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