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A job opening will be available in the Street Department for a Maintenance Worker I. The starting salary for this position will be $2,006.30 a month or $925.98 bi-weekly based on the applicants qualifications. JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the labor supervisor performs a variety of unskilled or semi-skilled maintenance work, and operates a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of City streets and storm drainage facilities and systems. ===================================================== ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Laborers normally report to the labor supervisor of the crew to which assigned. Work in manual labor in the performance of unskilled and limited semi-skilled tasks of a physically demanding nature, such as, duties in the maintenance, repair and minor construction streets, alleys, drainage systems and related facilities. Insures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking equipment and tools after use; drives trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment, gravel and sand; performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or needed repairs to supervisor; cleans equipment; performs required labor involved in construction and maintenance projects as part of a crew, including pavement cutting, ditch digging; operates a variety of power construction and maintenance equipment used in the street department. Work is ordinarily repetitive, but once learned can be performed under general, rather than close, supervision. Work is reviewed by superiors during process and upon completion. ===================================================== OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Work may involve operation of power tools, such as, power saws, jackhammers, spray paint guns, power mowers and edgers, as well as light duty automotive and related equipment as a necessary adjunct to performance of regular assignments, or on a relief of seasonal basis. Laborer will be subject to loud noise and to extreme temperatures including heat and cold, temperature swings and inclement weather as well as stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting 20, 50 and up to 100 pounds, talking, and hearing, in tasks such as patching holes in streets and driveways, pouring and shoveling asphalt and concrete, raking, tamping, and smoothing asphalt, digging out holes with manual and automatic digging tools, filling depressions with slag, gravel, or other materials, painting crosswalks, messages on streets, installing and maintaining traffic and street signs, preparing streets for striping, and maintains and performs minor repairs to equipment, and may be subject to 24-hour call for emergencies during specified periods of time, and performs other tasks as assigned. ===================================================== REQUIRED EDUCATION; DEGREES, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR LICENSE: Graduation of high school or equivalent; Texas Commercial Driver’s License Class B (CDL). ===================================================== EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS: No experience required, some knowledge of standard equipment and hand tools, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair activities; skill in operation of some of the listed tools land equipment; ability to perform heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time, ability to work safely; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public; ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions. Anyone qualified and desiring to apply for this position should contact Byron Swafford at City Hall, 600 N. Main St., by 5:00 p.m. June 20, 2014. EEO
Posted on: Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:30:14 +0000

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