Utility Person
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Utility Person
Ref No.: 18-05062
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Work Authorization:USC/Green Card
Segment:Commercial
JPAS:NO
*3 month assignment
*Knowledge of construction techniques is required
*Duties will include but not be limited to repairing and maintaining current infrastructure, meters, meter boxes, service lines and fire hydrants. The overall scope of work will be general laborer type duties. One person will perform duties in the meter shop - testing and troubleshooting meters. Sets up barricades and places safety lights around work site to protect workers from street traffic. Breaks up asphalt and concrete, using pneumatic power tools for trenching and compaction. Manually digs of valve boxes and curb boxes using shovel and digging bar. Guides pipe sections, valves and fittings into position and holds pieces steady while works tightens connections. Taps into pressurized water mains. Flares and connects copper piping. Installs repair clamp on pressurized water mains and service lines Operates valves and fire hydrants. Operates pneumatic and/ or hydraulic boring equipment. Completes all necessary forms, sketches and field notes and be knowledgeable of usage of maps and records. ​

JOB DESCRIPTION
Primary Role:
Responsible for performing a variety of tasks including but not
limited to locating, laying, repairing and extending underground water
mains and distribution pipes and any other work as assigned by the
supervisor.
Key Accountabilities:
Sets up barricades and places safety lights around work site to protect
workers from street traffic. Breaks up asphalt and concrete, using
pneumatic power tools for trenching and compaction. (%)
Manually digs of valve boxes and curb boxes using shovel and digging
bar. Guides pipe sections, valves and fittings into position and holds
pieces steady while works tightens connections. (%)
Taps into pressurized water mains. Flares and connects copper piping.
Installs repair clamp on pressurized water mains and service lines (%)
Operates valves and fire hydrants. Investigates complaints and
determines corrective action per Company procedure. (%)
Operates pneumatic and/ or hydraulic boring equipment. Completes all
necessary forms, sketches and field notes and be knowledgeable of usage
of maps and records. (%)
Drives vehicles and/or trucks in performance of general job, including
housekeeping of vehicles. Conducts work as assigned by the supervisor
or crew leader and to assist other personnel as required. (%)
Education: High School diploma or state recognized Educational Equivalency
Certificate.
College degree desirable