Park Construction & Maintenance Worker
City of Lubbock, TX - Lubbock, TX

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Perform journey level work in the construction and maintenance of parks and
related facilities.

Essential Functions:
Repair, maintain and install park equipment including playground equipment, picnic tables, benches, signs, concrete slabs and related fixtures;
Assist crews in set-up for special events including moveable bleachers, staging and sound equipment, props and other equipment;
Operate trucks, backhoes, tractors, forklifts, jackhammers and other construction equipment as required;
Supervise the work of temporary employees making repairs at various locations on the route;
Maintain vehicles and equipment as required;
Purchase materials and supplies needed to accomplish daily assignments as approved. Use approved purchasing procedures;
Troubleshoot and repair water fountains, faucets, pipelines, toilets, sinks, hot water heaters and other plumbing fixtures as required;
Cut and make reliable welds to repair metal objects or equipment;
Perform related duties as required.

Position requires completion of a high school diploma or the equivalent with an additional one year experience in maintenance and construction of parks and related facilities; or any combination of relevant educataion and experience which provides the following:

Physical Exam Required Valid Current Commercial Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications
Painting experience

Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
Operation and maintenance of motorized vehicles and equipment typically used in construction and maintenance;
Types of hand tools and power tools typically used in construction and maintenance;
Methods involved in routine plumbing, concrete construction, carpentry, and clean up of large areas. Ability to:
Perform manual tasks requiring physical strength and endurance;
Follow oral and written instructions;
Work cooperatively with others;
Supervise the work of others. Physical Requirements
Continuously lift and carry up to 25 pounds
Frequently lift and carry up to 50 pounds
Occasionally lift and carry up to 100 pounds
Continuously stand and walk during the shift
Frequently climb ladders, scaffolding, stairs and inclined surfaces
Frequently bend and kneel during the shift
Frequently push and pull objects
Frequently flex upper trunk forward, partial flexing of knees
Frequently rotate upper trunk to the right or left while sitting or standing
Frequently reach arms above, at or below shoulder height
Coordinate eye, hand and foot movement in order to operate a vehicle or equipment