Watershed Construction Maintenance Worker II (DWM - OLIO - Operations)

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sep 07, 2023
Full Time Building Maintenance Construction and Skilled Trades

Job Description

Posted until filled

Salary range: $41,300 - $49,600

At the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. Our police officers, firefighters and building inspectors keep our citizens safe. Our Public Works staff keeps our City clean and helps maintain, build and improve our City’s infrastructure. Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life.

Our engineers help keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating and our buildings maintained. Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! If you are seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.

General Description and Classification Standards

The Watershed Construction Maintenance Worker II (Operations) is a lead worker for semi-skilled construction and/or maintenance work to support a variety of drinking water or distribution system activities. Operates hand and power tools, light to medium construction equipment, etc., and is part of a larger crew working with skilled trade employees, experienced equipment operators, technicians, and crew supervisors. May also work alone or act as a lead worker on a crew for construction or maintenance activities. May assist in training, orientation, or observing junior associates, apprentices, or semi-skilled employees.

Supervision Received

Works under direct supervision and follows standardized procedures and written/verbal instructions to accomplish assigned tasks; may assist in training, orienting, or observing lower-level associate, apprentice, or semi-skilled employee in the group.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
  • Completes assigned work orders correctly and on time
  • Works with supervisor to prioritize work orders
  • Works in a safe and organized manner to ensure safety for self, crew, and the public
  • Works as part of and/or leads a crew to:
    • inspect and restore sidewalks, street cuts, driveway aprons
    • place flags or cones to control traffic in work zone
    • install sod, grass seed, and hay
    • repair cave-ins and catch basins
    • masonry repairs-brick work
    • asphalt patching
    • manhole repairs
  • Follows assigned route/schedule, advises customer of restoration status, records work order number, service request, and other required information, and time it took to complete job
  • Visits construction sites to verify work completed by contractor
  • Checks utility truck to ensure proper equipment and tools are present and in working order

Decision Making

Generally, operates under the specific direction of crew supervisors. May assist in the task of guiding work of less experienced employees. Selects from multiple standardized procedures, written instructions, and methods to accomplish assigned tasks.

Leadership Provided

Ability to work productively on a team and provide guidance to lower-level team members as needed.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.
  • General site safety of water/ sewer operations and maintenance, methods, products, tools, and equipment used in water/ sewer maintenance and construction work
  • Operates a variety of light to heavy power equipment (backhoe, excavator, dump truck) and maintenance of tools and equipment (pumping equipment, hydraulic excavator, concrete socket)
  • Understands and applies DWM policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with customers
  • Maintains records, creates reports, and documents work status with photos and data
  • Works after normal working hours, as required
  • Resolves heavy equipment issues (restoration)
  • Communicates with customers to successfully address issue

Qualifications -

Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience
  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Seven (7) years of experience in construction and/or maintenance in a water distribution system

Licensures and Certifications
  • State of Georgia Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B (Preferred)
  • Water Distribution License (Preferred)

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.

City of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Address

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