Maintenance Technician – Public Works
Under the general supervision of the Crew Leaders and the Public Works Director, performs semi-skilled and unskilled manual tasks in the repair and maintenance of the Town’s streets, buildings and grounds.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Performs various semi-skilled and general maintenance tasks as related to the upkeep, care and maintenance of municipal buildings, grounds and other Town facilities and other areas of assigned responsibility
Maintains grounds around Town buildings; trims and prunes trees and shrubberies, plants, waters, mows and fertilizes grass, trees and flowers; sprays weed killer under the supervision of licensed personnel; and rakes and picks up leaves and trash
Maintains and cleans streets by clearing ditches and drains; trims tree limbs; assists with building storm drains and pouring of concrete forms and asphalt patches to maintain street quality and storm water run-off; clears right of ways and mows grass along roadways; assist with snow removal including spreading salt in winter months
Replaces and installs street signs
Operates various hand and power tools and light to heavy equipment as required in mowing, landscaping, weed eating and street clean-up; may operate the back hoe, dump truck, riding mower, track mower, drill press, drill table and skill saws and other specialized equipment such as, but not limited to air ratchets and/or an auger
Handles special carpentry tasks such as, but not limited to constructing and repair of rooms, cabinets, doors and furniture; replacing light bulbs, repairing and replacing ceiling tiles, replacing light fixture covers, moving boxes and furniture and other maintenance related tasks
Assists with or performs repair of plumbing and electrical fixtures; assists in painting
Performs preventive maintenance and minor repairs to equipment and/or vehicles
Paints parking zones; prepares paint, tapes or marks off area and cleans up
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Working knowledge of standard practices, materials, tools and equipment used in the area of work assigned; working knowledge of the work related hazards and applicable safety precautions associated with areas of assigned work; Considerable knowledge and skill in carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical repair, grounds maintenance and/or basic equipment or vehicle maintenance and sheetrock repair; general knowledge of a variety of maintenance and manual tasks involved in the installation, maintenance repair and replacement of public facilities. Working knowledge of the safe use and operation of vehicles and mechanical equipment; knowledge of traffic laws, ordinances and regulations pertaining to operations of motorized equipment; ability to operate various construction and mowing equipment and light equipment with skill and safety; ability to exert heavy physical effort in varied weather conditions over long periods; ability to read and understand oral and written instructions; ability to acquire knowledge of the operating details and procedures involved in performing a variety of manual tasks; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and citizens. Must be able to work on ladders.
Must be able to read, write and speak the English language
Must have a valid North Carolina or South Carolina’s drivers’ license with a clean record and the ability to drive Town-owned vehicles
Must acquire Core and Ornamental/Turf or Right-Away Pesticide License within 6 month probationary period.
Willingness to acquire CDL license
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from high school or GED and one year of experience in semi-skilled maintenance or construction work and the ability to read and write is required
Must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
Must be able to work in heights.
Job Type: Full-time w/benefits
Salary range: $15.00 – $17.00 Open until filled
Fulltime employees are eligible for health, dental, vision, and health reimbursement paid for by the Town, plus paid sick and vacation time, and are eligible to participate in State retirement plans with matching contributions. Additional benefit options.
Apply online at: www.pinevillenc.gov — Town Departments tab, Human Resources, download application, scan and email to: [email protected]; or mail application to: PO Box 249, Pineville, NC 28134; or fax to: 704-889-2364.
Town of Pineville is an Equal Opportunity Employer