MAINTENANCE WORKER 1, TRANSPORTATION
Under supervision, in the Department of Transportation, performs
unskilled or semi-skilled manual work involved in state highway
maintenance operations which may involve a variety of duties
requiring physical exertion, manipulative ability, and the routine
use of hand, machine, or power tools; in the absence of the
regular Truck Driver, or during emergencies, or as the work load
dictates, operates trucks, tractor mowers, or other maintenance
equipment; does related work as required.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Performs manual work of all types for the maintenance of
highways, roadsides, and appurtenances.
Uses bituminous materials and various aggregates for the
repair and maintenance of state highway pavements and
shoulders. Repairs all types of pavements and shoulders
using standard patching techniques; cleans and pours joints;
cleans and seals cracks.
Repairs, cleans, and maintains drainage systems (including
ditches requiring hand cleaning) and structures of all types.
Mows grass; cuts weeds, clears brush; maintains slopes
and roadsides; picks up litter and debris.
Repairs, paints, and maintains guard rails.
Operates small power mowers and other less complex
power equipment or power tools.
Performs manual labor in connection with force account
construction work, as required.
Cleans and paints various kinds of department equipment.
Drives trucks or tractor mowers of various types as required,
including trucks used for highway maintenance work, road
oiling, snow plowing line striping, ice control work, or mowing
operations, and other motorized equipment; assists with the
repair and installation of snow plows and spreaders.
Picks up materials, loads them on the truck, and delivers them
when operating in the capacity if relief driver.
Checks, cleans, washes, and makes minor adjustments to trucks,
tractors, and other motorized equipment, and may be required to
grease and change the oil of motorized equipments.
As required, acts as a service attendant by dispersing fuel,
oil, and other related supplies.
Assists in the fabrication, repair, and installation of highway
Assists in the painting of traffic stripes.
May perform mathematical calculations to estimate material or labor
needed or used to complete work assignments.
When operating as a relief driver or operator, keeps simple
records of receipts, deliveries, fuel consumption, and mileage.
Responds to all emergency situations required to protect the
public, including setting barriers and/or warning devices and
performing ice control and snow removal operations.
Performs the duty of a flagger to protect a work area, and
direct the traffic around it.
Is required to perform any type emergency work after normal
work hours as the specific emergency dictates within the
established rate code for this level.
May be required to apply pesticides under the direct supervision
of a Licensed Pesticide Applicator.
May be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information systems used by
the agency, office, or related units.
One (1) year of experience in laboring work.
Appointees must possess a valid Commercial Drivers License
(CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of
vehicle being operated.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the care of maintenance equipment, including
cleaning, lubrication, servicing of batteries, care of tires, and
Knowledge of the proper use and care of hand, machine,
and power tools.
Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and
Ability to perform heavy manual labor for prolonged period
of time under varying temperatures and climatic conditions.
Ability to maintain simple records.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
office, or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in
English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered
as acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without
reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be
made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
such persons may not be eligible.
CODES: O10-42112 DAP 1/16/10