$18.33-$25.98 Hourly / $3,177.20-$4,503.20 Monthly / $38,126.40-$54,038.40 Yearly
Operates a backhoe, above 35 horsepower, for digging and backfilling in conjunction with construction, maintenance and repair activities; exercises care to avoid damaging or disturbing other utilities in the immediate area; lifts, relocates and loads heavy and/or bulky items and material; operates payloaders and loader tractors in reconstructing and stripping sludge drying beds.
Performs minor maintenance and servicing on vehicle/equipment being operated to include checking tire air pressure, motor oil, hydraulic oil, and fuel, and bleeding brake air tanks where required; visually checks vehicle/equipment and reports maintenance or repair problems at the beginning and the end of the workday; insures that vehicle is properly serviced and cleaned.
Performs manual and unskilled laboring tasks; uses hand tools and operates power tools either separately from or in conjunction with vehicle/equipment being operated.
Operates complex construction/maintenance vehicles/equipment on a relief basis or in an on-thejob training capacity to acquire experience and develop skill and proficiency.
Transports people, material, tools, and equipment to and from sites to insure efficiency and safety; insures that equipment is stored to prevent theft and vandalism; operates radio or telephone equipment to communicate with necessary parties.
Cuts up or replaces pavement work for projects; patches potholes and utility cutouts to keep roads/sewer lines in proper condition; installs sewer mains and services.
Assists in the installation or removal of traffic control devices, signs, and pavement markings and traffic signals in order to complete assigned duties. Applies fertilizer and insecticide on city property; removes trash and debris from ditches and ponds; operates lawn mower to cut grass; maintains racquetball courts, tennis courts, and baseball fields.
Completes periodic time/activity reports to document work activities; gathers information/ completes forms; prepares work and action orders; verifies logs and records.
Performs related work as required.
Working knowledge of: operational and minor maintenance characteristics of specialty motorized construction/maintenance equipment related to the area of assignment; traffic laws, occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.
Some knowledge of: the use and care of hand and power tools and equipment related to assigned areas; the city and its geography.
Ability to: perform work requiring physical strength and endurance; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; acquire skill and develop proficiency in the operation of diverse complex motorized construction/maintenance equipment. Skill and ability to demonstrate proficiency in: the operation of specialty motorized construction/maintenance equipment related to assigned areas.
Skill in: the use and care of hand and power tools related to assigned areas.