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City of Reno, NV Maintenance Worker III in Reno, Nevada

Maintenance Worker III

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Class Title

Maintenance Worker III

Class Code

3341

Salary

$50,582.89 - $71,164.62 Annually

  • Definition

  • Benefits

Classification Description Summary

Under direction, leads, oversees and participates in the more complex and difficult work of staff responsible for performing a wide variety of maintenance and repair functions on various City facilities and infrastructure such as streets, signs, sewers and storm drains, fountains, planters, trash cans, and related public works structures; operates a variety of heavy trucks and maintenance equipment; and ensures adherence to safe work procedures and practices.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Maintenance Worker III is the third level in the Maintenance Worker series. The Maintenance Worker III performs the most complex maintenance functions within the series and is distinguished from the Maintenance Worker II by assuming regular technical and functional supervisory responsibility for larger crews and the operation of heavier equipment. Employees at this level are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.

Essential Functions

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

Lead, oversee, plan, train, and review the work of all lower level maintenance staff responsible for performing a variety of maintenance and repair work on various City facilities and structures such as streets, signs, sewers and storm drains, fountains, planters, trash cans, and related public works structures; participate in performing the most complex work of the unit including assisting the supervisor with day-to-day job planning and scheduling.

Train assigned employees in their areas of work including maintenance and repair methods, procedures and techniques.

Supervise the use, care and operation of appropriate public works tools and equipment including saws, hammers, shovels, light trucks, and heavy equipment.

Verify the work of assigned employees for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques, and compliance with applicable standards and specifications; ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.

Operate a variety of heavy trucks and specialized equipment including sewer cleaning trucks, paving machines, grinders, paint stripers, street sweepers, backhoes, excavators, skid steer loaders, mowers, graders, rollers, water trucks and large front end loaders.

Oversee and participate in performing a variety of complex tasks in the repair of City streets and right of ways including: removal and replacement of asphalt, overlays, crack sealing, pot hole patching, and painting of traffic markings to include cross walks, stop bars, directional arrows, lane markers, center lines, parking spaces, meter posts, barricades and traffic islands.

Oversee and participate in performing a variety of complex tasks in the maintenance and repair of sewer and storm drain infrastructure including: remove and replace storm drain and sewer pipes, repair damaged catch basins and manholes, removal, repair and placement of concrete curbs, gutters, sidewalks, pads, sewer line cleaning, storm drain and catch basin cleaning, operation of CCTV equipment utilized to inspect and collect data within the sewer and storm drain systems.

Perform a variety of complex tasks in the maintenance of drainage ditches including: vegetation reduction and removal, sediment removal, grading, and culvert replacement.

Operate snow plows, sanders, and related snow removal equipment as required in the removal of snow and ice.

Perform routine and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment per manufacturer's guidelines.

Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.

Maintain inventory of parts and supplies; estimate time and materials needed for jobs assigned, requisition tools and supplies as required.

Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information within the area of assignment; resolve complaints or refer to higher level staff.

Perform related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Knowledge of:

Operational characteristics of a variety of heavy trucks and specialized maintenance equipment.

Principles of lead supervision and training.

Principles and practices of municipal maintenance of heavy equipment.

Advanced methods and techniques of repairing and maintaining streets, signs, sewers, storm drains, fountains, planters, trash cans, and related public works structures.

Operational characteristics of maintenance and construction equipment and tools used in the area of work assigned.

Proper procedures used in the maintenance and repair of hand and power tools.

Practices and procedures of traffic control.

Principles and practice of record keeping.

Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.

Basic office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers.

Pertinent federal, state and local codes, laws and regulations.

Ability to:

Lead, organize, and review the work of lower level maintenance staff.

Independently perform the most difficult maintenance and repair functions.

Interpret, explain, and enforce maintenance policies and procedures.

Operate a variety of heavy trucks and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of City streets, sewer lines and other facilities.

Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.

Perform routine maintenance on assigned equipment per manufacturer's guidelines.

Perform a variety of manual tasks for extended periods of time and in unfavorable weather conditions.

Perform heavy manual labor.

Operate basic office equipment including computers.

Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Work independently in the absence of supervision.

Work in a team based environment to achieve common goals.

Coordinate multiple projects and complex tasks simultaneously.

Meet the physical requirements to safely and effectively perform the assigned duties.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education/Training:

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

Experience:

Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in the maintenance and/or construction of public or private streets, sewers and storm drains, or related public works facilities and structures including either two (2) years at a level comparable to a Maintenance Worker II or four (4) years at a level comparable to a Maintenance Worker I.

License or Certificate:

Possession of valid commercial driver's license (CDL) with appropriate endorsements.

Possession of flagger certification.

Supplemental Information

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT

The conditions herein 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 job functions.

Environment: Outdoor field environment; travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, noxious odors, solvents, potentially hazardous chemicals, gases, raw sewer, and all types of weather and temperature conditions; exposure to hazardous traffic conditions; may work below ground; work in or around water; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces and rough terrain.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a field environment; to walk, stand, and sit for prolonged periods of time; to frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, reach, twist, grasp, and make repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight; to operate assigned equipment and vehicles; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Other Requirements

Local 39 Non-Supervisory

G22

Last Update: 8/2019

JD 08/2019

BENEFITS IN BRIEF

No state income tax.

Nevada PERS retirement plan. Vesting in 5 years.

No social security participation (1.45 % Medicare deduction required).

City paid medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage for employee. City pays a substantial amount towards dependent coverage.

City paid long term disability insurance and life insurance.

Twelve paid holidays.

Deferred compensation plans 457 and 401(a) available.

Vacation leave accrued at 4 hours per bi-weekly pay period.

Sick leave accrued at 4 hours per bi-weekly pay period.

Credit Union available.

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