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Maintenance Worker - Streets

Company: City of Blue Springs
Location: Blue Springs
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY

Performs general maintenance and construction work and operates equipment in the upkeep of city streets.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Operates equipment used in the maintenance of the city's streets, which may include tractors, street sweepers, dump trucks, snow plows, skid steer loaders, excavators, backhoes, rubber tire loaders, rollers.

  2. Repairs and maintains assigned equipment.

  3. Performs maintenance and general repair work to assigned city infrastructure i.e. streets, storm sewers, signs etc. This position works in the field 95 percent of the time in all types of weather conditions.

  4. Responds to emergency calls for service.

  5. Purchases items needed for repair or maintenance work.

  6. Participates in all safety training and ensures all proper safety procedures are followed regularly.

  7. May coordinate the work of a crew of one or more workers in the absence of the supervisor.

  8. Displays positive attitude towards other employees and citizens.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or equivalent required. Valid Class A commercial driver's license (CDL) with endorsements, or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.

Six months to one year of experience in a related field.

SKILLS, COMPETENCIES & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Skills - Skills in operating tools and equipment like shovels, picks, drills, hammers, automotive tools, dump trucks, snow plows, skid steer loaders, excavators, backhoes, rubber tire loaders, rollers etc.

Mental Requirements -Ability to follow complex oral and/or written instructions. Ability to communicate effectively and interface with the general public and associates.

Physical Requirements -Ability to perform heavy manual work requiring good physical condition. Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions common with the local climate, must be able to listen to normal conversation; must be able to walk, and use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; must be able to reach with hands and arms; must be able to have vision sufficient to see close up and have the ability to adjust focus; and, must be able to lift up to 80 pounds and transport it 15 feet.

Supervisory Responsibility - May coordinate the work of a crew of one or more workers in the absence of the supervisor.

Keywords: City of Blue Springs, Blue Springs , Maintenance Worker - Streets, Other , Blue Springs, Missouri

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