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Pipe Layers/Helpers

San Antonio, TX

Order: 29986073


Underground utility operators are responsible for inspecting, sampling, maintenance, and repair activities in and on public works facilities..


• Operate heavy equipment, machinery, and specialized equipment used in the operation and maintenance of the underground utility system.
• Install, read, test and repair water meters, hydrant testing and maintenance of water distribution apparatuses.
• Maintain water pumping and storage facilities.
• Perform routine and preventative maintenance of vehicles and equipment. Assist with major equipment maintenance and repairs as assigned.
• Perform on-call duties as assigned.
• General mechanical, plumbing and electrical repair and diagnosis.
• Reading and comprehending maps, diagrams, and regulations/policies
• City geography and street locations
• Environmental standards and compliance requirements
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, employees and the general public.
• Maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance
• Work a flexible schedule, which may include evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime.
• Use safe working practices in the performance of duties. Ensure proper safety practices are used by all operators
• Perform other related duties as required.


Two years experience in construction or utility work or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.


Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, driving, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions. Incumbents may be required to work overtime, weekends and holidays; in all weather conditions; under hazardous conditions; on congested roadways, obstructed roads, high structures; around operating equipment; in a noisy environment; with chemicals; and with the physical ability and stamina to
perform strenuous physical work associated with roadway maintenance work. Most work will be performed outdoors. Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, body fluids, chemicals, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions and intense noises. Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of forces constantly to move objects.

Please apply at 10876 Hillpoint 78217