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Location: 1150 North Avenue NW
General Description and Classification
Performs semi-skilled construction and/or maintenance work in support of a wide
variety of public works, street construction and repair, water, and wastewater
system operation, building maintenance, and other related activities.
hand and power tools, light to medium construction equipment, test, and
measurement equipment, etc.
works as a part of a work crew.
performed is at an experienced level.
performed frequently in cooperation with skilled trades employees, experienced
equipment operators, technicians, or crew supervisors.
under direct supervision and follows standardized procedures and written
instructions to accomplish assigned tasks usually as part of a work crew.
Essential Duties These are typical responsibilities for this
position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform
other duties as assigned.
assigned work orders in an efficient and effective manner; works with
supervisor to prioritize work orders; works in a safe and organized manner to
ensure safety for self, crew and the public and to complete assignments
correctly and on time.
part of a crew to inspect and repair water mains; places flags or cones to
control traffic in case of water main break, makes water tap on water mains,
installs tailpiece on water mains, unstops sewers and house connections, cleans
catch basins, repairs cave-ins, locates water service connections and water
main lines; marks service connections, water mains and sewer lines.
of a plant maintenance crew, installs, tests, calibrates, maintains, and
repairs to wastewater plant/process control equipment, instrumentation,
monitoring equipment, electrical switchgear, and related systems.
water meters; follows assigned route/schedule, advises customer of
installation, records meter number and other information as required, and the
time it took to complete job.
May go to
construction sites to determine if specific work has been completed by a
utility truck to assure that proper equipment and tools are present and in
working order, requests approval for necessary materials to complete assigned
pumping stations; checks on equipment, records the daily water flow of the
plant, performs daily chemical check; prepare samples for lab.
a safe and organized work area; stores tools; collects scrap and leftover
materials; blows debris from sidewalks.
from multiple standardized procedures, written instructions, and methods to
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial
listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the
job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.
of department policies and procedures of methods, products, tools, and
equipment used in ATLDOT maintenance and construction work, of basic
Skill in operating
a variety of light to heavy power equipment; in maintenance of tools and
to understand and apply pertinent policies, procedures and regulations; to
establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted
during the course of work; to perform maintenance activities involving skills
in the functional fields to which assigned; to maintain records and make simple
reports; to work beyond normal working hours, as required. Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience
High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED). 1 year of related experience in public works, street construction and repair, water, and wastewater system operation, building maintenance, or other related experience.
Preferred Education & Experience
High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and 2 years of related experience in public works, street construction and repair, water, and wastewater system operation, building maintenance, or other relevant experience.
Licensures and Certifications
CDL License Class A and/or Class B, Water Distribution Licenses, Class III Operator License, Electrical License, and/or Journeyman License, as appropriate are desirable.
Essential Capabilities and Work Environment
Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.