Maintenance Technician I - Streets

080-Streets · Belton, Texas
Department 080-Streets
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $14.00 - $14.50 DOE

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general direction of the Street Superintendent, with some direction by the Senior Maintenance Technician, the Maintenance Technician I performs a variety of tasks in the general construction, repairs, and maintenance of City streets, sidewalks, alleys, curbs, storm drains, etc.  

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills.  This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:


Street Maintenance

  • Assist in the general construction, repairs, and maintenance of City streets, sidewalks, alleys, curbs, storm drains, pipes, gutters, and miscellaneous repairs as required.
  • Set, form, pour and finish concrete to repair curbs, gutters, and sidewalks.
  • Perform street repairs and patching; lays asphalt, fills potholes.
  • Monitor equipment operator to prevent damage to other utility lines while digging.
  • Answer emergency calls from the public and other agencies taking appropriate action such as placing traffic barricades, signage, and cones as directed.
  • May be required to remove debris, fallen trees and limbs; replace street signs during or after hazardous weather or other emergencies.
  • Organize tools, equipment, and supplies necessary to complete assigned tasks.

 

Signs/Street Marking

  • May be required to install signs as needed.
  • Set up traffic safety devices such as cones, signs, and barricades as necessary.
  • Layout, fabricate and install regulatory warning and constructions signs; straighten and reset street signs and parking meter poles.
  • Paint or stencil traffic directional markings including, but not limited to, crosswalks, safety loading zones, bus stops, parking and center lines, and railroad and school crossings.
  • Paint and stripe barricades and guard rails; cut and prepare stencils.

 

Safety/Equipment Maintenance

  • Maintain safety regulations including wearing appropriate clothing, erecting proper barricades and signage.
  • Inspect, clean, and maintain equipment and tools used to ensure they are in safe operating order.
  • Perform routine inspections of assigned areas to detect any necessary repairs or hazardous conditions.
  • Utilize proper safety precautions related to all work performed.

 

Other Duties

  • May be required to assist in the setup, teardown, and cleanup for special events and meetings.
  • May occasionally be required to work on-call, evenings or weekends.
  • Assist in other departmental operations when needed.
  • Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines:

A High School diploma or equivalent is required.


Knowledge of:

  • General maintenance and repair techniques for common tools and equipment used in general construction and maintenance work; and their basic safety precautions and procedures.
  • Operation and maintenance of assigned light equipment, power and hand tools.
  • Safe handling techniques of hazardous chemicals and materials.
  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • City policies and procedures.

 

 Skills and Abilities:

  • Following oral and written communications and directions.
  • Planning and organizing materials and supplies necessary to complete work orders and daily assignments.
  • Operating assigned equipment, tools, and vehicles.
  • Resolving customer complaints and concerns.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Follow City policies and procedures.
  • Be punctual and regular in attendance.


LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class C Texas driver’s license.
  • May require higher driver’s license classification after employment at the City’s expense.
  • May be required to obtain certification or licensure specific to area of assignment after date of employment at the City’s expense.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AND CONDITIONS

  • Work is performed in a construction site/outdoor environment.
  • May be subject to walking on uneven or unstable terrain.
  • May be subject to repetitive motion and heavy manual labor such as painting, digging, building concrete forms, repairing asphalt, transporting, delivering and picking up debris, or other required equipment.
  • Daily physical labor that includes extended periods of sitting, standing, bending, reaching, kneeling, entering enclosed spaces, climbing ladders, lifting heavy equipment, digging potholes, swinging a sledgehammer, driving a dump truck, operating other equipment and other similar physically exerting activities on a daily basis.
  • May be exposed to moving traffic, extreme weather conditions, hazardous chemicals, fumes, heights, confined spaces, trenches, air and water borne pathogens, body fluids, infectious diseases, rodents and insects.
  • Maybe subject to working extended hours and responding to emergencies on an on-call basis.
  • Must be able to work in stressful situations.
  • Must be able to lift up to 85 pounds.


 

Benefits include 100% employer paid employee medical, dental and basic life insurance premiums.  Paid vacation, holiday, and sick leave available.  Participation in the Texas Municipal Retirement System is required, as well as Social Security deductions.  

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  • Location
    Belton, Texas
  • Department
    080-Streets
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $14.00 - $14.50 DOE