CITY OF MURRAY CLASS SPECIFICATION Class Title : Maintenance Worker I (Street) Pay Grade: 18 Department : Public Works and Utilities / Street Supervisor : Crew Chief Supervises : None Class Characteristics : Under supervision, performs semi-skilled and manual labor work activities in the construction, maintenance and cleanliness of City buildings, streets and roads; may operate equipment assigned to Division; assists other Divisions/Departments as requested; performs related work as required.
Examples of Duties:
Assists in the construction, maintenance and cleanliness of City streets, roads, bridges, sidewalks, alleys, storm sewers and culverts, manholes, drainage ditches, street signs, barricades, etc.
May operate motorized equipment safely and efficiently; may operate heavy equipment.
Detects malfunctions in equipment, and makes minor repairs or recommends major repairs needed.
Performs preventive maintenance duties on equipment; cleans and properly stores equipment and tools after use.
Mows grass, cuts trees and tree limbs.
Picks up leaves as needed.
Spreads gravel; cleans streets and roads; removes snow and ice from streets and sidewalks when necessary.
Operates snow plow and salt spreader.
Cleans out storm sewers and catch basins; pours concrete; makes forms; makes, erects and/or repairs street signs as necessary.
Requisitions equipment, tools, supplies and materials.
Prepares required reports and records.
Participates in continuing education programs.
Assists other Divisions/Departments as requested.
Applies pesticides along City owned right-of-ways as required.
Performs traffic flagging duties as required.
May supervise inmate workers assigned to the department as required. Non-essential : None.
Training and Experience : Must possess high school diploma or GED certification.
Knowledge of, or ability to learn, equipment, materials, methods and techniques used in construction, installation, maintenance and cleanliness of streets and roads, and related infrastructure.
Knowledge of, or ability to learn, the functions, servicing and maintenance requirements of equipment and machinery assigned to Division.
Knowledge of, or ability to learn, the geography of the City.
Knowledge of, or ability to learn, work hazards and applicable safety precautions associated with equipment, vehicles, tools and procedures; ability to comply with established safety standards.
Knowledge of, or ability to learn, mechanics, carpentry, welding, plumbing, pouring concrete, laying block, etc.
Knowledge of traffic laws. Abilities :
Ability to operate, or ability to learn the operation of, motorized equipment, including heavy equipment.
Ability to assist with maintenance (or preventive maintenance) and servicing program.
Ability to perform, or ability to learn, work activities involving carpentry, mechanics, plumbing, welding, pouring concrete, laying brick, etc.
Ability to detect mechanical problems and make minor repairs.
Ability to learn to read blueprints.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officers and employees, and the general public.
Physical ability to perform heavy labor for extended periods of time, often under adverse weather conditions.
Instructions : Instructions are initially very specific, but becoming more general with work experience in the class. Processes : Processes are initially confined to standard operating procedures, but become more general with work experience in the class. Review of Work : Most or all of completed work is spot-checked. Analytical Requirements : Problems require analysis based on precedent. Physical Requirements of the Job : Work is performed outdoors regardless of weather conditions, requiring intermittent standing, walking, stooping; must lift objects over 50 lbs; must operate vehicle and equipment; exposed to machinery and its moving parts; required to be in high places, confined spaces, and using stairs and ladders; exposed to fumes, chemicals and toxic substances as a requirement of the job. Tools, Equipment and Vehicles Used : Must operate all vehicles and equipment assigned to the Division after receiving proper training and appropriate licenses; must use all tools assigned to the Division after receiving proper training. Contacts : Regular contacts with employees and supervisors from other departments; occasional contacts with the public. Confidential Information : Limited use of confidential information. Mental Effort : Moderate. Interruptions : Few. Special Licensing Requirements :
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
Must obtain and maintain a valid commercial driver’s license within two years of employment.
Must obtain and maintain a category 6 Kentucky pesticide license within one year of employment. Availability : Must be able to respond to calls in emergency situations at all hours. Certification Requirements : Must be able to obtain a Basic Work Zone Traffic Control and Flagger certification. Additional Requirements : Must be able to pass a DOT physical for CDL. Overtime Provision : Non-exempt.