CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS
Under the general supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor of Water Production, performs limited semi-skilled manual labor using a variety of hand tools, power tools, and equipment. Requires operation of motor vehicles. Works with some degree of independence but work is subject to review while in progress and upon completion. Performs other duties as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
A. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Assists in maintenance and repair of water plant related equipment, buildings, and grounds.
Operates farm type tractors, tractor mowers, lawn mowers, edgers, and trimmers used in maintenance of water plant and booster stations grounds.
Operates and maintains sludge filter press system, using physical and mathematical abilities to perform tasks; must be stable; operates filter presses’ emergency power generator system.
Performs janitorial duties around water plant.
Assists water treatment plant mechanics in a laboring capacity.
Picks up parts, equipment, and supplies.
A. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth school grade. Must possess and maintain a current valid State of Florida drivers license.
B. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of occupational safety rules, practices, and traffic laws.
Knowledge of tools and equipment used in grounds and building maintenance.
General knowledge and ability to perform routine maintenance on push mowers and other small related equipment used in yard maintenance.
Ability to post and maintain adequate records for filter sludge press operations.
C. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to learn, understand and remember normal tasks.
Ability to hear and understand normal conversations and identify colors.
Ability to see, rear and write numbers and words in English.
Ability to work with many types of chemicals (janitorial, fuels, coagulant aids, etc.).
Ability to stand, sit or walk for periods longer than 30 minutes.
Ability to work in adverse environmental weather conditions (day or night).
Ability to work, walk and stand on unstable soil conditions.
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
Ability to climb stairs four stories high.
Ability to climb ladders up to 35 feet high.
Ability to work in confined and closed spaces.
Ability to work on top of tall structures such as lime silos and water tanks.
THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ALL INCLUSIVE LIST OF ALL THE RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS OR WORKING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE POSITION. WHILE IT IS INTENDED TO ACCURATELY REFLECT THE POSITION ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS, MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, ADD OR REMOVE DUTIES AND ASSIGN OTHER DUTIES AS NECESSARY. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.
Revision Date - 6/7/05