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Seasonal Maintenance Worker - Streets

at City of Plymouth

Pay: $15.28 to $16.50/hour
Salary : $15.28 - $16.50 Hourly
Posted: 4/6/2019
Job Status: Seasonal
Job Reference #: 2341241

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Seasonal Maintenance Worker - Streets
Opening Date/Time: Wed. 02/01/17 12:00 AM Central Time
Salary:$15.28 - $16.50 Hourly
Job Type:Seasonal
Location:Public Works Facility, Minnesota
Department:Public Works
The City of Plymouth is now accepting applications for Seasonal Streets Maintenance workers to join our Public Works Streets Division team. This is a great opportunity to gain relevant municipal public works streets experience and a very good job for those seeking short-term employment. The seasonal Maintenance Worker position is scheduled 40 hours/week from April to October, weather dependent. 

Position Overview
The Seasonal Streets Maintenance Worker performs under little or no direct supervision a wide variety of street and right-of-way maintenance functions using hand, power, and motorized equipment in a manner which will ensure safe, economical, effective, and timely results.
 Essential Functions:

Asphalt street repair and maintenance.

  • Prepares street for bituminous patching or overlaying, i.e., sweeping, milling, squaring edges, and tacking.
  • Hauls materials for street repairs.
  • Rakes and/or compacts asphalt for optimal, rideability and longevity.
  • Protects works site/directs traffic according to policy and procedures.
  • Utilizes appropriate equipment effectively, i.e., backpack blowers, skid loaders, rollers, and compactors.
  • Upon completion, leaves work site neat and clean, i.e, sweep, pick up asphalt chunks, remove signage.
  • Performs or assists in getting all needed tools and equipment ready for each job before leaving the maintenance building.

Equipment uses and operations.

  • Performs CDL inspections/pre-operation checks; including, but not limited to fluid levels, lights, tires.
  • Ensures cleanliness of equipment inside and out during and after use.
  • Reports all equipment maintenance needs using "Vehicle Repair Order/CDL Book" to equipment supervisor or immediate supervisor.
  • Reports all equipment damage and accident to supervisor immediately.
  • Makes minor equipment repairs and adjustments as capable or as assigned.
  • Performs all pre-operational checks and maintenance according to the manufacturer recommendations on all non CDL vehicles.

Other work including, but not limited to:

  • Roadside mowing.
  • Right-of-way cleaning and maintenance, i.e., trash pickup, sod repair.
  • Tree trimming and removal.
  • Dig cemetery graves.
  • Fabrication and building using welder, torches, carpenter tools, etc.
  • Materials, handling, hauling and inventory by hand or using equipment.



Minimum Qualifications
  •  Must have a valid driver's license with a good driving record. Relevant experience related to construction or maintenance required.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position in varying weather conditions.
Desired Qualifications
  • Class B CDL  or Class A CDL preferred

 Supplemental Information:

Job Activity Requirements

Very Frequent (frequently required to perform the job)
  • Standing
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Lifting
  • Pushing/Pulling
  • Carrying
  • Climbing
  • Bending at waist
  • Reaching (extending hands and arms in any direction)
  • Handling objects (grasping, turning or otherwise using hands or hand)
  • Use of arm muscles over extended periods
  • Use of leg muscles over extended periods
Frequent (usually required to perform the job)
  • Repetitive hand motion
  • Overhead work (over shoulder height)
Occasional (sometimes required to perform the job)
  • Kneeling (bending leg at knee and resting on knee)
  • Crawling (moving about on hands and knees)
  • Crouching (bending at knees)
  • Stationary desk or bench work with neck bent forward are usually required to perform the job.
Are the following weights lifted?
  • 0-10 pounds? Yes
  • 11-24 pounds? Yes
  • 25-34 pounds? Yes
  • 35-50 pounds? Yes
  • 51-74 pounds? Yes
  • 75-100 pounds? No
    • The employee must be able to handle tools, boxes, shoveled material, etc.
    • The employee must be able to lift object(s) form 0 to 4 feet.
Are the following weights carried?
  • 0-10 pounds? Yes
  • 11-24 pounds? Yes
  • 25-34 pounds? Yes
  • 35-50 pounds? Yes
  • 51-74 pounds? Yes
  • 75-100 pounds? No
    • The employee must be able to handle tools, boxes, shoveled material, etc.
    • The employee must be able to carry object(s) form 0 to 15 feet.
Job Requirements
  • Working outdoors? Yes
  • Working indoors? Yes
  • Operating forklifts, machinery, or vehicles? Yes
  • Supervising other employees? No
  • Working with chemicals? Yes
  • Working near fumes/vapors? Yes
  • Driving city vehicle or personal vehicle? Yes, driving is an essential function