Senior Maintenance Worker

$34,268.83 - $57,115.55 yr
Oct 02, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Full Time

Leads, inspects, and reviews the work of crews engaged in a variety of solid waste management activities, basic maintenance, repairs, construction, grounds keeping activities, customer service, and limited equipment operation and driving. Leads and is engaged in the work of subordinate positions. Represents the Solid Waste Management team in a professional manner at all times. Maintains operational records. Prepares reports, work orders and enters data into a computer. Provides clear and concise oral and written communications, including e-mail. Ensures all work tasks are completed per agency guidelines and standard operating procedures. Ensures that safety procedures are followed by staff and that crew members use equipment safety and properly. Transports crews and equipment to work sites. Inspects and approves the work of subordinate staff. Provides guidance and training to subordinate staff. Participates and assists in the hiring process. Provides input for performance evaluations. Accurately completes daily and preventive maintenance reports. Operates various CDL and/or non-CDL vehicles and equipment which may include Pac-Rats, bobcats, forklifts, pick-up trucks, pressure washers, landscaping equipment, leaf equipment, equipment trailers, snow removal equipment, spreaders, roll-off, street sweeper, front end loader and knuckle boom crane etc. Assists with traffic control. Provides assistance at outreach events. Assists with hazardous spill cleanups. Assists in the inventory and requisition of equipment and materials. Provides minor maintenance and repair of vehicles and machinery. Accurately assesses resources necessary to perform assigned solid waste activity duties. Provides responsive customer service to the public regarding solid waste complaints and other issues and provides appropriate solutions in accordance with Chapter 109 and agency standard operating procedures, all the while adhering to the DPWES Core Values, County Standards of Conduct, and County Ethics. Engages in safety working practices and complies with Solid Waste safety programs and guidelines. Complies with the DPWES Safety Competencies. Performs related duties as required.

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.

Maintenance and or Solid Waste experience, mechanical skills, proven safety record, team player, ability to work independently, and good communication skills. CDL learner's permit is preferred.

A commercial driver's license "B" must be obtained within six months of appointment.

This position requires one to be able to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, sit, kneel, crouch, reach, crawl, lift, and handle materials with manual dexterity. Ability to lift 50 lbs. with or without accommodation. Ability to handle strenuous activities and repetitive motions. Ability to perform duties in any type of weather conditions. Duties performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

The appointee of this position will be required to complete the following to the satisfaction of the employer:
  • Criminal background check
  • Pre-employment physical
  • Driving record check
  • Commercial License Screening (if applicable)
Panel interview. May include practical exercise.

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.

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