Under the immediate supervision of an administrative superior, receives training in and performs a variety of unskilled construction, maintenance, repair, and snow removal work.
(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties, which may be found in positions of this class.)
Performs work at an entry level on either a permanent basis or where a period of training is desirable.
Performs a variety of unskilled road construction, maintenance, repair, and snow removal work including loading and unloading trucks, setting up barricades, patching roads, cutting trees, bushes and weeds and repairing culverts.
Receives training in and performs a variety of outdoor construction tasks including the construction of fences, guardrails, signs, bridges and other County facilities.
Receives training in and performs a variety of construction, maintenance, and repair work involving carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, and cement work.
Performs tasks requiring the use of a variety of hand tools and equipment including picks, shovels, rakes and sprayers; cleans, maintains, and stores assigned tools and equipment.
Performs related work as required.
Education: Completion of high school or equivalent.
Knowledge: Ability to learn the methods, materials, and equipment necessary for construction, maintenance, repair, and snow removal work. Ability to perform manual labor in all weather conditions. Ability to learn and follow standard safety practices and procedures common to construction, maintenance, repair, and snow removal operations. Ability to follow verbal instructions and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public.
Skills: Skilled in the use of reference manual, standard equipment including industrial vacuum, power washer, lawn mower, etc., climb ladders, wrenches and other common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, mobile radio, phone, floor buffers, walk-behind scrubbers, steam cleaners, carpet cleaners, washers, vacuum, mops, broom, dusting and lawn equipment.
Abilities: Ability to possess or be able to possess a valid Utah Chauffeur's license. Ability to be on call 24 hours a day; must have a telephone. Ability to be adaptable to changing work hours as shift hours may be changed. Ability to assist service workers as required.
Must be adaptable to changing work hours as shift hours may be changed. Must be available to work late evenings, early mornings, and weekends (both Saturday and Sunday).
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 finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally 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.
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 moderate.
Weber County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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