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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN - 40005579

Date: Jul 14, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

County Engineering

DATE POSTED:            

June 14, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

Open Until Filled

SALARY MINIMUM:  

$33,079.00

SALARY MAXIMUM:

$59,542.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40005579

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT REAPPLY.

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

This position involves primarily manual labor in the upkeep of the Triangle Wastewater Treatment Plant including the grounds, building and equipment and collection system buildings and grounds maintenance. 

 

Reports to the Utility Supervisor - Maintenance. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Mowing and trimming grass, shrubbery and trees;
  • Painting and surface preparation;  
  • Hauling trash and general housekeeping; 
  • Cleaning and caring for tools and equipment;
  • Assisting operators and maintenance personnel as needed in their daily work assignments;
  • Assisting collection system operators during sewer outfall inspections and manhole repairs;
  • Maintaining collection system easements;
  • Safely applying herbicides and pesticides as needed;
  • Performing simple preventative and corrective maintenance work as assigned by supervisor. 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

Employee must have knowledge of, or the ability to acquire knowledge of the materials, equipment, and tools used to assist in the repair and maintenance of buildings and grounds; and be able to operate motorized equipment, handle tools, brushes, weed sprayers and mow in a safe manner. Good physical condition is needed. 

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of high school and one year of experience with the use of common hand tools and equipment or general maintenance work. 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Must possess a valid driver’s license issue by the State of North Carolina.  Ability to lift 50 (fifty) pounds is required.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh