Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in maintenance and repair work of City equipment, and operates equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City water, sewer, street, and storm drainage facilities and systems.
Receives general level supervision from higher level staff. Technical or functional supervision may be provided by a Commissioner of Public Services, DPW Director and/or Foreman.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Possession of a minimum Class B CDL License (W-6M) and Class A CDL (W-7)
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Motorized vehicles and equipment as assigned, for example, such as dump truck, pickup truck (with plows), utility truck, street sweeper, Vac-Truck, tamper, plate compactor, saws, pumps, compressors, sanders, generators, common hand and power tools, shovels, rakes, wrenches, detection devices, mobile radio, phone, and lawn equipment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. On a case by case basis, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires the maintenance of physical conditioning necessary to operate motorized equipment and vehicles. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; talk or hear; walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.
The employee must 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 the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The employee may be required to work night, early morning, or weekend hours dependent on workload factors in addition to normally scheduled work hours.
The noise level in the work environment can be loud.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates are invited to submit an application along with cover letter, resume, and references to:
Tim Lescarbeau, Commissioner of Public Services
City of North Adams
59 Hodges Cross Road
North Adams, MA 01247
or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of North Adams, Massachusetts, is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.
We are committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where diversity is valued and recognized as a source of strength and enrichment. We seek to attract talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures.