Maintenance Worker I Job opening - Merced County Association of Governments state California ( Job openings )
Merced County Association of Governments , state California
( By Press Release office )
2022-11-28T00:00 - 2022-12-28T00:00 | 24 | 2
The Billy Wright Landfill, located at 17173 Billy Wright Rd., Los Banos, CA 93635
, is looking for a highly motivated individual who is willing and able to work outdoors in variable weather conditions, perform heavy physical labor and be part of a team that values productivity and a teamwork environment.
Maintenance Worker I is the entry and training level in the Maintenance Worker series. Incumbents may be assigned to operate heavy equipment on training or relief assignments.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Operates a variety of equipment at disposal sites to process, compact and cover refuse.
Performs a variety of heavy physical work including sorting, processing and clean-up of recyclables and waste materials.
Practices dust control at disposal sites by operating a water truck.
Performs general clean-up at site.
Operates mowers to mow weeds and grass.
Maintains time and equipment records.
Performs maintenance and minor repairs on equipment.
Operates a computerized scale system to weigh vehicles and completes cash and credit transactions; balances daily receipts.
Directs traffic and monitors unloading in the disposal and recycling areas.
Screens incoming loads for hazardous materials.
Process materials at the ABOP and e-waste sites.
Previous experience performing integrated waste maintenance and construction and/or other heavy physical labor is highly desirable.
Possess and maintain a valid Class "C" California driver's license.
Operation and maintenance of heavy equipment used in landfill operations.
Safe operation of heavy grounds equipment.
Landfill environmental policies and regulations.
Applicable provisions of California vehicle code relating to the operation of medium and heavy equipment.
Methods, equipment and materials used in landfill operations and grounds maintenance work.
Methods, supplies and tools used in caring for landfill areas.
Health and safety regulations.
Operation of a computer and assigned software.
Proper lifting techniques.
Oral and written communication skills.
Legal and defensive driving practices.
Basic record-keeping techniques.
Skillfully and safely operate a variety of heavy equipment involved in landfill and grounds maintenance activities.
Maintain heavy equipment in a safe and operative condition.
Service and make repairs to assigned landfill equipment.
Observe legal and defensive driving practices.
Plan and schedule work assignments in the absence of a supervisor.
Inspect and classify different types of solid waste quickly and accurately.
Use heavy equipment, to cut, fill and level areas at solid waste facilities.
Segregate and bill charges for solid waste according to established prices and policies.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Work cooperatively with others.
Maintain routine records and logs related to work performed.
Observe health and safety regulations.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Work independently with little direction.
Seasonal heat and cold or adverse weather conditions.
Driving a vehicle to conduct work
The physical demands 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.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate heavy maintenance and landfill equipment and vehicles.
Bending at the waist, kneeling, stooping or crouching.
Walking over rough and uneven surfaces.
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy objects as assigned by position.
Heavy physical labor.
Frequent repetitive hand and arm motion.
Wear a respirator or safety glasses or other protective clothing and equipment.
Occasionally kneel, bend, twist, squat, climb, balance and crawl.
Occasionally climb equipment up to 14 feet in height.
Frequently work around dust, dirt, refuse, strong odors and noise.
Seeing to perform heavy equipment work.
Working around and with machinery having moving parts.
Exposure to fumes, dust, odors, oil/grease, gases.
Exposure to noise from heavy equipment.
Adverse weather conditions.
Potential exposure to dissatisfied customers.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed.
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