General Maintenance Worker

Maricopa County, AZ - Maricopa County, AZ (30+ days ago)3.7

Position Overview
The General Maintenance Worker provides skilled and unskilled labor in construction and maintenance activities.

Positions available at various locations:
Durango/Southeast yard - 2919 W. Durango Street Phoenix, AZ
Buckeye/Southwest yard - 26529 W. MC 85 Buckeye, AZ
New River/Northeast yard - 41835 N. New River Road New River, AZ
Surprise/Northwest yard - 12975 W. Bell Road Surprise, AZ
Position Qualifications

Minimum education and/or experience:
High school diploma or GED and one (1) year of road maintenance or road construction experience.

Specialized training, certifications, and/or other special requirements:
Must possess, or have the ability to obtain by the time of hire, a valid Arizona driver's license and have an acceptable driving record.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:Knowledge of:
Maintenance and repair methods and materials.
Traffic laws and regulations involved in truck and equipment operations.
Occupational hazards and safety precautions, and First Aid.
Materials, methods and the tools involved in the construction or repair of roads, highways and road related features.
Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.

Skill in:
The operation and maintenance of trucks and equipment according to standard operation and safety procedures.
Following written and verbal instructions.

Ability to:
Maintain and care for hand and power tools.
Perform maintenance, to follow instructions and to interpret drawings and diagrams.
Quickly move your hand, you hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate or assemble object (manual dexterity).

Preferred education and/or experience:
Two (2) years of experience in road maintenance or road construction. Experience working in the public sector. Experience in asphalt patching and/or concrete repairs.

Preferred training, certifications and/or other special requirements:
A valid Class A Commercial Driver's License issued by State of Arizona for vehicles larger than 26,001 lbs.

Working conditions:
Must be able to work in all-weather types (extreme heat, cold, wind, rain); must have manual dexterity of hands and body to operate hand tools, as well as light to medium machinery if needed; must be able to hear, see, climb, crouch, bend, and lift/carry 80 pounds with or without assistance of a cart or device.
Essential Job Tasks
Assists in the building and maintenance of roadways and roadway structures.
Maintains landscaping, and clears brush and debris from roadways.
Assists in the repair of roadway surfaces, culverts, headwalls, and guardrails.
Assists in the construction, maintenance and repair of structures and roadway features such as culverts, headwalls, fences, and pavement.
Performs traffic control activities and reports safety hazards.
Performs tasks in the interest of public safety and property protection during emergencies.
Operates a variety of trucks, equipment and hand tools in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures.
Performs manual labor assignments.
Loads and unloads materials, supplies and equipment, and delivers to job sites as directed.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Selection Procedure
The Maricopa County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates considered to be the most highly qualified. Those selected will be assessed based on evaluation of listed education and experience. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a list provided by Human Resources.

All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.

Typically, successful candidates are hired at a salary rate up to midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience, internal equity and budgetary allowances.