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Water Main Technician/Laborer
Water Main Technicians/Laborers

The position includes performing a variety of trade-related duties to complete water main rehabilitation projects on time and on budget while strictly adhering to OSHA and Company required safe policies and practices.

Responsibilities
  • Install and dismantle above ground temporary water main systems.
  • Operation of high-pressured flusher trucks during water main cleaning process.
  • Set up and removal of specialized pipe fittings used in the process of pressure testing.
  • Operation of various equipment during liner installation process.
  • Maintain and adhere to legislated and Company safety policies.
  • Work with Project Coordinator and other team members to complete water main installation.
  • Reviewing and understand project plans and job requirements for materials and installation.
  • Communicate effectively and ongoing with team members, Project Coordinator and Office team.
  • Operate and maintain company vehicles and equipment safely at all times.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with customers and stakeholders.
  • Complete all Company-required reporting related to project status, vehicle and equipment maintenance, safety and time tracking.
  • Attend required safety and educational training programs.
  • Attendance and punctuality is critical to this role to ensure project completion and success.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous outdoor trade-related experience.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license accompanied by a clean motor vehicle record for the last 36 months. Preference will be given to drivers that have an active CDL A and/or CDL B license or have the ability to obtain a CDL A or B license. 
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions including standing, kneeling, bending, lifting and operating hand tools and machinery on work sites with rough terrain.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with other team members and customers.
  • Flexible, able to adjust to work-related demands. 
  • Demonstrated conscientiousness and dependability, can be relied upon to produce results.
  • Ability to follow plans and instructions.
  • Eager to learn and self-motivated.
  • This job requires some out of state travel and provides per diem compensation.

Fer-Pal provides comprehensive apprenticeship and on-the-job training to all new hires.  As Fer-Pal is a fast-growing company, this position has longer term career advancement possibilities for the right individual.  Fer-Pal is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team and work for a great employer offering competitive rewards. Competitive hourly wages at $21.75 - $32.00 per hour based on skills and experience are provided as well as 10% vacation pay, health and dental benefits, a 401k program, overtime opportunities and per diems are paid for travel.  This position will require out of state travel.

Fer-Pal Infrastructure is an entrepreneurial leader in water main rehabilitation services in North America.  With a 30-year award-winning history of ensuring clean and safe water for states and municipalities, Fer-Pal continues to grow rapidly because of our leading-edge team, innovative technology and customer excellence.  Once again, to keep pace with customer demand, Fer-Pal seeks to hire seasonal Water Main Technicians/Laborers to work in the Michigan area and beyond.