High school diploma or GED; supplemented by vocational/technical training in water utility operations, utility construction, plumbing, electrical maintenance, electronics, or mechanics; 5 months previous experience and/or training involving water utility systems, utility construction, backflow testing, water distribution system maintenance, plumbing systems, electrical maintenance, electronics, mechanical maintenance, building maintenance, and/or equipment operation preferred
Installs, repairs, and tests backflow prevention devices; installs water meters; replaces older, worn, or malfunctioning water meters with new meters; repairs, calibrates, and tests large meters and/or electronic meters; Maintains water distribution system and coordinates maintenance, repair, and installation of water service lines/mains; conducts excavation for new installations; taps water mains to provide water to customers; bores shafts and installs conduit or service sleeves across road where needed; restores roads, sidewalks, and other work sites to original condition after completion of work; operates global positioning system (GPS) unit to collect data; replaces damaged, defective, or outdated water valves; paints valve lids; operates and flushes hydrants; flushes distribution system.
Job Type: Full Time
Local candidates only: Houston, TX
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