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City of New Bern Maintenance Construction Worker (00476) in New Bern, North Carolina

General Definition of Work

  • Performs intermediate semiskilled work in a variety of construction, repair and maintenance assignments involving the use of specialized tools and equipment; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks Repairing and constructing buildings, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, streets, drainageways and facilities. (The following tasks are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

  • Performs carpentry, painting, masonry and concrete work.
  • Operates bucket truck, pick-up, flat-bed truck, dump truck and other automotive equipment necessary in performance of tasks.
  • Determines supplies, parts and equipment required for assignment; orders replacement parts.
  • Erects scaffolds and ladders; paints interior and exterior of buildings and facilities.
  • Installs, repairs and replaces parking meters; collects money from meters; files reports.
  • Repairs sidewalks, driveways, catch basins, curbs, gutters and busted water drains.
  • Cleans catch basins; checks drainage tiles; clears drainage ditches; cleans up storm debris.
  • Assists with other department activities when assigned.
  • Assists with snow removal and ice control.
  • May be required to work outside normal working hours in an emergency or stand-by status.
  • Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of the maintenance, repair and manual tasks of the area assigned
  • Thorough knowledge in the use of common and specialized hand and power tools required in the work
  • Thorough knowledge of the safe use and operation and preventive maintenance of mechanical equipment required in the work
  • Ability to lift 50 pound weights, climb ladders and shovel soil and stone
  • Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates

Requirements Education and Experience

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and considerable experience as a semiskilled worker in maintenance, repair and/or construction activities.

Special Requirements

  • Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina.
  • CDL may be required or ability to obtain within first 6 months of employment.

THE CITY OF NEW BERN IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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