GENERAL LABORER

Division:
Roads
Open Date:
03-14-2019
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Salary:
$15.72
Employment Type:
Full Time with Benefits
Location:
West Haven, UT

Job Description:


Under the close supervision of a Crew Leader, performs a variety of semi‑skilled and skilled work in road work and other similar tasks.

Example of Duties:


Performs required manual labor involved in crew construction and maintenance projects such as loading and unloading trucks, cutting trees, and brush, repairing fences and culverts, installing and painting traffic signs, guard rails, and bridges, patching potholes, digging, asphalt work, and helping out with the operation of light equipment, machinery and tools used in construction, maintenance, repair, and snow removal activities.

Checks and services assigned equipment; performs routing maintenance and emergency repairs; reports mechanical problems for shop repairs.

Operates heavier equipment on a limited training basis as assigned.

Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:


Education: Completion of high school or equivalent, 

Experience: Experience with hand tools, shovels, rakes, picks, etc.

Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge: Some knowledge of Road work and Drainage operations and requirements; knowledge of department policies; knowledge of the boundaries of Weber County; knowledge of the safety measures required while working with various tools on the job; knowledge of highway flagging procedures for the safety of fellow employees and the general public.

Abilities: Ability to follow written and verbal instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public. (Willing to learn how to operate motorized vehicles and equipment, including dump trucks (up to 25 ton) utility truck, back-hoe, front-end loader, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, mobile and portable radio--- on an as needed basis with training)
Once obtained CDL: Ability to operate assigned equipment under varying conditions; ability to perform minor equipment maintenance and repair; ability to learn and follow standard safety practices and procedures common to equipment operation work

Special Requirements:


Must possess OR be able to possess (within 1 year of hire) a Utah Class A CDL License and have a good driving record; Must be willing to be on call depending on weather conditions or emergencies.

Applicants who are selected for employment with Weber County will be required to submit an up-to-date copy of their Motor Vehicle Record from the Utah State License Division prior to starting work.

Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls and reach overhead. The employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Ninety percent of the work is performed outdoors.


Weber County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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