Senior Maintenance Worker

Location
Burke, Virginia
Salary
$36,133.55 - $60,223.28 Annually
Posted
Oct 24, 2021
Closes
Oct 26, 2021
Ref
21-01841
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Pipe & Manhole Repair: Performs repairs of wastewater collection system lines, manholes, highway cave-in, VDOT paving schedules, and other related duties. Operates a pickup, crew step van, dump truck, and small engine equipment.

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.

Note: This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions throughout DPWES.

Position may be underfilled as a Maintenance Worker; the underfill requirements are stated below in the Employment Standards section.

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 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;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • 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.


Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
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.

UNDERFILL REQUIREMENTS:
This vacancy may be underfilled at the level of Maintenance Worker (Grade S10, $31,127.62 - $51,879.98). The employment standards for the Maintenance Worker are any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
  • A valid motor vehicle driver's license.
  • Class "B" Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

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 within six months of appointment.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
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.

Pre-employment, random, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing is mandatory for this position.

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.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience with wastewater collection system maintenance and/or repair including cleaning, inspection, repair, excavation, backfill, masonry, and asphalt paving.
  • Experience working with combination unit sewer cleaners (Vactor Truck) and rodders.
  • Experience working with wastewater related tools and equipment.
  • Experience using desktop or laptop computers regularly.
  • Experience using computer software programs such as Microsoft Office, GIS, and asset management programs.
  • Possession of any of the following certification:
    • Basic/Intermediate Traffic Control;
    • Confined Space Entry;
    • Virginia Flagger Certification.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to lift/slide up to 90 pounds with assistance. Ability to work in hot and cold temperatures. Ability to walk, negotiate or traverse property sites that may be undergoing construction or having terrain that is not level. Work requires performing tasks in adverse weather conditions. Work requires performing tasks in an environment in which raw waste is present. Work requires pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, stooping, walking, and climbing in and out of catch basins and manholes. 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 performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

NOTE: This position is listed as "Open Continuous". Interested applicants are advised to submit their applications as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed and qualified applicants will be referred until the position(s) have been filled or when a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. If your application is received later in the recruitment process, it may not be reviewed or considered.

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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