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MWIII - StreetsCITY OF IOWA CITY - Job Description Job Class #11-06 FLSA Non-Exempt Civil Service Identification Position Title: Maintenance Worker III - Streets Department: Public Works Division: Streets & Traffic Engineering Supervisor: Assistant Superintendent/Superintendent of Streets & Traffic Engineering Job Summary Under general direction, operates heavy equipment and serves as lead worker in constructing, maintaining and repairing streets. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities Builds and repairs bridge railings, wing walls and catch basins. Removes concrete from streets; replaces sub-base and sets forms; pours and finishes concrete. Relays hot asphalt to City streets for maintenance activities; repairs asphalt streets; constructs and repairs sidewalks. Operates heavy equipment including end loader, tractors, motor grader, bulldozer, rollers, backhoe, excavator and dump trucks. Maintains pavement markings including street markings, parking stalls, crosswalks, school crossings and stop bars. Serves as crew leader on selected job assignments. Assists in removing snow, ice and leaves from roadways. Assists in road oiling and chipping, cutting of trees and brush. Removes trees and brush from bridge piers, creek banks and along roadsides. Cleans and maintains equipment used in street repairs and construction. Assists in training, delegating and monitoring the work activities of employees involved in street repairs, as assigned. Determines materials and staffing appropriate for assigned job and orders materials. Manages and adheres to work zone safety areas and rules. Performs on-call duties. Job Class #11-06 Streets & Traffic Engineering Page 2 Updated 01/16/2020 Designs and fabricates new equipment to accomplish tasks. Participates in preparation for special events such as road races, parades and block parties. Works with outside contractors on any City project like storm clean-up. 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 stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, hear, taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 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 frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, explosives and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud. Minimum Education, Experience and Certification High school diploma or equivalent required. Two years of experience in street maintenance or in a related field 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 is required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check. Preferred Education, Experience and Certification Three years of experience in street maintenance or related field 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 Job Class #11-06 Streets & Traffic Engineering Page 3 Updated 01/16/2020 equipment and various hand tools. Ability to read and comprehend assignment sheets, route maps, work instruction and equipment maintenance manuals. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and to calculate cubic yards and tons to fill cement and asphalt voids. Ability to read tape measure to cut lumber or figure 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.