lf laterals and mains. Exposure to other irritating 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.