Maintenance Worker (Mechanical Aptitude)

Maintenance Worker

Location:  Fort Worth TX


Type Of Employment: 
Temporary Position (40 hours per week or more)

Position Summary:

The Operations Maintenance Worker  will assist their respective operations department with cleaning and upkeep of district fleet/welding facilities, pipelines, ROW, and/or floodway.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

    • Perform vegetation maintenance, painting, and cleaning on pipelines, floodway, ROW or in operations facilities/property.
    • Build and/or paint fences
    • Operate chainsaws
    • Pull and park utility trailers to job sites
    • Utilize weed eaters, zero turn mowers and/or standard mowers
    • Pick up trash along ROW and/or floodway
    • May supervise day laborers
    • Maintain familiarity with strategic District levels of service
    • Continuous improvement monitoring and innovation efforts
  • Perform other duties as required

 

Required Experience:

  • Prior experience using a weed eater and/or standard mower
  • Pulling and backing up utility trailers
  • Ability to accomplish one of the following:
  • Operator a tractor
  • Grind, cut, or weld
  • Light fleet mechanical repairs

 

Desired Experience:

  • Prior experience using a zero turn mower
  • Prior experience painting

 

Required Education/Certification/License:

  • Valid Texas driver’s license

 

Desired Education/Certification/License:       

  • High School Diploma

  • Valid Texas CDL Class A or B without restriction E

 

Success Factors/Job Competencies:

  • Perform general maintenance of TRWD structures and grounds including pipeline and floodway
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations
  • Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace
  • Independence — Job requires developing one’s own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done
  • Self-Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee typically resides out in the field for long periods of time exposing the employee to weather conditions prevalent at the time. They will periodically work in buildings without climate control. This position will also work in confined spaces, underground, in diches, on water ways such as lakes or rivers, and at various heights.

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 545.38 550.00 -4.62
Benbrook 689.50 694.00 -4.50
Bridgeport 832.86 836.00 -3.14
Cedar Creek 321.38 322.00 -0.62
Eagle Mountain 647.67 649.10 -1.43
Lake Worth 592.57 594.00 -1.43
Richland-Chambers 314.10 315.00 -0.90
*Conservation Level: The permitted level of water an entity is allowed to hold in a lake. Any amount above the conservation level is used for the temporary storage of flood waters and must be released downstream.
**Difference: Amount above or below conservation level.
For more information read our daily reports or the TRWD Lake Level Blog.

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