Tradesmen International, Inc. Water Transfer Technician in WASHINGTON, Pennsylvania


America’s largest construction and industrial labor management company has openings for entry level Water Transfer technicians in and around the greater Washington and Pittsburgh, Pa area. If you are reliable, dependable and have the drive to be the best in your trade, we have an opportunity for you. This opportunity will offer you extensive benefits including medical, dental, 401K, PTO, and an employee discount program offering you a chance to save $$$ on items you use every day. Most importantly we pay COMPETITIVE WAGES based on skill set and experience. If you like the idea of working for a great company focused on success, longevity and more importantly the people who make it all possible we want to talk to you. We employ a workforce of over 10,000 of the best skilled craftsmen out of over 150 offices across the country. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity call the Pittsburgh Tradesmen International office today at 412-220-2750 and ask to speak Jerry, Charlie or Adam to schedule a confidential interview. Or apply to our website below.


Your assignment will be to work in the Field Operations unit as an Equipment Operator/Mechanic/Pump & Systems Technician. In this position, you will carry out field assignments for various clients of the Company. Your work assignments will vary, but will basically involve the use of your mechanical and other field trades skills, with you performing the following basic types of work: (i) set-up, operation and tear-down of pumps, generators, piping systems, pipelines, manifolds, and related appurtenances in support of our water transfer business; (ii) operation and maintenance of water transfer systems; (iii) operation and maintenance of our network of water supply intakes in conjunction with the operation of the Company’s water intakes, its water transfer business, and such other business activities as may be undertaken by the Company.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves, or other employees.


Essential: 1. Graduated from a standard high school or GED or have equivalent experience.


Essential: 1. Possess good communication skills with individuals at all levels.

  1. Ability to work effectively with other employees in a team environment.

  2. Ability to write legibly and intelligently.

  3. Ability to read and follow directions.

  4. Valid driver’s license.


  • Site inspection and reconnaissance as needed to plan job layout and related logistical requirements;

  • Project tool-ups and mobilization services, to include procurement, loading, transport and assemble required equipment and water transfer line;

  • Construction services such as excavation-type work; basic carpentry; basic plumbing; HDPE pipe fusion, basic mechanical set-ups, truck-driving, and general labor, as needed to support water supply and water transfer activities;

  • Quality control and quality assurance duties, as assigned, to include the reading of design drawings and specifications to support project planning and project set-ups, layout and actual construction; and to inspect work to ensure work quality and compliance with project specifications;

  • Equipment operation and maintenance, as needed to operate pumps, generators, and water supply and water transfer systems, in order to provide water supply or water transfer services to the clients of the Company, according to Work Order authorizations;

  • Equipment and system troubleshooting and repair, as needed to maintain performance as required under the Company’s contracts with its clients;

  • Winterization support, as needed, to enable uninterrupted water supply and water transfer services through the winter months;

  • Demobilization support, as needed, to remove Company equipment and systems from job sites, returning same to the Company’s storage facilities, or to the Company’s suppliers, or taking such equipment on to the next project;

  • Recordkeeping, as required, to document work activities being performed by yourself, and others, and outside suppliers, in conjunction with the operation of the Company’s water intakes, its water transfer business, and such other business activities as may be undertaken by the Company; and,

  • Overnight travel to field assignments, with work assignments continuing at times for periods of a week’s duration or longer, according to project requirements and related factors.


The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lift and / or carry up to 75 pounds on a daily basis.

  • Ability to walk on uneven, slippery and muddy conditions

  • Ability to sit and / or stand for extended periods of time, up to 8 hours daily.

  • Ability to work out of doors in all environmental conditions.

  • Ability to operate and maneuver on and off an all-terrain vehicle throughout the day.

  • Worker will be subject to other physical activities required, to include climbing, bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, seeing, talking, hearing and performing repetitive motions.

  • Visual acuity requirements include color, depth perception and range of vision necessary to safely perform job functions.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Outdoor work in all environmental conditions.

Skilled tradesmen will need: trade tools, hardhat, work boots, gloves, and safety glasses. We can provide hardhats and safety glasses at cost.

If you or anyone you know is interested and available please apply online. Interview today, start tomorrow!

For Pittsburgh:

Please submit resume to charles.brown or fax it to (412) 220-2754 or call 412-220-2750 and ask for charles or apply below!

Please submit resume to jerryledford or fax it to (304)284-0214 or call 304-284-0212 and ask for Jerry or apply below!


  • OSHA 10 Certified (Will Certify Qualified Candidates)

  • 4 years of experience of construction site experience

  • Ability to comprehend schematic diagrams, blueprints, sketches, building plans and other specifications required by our client for information pertaining to the type of material required to get job done

  • Experience working with equipment such as: boom lifts, scissor lifts, and forklifts

  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety as well as ability to complete a company specific safety orientation

  • High standard of integrity and professionalism

  • Drug free at all times

Company Details

In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • Vacation Pay

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision plan

  • Prescription drug plan

  • Life insurance

  • Short-term disability

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs

Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

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Recruiter Name

Adam Krohe



Req ID 2018-166810IN

Category Laborer

Travel Yes

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