Septic Tank Servicers & Sewer Pipe Cleaners
Also called: Service Technician, Septic Pump Truck Driver, Sewer and Drain Technician, Drain Cleaner
In the Marine Corps: Utilitiesman
In the Navy: Utilitiesman
What they do: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.
On the job, you would:
- Drive trucks to transport crews, materials, and equipment.
- Communicate with supervisors and other workers, using equipment such as wireless phones, pagers, or radio telephones.
- Prepare and keep records of actions taken, including maintenance and repair work.
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
Safety and Government
Hand and Finger Use
Hearing and Speech
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Route navigation software
Internet browser software
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