Senior Maintenance Worker
Participates in a work crew engaged in a variety of maintenance activities including concrete work, basic masonry and carpentry tasks and basic stormwater structure maintenance and construction. May lead a work crew in absence of crew lor maintenance supervisor and engage in manual labor to complete maintenance and construction work. Operates a variety of small power equipment including tractors, mowers, chainsaws, tampers, blowers, and trimmers. Performs and documents pre-trip vehicle inspections. Operates a variety of fleet vehicles and vehicle accessories including large stepvans, pick-up trucks, single-axle dump trucks, utility bucket truck, snowplows and salt spreaders. Duties are performed under general supervision.
Position may be underfilled as a Maintenance Worker; the underfill requirements are stated below in the Employment Standards section.
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.
This vacancy may underfilled at the level of Maintenance Worker (Grade S10, $30,487 - $50,812). The employment standards for the Maintenance Worker are: any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade.
Knowledge of the methods, tools and equipment commonly used in maintenance and construction activities. Two years of driving experience in the operation of commercial motor vehicles. Two seasons of experience operating snowplow and spreader.
With or without reasonable accommodation. Pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, stooping, walking, and climbing in and out of catch basins and manholes (including removal and replacement of manhole covers that weigh up to 90 pounds with assistance). Physically and mentally able to use all applicable personal protective equipment in an outdoor environment; including hardhat, eye protection, hearing protection, safety footwear, long pants, sleeved shirt, and personal fall arrest harness. Must be physically and mentally capable of performing confined space entry operations with entry via 21" manholes with vertical descent using integral or portable ladders. Entry includes use of all applicable protective equipment and documentation. Protective equipment specific to confined space work includes hardhat, eye protection, safety toe boots, personal fall arrest harness, emergency retrieval systems, and atmospheric monitoring equipment.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Minimum of commercial driver's license (CDL) that permits operating a Class "B" commercial motor vehicle equipped with air brakes.
For consideration to the underfill requirements, the applicant must possess a valid CDL learner's permit and this must be clearly stated on their application. Applicants hired at this level will be noncompetitively promoted to the advertised level upon completion of an underfill agreement and obtaining a CDL that permits operating a Class "B" vehicle with air brakes within six months of appointment.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Pre-employment, random, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing is mandatory for this position. Applicants must provide the agency with a DMV driving record prior to being interviewed. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a medical examination to the satisfaction of the employer prior to appointment.
The appointee to this position will be required to participate in emergency callback staffing that is subject to occur twenty-four hours a day/seven days a week (24/7) and may periodically require working 12 to 18-hour shifts.
Panel interview and practical skills evaluation.
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 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.