Senior Maintenance Worker

Lorton, Virginia
$43,498.00 - $72,496.11 Annually
Sep 09, 2023
Sep 23, 2023
Full Time
Job Announcement

Fairfax County’s Wastewater Management Program is a nationally recognized Utility of the Future and its wastewater treatment plant, the 67 million gallon per day Noman M. Cole Pollution Control Plant, is a multiple year NACWA Platinum Award winning facility. If you would like to join a creative, collaborative, innovative team doing meaningful work, then the Wastewater Treatment Division is the place for you.

The Wastewater Treatment Division assists in and participates in all aspects of system modernization and business process automation initiatives. Works across county agencies to maintain and establish working relationships to accomplish project work.

  • Performs low-level plumbing tasks, building maintenance repairs, installs and maintains window blinds, and adjusts doors for proper alignment.
  • Performs landscaping and some ground maintenance care.
  • Performs tree services such as trimming and cutting.
  • Assists mechanical maintenance crew in the setting up of pumps and hoses.
  • Operates power equipment such as back hoes, forklifts, JCB, and JLG; performs some level of equipment cleaning in preparation of performing repairs; performs low-level power equipment maintenance on equipment such as power washer, pumping equipment and back hoes.
  • Assists in snow removal and chemical spills clean up.
  • Coordinates with other sections on the availability of facilities and equipment for cleaning and repairs.
  • Receives and initiates daily work orders utilizing the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS); uses computer for online requisitioning of materials, equipment, and time and attendance.
  • Understands and complies with regulatory requirements, safety requirements, and emergency response procedures.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade; plus two years of experience in maintenance, construction, or a related field.

A valid motor vehicle driver's license.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a pre-employment physical examination, and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

The appointee to this position will be required to be available twenty-four hours a day/seven days a week (24/7) to respond to snow, flooding, and other designated emergencies on an as needed basis.

  • General knowledge of equipment, materials, methods, practices and tools used in the building maintenance construction trade.
  • Knowledge of the common hazards and necessary safety precautions.
  • Skill in the use of tools, equipment and materials pertinent to the trades.
  • Ability to read and follow written and oral instructions, diagrams and manufacturers' service manuals.

Must be capable of climbing 20 foot ladder, climb steps, and lift a minimum of 50 pounds. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home ( Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others ) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.


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