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Utility Person- Construction
Ref No.: 18-16381
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Job Description: 3 month position. Will not be extended
7:30- 4PM

Duties will include but not be limited to repairing and maintaining current infrastructure, meters, meter boxes, service lines and fire hydrants. The overall scope of work will be general laborer type duties. One person will perform duties in the meter shop - testing and troubleshooting meters. Sets up barricades and places safety lights around work site to protect workers from street traffic. Breaks up asphalt and concrete, using pneumatic power tools for trenching and compaction. Manually digs of valve boxes and curb boxes using shovel and digging bar. Guides pipe sections, valves and fittings into position and holds pieces steady while works tightens connections. Taps into pressurized water mains. Flares and connects copper piping. Installs repair clamp on pressurized water mains and service lines Operates valves and fire hydrants. Operates pneumatic and/ or hydraulic boring equipment. Completes all necessary forms, sketches and field notes and be knowledgeable of usage of maps and records.
Knowledge of construction techniques. Capable of using hand tools (shovels, rakes, digging bars, wrenches, valve keys, pliers, wire cutters, etc). Working in all weather conditions

NOTE: Someone with a construction background will be perfect. Hand tool and power tool experience. Looking for someone comfortable working outside.
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