Field Service Tech I C1546 (100319)
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Performs b-box and valve inspections and maintenance/exercising, fire hydrant flushing inspections, and leak detection. Reads, tests, and/or installs water meters, when needed, and performs customer service functions, when needed.Key Accountabilities
- Performs b-box and valve inspections and maintenance/exercising, fire hydrant flushing inspections, and leak detection.
- Reads, tests, and/or installs water meters, when needed, and performs customer service functions, when needed. (%)
- Works with utility crews and customers, performing various water and sewer utility repairs, maintenance, and a high level of customer service awareness.
- Maintains and keeps equipment in proper and safe operating condition.
- Performs minor repairs on equipment.
- Performs required paperwork, when needed, accurately, completely, detailed, and on time.
- Effectively operates various equipment such as line locators, metal
- locators, pressure gauges, sawzall, augers, b-box keys, meter reading equipment, etc. Uses various hand and power tools.
- Works with teams to complete assigned projects on time.
- High School diploma or equivalent required.
- 0-2 years of experience in the water industry.
- Works overtime, when required.
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