Stormwater Maintenance Worker I


Organization : City of Lenexa
Job Category : Water and Sewers: Stormwater
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : KS
City : Lenexa
Salary and Benefits : $14.61 per hour

Position Summary
This is work in maintaining storm drains, inlet structures, native vegetation, erosion control structures, water conveyance systems including underground piping, open channels (natural & improved), detention and retention ponds, system inspection and verification of storm drainage infrastructure. Work is performed under the direction of a Stormwater Foreman, serving on a work crew of five or less.

Key Responsibilities
• Performs a variety of manual labor involving maintenance and repairs to storm drains system which includes: shovel work, spreading rock, loading or unloading trucks, transporting construction material, cutting tall grass and weeds, cleaning drainage structures, planting and weeding of erosion control type grasses and plants.
• Assists in the construction and maintenance of stream stabilization and restorations.
• Operates single and tandem axle dump trucks, farm tractor, snow removal equipment, mowing equipment, skid steer loaders, backhoes, front-end loaders, street sweepers, hand and power tools, and other mechanical equipment.
• Native vegetation management including weed eating, herbicide application, and mowing.
• May operate heavy equipment on a relief or trainee basis at the discretion of the team leader and under direct supervision.
• Perform “walk-around inspection” on equipment prior to operation, replenishes fluid levels and completes required log. Operates all machinery in a safe and judicious manner according to the manufacturer’s operation manual. Cleans and performs routine maintenance and minor repairs to assigned equipment as needed. Reports malfunctioning equipment to supervisor.
• Responds for snow and ice removal and other emergencies including weekends, before and after hours, and holidays.

Additional Examples of work Performed
• Tree and debris removal
• Litter cleanup
• Concrete repair and replacement work
• Operation of CCTV pipe inspection equipment
• Maintenance of snow plows, wing plows and sanders
• Assist with City’s special events as necessary
• Responds to all work orders assigned by superiors

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