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Category: Public Works Department: Public Works Works
Work Days: Monday - Friday
Hours of Operation: Varies
Season Length: 6 months
Approx# Hrs/Wk 35-40
Performs a variety of the more complex maintenance and repair tasks involved in electrical, plumbing, HVAC, traffic signal, masonry, plastering, carpentry, painting, sheet metal, mechanical, or other types of maintenance work; does related work as required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists with HVAC maintenance and repair.
Paints interior and exterior metal, wood, and masonry surfaces. Replaces washers and gaskets, and makes general service repairs. Does general sheet metal work involved in repairing roofs, drain boards, and rainspouts. Replaces broken glass and reputties. Changes lubricants, refuels, and does light maintenance work on equipment and vehicles. Cleans tools and equipment. May work from instructions or work orders.
Inspects completed work and may take the lead over a small maintenance unit. Keeps essential records and files. Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
May remove snow from streets with the use of a pickup truck; may shovel snow from sidewalks; Replaces light bulbs, fuses, wall plates, fixture cords, and switches; troubleshoots malfunctions with the use of a test light or other simple testing equipment; replaces or installs boxes and conduit.
Repairs plumbing stoppages and leaks in copper, iron, and other pipe.
Repairs damaged plastered walls and ceilings. Spackles, repairs, and installs locks and fixtures. Repairs and constructs simple wooden structures.
Removes and/or repairs portions of boardwalk; reconstructs portions of boardwalk for projects approved as part of the Capital Plan including test areas of plastics, CCA Southern yellow pine, and hardwood; completes areas of partial reconstruction.
May layout boardwalk substructure and deck components.
Erects simple forms, mixes and pours cement and aggregates; does the finishing work involved in concrete structures; patches and repairs concrete structures.
Assists with traffic signal maintenance and repair. ay salt and sand sidewalks; may pick up debris after a storm.
Experience: One (1) year of experience in maintenance work involving a variety of tasks.
Knowledge of: Standard tools, materials, methods, and practices and of occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in performing general maintenance and repair work. Ability to: Understand, remember, and carry out oral and written directions; take precautions in performing the work; obtain, store, safeguard, distribute, and properly use equipment, materials,
and supplies; maintain essential records and files; learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units; read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.
License: Appointees may be required to possess a CDL Class B driver's license valid in New Jersey.
Tools and Equipment Used:
Hand tools, ohmmeter, multimeter, drills, radial arm saws, hack saw, band saws, table saws, skill saws, chain saws, pipe threader, drill press, hammer, air compressor, tape measurer, thickness planer, ladder - up to 20' extension, 2 man lifts, l man lifts, pipe wrenches, solder and torch, shovel, right angle drill, cutting torch, oxyacetylene torch, wrenches, roto stripper, bucket truck.
Position requires employee to:
>2/3 of on the job time Talk and hear with coworkers Walk short distances on concrete, asphalt, wood, tile, and grass Stand on concrete, asphalt, wood, tile, and grass Use hands to finger, handle, or feel Lift and carry for up to 300 feet, tools, and electrical and plumbing equipment, small ladders, pipes, boxes of parts, shovels of dirt, light bulbs, furniture, hand tools, work materials weighting up to 10 lbs.
1/3 - 2/3 of on the job time Reach with hands and arms to change lights bulbs, plumbing, wiring, hammering, and drilling holes Lift and carry up two or three flights of stairs, tools, electrical motors, equipment, and ladders weighting up to 25 lbs.
<1/3 of on the job time Climb and balance on a ladder while carrying hand tools, bulbs, transformers, and pipes Climb up to six flights of stairs Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl through crawl spaces, basement, attics, and under the boardwalk
Balance in a bucket Truck Balance on catwalks Smell for fumes, burning wires, gas, and vapors Lift electrical motors, cabinets, large spools of wire, and fixtures weighing between 26 to 50 lbs. Lift traffic signal fixtures weighing between 51 to 100 lbs. with assistance Lift over 100 lbs. with assistance reels of wire
Special vision requirements include: Close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Position requires employee to:
>2/3 of on the job time Work in outdoor weather conditions including heat, humidity, wind, cold, rain, snow, storms, and flood
1/3 - 2/3 of on the job time Work near moving mechanical parts Be exposed to vibration from hand tools
<1/3 of on the job time Be exposed to wet, humid conditions from the swimming pool area and boiler room Work in high, precarious places such as bucket truck, ladders, catwalks, and roofs Be exposed to fumes or airborne particles from diesel fuel, gas, dust, and insulation Be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals from glues Be exposed to extreme heat from boiler room and attics Be at risk of electrical shock Work with explosives such as propane, gas, and butane Work in manholes and crawlspaces
Quiet to Loud noise is typical for the work environment. A relatively slight chance exists that work hours will change or the employee will be required to work beyond normal working time.
The work physical demands and work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. An employee must meet the physical demands to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.