Air Compressor Operator
Prince George's County Public Schools - Upper Marlboro, MD

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Brief Description
The Air Compressor Operator performs moderately skilled work in the operation of an air compressor in association with an air hammer, backfill tamper, chipping hammer or trench digger, etc. as required in the general maintenance of buildings, grounds and equipment. Detailed Description Making ore-operation check of vehicles, air compressors, and equipment; Insuring proper water, fuel, oil and tire pressure levels; Observing and reporting vehicle and air compressor malfunctioning; Starting compressor by pre-described operational instructions; Checking valves, hoses, air pressure gauges to assure that compressor os operating properly; Performing minor maintenance on air hammer and compressor, etc., concerning valves, hoses, and the sharpening bits; Cutting and breaking concrete, blacktop, frozen soil, walls and ice with air hammer; Cutting up curbs and sidewalks for new installation or wheel chair ramps; Cutting area around potholes and old asphalt curbs, tennis courts or perimeter lines for new parking lots, and holes for gas lines in bus lots; Cutting broken water mains, stopped up sewers and broken oil lines; Compacting as required all backfill material placed in ditches; Working with another employee who will relieve the operator working with the air hammer and other associated air equipment, and will also assist in the implementation of all safety precautions when necessary; Performing labor and driving tasks as required.
Job Requirements Ability to perform a variety of precise, moderately skilled cutting and breaking tasks; Ability to read and write English fluently; Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; Ability to perform heavy manual work for an extended period of time under varying conditions; Good physical condition. Completion of high school, standard vocational school course(s), GED or recognized apprenticeship in the trade; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities; considerable experience as a journeyman carpenter, some of which shall have been at the level of an carpenter I. Possession of an appropriate and valid Motor vehicle operators license (must have class A license at time of interview), with driving record indicating five (5) or fewer current points of which no more than three (3) shall have been accumulated as a result of traffic violations occurring while operating a Board of Education vehicle. ( See Prince Georges County Public School s Bulletin P-1-88 dated July 21, 1987, Experience in operation of heavy power tools. Additional Details
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Job Posting Closing Date: December 3, 2012

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