Maintenance Worker
City of Highland Park. IL - Highland Park, IL

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Maintenance Workers perform a variety of maintenance, repairs, services, and installations on all City owned infrastructure* and properties.

*Infrastructure defined: the basic facilities, services, and installations needed for the functioning of a community, such as roadway systems, bridges, water distribution systems, storm lines, sanitary sewer lines, ravines, ponds and other related appurtenances.

Maintenance Workers may be assigned to any one of the three divisions Water, Streets, and Sewer and may be transferred between divisions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilites:

Division
Percent of Total Time
Ranked Importance
Function

Water
75%
1
Employee maintains and repairs watermains, water meters, fire hydrants, valves and service lines

Water
10%
2
Read water meters

Streets
25%
1
Shovels and rolls asphalt in street/alley repair

Streets
25%
2
Forms and pours concrete curbs and gutters, slabs, sidewalks and handicap ramps, etc

Streets
25%
3
Responsible for replacing, fabricating and installing street, parking and traffic signs and sign posts

Streets
10%
4
Fills pot holes

Sewer
60%
1
Employee maintains and repairs sanitary and storm sewers, manholes and inlets

Sewer
25%
2
Performs diagnostic functions; dye testing, sewer televising

All
10%
1
Performs material hauling; snow and ice control
Marginal Functions:

Percent of Total Time
Function

5%
Performs other related job duties or responsibilities as requested or required, whether or not specifically mentioned in this job description

Education and Experience:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education : High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

Experience : Provide proof of satisfactory past work-related experience in the Public Works or Construction Trades. Three (3) years of prior municipal (or similar) work experience preferred.

Certification or License : A valid Illinois Commercial Driver’s License Class A, or equivalent.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Proficiencies : Practices and procedures for safe operation of materials, machinery, vehicles and equipment necessary for street, sewer and street maintenance; occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to public works maintenance. Ability to: Read and follow work orders, use hand and power tools; follow safety precautions and recognize hazards; communicate orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Supplemental Information:

Tools and Equipment Used : The position requires the knowledge, skill and ability to operate the following equipment: construction tools and equipment including but not limited to: mechanized skid steer and breaker, air compressor and air tools (jack hammer, chisels, drills), shovels picks and brooms, chain saws, trimmers; hand tools, sign bucket machine, front end loaders and back hoes, trucks (pickup, 1 ton, 2-1/2 tons and 5 ton and bucket trucks), levels, rulers, lutes and rollers, back-hoe, excavators, vacuum trucks, flusher/jetter trucks, snow plows and other motorized equipment.

Physical Demands : Work will entail lifting equipment and materials for maintenance and repair; performing maintenance work in awkward spaces; wearing appropriate safety gear; lifting, bending, twisting, climbing ladders, etc., associated with parts and equipment that can frequently weigh up to 60 pounds; repairing City infrastructure under all weather conditions.

Manual labor can be anticipated throughout the working year. In order to perform job functions, employee must be able to bend, reach, squat, jump, climb and twist and possess no physical limitations (eyesight and hearing correction permitted).

Normal work day operations are from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. During emergencies and seasonal work, employees are required to be available during off hours.

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