Maintenance Technician

City of Englewood | Englewood, CO

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Posted Date 9/05/2019
Description

The maintenance technician performs unskilled and semi-skilled tasks related to the maintenance and repair of various infrastructure, including parks, streets, trails, sidewalks, bridges, roadsides, irrigation systems, drainage systems, and signage. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The listed examples of work are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They may be modified with additions, deletions, or changes as necessary.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Maintains and repairs streets, roads, and public grounds as assigned including removing and replacing road materials, mowing and trimming rights-of-way, weed control, litter removal, and sign maintenance. Operates a variety of equipment including 1-ton dump trucks, and miscellaneous hand tools. Completes and submits daily work reports, work orders, and payroll timesheets in an accurate and timely manner.

Removes debris and weeds from alleys, trims trees and limbs, hauls road base and other necessary materials from asphalt, sand or gravel facilities, and transport to job site including occasional mountain driving to haul and stockpile supply of materials used for routine maintenance.

Performs daily pre- and post-trip vehicle safety inspections, records information in a vehicle inspection log, in order to identify safety issues. Reports mechanical problems for shop repair.

Completes necessary paperwork at end of shift, regarding work orders completed.

Collects trash from containers on major city corridors to insure safety for citizens and cleanliness of City property.

Operates backhoe and street sweeper occasionally or on a training basis to maintain existing roads and alleyways.

Removes ice and snow from streets operating snowplow trucks, sanders, front-end loaders and motor graders to assist in the safe flow of traffic. Cleans roadways after storms using street sweepers to avoid and deter safety hazards associated with public travel.

Paints barricades and bridges to assist in safety of citizens, keep bridges from rusting and eliminate excessive repair.

Sets up traffic control devices, and flags traffic.

Other Duties & Responsibilities

Installs new manholes and storm drainage systems, by use of cement mixer, backhoe and shovel, for the prevention of flooding and to facilitate proper drainage.

 Assists other departments in completion of tasks they are not equipped to perform.

Performs other duties as assigned and required.

Education and Experience

PREPARATION AND TRAINING

Education:  High School completed or GED preferred

Work Experience:    Minimum 1 year of construction work, asphalt work, or equipment operation

Certifications and/or Licensures:        None

Required Driver's License:     Valid Class R Commercial Driver's Licenses

An equivalent combination of education, training and relevant job experience may be substituted.

Other Information

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge
Working knowledge of:

  • Construction equipment operating procedures
  • Asphalt patching and paving
  • Safety procedures 
     
Familiar with:
  • Construction industry
  • Traffic control
  • Minor equipment maintenance and repair
     
 Skills and Abilities

Communication - Strong skills needed to interact with citizens with the development and delivery of multi-modal communications to convey a clear understanding or the unique needs to different audiences.  Is effective in a variety of communication settings including one-on-one, small and large groups, or among diverse styles and position levels, attentively listens to others, and encourages the open expression of diverse ideas and opinions.
 
Effective Teams - Must be able to work effectively in a team environment by participating with appropriate and diverse mix of styles, perspectives, and experience, supports common objectives and a shared mindset, displays a feeling of belonging and strong team morale, and fosters open dialog and collaboration among the team.
 
Mechanical - Basic skills needed to operate hand and power tools.
 
Self-Development - Is personally committed to and actively works towards continuously improvement of him/herself; understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches; employ strengths.  Compensates for weakness and limits, using the following techniques: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels, Personal commitment and actions for continuous improvement in skills, Accepts assignments that broaden capabilities, Learns from new experiences, from others, and from structured learning, Makes the most of available development resources.

 

Excellent benefits package includes personal leave, annual leave, short term disability, paid holidays, long term disability, and employee assistance program. Also includes options for medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, retirement, organizational training, employee recognition program and Englewood Recreation Center membership.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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