Job: Trades Specialist - Grounds

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Posted: 10/02/2017

Job Reference #: 5264

Job Description

Openings as of 10/19/2017
Maintenance/Laborer

  • Trades Specialist - Grounds JobID: 5264
  • Position Type:
    Maintenance/Laborer/Trades Specialist

  • Date Posted:
    9/29/2017

  • Location:
    Maintenance

  • FTE/Hours per week:40

    Other position information or requirements:This position does not require CDL upon hire.

      
    GRADE:
    4359 (17) $15.13 - $16.30
    POSITION CONTROL:
    3649
    DEPARTMENT:
    Maintenance
    ACCOUNTABLE TO:
    Maintenance Supervisor
    FLSA STATUS:
    Non-exempt
    CLASS SUMMARY: Under genei'al direction, incumbent(s) will be responsible for the completion of work requests in regards to the grounds/craft of the entire District including maintaining chain-link fencing, playground and recreational areas, concrete and structural areas, and flood irrigation systems.

    DUTY
    NO.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    FRE-
    QUENCY
    BAND/
    GRADE
    1. Performs cleanup at the end of the day or when the job is completed to ensure area is safe including cleaning spills, picking up tools, cleaning area where job was completed and performing touch up work as needed. Operates the power sweeper to clean parking lots, driveways, basketball and volleyball courts and removes construction debris and trash materials with heavy equipment. Daily 10%
    2. Completes maintenance work requests by reviewing work orders, determining number of hours used to complete job, determining tools, equipment, and chemicals, and safety precautions, and documenting the results after project is completed. Daily 7%
    3. Maintains chain-link fencing for the District by installing, removing, and repairing chain-link fencing, laying out new fence lines, setting posts, and installing new fabric. Daily 15%
    4. Maintains the concrete installation of the District by installing, removing,
    and repairing sidewalks and driveways. Applies asphalt cold patch to
    mend buildings, pads, berms, speed bumps, sidewalks, handicapped ramps, and parking lots with asphalt cold patch. Repairs block construction, planter boxes and walls of the District sites
    Daily 10%
    5. Maintains flood irrigation systems by installing, removing, and repairing concrete aprons, lawn values, flood control gates, concrete tile risers, irrigation trenches, and main underground waterway systems. Monthly 9%
    6. Performs preventive maintenance on tools, equipment, and chemicals used for the grounds/craft of the District including cleaning and storing tools, equipment and chemicals properly.
    Weekly 2%
    7. Maintains playground by mowing, grading, leveling, discing, reseeding, and fertilizing school fields with use of tractors, mowers and power attachments. Plants, prunes and removes trees at the District sites. Monthly 25%
    8. Maintains school recreational areas by constructing and preserving sand and long-jump pits with use of backhoe tractor and hand tools, and installing, removing and repairing playground equipment. Monthly 20%
    9. Attends meetings and seminars to stay current on federal and state requirements and maintain valid state licenses, permits and certifications in regards to the grounds/craft position. Monthly 2%
    10. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level. As Required
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (G.E.D.) and three years of maintenance grounds/craft related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License. Must possess a valid Arizona Commercial Driver's License within 90 days of hire.
    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
    • Knowing the codes, laws, and regulations governing area of grounds/craft;
    • Knowing the safety precautions;
    • Operating equipment used in performing grounds/craft work;
    • Reading and understanding technical manuals;
    • Reading and understanding chemical labels and materials safety data sheets (MSDS);
    • Having knowledge of environmental issues;
    • Knowing harmful effects and emergency response;
    • Knowing proper personal protective equipment;
    • Knowing proper mixing, loading, and application;
    • Understanding transportation, storage, disposal, and spill cleanup of chemicals and wastes;
    • Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
    The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions, and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.




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