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Kansas Employer Sewer Maintenance Laborer (M) - 616 2nd Shift in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12196066

Manual work in the construction and maintenance of the City of Wichita’s critical infrastructure. Gain experience using a variety of equipment performing duties under direct supervision. Opportunity for training and growth while taking advantage of the City’s great benefits. Join a team that cares about their city and each other. Work Days and Hours- Monday - Friday 3:30pm-12:00am

Examples of Work Performed

+ Assists in preparing asphalt, concrete, and other street repair materials; does manual work in the building and repair of roads, culverts and bridges; does related tasks in the maintenance and construction of public facilities.

+ Flushes and rods sanitary sewer lines, assists in repairing and replacing manholes and catch basin lids, and does related sewer cleaning and maintenance work.

+ Loads and unloads stone, gravel, dirt, timber, leaves, and similar items.

+ Assists skilled and semiskilled workers in varied building maintenance and repair activities.

+ Assists in snow and ice removal operations.

+ Sweeps and cleans streets and gutters, collects and loads refuse into a truck or movable can.

+ Trims and waters lawns, trims shrubs and trees, spades, rakes, and otherwise prepares ground and assists in related ground maintenance work.

+ Completion of work assignments will require the operation of a vehicle.

+ These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive. Other related duties may be assigned as needed.

Requirements of Work

+ Ability to acquire within a reasonable period of time, knowledge of the procedures, tools, equipment and materials used in maintenance work.

+ Ability to work outdoors when inclement weather conditions exist.

+ Ability to shovel, snow, sand, gravel, asphalt, to or from dump truck bed.

+ Ability to tolerate airborne nuisances associated with open grounds, pavement construction, and windy conditions.

+ Ability to safely and effectively swing a 20 pound sledgehammer against brick, concrete, or similar substances.

+ Ability to lift and carry bulky items weighing up to 90 pounds independently; to lift and carry up to 150 pounds with the assistance of another; and to pull, shove, or otherwise maneuver items weighing up to 300 pounds.

+ Ability to safely and effectively operate a jackhammer and a chain saw.

+ Ability to continuously perform tasks that require one to push, pull, climb (ladders and in and out of vehicular equipment), bend, twist, reach, stand, and walk about (up to a half mile at a time) for most of an eight hour shift.

+ Ability to safely wear respirator for supplied air while entering confined spaces.

+ Ability to communicate and to follow simple oral or written instructions.

+ Ability to acquire and maintain a valid Commercial driver's license (CDL) with air brake endorsement within 120 days of start date.

+ An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Required Experience and Training

None. Related work experience is preferred. Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a criminal background check. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need of a sponsorship.

Starting pay for current City employees will be determined by City of Wichita policy or applicable bargaining unit agreement.