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Lift Station Construction Technician
Full Time
Tampa, Florida, United States -
Description

U.S. Water Services Corporation is a well-established and diverse water and wastewater utility organization specializing in utility maintenance, operations, engineering and construction services. U.S. Water is a fast paced and rapidly expanding company headquartered in New Port Richey, Florida with a staff of over 500 employees in six states.


The purpose of this position is to conduct manual and skilled labor, for lift station rehabilitation projects. Duties include working in lift station wet wells to remove the pumps and pump bases, vertical riser pipe and pump guide rails. Remove valve vault, horizontal piping, check and gate valves. Building forms to pour concrete slabs. Setup by-pass pumping, tie-in header system to force main. Other duties include performing safety inspections and documentation; utilizing heavy construction equipment; maintaining equipment; and correspond with project managers, engineers, contractors, etc.

  1. Rehabilitation services include removal and replacement of pumps, bases, rails, and other wet well components.
  2. Replacement of lift station piping manifolds.
  3. Completing administrative and planning duties such as: ordering locates; filling out paperwork for right-of-way permitting material takeoffs; setting up bypass; setting up RTU floats; setting up vacuum trucks; injecting leaking wet wells; working under a schedule; contacting subcontractors; and verifying material deliveries.
  4. Construction and labor duties such as, but not limited to: building header piping system; shoveling rock; digging holes for tie-ins; using a wheel barrel; picking control panels up; unloading trucks; moving materials into the warehouse; communicating with assistants.
  5. Safety first knowledge. Understanding gas detectors, pouring and finishing concrete
  6. Installing valve boxes with riser pipes; utilizing metal detection; pinpointing location; verify incoming sewer lines sizes; digging up locations and install bypass piping; video record job site.
  7. Operate various equipment; inspect vehicles or equipment; maintain equipment; start up equipment, read blueprints.
  8. Send emails, handle banking transactions measure fence locations, make drawing, and handle overtime sheet.
  9. Operate various equipment by gathering keys; inspecting vehicles or equipment; maintaining equipment; and starting up equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Environmental factors include outdoor conditions; rugged terrain, slippery surfaces, varying weather, including, heat, cold, dry, wet weather. In addition, noise, darkness, brightness, vibrations, traffic, biological agents, chemicals, gas/ fumes, magnetic fields, or congested area. Environmental factors include indoor, flat surface, noise, sitting with occasionally walking and standing.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. A minimum of a high school diploma or GED issued from an approved GED Administrator.
  2. Minimum of three years relevant experience.
  3. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class E Driver's License
  4. As a condition of employment, must obtain a State of Florida Class B Driver's License, M.O.T., Air Brake Endorsement, Tanker Endorsement and Hazmat Endorsement within first six months of employment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk to a significant degree; use hands to operate tools or feel, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to pull, push, kneel, bend, squat, crawl, and twist. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Compensation and Benefits: Pay is commensurate with experience and market-reflective. US Water/USW Utility Group offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long-term disability, paid time off, holiday pay and 401k with company match.

US Water/USW Utility Group offers competitive wages and benefits and is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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