Job Vacancy Maintenance Worker – Water Distribution City of Savannah

Job title: Maintenance Worker – Water Distribution

Company: City of Savannah

Job description: Purpose

Jump-start your career today by joining our Water Distribution Division as a Maintenance Worker. This position is responsible for maintaining and repairing city facilities and equipment.

We offer great pay, excellent benefits to include medical, dental, and vision plans, life insurance, employee/spouse/child supplemental life insurance, short-term disability, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, deferred compensation plan (457 B), pension plan, flexible spending account, home purchase assistance and paid holidays!

Essential Job Functions

  • Troubleshoot basic maintenance problems involving HVAC, electrical, structural, plumbing and equipment repair or replacement; performs carpentry, painting, or related repair or installation.
  • Performs various repairs.
  • Maintains landscaping, storm drainage, and irrigation systems; treats plants and turf for disease, installs and maintains backflow prevention devices; repairs or replaces fencing and security systems.
  • Performs preventative and routine maintenance.
  • Monitors water quality and chemistry; sizes and replaces mechanical seals; installs and calibrates chlorination controllers; installs, repairs, or replaces a variety of pool equipment.
  • Estimates cost of repairs; selects and requisitions necessary equipment and related supplies; oversees all work in progress to ensure quality, timeliness and safety; inspects completed work to ensure quality and conformance to code.
  • Assists in the preparation of facilities for special events, including setting up meeting rooms, building stages, laying basketball courts, and setting up and breaking down show and event equipment.
  • Assists in the preparation of parks and athletic fields for special events, including assembling bleachers and picnic tables.
  • Performs general maintenance duties; cleans the interior and exterior of parking structure; sweeps stairwell, empties trash cans, picks up litter, replaces light bulbs, blows leaves, cleans windows, and cleans restrooms.
  • Cleans and maintains buildings, park and athletic facilities, including mowing grass, removing litter, streets, utilities, repairing fences and other equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or GED equivalent; six (6) months of related maintenance experience necessary.

Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license with an acceptable driving history.

May require the following certifications/licenses:

  • Confined Space safety Certification
  • ICS100 and ICS700
  • Blood borne Pathogens
  • Traffic control Flagging certification

Additional Requirements

Background investigation, including supervised drug screen, post offer/pre-employment medical screen; and verification of education, certifications, and licenses required prior to employment.

Additional Information

Knowledge of equipment and tools necessary to perform essential duties.

Knowledge of job-related safety hazards and precautionary methods

Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.

Skill in the operation of assigned vehicles and equipment.

Skill in oral communication.

Expected salary: $15 per hour

Location: Savannah, GA

Job date: Tue, 06 Sep 2022 07:33:46 GMT

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