Under broad supervision of designated supervisor, perform duties related to the design, installation, repair, maintenance, and operation of distribution systems for potable water, heating water supply, domestic hot water, chilled water, stormwater, wastewater, steam, and condensate.Â Inspect, maintain, and repair exterior utility distribution systems, stormwater treatment systems, sewage lift stations, underground utility tunnels, trenches and pits, and hydrant meter boxes for temporary water service to construction projects. Requires coordination with town public works staff, engineering consultants, Facilities Asset Management, and project managers. May make recommendations on equipment and repair budgets or maintain GIS databases and perform utility system mapping duties.May need to respond to emergency situations and be on-call outside normal work hours.
High school graduation.Â ThreeÂ years of related work experience and/or education in utility distribution systems, or similar fields such as plumbing, mechanical systems, pipefitting, drainage systems, and/or welding.Certifications in â or attainment of -- such licenses DigSafe procedures, and workzone traffic control; within one year of initial employment.Knowledge of applicable codes and ordinances.Valid motor vehicle operatorâs license and ability to obtain a DOT medical card.Sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities including heavy lifting and work with exposure to inclement weather for prolonged periods of time.Ability to work in confined spaces.Must be able to wear and use appropriate personal protective equipment as necessary.
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.