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Laborer

Company: City of Farmington
Location: Farmington
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

JOB OPENING CITY OF FARMINGTON JOB POSITION 69: TEMPORARY STREETS LABORER NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1 DEPARTMENT: Public Works/Streets WORK LOCATION: MOC HIRING RANGE: $10.50/hourly DAYS WORKED: Monday to Friday HOURS WORKED: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. TYPE OF POSITION: Temporary APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED: Open Until Filled JOB DUTIES ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Under the supervision of Street Division Foreman, performs routine street maintenance construction tasks, including a wide variety of semi-skilled manual tasks and extends to the operation of light to medium sized automotive equipment. Using excellent customer service skills, establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and all members of the general public. Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the City. Operates jack-hammers, vibrating skid plate tampers, chain saws, weed eaters, hand picks, shovels, brooms, rakes, pitch forks, pruners and other miscellaneous hand tools. Operates snow control equipment. Operates steel wheel rollers, rubber tire rollers, crack sealing machine, loaders, water trucks and similar equipment. Works with asphalt, crack sealing material, concrete, salt, liquid calcium chloride, liquid magnesium chloride, oil, gasoline, diesel fuel, herbicides, paint, traffic control signs, trash, weeds, tree limbs, dirt, rock, sand and gravel. Performs heavy manual labor duties out-of-doors in extreme weather conditions. Operates and works around noisy equipment, vibrating equipment. Frequent exposure to gasoline, diesel, paint and asphalt fumes. Attendance at work is an essential function of this position. NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Controls traffic at work sites by flagging to guide traffic through work areas and/or setting up traffic control devices. Assists in setting up and cleaning of job sites. Cleans weeds, trash, and other debris from work site. Performs custodial tasks. Provides minor equipment maintenance inspections such as greasing, checking oil, transmission fluid and water. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. QUALIFICATIONS This position is subject to the City of Farmington's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy which includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, random testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return to duty testing, and follow-up testing. Extensive background checks required. This position requires a baseline audiometric examination. High school diploma or GED equivalent, or equivalent work experience in a closely related construction field. Valid New Mexico or state of current residency driver's license with acceptable driving record for the past three years. One year of work experience in a construction related field involving the operation of trucks or other related light automotive equipment, or equivalent vocational training courses. Must have a telephone at residence. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other City personnel and the public. TOOLS & EQUIPMENT: Experience operating dump trucks, water trucks, crack sealing machine, jack-hammers, steel wheel and rubber tire rollers, vibrating skid plate tampers, hand picks and shovels, chain saws, weed eaters, brooms, rakes, pitch forks, pruners and loaders. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and may occasionally lift and/or move, up to 50 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work 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 regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. Works with asphalt, crack sealing material, concrete, salt, liquid calcium chloride, liquid magnesium chloride, oil, gasoline, diesel fuel, herbicides, paint, traffic control signs, trash, weeds, tree limbs, dirt rock, sand and gravel. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D/V Job Posted by ApplicantPro

Keywords: City of Farmington, Farmington , Laborer, Other , Farmington, New Mexico

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