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MWI - StreetsCITY OF IOWA CITY - Job Description Job Class #04-07 FLSA Non-Exempt Civil Service Identification Position Title: Maintenance Worker I - Streets Department: Public Works Division: Streets & Traffic Engineering Supervisor: Assistant Superintendent/Superintendent of Streets & Traffic Engineering Job Summary Under immediate direction, maintains, constructs and repairs City streets, sidewalks, catch basins and storm drains. Removes snow and leaves from roadways. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities Performs street maintenance duties; prepares grade and/or subgrade for cement and asphalt replacement of City streets; assists with crack sealing, jack hammering, shoveling and finish work on cement; patches pot holes. Sets traffic control devices at worksites and in emergency situations. Operates a variety of light and heavy equipment including dump truck with sweepers, end loaders, sanders, backhoes, tamper, air compressors with jack hammers, skid loaders, leaf equipment and various hand tools. Hauls materials to and from sites. Removes leaves and debris from roadways in very dusty conditions; cuts brush in extreme temperatures. Assists with street sweeping, removing debris from roadways. Assists with spring sweeping; transfers sweepings to landfill by dump truck. Removes snow and ice from roadways during winter months. Cleans, maintains and constructs catch basins and storm drains on streets and creeks. Maintains equipment and cleans interior and exterior of vehicles and equipment when needed. Assists other departments as needed. Performs first call. Mixes salt and sand. Job Class #04-07 Streets & Traffic Engineering Page 2 Updated 01/16/2020 Cleans alleyways; plans routes for downtown alleyway cleaning; determines number of staff needed to accomplish task. Checks equipment, fluids and tires daily. Inspects snowplows weekly during snow season. Assists with signage and pavement marking removal and installation as needed. Performs on-call duties. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs all other related duties as assigned. Physical and Environmental Conditions The physical demands and work environment conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and are encountered while performing those essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and moving traffic. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud. Minimum Education, Experience and Certification High school diploma or equivalent required. Six months experience in street construction and maintenance required. Must live within 17 miles of the corporate limits of Iowa City, Iowa within one year of appointment to the position. Valid Iowa Class B commercial driver's license with satisfactory driving record required. Valid Iowa Class A commercial driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsements required within 6 months of hire. This position is subject to federal drug testing requirements including screening through the FMCSA Clearinghouse. A pre-employment drug screen required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check. Job Class #04-07 Streets & Traffic Engineering Page 3 Updated 01/16/2020 Preferred Education, Experience and Certification One year experience in street construction and maintenance preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of street construction and maintenance procedures. Skills in the operation of light and heavy equipment including trucks, end loaders, sanders, back hoe, jack hammers, snow removal equipment and various hand tools. Ability to read and comprehend route maps and work instructions. Ability to read tape measure to cut lumber or f igure area to order materials. Ability to prepare written work records. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.