Sewer Lining Technician

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Located in Shreveport, LA

Salary: $17-$24

Sewer Lining Technician - Full-time Position
We are seeking an experienced small diameter sewer lining technician who is dedicated, professional, and experienced. Our preferable candidate has a passion for the plumbing environment and thrives when working with a team.

 

Overview:

Clean and repair septic tanks, sewer lines, or drains. May patch walls and partitions of tank, replace damaged drain tile, or repair breaks in underground piping. The preferred technician will be responsible for the review, installation, inspection, repair, replacement and conversion of sewer lining systems. The preferred technician will run have a professional and respectful relationship with co-workers and customers.

 

What Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners do:

  • Drive trucks to transport crews, materials, and equipment.
  • Communicate with supervisors and other workers, using equipment such as wireless phones, pagers, or radio telephones.
  • Service, adjust, and make minor repairs to equipment, machines, and attachments.
  • Clean and repair septic tanks, sewer lines, or related structures such as manholes, culverts, and catch basins.
  • Dig out sewer lines manually, using shovels.
  • Operate sewer cleaning equipment, including power rodders, high-velocity water jets, sewer flushers, bucket machines, wayne balls, and vac-alls.
  • Inspect manholes to locate sewer line stoppages.
  • Locate problems, using specially designed equipment, and mark where digging must occur to reach damaged tanks or pipes.
  • Prepare and keep records of actions taken, including maintenance and repair work.
  • Measure excavation sites, using plumbers' snakes, tapelines, or lengths of cutting heads within sewers, and mark areas for digging.
  • Ensure that repaired sewer line joints are tightly sealed before backfilling begins.
  • Requisition or order tools and equipment.
  • Withdraw cables from pipes and examine them for evidence of mud, roots, grease, and other deposits indicating broken or clogged sewer lines.
  • Break asphalt and other pavement so that pipes can be accessed, using airhammers, picks, and shovels.
  • Cover repaired pipes with dirt, and pack backfilled excavations, using air and gasoline tampers.
  • Cut damaged sections of pipe with cutters, remove broken sections from ditches, and replace pipe sections, using pipe sleeves.
  • Update sewer maps and manhole charts.
  • Start machines to feed revolving cables or rods into openings, stopping machines and changing knives to conform to pipe sizes.
  • Clean and disinfect domestic basements and other areas flooded by sewer stoppages.
  • Install rotary knives on flexible cables mounted on machine reels, according to the diameters of pipes to be cleaned.
  • Tap mainline sewers to install sewer saddles.
  • Rotate cleaning rods manually, using turning pins.

Express Office: Shreveport
1409 East 70th Street
Suite 120
Shreveport, LA 71105
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