Post Date: 05/14/2019
Close Date: 05/27/2019
The City of Tigards Public Works Department (Streets Division) is currently seeking a qualified Utility Worker II to join their team.
The City's core values include Respect and Care, Do the Right Thing, and Get It Done. As part of our team, you will help our organization live those values in all aspects of the workplace and our city's services. Tigard has adopted a strategic plan to be a more walkable city in the Pacific Northwest where people of all ages and abilities live healthy and interconnected lives.
Please review the Utility Worker II classification for additional details.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Performs maintenance and repairs to city streets and roadways, including shoveling and spreading asphalt in patching, painting and striping, repairing, and reconstructing streets. Installs, maintains, and repairs, traffic signs, including making signs, and installing sign posts and signs in accordance with city, state, and federal codes. Performs a variety of duties in the maintenance of drainage structures, such as catch basins, storm drains, and outfalls,to ensure efficient drainage.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Perform construction, modification, maintenance, and repair work on streets, operate specialized maintenance and repair equipment related to the area of assignment, set up and operate traffic area construction zones, including cones, barricades, and flagging. Locate underground utilities by use of blue prints and electronic locating equipment in accordance with appropriate regulations, depending on assignment. Troubleshoot maintenance problems and determine materials and supplies required for repair. Make accurate mathematical calculations. Read and interpret construction drawings and specifications.
The successful candidate will pass a physical capacities test designed to evaluate ability to perform the essential physical functions of the job.
Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
•Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade AND
•Two (2) years of related experience such as construction, repair, operation, and maintenance of streets, underground utilities, or parks and landscape.
Licenses and Certifications:
•Possession of a valid Class A (CDL) Commercial Oregon driver's license with the appropriate endorsements and satisfactory driving record.
•Possession of or ability to obtain: Standard First Aid Certificate issued by the American Red Cross and a valid CPR Certification.
Union Representation: SEIU
How to apply: Please apply online. We do not accept applications that are emailed. Applications must be received by the Human Resources Division by closing time/date.
IMPORTANT (Please read): In lieu of resumes and cover letters, The City of Tigard evaluates an applicant's work history and responses to supplemental questions. Please complete the application and answer the supplemental questions thoroughly to ensure our subject matter experts can appropriately evaluate your experience.
ATTENTION VETERANS: Please upload your DD214/Separation documentation.