300-001 - MAINTENANCE WORKER 1
|Class Title: Maintenance Worker I |
Grade Number: 6M; $17.8029 Per Hour
Department: Public Works
Bureau: Building Maintenance
Union: Yes - SEIU
Performs a wide variety of labor duties involved in the construction, maintaining and cleaning of City of Allentown facilities
Work under the supervision of the Facilities Manager. Takes direction from the Tradesman on-site when assigned to assist on a project.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work from established routines, specifications, specific handwritten, typed, or oral instructions and standard knowledge of surfacing and repair operations and methods. Assists all trades including but not limited to Carpenters, Plumbers, Electrician, HVAC, and painters.
May operate power tools such as drills, saws, pumps, and others as directed by the Facilities Manager or Tradesmen plus a variety of hand tools.
Operates pickup trucks to transport equipment and haul tools and material. Makes sure proper fuels necessary to operate equipment are filled and ready to go.
Moves and sets up office furniture and equipment.
Salts, plows and removes snow as required with pickup trucks. Uses salt spreader, shovels and snow blowers as directed.
Delivers office supplies such as copy paper and custodial supplies.
Cleans jobsites and removes and disposes construction debris as directed. May also be assigned to perform custodial duties.
Notify Facilities Manager of unusual conditions.
Maintain equipment, tools and records.
Overtime will be required during emergency/nonemergency situations including night shift and weekends.
Performs other duties, including those of other classifications (high lower) and standby crews, as assigned and/or as conditions warrant.
Provide quality and effective customer service with courtesy and understanding to our customers, citizens and internal departments.
Wears appropriate safety equipment as needed.
Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
Perform routine vehicle maintenance as outlined on daily inspection sheets.
Shift work may be required
Perform related work as may be required.
Education and Experience:
(A) Graduation from high school or technical school; or equivalent certification.
(B) Valid driver's license of the appropriate classification.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
(A) Knowledge of tools, materials, and processes needed in the performance of duties.
(B) Ability to read, write, add and subtract whole numbers.
(C) Ability to understand and follow standard routines and practices on building repairs and construction.
(D) Ability to work outdoors under varying weather conditions.
(E) Some knowledge of equipment, trucks, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair activities;
(F) Knowledge of right-to-know laws as instructed and posted.
(G) Skill in operation of the listed tools and equipment.
(H) Ability to perform heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time; Ability to work safely; Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public; Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
(I) Be able to obtain unescorted access to our public safety buildings.
" Unescorted Access: Custodial workers and other individuals who have unescorted access to areas where the CLEAN system or criminal justice information is routinely found are required to submit to a fingerprint-based background check. (Any person which has a means to access a secure facility with a key, access card etc. will be considered unescorted access). Such background check shall include a state and national fingerprint-based search for a criminal record.
" A two-year re-certification is required on all personnel.
" Access Disqualifiers
1. A conviction or is under indictment for any felony. Exceptions are at the discretion of the Chief of Police or his/her designee.
2. Misdemeanor of the 1st and 2nd degree. Exceptions are of the discretion of the Chief of Police or his/her designee
3. A conviction or is under indictment for any computer crime. Computer Crimes as used in the section refer to PA Title 18 Crimes and Offenses Chapter 76 Computer Offenses or the equivalent penalties as provided by the laws of any other state, territory under federal law.
Possession of a valid Class C driver's license.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Motorized vehicles and equipment, pickup truck, pumps, compressors, generators, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, picks, rakes, sledge hammer, mobile radio, and phone.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently and repetitiously required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up 75 pounds. The employee must frequently use push and pull methods while moving construction materials. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in all outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The employee frequently works with hot materials that without wearing the proper clothing or proper safety equipment could cause severe burns. The employee frequently works around heavy equipment.
The noise level in the work environment is loud.
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; drug testing, job related tests are required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.