ScrantonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Scranton jobs

Water Utility Crew Leader

Company: P A American Water Co
Location: Scranton
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Water Utility Crew Leader - 106231

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary Role To perform a variety of tasks in supervising and participating in the locating, laying, repairing and extending underground water mains and distribution pipes.

Key Accountabilities * Perform a variety of tasks in supervising and participating in the locating, laying, repairing and extending water mains and services in the distributing system. * Direct activities of the M/C Utility person, Backhoe Operators and Dump Truck drivers as a crew. * Locate and mark company facilities associated with PA One Call System (includes overseeing and performing function) * Set up or direct the set-up of barricades and place safety lights around work site to protect workers from street traffic. * Operate valves and fire hydrants. * Complete all necessary forms, sketches and field notes and be knowledgeable of usage of maps and records. * Investigate complaints and determine corrective action per company procedures. * Any other duties assigned by supervisors.

Knowledge/Skills * General knowledge of water hydraulics and distribution system repair and maintenance practices. * Familiarity with Penn DOT publications for setting up traffic control. * Familiarity with proper completion of Company forms. * Knowledge of maintenance procedures for a variety of hand tools. * Ability to tap into pressurized mains. * Skillful use of hand tools. * Valid PA Drivers License * Ability to comply with Company's attendance and safety policies. * Available for 24/7 callout and carryover time. * Preferred: * Working knowledge of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton distribution system components. * Ability to tap large water mains. * Abilities to like stop water mains.

Experience/Education * Minimum: Competent person certified. * Preferred: Demonstrate leadership abilities to run crews. * Vocational education, apprentice training, on the job training * High School Diploma or equivalent required. * Ability to understand instructions, safety rules, maps, diagrams, etc. * Perform basic math. * Preferred: DEP Distribution License * Crew Leader training course.

Work Environment * Both: Inside and outside. A job is considered "both" if the activities occur inside or outside in approximately equal amounts. Wet and Humid: Wet: Contact with water or other liquids. * Humid: Atmospheric conditions with moisture content sufficiently high to cause marked bodily discomfort. * Noise and Vibration: Sufficient noise, either constant or intermittent, to cause marked distraction: * Hazards: Situations in which the individual is exposed to the definite risk of bodily injury

Certifications and Licenses. * Active state driver's license required with the ability to pass a motor vehicle report. * DEP Distribution License * Crew Leader training course.

Competencies Champions safety Collaborates Cultivates innovation Customer obsessed Drives Results Nimble learning

Join American Water... We Keep Life Flowing --- American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because they are an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

Keywords: P A American Water Co, Scranton , Water Utility Crew Leader, Other , Scranton, Pennsylvania

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Pennsylvania jobs by following @recnetPA on Twitter!

Scranton RSS job feeds