Laborer - Water
Company: City of Moline
Posted on: November 19, 2022
Laborer - Water
Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at 5:00
Hours: Monday - Friday, 3:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. (2nd Shift)
Rate of Pay: $19.0718 Hourly
Characteristics of the Job
Under close supervision, performs manual work and semi-skilled
mechanical tasks to assist in the operation and maintenance of
water treatment plant facilities. Assignments may be given in
detail or may follow established routine. Limited independence is
exercised; work is regularly checked by the supervisor for quality,
quantity and safety of operation and care of equipment.
Examples of Duties
Clean tanks, channels, troughs and screens.
Perform basic building and grounds maintenance including mowing,
trimming, painting, washing and snow removal.
Gather, prepare and maintain routine operating and technical
Operate truck for snow removal, salt spreading and material
hauling; operate dump truck and end loader to load or unload
Collect samples within the City or industrial facilities.
Assists with mechanical, plumbing or electrical repairs or
Other duties may be assigned.
Training and Experience
High school diploma or GED equivalent; one (1) year experience in
operation and maintenance of water treatment facilities; experience
in performing general manual work; or any equivalent combination of
training and experience which provides the required knowledge,
skills and abilities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Basic knowledge of the standard practices, techniques, equipment
and operation of water treatment plant facilities; basic
maintenance and manual work tasks; the standard practices, methods,
tools and materials of the mechanical trade; and the occupational
hazards and necessary safety precautions and devices applicable to
sewer maintenance work.
Skill in effectively communicating with those contacted throughout
the course of the workday; maintaining effective working
relationships with other departments, agencies, employees,
supervisors and members of the public; and in the safe and proper
operation of equipment and hand tools.
Ability to understand and follow specific oral and written
instructions; and establish and maintain effective working
relationships with other employees, officials and the general
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Valid Illinois Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL-B) with air
brakes endorsement, or equivalent, required within 45 days after
The physical demands 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
While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly
required to talk or hear; frequently required to walk, stand, sit,
use hands and fingers to handle, feel and make fine adjustments,
reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch
and crawl. The employee will frequently lift and/or move up to 50
pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception
and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to work under varied
AFSCME employees shall live within a 20-mile radius from the City's
Emergency Center, located at 1630 8th Avenue in Moline, within 180
days of hire.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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