The City of Roanoke is seeking a Maintenance Worker III in the Transportation division on the Trim Crew. This position performs semi-skilled work and manual tasks involved with turf and landscape maintenance in the City Rights-of-Way (ROW) on a mowing crew. This position will fill in for the crew leader when needed. Equipment used includes Ventrac, zero turn, walk behind and push mowers, string trimmers, edgers and blowers. Makes repairs and renovations to ROW’s and medians including mulching, planting, aerating, seeding and sodding. Operates heavy and light equipment during snow removal. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to three years related experience and/or training in landscape operations, motorized equipment and the performance of heavy manual labor; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires possession of a valid Class B CDL with air brake endorsement within 6 months of employment.
Examples of Duties
Performs semi-skilled work in the operation of automotive and/or mechanical equipment in connection with the performance of a variety of manual tasks.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include the following depending on the area of assignment. Other duties may be assigned.
Operates street sweeper and/or dump truck, loads and unloads general dirt, timber, chemical, refuse and other materials
Operates light motorized equipment such as riding and push mowers, fork lift, chipper, and ice resurfacing machine
Performs maintenance tasks such as chair and table repairs, rough carpentry, light equipment repair, concrete work, storm drain repair and related tasks
Performs general laborer and custodial tasks such as filter replacement, drain and sewer line cleaning, shoveling snow, cutting grass, digging, loading, brush removal, asphalt raking, and cleaning buildings
Operates and maintains various types of hand and small power tools
Assists in maintaining inventory and control for all tools, maintenance and equipment
Transports crew engaged in semi-skilled repair maintenance and custodial activities
Services and makes minor repairs and adjustments on equipment
Operates light and heavy equipment in snow removal
May be required to train other operators
Works with and helps guide temporary and part-time crews in accomplishing tasks
May be required to effectively use computer to access email and event set-up information
Performs minor repair of buildings, doors, windows and floors, locks, cabinets, and similar items
Greases and lubricates a variety of motorized equipment including automobiles, light/heavy construction equipment
Performs less skilled mechanical tasks such as replacement of hoses, batteries, bulbs, fuses, mufflers, etc.
Changes oil, filters, etc. on variety of motorized equipment, including automobiles, light/heavy construction equipment
Assists with event support, snow removal and other emergency tasks, including some nights and weekends, as needed
May be responsible for fabrication, maintenance, and installation of traffic control, pavement markings and barricade signage according to City guidelines and uniformity.
May require some experience and knowledge of computer graphic software and equipment used for fabrication and installation of signs and markings.
May be required to wear some type of respiratory protection in the performance of their duties
This job has no supervisory responsibilities, but may require the occasional direction of helpers, seasonal employees, part-time and temporary employees.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to three years related experience and/or training in the operation of motorized equipment and the performance of heavy manual labor; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Depending on area of assignment, may require possession of a valid appropriate class A, B, or C commercial driver’s license.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk, climb or balance, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
This is a job description and not an individualized position description. A job description defines the general character and scope of duties and responsibilities of all positions in a job classification, but it is not intended to describe and does not necessarily list the essential job functions for a given position in a classification.