List of Career Duties Under Utilities Business Sector

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Building equipment Inspector Career Duties

  • Examine steam-heat systems and records steam-meter readings at regular intervals to verify accuracy of meter registration to make sure economical service to customers of steam utility company
  • Examine steam-distribution equipment, like meters, steam traps, safety valves and pipes, for loose connections or other defects and makes minor repairs adjustments
  • Notify Inspector, Chief utilities of necessary major repairs of changes, like installation of additional steam-utilization equipment or repositioning of pipes which might affect metering equipment or steam rates
  • Read meters compares readings with previous recordings to detect fluctuations indicative of meter or equipment defects
  • Submit meter readings for billing purposes reports equipment status
  • May notify customer of equipment requiring repair.

Cable Installer repairer Career Duties

  • Install and repairs underground conduit and cable systems used to conduct electrical energy between substations consumers
  • Install repairs conduits following blueprints
  • Pull cables through ducts [Cable Puller construction, utilities ]
  • Splice cables together or to overhead transmission line, customer service line, or street light line [Cable Splicer construction, tel. tel., utilities ]
  • Install and repairs transformers, fuse boxes, bus bars, relays, and other electrical equipment in manhole and underground substations [Underground Repairer utilities ] according to wiring diagrams specifications
  • Reinsulate or replaces worn cables wires
  • Test electric cables equipment wiring to detect broken circuits or incorrect connections, using test lamp, voltmeter, ammeter, and thermocouple indicator.

Cable Maintainer Career Duties

  • Maintain pressure in oil-filled gas-filled cables used to transmit high-voltage electricity
  • Compute amount of oil or gas required for given section of cable, using standard specifications
  • Pump oil or gas into cable until specified pressure is attained
  • Install relay regulating devices used to control pressure inside cables
  • Attach temporary reservoirs to ends of cable to maintain pressure during installation of cable
  • Test cables with manual pressure gauges
  • Report cable sheath defects joint failure for repair.

Carbon lamp Cleaner Career Duties

  • Patrol route to clean and replace street light globes illuminators
  • Turn crank to lower street lights suspended from utility poles or stands in hydraulically operated tower-truck bucket to reach lamps installed on top of street light posts
  • Remove cleans globe or diffuse lens
  • Replace defective illuminating elements, like incandescent bulbs, fluorescent tubes, or carbon electrodes
  • Perform repairs, like replacing corroded reflectors connecting loose wires
  • Report defects for repair by Street-Light Servicer utilities

Chart Calculator Career Duties

  • Compute power factor and net amount of electric power consumed by commercial customers determines peak load demand to verify application of appropriate rates
  • Enter information on record forms for monthly billing purposes
  • If worker compiles data for statistical reports or reviews rates for defining possible adjustments for commercial consumers of gas electric power, see Rate Reviewer utilities .

Chief Dispatcher Career Duties

  • Supervise coordinates activities of Load Dispatchers utilities engaged in controlling operations of generating stations, substations, and distribution lines of electric power system
  • May inspect substations [Substation Inspector utilities ] to verify accuracy of instrument readings with load dispatching office
  • Perform duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Chief Hydroelectric station Operator Career Duties

  • Supervise and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating controlling hydroelectric generating equipment
  • Analyze defective operation directs Hydroelectric-Station Operators utilities to adjust equipment to minimize interruptions of power demands
  • Inspect equipment initiates maintenance repair orders
  • Notify Watershed Tender waterworks when subnormal speed of generating units requires adjustment of reservoir floodgates to increase pressure of water which rotates water wheels
  • Perform duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Chief Inspector Career Duties

  • Inspect steam-heat systems in buildings served by steam utility company to define effect of system modifications reported by Building-Equipment Inspector utilities on steam-metering equipment and billing rates to define cause of abnormal steam consumption or other evidence of system malfunction
  • Investigate changes made in equipment layout by customers and determines if changes affect metering equipment rates
  • Determine causes for abnormal meter readings by inspecting customers steam-utilization equipment & steam lines to detect malfunctioning and makes minor repairs adjustments or recommends major overhaul by other workers
  • Submit reports on special investigations.

Chief Load Dispatcher Career Duties

  • Supervise coordinates activities of Load Dispatchers utilities engaged in controlling operations of generating stations, substations, and distribution lines of electric power system
  • May inspect substations [Substation Inspector utilities ] to verify accuracy of instrument readings with load dispatching office
  • Perform duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Chief maintenance Supervisor Career Duties

  • Supervise and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installing, maintaining, and repairing steam-distribution lines equipment
  • Maintain blueprints or maps of entire steam-distribution system
  • Authorize all installation locations & maintenance work to avoid contact interruption with other electric, gas and water underground installation
  • Inspect all pipe connections equipment installations before turning on steam
  • Perform other duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

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