Overview

PUBLIC WORKS MAINTENANCE WORKER 1

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Performs operations and maintenance activities of the Public Works Department involving
maintenance, construction and reconstruction of: sanitary sewer collection, wastewater treatment;
surface, subsurface and structural improvements in pressurized irrigation system; parks, buildings
and grounds, streets, vehicles and equipment. Performs medium and long-term projects.
JOB FUNCTIONS
Perform city-wide maintenance, maintaining pressurized irrigation systems, surface water
management, sanitary sewer collection/treatment, parks, streets, and building and grounds
maintenance.
Be able to read municipal infrastructure maps and drawings of irrigation water, sewer/wastewater
systems and streets.
Conduct preventative maintenance requirements to effectively minimize corrective maintenance and
operations. Be able to identify needs, prioritize opportunities, operational effectiveness and report to
Public Works Supervisor.
Discern the appropriate use of materials, methods, tools and equipment, including safety measures.
Observe equipment operation and ensure compliance with all safety rules and procedures.
Report on adequate inventory levels of in shop materials. Assist in the delivery of materials on site
or Shop.
Assist in the maintenance and construction projects with utility companies, general public,
contractors and developers.
Maintain records regarding work activities, material and equipment usage, equipment maintenance,
etc.
Assists in maintenance of waste water treatment plant and conducts daily inspections, and obtain
required samples and tests.
Opens, flushes, patches and lays sewer lines, builds and cleans out manholes, catch basins and other
drainage facilities.
Lays and joins water pie lines. Installs fittings and valves. Taps into and repairs irrigation lines.
Perform on-call duties after normal working hours and on weekends; expected response time for