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Sewer Line Repairer Salary
in Delaware, United States

$43,790 (USD)

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The average pay for a Sewer Line Repairer is $43,790 a year and $21 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Sewer Line Repairer is between $32,654 and $53,057. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Repairs and maintains municipal storm and sanitary sewer lines, performing any combination of following tasks: inspects manholes to locate stoppage.
  • Runs cleaning rods through rod guide, fits front end of rod with auger, using wrench, and lowers guide into position.
  • Thrusts rods into invert and advances them until auger reaches obstruction.
  • Rotates rods manually with turning pin, or attaches end of rod to portable power rodder to rotate rods.
  • Pulls lever and depresses pedal of machine to advance cleaning tool to encounter obstruction and to rotate cable or rods until obstacle is broken.
  • Retracts rods to drag out obstructions, such as roots, grease, and other deposits.
  • Cleans and repairs catch basins, manholes, culverts, and storm drains, using handtools.
  • Lays brick to raise manhole walls to prescribed street level, using masonry tools.
  • Measures distance of excavation site, using tape measure, and marks outline of area to be trenched according to direction of supervisor.
  • Breaks asphalt and other pavement, using airhammer, pick, and shovel.
  • Cuts damaged section of pipe with cutters and removes broken section from ditch.
  • Replaces broken pipes and reconnects pipe sections, using pipe sleeve.
  • Inspects joints to ensure tightness and seal before backfilling.
  • Packs backfilled excavation, using air and gasoline tamper.
  • Taps mainline sewers to install sewer saddles.
  • Replaces manhole covers.
  • Updates sewer maps and manhole charting.
  • Drives pickup trucks to haul crew, materials, and equipment.
  • Services, adjusts, and makes minor repairs to equipment, machines, and attachments.
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Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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