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Park Construction & Maintenance Worker (Amenities)

Company: City of Lubbock
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Perform journey level work in the construction and maintenance of parks and related facilities.

Essential Functions

* Repair, maintain and install park equipment including playground equipment, picnic tables, benches, signs, concrete slabs and related fixtures; * Assist crews in set-up for special events including moveable bleachers, staging and sound equipment, props and other equipment; * Operate trucks, backhoes, tractors, forklifts, jackhammers and otherconstruction equipment as required; * Supervise the work of temporary employees making repairs at various locations on the route; * Maintainvehicles and equipment as required; * Purchase materials and supplies needed to accomplish daily assignments as approved. Use approved purchasing procedures; * Troubleshoot and repair water fountains, faucets, pipelines, toilets, sinks, hot water heaters and other plumbing fixtures as required; * Cut and make reliable welds to repair metal objects or equipment; * Perform related duties as required.


Position requires completion of a high school diploma or the equivalent with an additional one year experience in maintenance and construction of parks and related facilities; or any combination of relevant education and experience which provides the following:

Employee will be performing duties related to construction maintenance, playground maintenance, concrete work, and outdoor year round. Having a Class A CDL permit/license is a plus

Physical Exam Required

Valid Current Driver's License required

Valid Current Commercial Driver's License is preferred.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:

* Operation and maintenance of motorized vehicles and equipment typicallyused in construction and maintenance; * Types of hand tools and power tools typically used in construction and maintenance; * Methods involved in routine plumbing, concrete construction, carpentry,and clean up of large areas.

Ability to:

* Perform manual tasks requiring physical strength and endurance; * Follow oral and written instructions; * Work cooperatively with others; * Supervise the work of others.

Physical Requirements

* Continuously lift and carry up to 25 pounds; * Frequently lift and carry up to 50 pounds; * Occasionally lift and carry up to 100 pounds; * Continuously stand and walk during the shift; * Frequently climb ladders, scaffolding, stairs and inclined surfaces; * Frequently bend and kneel during the shift; * Frequently push and pull objects; * Frequently flex upper trunk forward, partial flexing of knees; * Frequently rotate upper trunk to the right or left while sitting or standing; * Frequently reach arms above, at or below shoulder height; * Coordinate eye, hand and foot movement in order to operate a vehicle or equipment.


Keywords: City of Lubbock, Lubbock , Park Construction & Maintenance Worker (Amenities), Other , Lubbock, Texas

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