City of Garland, TX

  • Maintenance Worker - Drainage Maintenance

    Location US-TX-Garland
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/28/2018 4:41 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Stormwater Mgmt
    Job Family
    Maintenance Services
    Target Hiring Range
    Depending on qualifications
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Code Category
    Skilled Trade
  • Position Summary

    Responsible for performing semi-skilled tasks to maintain inlets, drainage pipe, creeks and channels within the City.


    Target Hiring Range: $12.78/hr - $15.31/hr

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Operate 12-yard dump truck.
    2. Transport materials between job sites.
    3. Maintain flow lines in creeks and channels.
    4. Pick up litter in creeks and channels.
    5. Mow and trim weeds in creeks and channels.
    6. Clean inlets.
    7. Set storm sewer pipe for drainage improvement projects.
    8. Attend safety meetings on a monthly basis.
    9. Perform pre-trip/post-trip vehicle inspections and complete daily work sheet for equipment operated
    10. Keep work location and vehicle(s) in order.

    Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Knowledge of and experience or training in construction and maintenance of street and underground drainage systems
    • Knowledge of safety practices and hazards standard to work area
    • Skill to operate various equipment and machinery
    • Ability to understand and implement verbal and written instructions
    • Ability to perform physical labor
    • Ability to comprehend written and oral work assignments and perform work as assigned


    Licenses & Certifications

    Valid Texas Class A Commercial Driver’s License with a Tanker Endorsement or the ability to obtain within six months of hire
    Valid Class C Texas driver's license

    Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

    The incumbent works in a field environment including construction sites; frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more several times daily.


    Customer Service
    Personal Organization

    Minimum Education & Work Experience

     High School Diploma or equivalent
     No experience necessary
    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.


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