Senior Maintenance Worker

Location
Lorton, Virginia
Salary
$35,775.79 - $59,626.94 Annually
Posted
Sep 12, 2020
Closes
Sep 26, 2020
Ref
20-01411
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

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. Works under the direction of Chief Buildings and Grounds Chief.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)
  • Performs various semi-skilled tasks, to include specialized concrete and asphalt work (e.g., setting forms, finishing, etc.);
  • General maintenance and repair of machinery;
  • Constructs culverts and catch basins;
  • Adjusts manholes to proper height;
  • Inspects and approves work of Maintenance Workers;
  • Provides guidance and training to Maintenance Workers;
  • Assists customers using the homeowner’s disposal facilities;
  • Ensures that all white goods are properly processed prior to recycling;
  • Assists with spill cleanup, onsite at the disposal facility as well as throughout the county;
  • Coordinates various activities associated with repair and maintenance projects (e.g., paving, repairing sanitary sewer lines, rodding, and pressure cleaning operations);
  • Transports crew and equipment to work site;
  • May lead a crew in absence of Maintenance Crew Chief;
  • Inspects, and reviews work of a crew engaged in a variety of basic maintenance, construction and grounds keeping activities;
  • May Lead grass cutting, sodding, seeding, and fertilizing activities;
  • Leads playground equipment maintenance;
  • Participates in the maintenance of building walks, gutters, catch basins, and retaining walls, as well as concrete and asphalt paving projects;
  • Completes daily and preventive maintenance reports;
  • Trains staff;
  • Implements safety procedures;
  • Engages in safe working practices and complies with safety programs and guidelines;
  • Reports and monitors unsafe working conditions;
  • Complies with safety competencies.


Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all- inclusive list.)
  • Working knowledge of small engine equipment;
  • Working knowledge of concrete, asphalt, masonry and carpentry work.
  • Basic knowledge of storm sewers;
  • Knowledge of single axle dump truck, trailer, utility bucket truck, snow plow, spreader, tank truck, water truck and pickup truck;
  • Working knowledge of and the ability to use methods, tools and equipment commonly used in
  • maintenance, construction, and grounds keeping activities;
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices;
  • Basic knowledge of computers;
  • Ability to lead other employees in a variety of activities, maintain records, and prepare reports;
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions;
  • Ability to perform activities requiring manual dexterity;
  • Ability to perform basic data entry;
  • Ability to work outside with regular exposure to severe weather, noxious fumes, high levels of dust, etc.;
  • Ability to perform medium to heavy manual labor;
  • Ability to comprehend and comply to safety practices;
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with customers, employees and supervisors.


Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
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.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
A valid motor vehicle driver's license.

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
General knowledge of equipment, materials, methods, practices and tools 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
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.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include exercise.

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 status as a veteran 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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