City of Ann Arbor
  • Public Works
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • 20.31
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Nature of Work:  Incumbent may be responsible for the following duties:

Essential Duties

Operating light to heavy equipment and tools to maintain and repair streets and pot holes, including plowing, salting, sanding, milling and base preparation, paving, sweeping, grading, and crack sealing ; installing, repairing, maintaining, inspecting and removing water distribution and collection system components, including water services and water mains, hydrant meters and backflow preventers, sewer taps and permanent and temporary sewer and water main disconnections; collecting residential and commercial refuse, yard waste, commercial recycling and special bulk refuse.

Related Work

Performing accident and storm damage vegetation clean-up; following the safe and proper use of various hand, power tools and test instruments; following proper safety practices for confined space entry; performing minor equipment and tool maintenance and repair; monitoring utility system flow to ensure that water and sewage systems are functioning properly; locating and staking buried City utilities (MISS DIG).

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid commercial driver's license (CDL) with a "B" and air brake endorsement.
    • Drug Test
    • Department of Transportation Background Check
    • Physical
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Previous experience in road maintenance, underground utility construction or landscape construction.
  • Reading, interpreting, and following maps, routes, manuals, blueprints and work orders
  • Hazardous materials precautions and clean-up
  • Work safety procedures and precautions including, lifting, lock-out/tag-out, confined space, wet floors, and power tool safety
  • General mechanical practices, procedures, tools and equipment for large and small equipment.

Physical Requirements: The physical ability to walk, stand, stoop, bend, crawl, climb, kneel, crouch, reach, push, pull, lift, grasp and perform repetitive motions. The work requires the ability to operate hand and foot controls on machinery and equipment.

Incumbent may be exposed to hazardous physical conditions (i.e., hazmat, confined spaces, heights, mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibration, etc.), poor atmospheric conditions (i.e., fumes, odors, dusts, gases, and poor ventilation), inadequate lighting, and intense noise. In addition, the work will require seasonal exposure to extreme (both hot and cold) weather conditions, including snow and ice. The incumbent may be expected to walk on rough, uneven terrain, as well as wet and slippery surfaces. The work requires the ability to distinguish colors and to hear audible alarms. The physical ability to ascend and descend ladders to access work areas, and enter into and exit from confined spaces. The work often involves the ability to perform routine moderate lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs and occasional heavy lifting up to 100 lbs

Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Work Schedule: Normal work schedule is anticipated to be Monday-Friday day shift with short term shift reassignment as needed for task.

EEO: The City of Ann Arbor is proud of our diverse workforce and our commitment to equal opportunity.  We do not discriminate on the basis of a person's actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, condition of pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental limitation, height, weight, source of income, family responsibility, educational association, sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status in any aspect of our hiring or employment process. We have earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Municipal Equality Index (MEI), which assesses lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality in more than 500 cities across the nation.

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