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PALM BAY, FL 32910

Posted: 09/01/2023 Industry: LIGHT INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE Job Number: 14762 Pay Rate: $15.52

Job Description

Do you have a passion for working outdoors? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! We are seeking a dedicated and skilled Grounds Maintenance professional to be an essential part of our dynamic team and help keep the gardens lush and the lawns pristine.

Job Requirements

Under the routine supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, Plant Supervisor, or Crew Leader performs entry-level work in the maintenance, construction and repair of Utility Services facilities and water and sewer lines.

Temporary worker will be assigned to individual Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants County-wide. Below are the minimum requirements:
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
Ability to stand and walk for 5-8 hours
Ability to work with odors, grease and chemicals (such as lime and bleach) Ability to work outside in heat and humidity
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing Ability to do simple math calculations and measurements Must possess a valid Florida driver s license
Steel-Toed Boots

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Duties vary depending on whether area of assignment is in the field or at a treatment facility. The listed duties are illustrative only and are not i function which may be performed. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the job.
Field Maintenance Worker: Digs ditches manually for line excavation and pipe line installation. May assist in TV surveying, grouting, fitting pipe, locating lateral sewer lines and operating the sewer cleaner vacuum. Under supervision, may be required to operate mechanical equipment such as concrete demolition saws, demolition hammers, backhoes, generators and trash pumps. Performs line maintenance by assisting in locating the problem, digging out the area, and applying materials and fittings to repair the problem. Assists in repairing water, sewer and reclaimed water lines. Assists in TV surveys of utility lines to assure a new installation meets specifications for cleanliness and construction requirements. May assist in adjusting manholes for elevation. Assists in clearing main line stoppages with jet cleaner and steel cables. Performs related work as assigned.
Water/Wastewater, Septage and Sludge Plants Maintenance Worker: Performs work in the general maintenance and repair of the equipment used in water, wastewater, septage and sludge plants. Follows an assigned preventive maintenance schedule for designated plants and may conduct regular maintenance inspections on the equipment used in the plants. Operates power and hand tools used in the repair of mechanical equipment such as a drill press, power saw, grinder and welding or cutting torch. Performs routine maintenance on tools. Provides assistance to the Electrician and Treatment Plant Operators assigned to the plant in making repairs. Cleans treatment plant structures and equipment. Makes any required entries into log books.
Performs routine landscaping, janitorial and housekeeping duties. Performs related work as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The knowledge, skills and abilities identified in this job specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this work. Some knowledge of manual labor involving construction activities. Ability to follow instruction regarding the principles and practice of utility line and facility construction, maintenance and repair. Ability to communicate effectively, orally. Ability to establish effective working relationships.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: This is physically demanding work. Work involves exposure to hazardous materials, chemicals, odors, noise, moving machinery and the weather.

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