Alpha Rae

  • Maintenance and Services (7520)

    Job Locations US-IN-Fort Wayne
    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/8/2019 3:32 PM)
    # of Openings
    Length of Assignment
    Thru End of Year (Potential Extension)
    Working Hours
    M-F 8am-4pm (May Vary Depending On Need)
    Pay Rate
    Area of City
  • Overview

    Working under the direction of the Accounts/Services Program Manager, incumbent responds to the needs of paticialur services department  group by changing meters, turning on and off as requested, and inspecting the distribution system when necessary.  Incumbent cleans, tests and repairs  meters.  The incumbent is expected to exercise a fair amount of good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with safety rules and operating regulations, policies and practices as well as federal, state, and local regulations.  At all times, the incumbent conducts him/herself in a professional manner with customers and co-workers




    • Operates acid baths, hot water rinses and drying facilities for water meters;
    • Receives, unpacks and stencils new meters, and prepares them for testing;
    • Loads, unloads, unpacks and moves materials and supplies;
    • Assembles and maintains inventory of meters and meter parts;
    • Installs and sets water and sprinkler meters;
    • Turns water on/off, cleans and adjusts curb boxes as needed to complete task;
    • Locates service boxes and service lines with a variety of equipment as needed;
    • Digs and backfills excavations;
    • Breaks pavement using the proper tools, dismantles equipment and structures;
    • Updates curb box and valve box measurements;
    • Maintains necessary work records;
    • Sweats in copper fittings; silver solders, copper pipes and fittings ( training provided);
    • Operates oxyacetylene cutting equipment ( training provided);
    • Opens, works, adds notes, and closes orders in CIS Mobile.


    Diagnostic/Preventative Maintenance

    • Inspects, disassembles, and cleans water meters, replaces or repairs worn parts, adjusts and reassembles meters;
    • Investigates leaks on meters and makes necessary repairs;
    • Changes meters weighing up to 50 pounds; (Removal, replacement and installation of large meters)
    • Investigates customer complaints and locates leaks on private property, at hydrants, valves, and main lines;
    • Makes temporary or emergency hose connections on customer’s property;
    • Investigates reported leaks at hydrants, valves and main lines;
    • Assists in testing meters for accuracy;
    • Tests, tags and stores meters;
    • Reads meters and operates G-5 Reader and Read-One-pro;
    • Pressure tests service lines;
    • Adjusts, repairs and cleans out curb boxes with appropriate hand tools as needed;
    • Performs general maintenance work in and about departmental headquarters;


    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
    • One year of general construction experience is desirable;
    • Ability to be trained to become skilled at operating, and using small equipment to perform the more basic, routine plumbing and Meter setting, pipefitting installation and maintenance duties;
    • Ability to use Apple based iPad;
    • Ability to read and interpret water maps and blueprints.
    • Valid Indiana Driver's License;
    • Confined Space Certified.
    • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
    • Required to bring  Steel Toe Boots


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