|TV EQUIPMENT OPERATOR|
|Performs skilled work involving televised examination of sewer lines. Employees assigned to this classification operate T.V. truck, camera, and related equipment. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a Field Supervisor and performance is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through direct observation.|
|Operates mobile television and chemical sealing units to conduct internal sewer line inspections and to seal defects, thereby preventing water infiltration.
Places traffic cones and other barricades at job sites; removes manhole covers and examines manhole to determine proper set-up procedure.
Locates line sections to be inspected, using map, and determines set up procedures; sets up winches, determines skid size and installs proper skid; plugs line, if necessary; threads cable through sewer lines and places camera inside manhole to televise sewer line;
Operates and adjusts camera controls to obtain optimum clarity and contrast.
prepares description of each sewer defect, and records pertinent data.
Determines supplies necessary for the daily operation of the T.V. truck and equipment; assists with mixing chemicals.
Prepares packer, connects necessary cables to packer operates sealing unit to release sealing compound.
Removes camera, hoses and packing from line when inspection or sealing operations completed.
Cleans and stores camera, chemicals, and equipment on van truck after use.
May be required to enter manholes and service lines to perform inspections and line maintenance.
Performs related duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of camera and equipment necessary for operation.
Knowledge of sewer line televising and sealing techniques.
General knowledge of sewer maintenance.
Skill in the operation of mobile television and chemical sealing equipment.
Ability to maintain equipment.
Ability to cooperate well with other crew members.
Ability to climb and descend into manholes and work in confined areas, being exposed to noxious odors, raw sewage, insects, extreme weather conditions, and excessive noise levels.
Ability to read, write and follow instructions.
Ability to record observations and complete reports.
Ability to lift heavy man hole covers/lids and cables.
Ability to operate power tools and hand tools.
|High school graduate or equivalent plus two (2) years experience in the operation of TV camera trucks, sewer line inspection or related field; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Ability to pass an annual respirator physical; no facial hair allowed between the face and respirator sealing surface. Must possess Florida Class "C" Commercial Driver License. A Florida Class "B" Commercial Drivers License with Tanker Endorsement may be required within six months of employment depending on area of assignment. Must obtain and maintain a security clearance and GOAA ID badge within ninety (90) days of their date of hire. Home phone or cell phone is required.
11/10/2010 MGR - Added respirator requirements.
9/17/2013 CF - Added GOAA badge and Home phone requirements, per Department request.