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CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION ATTENDANT
09670
(Non-Competitive)




DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

Under direct supervision of the Closed Circuit Television Operator, an employee in this class assists in the operation of closed circuit television equipment in sewer line inspections which utilize television equipment to monitor sewer lines and is responsible for assisting the operation and maintenance of the equipment. An employee in this class is expected to set up and check safety equipment; perform light manual work in the set up and operation of generators and cameras; monitor motorized winches used in television inspection of sewer lines; and, direct traffic to prevent damage to equipment or personnel. County employees in this class may be promoted to this level directly from sewer maintenance or inspection positions pending completion of an in-house training program in the principles and practices of closed circuit television operation. Work is assigned by the Sewer Maintenance Supervisor and reviewed by the Closed Circuit Television Operator. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

Tests equipment needed for job, such as cameras, generators, monitor and motorized winches, to insure proper working order.

Sets up safety equipment, winches, and shoes which protect cable pipe from ripping.

Hangs cable from electric winch between two manholes.

Attaches camera to electric winch cables for photographing of sewer line.

Pulls camera through the sewer line to the distance set on the footage meter for photographing.

Cleans and makes necessary repairs to equipment, such as generators, monitors and motorized winches.

Cleans reel brushes to insure a better picture on the television screen.

Operates a variety of machines to keep sewer lines free from obstructions, such as hydraulic cleaning machines, mechanical bucket machines, rodding equipment, and other equipment used to provide service for house laterals.

Keeps accurate records of sewer inspections as required.

Directs traffic while sewer line is being photographed to protect equipment and personnel.

Periodically inspects vehicles (gas, oil, water, etc.) to insure proper working order.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Good knowledge of sewer operations and maintenance.

Some knowledge of the methods and equipment used in sewer inspections.

Some knowledge of safe operating procedures utilized in sewer inspection.

Ability to learn to operate closed circuit television equipment to inspect sewer lines.

Ability to make minor electrical and mechanical repairs to sewer inspection equipment.

Ability to set up and test the proper working order of all sewer inspection equipment.

Ability to follow oral and written instruction.

Physical ability to pull camera through the sewer line.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A) One (1) year of full time work experience in design, maintenance, inspection, or construction of wastewater and drainage facilities; or,

B) One (1) year of full time work experience in the operation, maintenance, and repair of television or related large scale electronic equipment.

SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENT

Possession of a valid New York State Motor Vehicle Operator's license.

10/94 REVISED