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Lead Person – Utility/Pipe Crew

The DHM Lead Person – Utility Crew works under the direction of the Utility Foreman to plan, lead, coordinate, assign, and participate in the work of the crew that is assigned the construction, installation, repair and/or maintenance of pipe systems that are for storm or sanitation sewers, drains, water mains, culverts, and open excavation areas.

Duties Include:

  • Direction is received from the Utility Foreman and then communicated to the rest of the work crew
  • Provides training to the rest of the work crew as needed
  • Responsible for tasks that are varied and complex – requiring considerable and independent judgment
  • Assists in determining what equipment, personnel and materials are needed for the job site
  • Plans, organizes, and coordinates the work of the crew and provides leadership and work direction
  • Provides on-the-job training and direction in the proper and safe use of tools, equipment, and safety protocol, as well as use of construction equipment
  • Assists in making sure that tools and equipment used on the job site are maintained and cleaned as needed
  • Acts as the supervisor in the absence of the Utility Foreman
  • Ensures compliance of all mandated safety rules, regulations, policies, and protocols for DHM, as well as job specific compliance
  • Performs skilled tasks in the installation, maintenance, and repair of the pipe systems
  • Works in confined spaces alongside the rest of the work crew
  • Must be able to independently organize the workload, set priorities, meet deadlines, and follow up on all assignments
  • Ensures that the work of the crew is done to specifications and has been performed correctly and safely
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • No formal education is required
  • 2 years of experience in a Lead Position is preferred, but previous Pipe Crew experience is required