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CDL Class A or B Drivers Wanted - Boston, MA - Operations Service Repairperson IIA

Boston Water and Sewer Commission

CDL Class A or B Drivers Wanted - Boston, MA - Operations Service Repairperson IIA

Boston Water and Sewer Commission

CDL Class A or B 

Residency Requirement

Employees must be Boston residents on their date of hire and for the duration of their employment subject to BWSC policies and collective bargaining agreements.




Investigate complaints and reported problems to water and sewer infrastructure and make necessary repairs.  Perform a variety of field investigations and record findings.  Excavate job sites. Operate pneumatic, hydraulic, electric, and gas hand tools and equipment necessary to perform assigned duties.  Operate and have responsibility for motor equipment requiring a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with air brakes and tanker endorsement.  Complete required forms and reports. Responsible for the maintenance and security of all equipment, parts, materials and appropriate tools to perform assigned tasks.  Instruct and direct other Commission personnel in the skills needed to perform OSRIIA duties or other junior rating duties.  Reconstruct streets, sidewalks, and other public/private ways as needed and regulate castings to grade.  Install and repair water pipes and make necessary connections with full responsibility for such installations.  Drill and tap water mains.  Lay and maintain pipes for water lines.  Thaw frozen pipes.  Perform a variety of maintenance tasks.  Perform shut-offs and let-ons of water controls as directed and post notices on buildings and notify occupants of impending or actual water terminations.  Test, inspect, repair replace, install, read, tag, and seal all sizes of meters and types of remote reading services.  Perform work within meter pits and chambers.  Perform pitometer tests on water service to establish usage and test meter accuracy including related work. Operate, inspect, repair and paint fire hydrants.  Perform investigations and diagnostic tests of water and sewer systems.  Load and unload stock and equipment.  Assist in the use, maintenance, preparation, handling and moving of a variety of materials, tools and equipment.  Execute simple sketches and plans.  May be required to testify on behalf of the Commission regarding legal matters.  May inspect and record condition of water main controls. Perform all duties as assigned or required to fulfill the function of the position.


High School Diploma or GED required.  Must possess a valid Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License with Air Brakes Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement. As required by the U.S. Department Of Transportation regulations, Safety Sensitive Employees will be subject to drug and alcohol testing.  Successful completion of the BWSC’s Apprentice Program unless otherwise agreed. May be required to complete Waste Water Collection Course and obtain certification. May be required to complete Water Distribution Course.    Must have knowledge of all safety procedures and be able to demonstrate the proper use of all required safety equipment.  Required to work any emergency as directed by the Commission. 

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


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