American Water Laborer in Rosemead, California
Construct, operate and maintain a water distribution system.
Sets up barricades and traffic cones.
Breaks pavement where necessary by use of jackhammer or whatever methods conditions prescribe.
Loads and unloads pipes and fittings.
Digs trenches by means of shovel, or other methods as conditions prescribe.
Places pipes and fittings.
Tamps and backfills trenches.
Builds rough forms for cement work.
Acts as flagman to direct traffic.
Sweeps. Repairs water line breaks and/or leaks as required. Changes water meters.
Performs maintenance and paints.
Performs routine maintenance on valves and fire-hydrants.
Required to take after-hours emergency call-outs and be on-call.
Performs duties of other job classifications as needed.
Does other similar work as called upon to perform, and any other work as necessary.
Knowledge of power-tool equipment and construction materials.
Ability to work in inclement weather daily.
Ability to carry out verbal and written instructions
Requires normal physical and mechanical ability.
Ability to frequently lift and/or move 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
- High School diploma or state recognized Educational Equivalency Certificate required
Shovels, jackhammer, picks, digging bar, cement power saw, clay spade, wrenches, hand tools and power tools necessary to complete the job.
Drives a company vehicle.
Licenses & Certifications
Must possess a valid California Driver’s License.
Water Distribution Certification Grade I must be attained within 18 months of hiring.
- Position reports to the Ops Supervisor - Distribution.
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