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Water Tapping Technician

Company: Core & Main
Location: Henderson
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:


Job Summary

The Water Tapping Technician performs water tapping services on City water main lines with minimal shutdowns or service interruptions. Other duties may involve providing support at the branch site such as assisting warehouse staff and customers. The position you are applying to requires operation of a Company Vehicle or a Personal Vehicle and such operation is done consistently more than 20% of the average work week. If selected for this position, Core and Main will run a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) report.


***Pay Range $21.68-$27.12***



Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Provides on-site water tapping and line stop services, including house service tapping and water main tapping, on client work sites performing any of the following duties:
    • Hot taps and conventional line stops
    • Hot stops
    • Hi-Stops®
    • Super Hi-Stops®
    • Double Line Stops
    • Through the line valve stops
  • Documents all water tapping services activity as required
  • Maintains water tapping tools and equipment
  • Maintains a safe, secure and healthy environment by adhering to Core & Main/customer safety standards and practices and to legal regulations, alerting others regarding
    potential hazards or concern
  • Identifies circumstances that necessitate the use of proper safety procedures and equipment
  • As needed, makes deliveries to customers which may include loading and unloading inventory
  • May assist warehouse staff with pulling and preparing orders for shipment, as well as receiving, verifying, staging and stocking all incoming material
  • Performs routine inspections of vehicles and supplies to ensure road safety.
  • Plans route to and from customers' businesses and adjusts for traffic and/or construction.
  • Ensures that manifests are complete and accurate.
  • Delivers merchandise to customers and contacts customers if they are not present.
  •  Loads truck with daily merchandise to be delivered and unloads merchandise for customers.
  •  Pulls orders to match manifests.
  • Prepares and maintains records in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  •  Provides assistance to resolve customer issues.

Nature and Scope

  • Refers complex, unusual problems to supervisor
  • Decides how to achieve planned results within an organization's plans, policies, and guidelines. May set or change plans/goals within respective department or area.

Work Environment


  • Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noises, and fumes, which may cause
    noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds in a physical environment. Ability to stand for periods of time up to and exceeding 60 minutes. Ability to make repetitive movements, including, but not limited to, using a 10-key or calculator, bending, or squat.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age or older
  • Must pass pre-employment assessment(s) if applicable

Education and Experience

  • HS Diploma or GED, strongly preferred. Specialized skills training/certification may be required and provided by company. Generally 0-2 years of experience in area of responsibility.


Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of commercial driving experience compliant with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and DOT regulations desired
  • Candidates twenty-one years of age or older desired
  • Current Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) issued by the state in which the candidate resides with all the relevant endorsements required for type of equipment
    being operated
  • Strong mechanical skills
  • Customer service skills and verbal communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Forklift certification preferred
  • Experience with performing live water taps, valve insertions and/or line stops helpful
  • Experience with water tapping and line stopping contracting services for pipelines ranging from 3/4 in to 16 in helpful
  • Capabilities include installing tapping sleeves, tapping valves & tapping machines on ductile iron & cast iron, PVC & asbestos-cement pipes under pressure without interrupting water service & removal of tapping machines


When support counts, count on us


It’s no wonder that our employees give everything they’ve got— constructive support is motivational!  We let you know that we value your contributions through financial rewards and excellent benefits in an environment of cooperation. Teammates from diverse personal backgrounds feel welcomed, included, respected and appreciated for the talents and unique perspectives they contribute. Opportunity is waiting for all. The first step is now — when we appreciate the fact that you’ve applied!



About Core & Main


Core & Main ( is responsible for making sure our nation’s infrastructure has good bones; we help channel water to keep you healthy and safe. From waterworks to fire protection products, we deliver dependable expertise to build strong relationships and strong communities.



Core & Main is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment at Core & Main is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence.  Core & Main does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship, or any other basis protected by law.


None of the questions in this application are intended to elicit information regarding any protected characteristics, nor imply any limitation, illegal preferences or discrimination based upon non-job-related information or protected characteristics.


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