Senior Maintenance Worker
Under general supervision, works as a crew member in the Sewer Maintenance group or the Manhole Raising group of the Wastewater Collection Division (WCD).
Sewer Maintenance: Performs a variety of duties in the cleaning and maintenance of the wastewater collection system. Assists with the setup and operation of truck-mounted sewer rodding machines and combination pressure cleaner/vacuum machines. Visually inspects sewer lines for defects and reports findings.
Pipe & Manhole Repair: Performs repairs of wastewater collection system lines, manholes, highway cave-in, VDOT paving schedules, and other related duties. Operate a pickup, crew step van, dump truck, and small engine equipment. May serve as crew leader. Ensures work is completed in accordance with VDOT specifications. Shares responsibility of job site safety, include traffic and pedestrian control.
All senior maintenance worker positions in WCD respond to citizen trouble calls and may serve as a crew leader; share responsibility for job site safety, including traffic and pedestrian control; ensure that work is completed in accordance with VDOT specifications.
Note: Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade; and two years of experience in maintenance, construction, or a related field.
Experience with wastewater collection system and repair including manhole repair, excavation, backfill, and asphalt paving. Experience working with combination unit sewer cleaners and rodders. Good communication skills. Experience using desktop or laptop computers regularly.
Possession of valid Class "B" or greater commercial driver's license (CDL) is required. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and medical examination to the satisfaction of the employer prior to appointment. Flagging certification is required. The appointee must also provide a satisfactory official certified driving transcript from the state of his residence.
Note: Pre-employment, random, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing is mandatory for this position. The appointee must also show compliance with DOT drug/alcohol testing requirement requirements as demonstrated by reports from prior employers.
The appointee may be required to enter permitted confined spaces, using an OSHA, certified non-entry retrieval system, which includes a safety harness with a weight restriction of 310 pounds. All duties are performed with or without reasonable accommodation.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Incumbents within this classification are subject to the following: pre-employment physical and annual thereafter, a criminal background check and driving record check.
Subject to 24 hour call back and must, therefore, be able to work emergency overtime. Subject to working in adverse weather conditions and may be exposed to raw waste or environments generating methane gas.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability 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 711. EEO/AA/TTY.