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Maintenance Specialist - Easements

Company: City of Raleigh
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

This position is being re-advertised. Candidates who have previously submitted an application and were referred to the hiring manager are still being considered and do not need to reapply.

The Maintenance Specialist is devoted to providing repair, waste removal, maintenance and equipment operation for an assigned city maintenance or operational function. Incumbents provide skilled general maintenance or solid waste services based on assignment to any City department or maintenance function.

Work may include providing repairs to buildings and/or grounds; performing maintenance and minor repairs on equipment and parts; operating assigned heavy equipment; providing crew oversight; maintaining records; maintaining cleanliness of work area, tools and equipment; and following safety policies and procedures. As assigned, incumbents may serve as lead workers, assigning work and monitoring work completion.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides skilled general maintenance or solid waste services in support of City department(s) or maintenance function; selects proper maintenance tools and equipment for assignment; monitors work site safety; performs work following established safety policies and procedures and applicable codes and regulations.

  • May serve as lead worker by assigning work and monitoring work completion.

  • Performs inspections; monitors maintenance needs and performs preventative maintenance; identifies and evaluates repair and maintenance requirements; provides maintenance support which may include grounds keeping; spraying herbicides and controlling weeds; maintaining and repairing irrigation systems and parts; harvesting hay; stormwater-related infrastructure maintenance; water distribution system repairs; operating CCTV inspection system of sanitary sewer system.

  • Operates and/or transports equipment; may operate assigned heavy equipment for various functions which may include hauling and distribution of solids and management of farmland; grading/excavating; concrete maintenance;; asphalt repair; collection and removal of debris, refuse and/or snow; cutting and clearing to enable sewer maintenance; and/or collection, transport and disposal of solid waste; plans routes and sets up work areas for safety and operational efficiency; may set up traffic control measures.

  • Processes and assigns work orders and service requests; prepares and maintains activity records, correspondence and standard performance reporting.

  • Monitors and tracks inventory supply levels; initiates orders to replenish inventory; restocks supplies.

  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned Positions assigned to Solid Waste Services may be responsible for:
    • Providing oversight to assigned solid waste service routes and crews;
    • Assisting with training of new hires;
    • Reviewing routes during a shift to balance the workload and mitigate vehicle breakdowns or accidents;
    • Resolving customer complaints;
    • Processing work orders and service requests;
    • Delegating failed collections;
    • Responding to vehicle accidents and personal injuries and assisting with the reporting and investigative process.

      Typical Qualifications
      High School Diploma or GED and four years of assignment-related equipment operation/driving experience or formal trades experience.


      An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.

      • Valid North Carolina Class C Driver's License with a satisfactory driving record. Depending on assignment, some positions may require:
        • Valid North Carolina Class A Commercial Driver's License with a satisfactory driving record.
        • Valid North Carolina Class B Commercial Driver's License with a satisfactory driving record.
          Additional Information
          Knowledge of:
          • Practices and methods of coaching and leading the work of others (based on assignment).
          • Techniques and methods for organizing, prioritizing, assigning and monitoring work (based on assignment).
          • Standard practices, methods and materials of assigned work.
          • Standard system functions and methods of assigned work.
          • Business math concepts.
          • Basic project management principles.
          • Filing and record-keeping principles.
          • Occupational hazards and applicable safety principles and practices.
          • Uses and properties of supplies and equipment.
          • Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations (based on assignment).
          • Customer service principles.
          • Specialized equipment relevant to area of assignment.
          • Modern office technology.Skill In:
            • Training and coaching staff (based on assignment).
            • Coordinating deadlines, prioritizing work demands and assigning/monitoring work performed (based on assignment).
            • Performing equipment inspections and monitoring safety conditions.
            • Providing directions to others in order to meet standards.
            • Providing attention to detail in assignments.
            • Business math computations.
            • Organizing and maintaining records and files.
            • Maintaining and updating data and documentation.
            • Comprehending reference books and manuals.
            • Operating assigned tools and equipment.
            • Interpreting and applying applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards (based on assignment).
            • Providing customer service.
            • Utilizing a computer and relevant software applications.
            • Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, the general public and others to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.ADA and Other Requirements
              Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

              Heavy Work:
              Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

              Working Conditions:
              Work is performed in both the field and in an indoor office environment with moderate exposure to atmospheric conditions (such as fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, etc.); moderate exposure to environmental conditions (such as disruptive people, imminent danger, or a threatening environment); and frequent exposure to intense noise.

              This job classification description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) designation may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.

Keywords: City of Raleigh, Raleigh , Maintenance Specialist - Easements, Professions , Raleigh, North Carolina

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