Horsepower Site Services is looking for a highly motivated person for our CCTV and Vacuum Truck field operations. Horsepower is a trusted leader in turnkey site development services in and around Charlotte, North Carolina. Our approach is to use the latest technology as a part of Horsepower’s commitment to the highest quality projects possible for our clients. We are committed to hiring top-performing individuals seeking long term career opportunities with growth potential. We offer competitive pay, a generous benefits package, a very supportive work culture and opportunities for advancement. It is our policy to provide and maintain safe working conditions for all employees. Position Summary
The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of skilled duties including the operation of specialized camera equipment and pipe assessment software used to evaluate the installation repair and maintenance of storm and wastewater systems. The successful candidate will hold a valid CDL license required to drive and operate a Water Jet Vacuum truck and will perform effective storm and wastewater-related services. This successful candidate will have experience in the installation, visual assessment, inspection, rehabilitation, and maintenance of underground infrastructure, including sewer pipes, storm drains and other aspects of storm and wastewater systems. Essential Duties and Functions:
• Perform storm sewer, drain and catch basin inspection and cleaning that removes solids, semi-solids, and liquids routinely from lengths and depths of over 100 feet. • Perform standard CCTV visual assessment operations using robotics technology on various types of pipelines, by operating remote-controlled sewer / storm drain cameras. • Perform skilled work inspecting sanitary sewer mains, laterals, and manholes. • Operate video inspection equipment and associated software to perform inspections. • Accurately document inspection information • Deploy televising equipment to conduct inspections by directing the movement of the unit through the piping system to capture video. • Calibrate specific camera components to assess, capture photographs/ videos and reports for piping systems and related infrastructure. • Sewer cleaning and inspection. Clean lines with a Jet truck when necessary. • Clean Wet Well/Lift Station to mitigate plugging and damage to pump impellers. • Perform closed-circuit television video (CCTV) inspection to detect cracks, infractions, blockages, and overall structural conditions. • Perform smoke testing to determine the source of excess inflow. • Perform hydro excavating to allow for a non-destructive and accurate way to excavate soil and avoid damage to underground pipes, lines, and cables. • Confined space entry. • Deep lift vacuuming • Maintain televising equipment by adjusting, cleaning, lubricating, and performing minor repairs to keep equipment in good operating condition. • Ensure equipment is stored in a safe and proper manner. • Maintain a supply of replacement parts and supplies required to conduct inspections. • Maintain camera vehicle so that it remains clean to present a professional appearance. • Identify and assign applicable ratings of defects consistent with NASSCO’s established methodology. • Use appropriate safety gear while performing work such as ventilating fans, wench, harness and gas monitor. • Coordinate work with other departments, divisions, sections, utilities, and customers. • Reviews construction drawings, blueprints, and utility plans. • Maintain records and generate reports documenting inspections performed and assessments of the condition of the facilities inspected. • Schedule, set up, maintain, and remove appropriate traffic control where required by the project. • Ensure compliance with all inspection requirements. • Certify the acceptability of each sewer/ storm job installation/ repair upon its completion. • Verify location of mapped utilities and assist in revising utility maps. • May coordinate location points using a Global Positioning System (GPS). • Use handheld devices to manage, document and report on daily work product. • Works closely with Utility Crew Foremen to coordinate work. • Assist with training for personnel hired for similar work. • Provide labor support as needed for specialty crew. • Properly use all personal safety equipment. • Follow all health and safety regulations when operating equipment. • Maintain a clean job site, pick up all tools and equipment, and secure the job site each day. • Perform miscellaneous related duties and carry out special projects as assigned. • Other duties as determined by the needs of the business. Qualifications • Previous experience in the installation, visual assessment, inspection, rehabilitation and maintenance of underground infrastructure, including sewer pipes, storm drains and other aspects of storm and wastewater systems. • Must be reliable and able to work within a team environment, as well as lead a team. • Excellent reading skills. Strong computer skills required. Software knowledge including excel spreadsheets. • Ability to understand construction warning signs. Adhere to all safety regulations. • Able to work in an environment with extreme weather fluctuations. • Have a record of safe vehicle operation (MVR). A valid Class A or B commercial driver's license is required at time of hire and for the duration of employment. • Must possess strong communication skills, advanced problem-solving abilities, and mechanical aptitude. • Successful completion of pre-employment, post- offer screenings, including drug test. • Must possess or acquire and maintain Pipeline Assessment Certification Program (PACP), Lateral Assessment Certification Program (LACP) certification issued by National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO). Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions • Work is performed most frequently outdoors in weather conditions that vary from freezing temperatures to heat above 90 degrees, in wet and dry conditions. • Work may be performed in confined spaces. • Some exposure to odors, gases, dust and dirt may occur. • The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud. • Lifting and carrying 10 up to 60 pounds frequently is required. • Lifting up to 100 pounds occasionally. • Reaching and lifting overhead is frequent. • Job requires standing, crawling, climbing, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling and reaching a majority of the time. • Work may include manual labor up to and including hand digging. • Some Saturday work is required. Sundays are rarely needed.
Horsepower Site Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We promote a Drug-Free Workplace.