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  • 1) Installs, inspects, and repairs underground steam mains and auxiliary equipment: Turns valve to shut off steam and to blow steam from pipe section to be worked on, using valve key, wrench, or special bar.

  • 2) Places pipe in previously dug ditch and bolts or welds pipe sections together, using handtools or welding equipment.

  • 3) Cuts threads and fits pipe, and fastens expansion joint over connection by turning couplings with wrench.

  • 4) Installs or replaces auxiliary equipment, such as pressure regulating valves, gaskets, and steam traps, using pipefitting tools.

  • 5) Enters manholes periodically and examines steam lines and equipment for vapor leakage or loose connections and feels street surface above mains for heat indicative of steam leakage.

  • 6) Repacks expansion joints and repairs steam traps and other defective equipment.

  • 7) Operates motorized pump to remove water from flooded manholes.

  • 8) May repair steam meters.




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Job Number: 9829