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Underground Water Repair Supervisor

Department:Underground Water Repair
Updated:1/1/12
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 water systems and performs all Underground Water 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 water. Responsible for carrying out stated repairs and maintenance procedures requested by other departments under the District’s work order system. Ensures that all work is performed safely and all facilities are maintained in a safe condition.

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 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 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 
Writing X 
Simple Grasping  X
FilingX  
Power Grip X 
Tools X 
Equipment X 
Hand TwistingN/A  
FoldingN/A  

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

Object Height
Tools/Parts4 feet

Equipment Used

Air compressors, jackhammers, wackers, piercing tools, cut-off saws, line stopping equipment, hot tappers, and other air tools; forklifts, backhoes, loaders, excavators, vacuum trucks, sweeper; snow removal equipment; heavy trucks and other related equipment; computers and computer driven maintenance programs.

Working Conditions

Most work is performed outdoors, usually on roads and highways, and in trenches, storms, snow, rain, and ice, and some limited office work. Exposure to chlorine or other chemicals used in the disinfection of water lines and the treatment of water. Exposure to carbon dioxide in the performance of line freezing. Exposure to wet and muddy conditions.