Under general supervision, operates a variety of vehicles and equipment to maintain the Village’s streets, streets signs, parks, facilities and infrastructure. Performs other duties as assigned. The Public Works Maintenance Technician is a single class position with responsibility for operating various vehicles and equipment and performs semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance of the Village’s infrastructure. This position has no supervisory responsibility. This position is a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150 Public Employees Division.
Receives work orders or project assignment from Supervisor, assembles and prepares equipment and tools necessary to complete assignment. Establishes a safe work area and coordinates activities with employees, contractors or the general public as necessary. Operates a variety of maintenance equipment not limited to: dump trucks, backhoes, loaders, sewer cleaning equipment, street sweeper, chipper, mowers and leaf blowing machines. Perform duties associated with equipment such as paving, patching, painting and snow/ice removal. Installs and replaces street signs, performs pavement repair, maintaining and repairing Village buildings, landscaping tasks, parks maintenance, repairing water main breaks, rebuilding storm inlets and sanitary manholes. Inspects, maintains and repairs department equipment. Responds to emergency calls for service on a call out basis and works outside of normal hours as needed. Observes standard operating procedures and safety practices, supports and actively promotes the Village’s safety programs.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Knowledge of: Practices and procedures for safe operations of materials, machinery, vehicles and equipment necessary for street, sewer, parks and building maintenance; Occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable for public works maintenance.
Skill in: Reading and following work orders; Use of 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.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:
Valid Class “B” Commercial Driver’s license.
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Works involves exposure to confined spaces, potential physical harm, dangerous machinery, hazardous materials and potentially infectious disease and performs moderate to heavy work in all types of weather. There is frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, climb, kneel, bend, balance, and lift heavy objects (up to 100 lbs. with assistance) and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday.
Work is performed in office, operations facility and field settings.
APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION:
Candidates should apply at this time with an application, resume and references. Applications are available at www.libertyville.com/jobs. Submit application, resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 19, 2018.