Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners:

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.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $38,320.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 891
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 16.96 %

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Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Lay masonry material such as brick, block, paver, stone, or tile
Operate jackhammer in accordance with safety regulations
Repair structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Clean used linens
Clean rooms, floors, or facilities in installation, maintenance, or repair settings
Decontaminate equipment or sites to remove hazardous or toxic substances
Dig holes or trenches
Remove worn, damaged or outdated materials from work areas
Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Move heavy objects in installation, maintenance, or repair work
Prepare work environment to assure proper ventilation and personal protection

Handling and Moving Objects

Install plumbing, piping, or water handling systems
Install water or sewer treatment plant equipment
Compact materials to create level bases
Spread sand, dirt or other loose materials onto surfaces
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured plumbing or piping products by hand
Drill holes in construction materials
Don/Doff installation, maintenance, or repair related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Operate pipe fitting equipment
Cut metal or plastic material

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Maintain plumbing structures or fixtures
Replace gas, steam, sewer, or water piping or fixtures
Clean installation, maintenance, or repair tools, equipment, or machinery
Repair gas, steam, oil, sewer, or water piping or fixtures
Maintain construction machinery or equipment
Maintain mechanical machinery or implements

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Inspect plumbing systems or fixtures
Inspect construction work to ensure proper installation or functioning
Inspect sewer, drain, or water main pipe joints to detect leaks or verify alignment or fit
Perform installation, maintenance, or repair related safety inspection
Locate equipment or materials in need of repair or replacement

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