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City of Wichita Laborer (M) - 616 - Sewer Maintenance in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11572350

Salary: $13.98 - $20.24 Hourly

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Sewer Maintenance 715 W Harry, Kansas

This is manual work in construction and general maintenance activities. As work experience is gained, employees may be assigned to somewhat more difficult tasks. Work is performed under the direction of a supervisor who issues general instructions for routine jobs and specific instructions at the beginning of each new job when departures are made from established procedures. Examples of Work Performed:

+ Assists in preparing asphalt, concrete, and other street repair materials; does manual work in the building and repair of roads, culverts and bridges; does related tasks in the maintenance and construction of public facilities.

+ Flushes and rods sanitary sewer lines, assists in repairing and replacing manholes and catch basin lids, and does related sewer cleaning and maintenance work.

+ Loads and unloads stone, gravel, dirt, timber, leaves, and similar items.

+ Assists skilled and semiskilled workers in varied building maintenance and repair activities.

+ Assists in snow and ice removal operations.

+ Sweeps and cleans streets and gutters, collects and loads refuse into a truck or movable can.

+ Trims and waters lawns, trims shrubs and trees, spades, rakes, and otherwise prepares ground and assists in related ground maintenance work.

+ Completion of work assignments will require the operation of a vehicle.

+ These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive. Other related duties may be assigned as needed.

Requirements of Work:

+ Ability to acquire within a reasonable period of time, knowledge of the procedures, tools, equipment and materials used in maintenance work.

+ Ability to work outdoors when inclement weather conditions exist.

+ Ability to shovel, snow, sand, gravel, asphalt, to or from dump truck bed.

+ Ability to tolerate airborne nuisances associated with open grounds, pavement construction, and windy conditions.

+ Ability to safely and effectively swing a 20 pound sledgehammer against brick, concrete, or similar substances.

+ Ability to lift and carry bulky items weighing up to 90 pounds independently; to lift and carry up to 150 pounds with the assistance of another; and to pull, shove, or otherwise maneuver items weighing up to 300 pounds.

+ Ability to safely and effectively operate a jackhammer and a chain saw.

+ Ability to continuously perform tasks that require one to push, pull, climb (ladders and in and out of vehicular equipment), bend, twist, reach, stand, and walk about (up to a half mile at a time) for most of an eight hour shift.

+ Ability to safely wear respirator for supplied air while entering confined spaces.

+ Ability to communicate and to follow simple oral or written instructions.

+ Ability to acquire and maintain a valid Commercial driver's license (CDL) with air brake endorsement within three months of hire.

+ An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Required Experience and Training: None. Related work experience is preferred. Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a criminal background check.Starting pay for current City employees will be determined by City of Wichita policy or applicable bargaining unit agreement.