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The Utility Maintenance Worker I is responsible for performing manual work functions associated with the construction, repair and maintenance of water, sewer and storm water system in the City of Fairburn. Reports to the Water Superintendent.
SCHEDULE: Normal operation hours: Monday – Friday; 7:00am 4:00pm; must be available to work flexible hours and schedules,
including some evenings and weekends during emergency circumstances.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by one to three (1-3) years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Licenses or Certifications:
Valid State of Georgia driver’s license
Requires an acceptable general background check to include a local and state criminal history check and an acceptable driving record. This position is deemed safety-sensitive and is subject to random alcohol and controlled substance testing.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK CONDITIONS
The work is moderate work which requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force. Work requires regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Work is performed in an outdoor environment. Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, disease, or pathogenic substances.
The City of Fairburn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. In compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA) reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss accommodations with the employer.p >