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Water Service Representative

Department:Underground Repair - Water
Updated:1/26/05
Reviewed:6/28/07
Approved STPUD:NH
Approved LOCAL 39:KOH

Job Summary

Under supervision of the Underground Water Repair Supervisor, performs a variety of maintenance, repair, and operating work. Performs related tests as required. Requires responsibility for carrying out stated maintenance and repair procedures and maintaining records of 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
Sitting  70% of day
Standing 50% of day 
Walking10% of day  
Driving  70% of day
Hearing  100% of day
Speaking  100% of day
Lifting 1-20 lbs X 
Lifting 20-50 lbsX  
Lifting 50+ lbsX  
Working/reaching above shoulderX  
Working w/arms extended @ shoulder level X 
Working with body bent over at waist X 
Working in kneeling positionX  
CrawlingX  
Climbing stairsX  
Climbing ladderX  
Major Hand X 
Pulling X 
Pushing X 
Fine ManipulationX  
Typing/KeyboardX  
WritingX  
Simple Grasping X 
Filing X 
Power Grip X 
Tools X 
Equipment X 
Hand TwistingX  
FoldingN/A  

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

Object Height
Tools/Parts4 feet

Equipment Used

Air compressors, jackhammers, and other air tools; computers, line locating equipment, leak detection equipment, and other related equipment; snow removal equipment.

Working Conditions

Most work performed outdoors, usually on roads and in ditches. Occasional entry into confined spaces. Exposure to chlorine or other chemicals used in the disinfection of water lines and the treatment of water. Exposure to sewer gases and chemicals. Exposure to carbon dioxide in the performance of line freezing.