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Maintenance Worker I/Snowplow Driver

LocationSOLON SPRINGS, Wisconsin 54873
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-11-19
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-09-22
Salary$41,995 - $45,594/year

Job Description:

JOB REQUIREMENTS: The Douglas County Highway Department is seeking to fill two Maintenance Worker I positions, both at Hawthorne Portal. Wage is under review for 2023, current wage is based on 2022 scale; $20.19-$21.92 per hour. The Maintenance Worker I serves as an operator of motorized equipment used in the construction, repair, and maintenance of County roadways. Class B CDL with the ability to obtain a Class A CDL within one (1) year of hire is required. This position may be required to work night shifts for the winter season, which typically ranges from 5-6 months out of the year. Specific shifts may vary throughout the season. Must be available to occasionally work weekends during construction and winter snow-plowing seasons. The work of the Maintenance Worker I involves the safe and efficient operation of those classes of equipment, which include, but are not limited to: trucks, dozers, rollers, graders, excavators, and tri-axle snowplows. The work is performed under the general supervision of a working foreman. Duties of the Maintenance Worker I include minor repair and maintenance of equipment, patching, crack sealing, flagging, mowing, brushing, and general laboring. During the winter season: plowing, clearing, and sanding of county plow routes. May report to other portals as instructed by supervisor. KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Proper and safe operation of motorized equipment. Methods and materials used in the maintenance of roads. SKILLS REQUIRED: Effectively operate equipment. Follow oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and supervisors. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Safely lift up to 50 pounds. On occasion safely lift 50-100 pounds. Frequent standing, walking, sitting, bending, and stooping. Reach and climb. Work in varied environmental conditions including temperature extremes, varied air quality, and exposure to construction materials and fumes. Be available for after-hours and weekend work during rain, snow, ice, or other events related to road conditions. The above is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of physical requirements. WORKING CONDITIONS: Infrequent exposure to adverse environmental conditions, as well as some moderately loud noise from mechanical or electrical tools and equipment. HAZARDS: Limited exposure to injury and toxic roadway construction and maintenance materials. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES/REQUIREMENTS: Class B CDL is required. Class A CDL is preferred; must obtain Class A CDL within one (1) year of hire. Must pass a physical examination for the equipment operator physical requirements TESTING REQUIREMENTS: Structured interview; references. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or equivalent. Must possess a Class B CDL license with appropriate endorsements; must be able to obtain a Class A CDL license within one (1) year of hire. Minimum of 1 year experience operating heavy equipment other than dump trucks or related experience is desirable. Employee must furnish some small hand tools. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/douglascountywi Other: Submit applications online via website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/douglascountywi. For questions regarding job opening or hiring process, contact Douglas County Human Resources Department; Government Center-Suite 301; 1316 N 14th Street; Superior, WI 54880. *****. Douglas County is an equal-opportunity employer. Deadline: December 4th, 2022

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