Maintenance Worker-Utilities

Job Title: Maintenance Worker

Category: Full Time

Salary: DOQ

Description: This position is responsible for performing  semi-skilled work in  repairing and maintaining City wastewater treatment plants and collection systems, drainage systems and other City facilities using a variety of machines, tools, equipment and heavy machinery. Mechanical, electronic and electrical skill is preferred. Requires a class “B” CDL to be obtained within 6 months of hire. Skilled operation of heavy machinery including but not limited to jet/vac truck, backhoe, dump truck, septic pump truck and bobcat desired. Will train the right individual if selected for hire.

Performs routine operations and maintenance of vacuum collection system, wastewater collection mains, lift stations, storm water catch basins, cleaning of City facilities  and City wastewater treatment plants.

Performs routine operations and maintenance of City equipment, which may include but not be limited to the jet/vac truck, septic pump truck, pickup trucks, television inspection cameras, chainsaws, mowers, weed eaters, various pumps, mechanical equipment, valves and other related wastewater equipment.

Able to performs predictive, preventative maintenance, trouble shooting and other related tasks which require the ability to make inspections of equipment, building and collection system facilities, identify repairs required, determine appropriate repairs and materials needed and report all such activities in writing.

Knowledge of standard safety practices, precautions, and potential occupational hazards in the work required.  Ability to recognize biological hazards, hazardous chemical conditions, and confined space hazards. Also Maintenance of Traffic standards to be observed.

Be on call for emergency after hours calls. May be required to perform on-call emergency services during off-duty hours.  Assists with City wide hurricane preparedness.  Install hurricane shutters.

Other related duties as assigned.

Closing Date: Open until Filled

Qualifications: High School Diploma or G.E.D. Preferred experience in construction trades (mechanical, electrical, plumbing, welding, etc.) Knowledge of standard practices, methods and materials used in the mechanical and electrical trades is also required. Possession of  a valid Florida Driver’s License required.

Special Requirements: Successful applicants must undergo a drug test, driver’s license and criminal history check. E.O.E, Drug Free Workplace. Veterans preference given.

Miscellaneous: Email application to HR@ci.marathon.fl.us or fax to 305-289-4143.

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