Incumbents hold responsibility for performance of a variety of manual tasks following simple routines during the construction, repair and maintenance of city services and facilities. Laborers normally report to the foreman or other supervisor of the crew to which assigned. These employees normally do not supervise others. Incumbents receive fairly close supervision in task performance. Work is manual labor in the performance of unskilled and limited semi-skilled tasks of a physically demanding nature. Work involves performing manual and unskilled and limited semi-skilled duties in the maintenance, repair and construction of streets, water/sewer lines. Work may also involve operation of power tools and light duty automotive and related equipment as a necessary adjunct to performance or regular assignments, or on a relief or seasonal basis. Work is ordinarily repetitive, but once learned can be performed under general, rather than close supervision. Work is reviewed by superiors during process and upon completion.
Tasks performed include:
(1) patches holes in streets and driveways; (2) works as a member of street construction/maintenance crews performing such tasks as mixing, pouring and shoveling asphalt and concrete, raking, tamping and smoothing asphalt; (3) digs out holes and trenches with manual and automatic digging tools and fills depressions with slag, gravel or other materials; (4) performs a variety of maintenance work along the creek and walking path such as watering trimming trees, shrubbery, grass and flowers; (5) assists in painting crosswalks, installing and maintaining traffic and street signs; (6) operates power tools when necessary such as power saws, power mowers, jackhammers, etc.; (7) maintains and performs minor repairs to equipment; (8) works as a member of a water/sewer maintenance crew; (9) assists in building manholes; (10) cleans manholes and sewers; (11) unstops sewers by using rods, buckets and other specialized sewer equipment; (12) assists in installing and maintains and repairs water/sewer lines; (13) repairs leaks in meter boxes; (14) digs out holes and trenches with manual and automatic digging tools and fills depressions with slag, gravel or other materials; (15) washes, lubricates vehicles used by crew; (16) maintains and performs minor repairs to equipment; (17) assists at the Landfill and Sanitation departments as needed; (18) performs other tasks as assigned.
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TMRS retirement 2 to 1, Employee Health Insurance, 12 paid holidays, 2 weeks vacation after one year.
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