City of Shawnee
Job Opening


Job TitleMAINTENANCE I
DepartmentUtility Department
Date Posted7/11/2013
Posting Expires7/17/2013
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Maintenance Worker I FLSA: NON-EXEMPT
DEPARTMENT: Utilities PAY RANGE: starting at $11.06/hr
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Systems Supervisor

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general supervision, performs manual and semi skilled tasks in their assigned Water and/or Sewer Utility System. Work may vary, individual judgment is limited within prescribed standards and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Physical demands include bending, stooping, climbing, twisting, reaching, walking on rough or uneven terrain, kneeling, and pulling or lifting up to 60#s (greater with assistance).

Work is performed in uncontrollable working conditions of inclement weather of heat, cold, dampness, and hazardous chemicals;

Must possess and maintain ODEQ Class D Water and Wastewater Certificate within one year of employment and maintain such Certification throughout employment;

Must obtain an Oklahoma CDL Class B License within 6 months of employment and maintain such License throughout employment;

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
Is responsible for upkeep/maintenance of assigned truck;

Is responsible for filling out work orders and paperwork as it pertains to assigned tasks for crew;

Is directly responsible for training of Utility Maintenance Worker I as well as practices of the crew on the assigned truck;

Is directly responsible for tools and inventory of parts and supplies on assigned truck;

Is responsible for equipment of significant value requiring care;

Keeps water Distribution and Sewer systems operating efficiently. Assists in the repair of water and sewer line breaks;

Maintains, locates, raises to grade, and marks water main valves, assists in valve and water line mapping;

Relieves sewer line stoppages by operating hydro-flusher to clear pipe of congesting materials; Cleans and repairs manholes;

Inspects taps made by contractor to maintain quality control of the taping processes;

Repairs and replaces fire hydrants and notifying fire department when fire hydrants are out of service;

Operates jackhammer, excavates trenches, and installs shoring

May perform physical labor tasks, shovels, loads and hauls gravel;

Performs other duties as may be required and deemed necessary.

Work performed requires care and use of proper safety equipment and following established safety procedures to prevent injury. Responsible for safety of assigned crew.

Prepares daily log of own activities as well as activities of the crew; work is frequently performed in uncontrollable physical conditions of pollution, heat, cold, noise, and dampness;

Is responsible for direct contact with customers on the job site to inform them of what is happening as well as progress of any specific job and to handle any concerns customer may have.

SUPERVISION - RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: Supervises Utility Maintenance Worker I assigned to truck. In the absence of a Supervisor, in charge of the job site.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from High School or its equivalent; PLUS

One year of progressive work experience, preferably in the operation and maintenance of equipment;

Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and work with others;

Must possess and maintain ODEQ Class D Water and Wastewater Certificate within one year of employment and maintain such Certification throughout employment;

Must obtain an Oklahoma CDL Class B License within 6 months of employment and maintain license throughout employment.

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:

Troubleshoots minor mechanical equipment problems;

Troubleshoots and locates causes of water quality complaints;

Utilizes knowledge of water and sewer line construction and maintenance;

Performs standby and call back work during off duty hours;

Follows all applicable safety procedures, uses proper safety equipment, and operates assigned equipment in a safe manner;

Demonstrates knowledge of safe work practices and procedures;

Performs other work as directed.