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Public Works Technician I

City of Alpharetta

Posted: Aug. 14, 2019

End Date: Aug. 30, 2019


JOB SUMMARY:
Under general supervision of a Public Works Crew Leader, performs skilled work pertaining to the maintenance and construction of City property, facilities, streets, and/or storm drains and related structures; operates and maintains specialized equipment related to assignment; and provides technical support to the Public Works Crew Leader.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Performs preventive maintenance on tools and equipment; fuels and lubricates vehicles and related equipment.
  • Operates City trucks, trailers, and tractors with attachments skillfully and safely; washes and cleans assigned vehicles; uses appropriate safety equipment; inspects vehicles and reports the need for major repair and service.
  • Operates and maintains a variety of construction and maintenance equipment; such as light and heavy trucks, power tools, jackhammers, concrete saws, tampers, rollers, rodding machines, sewer flushers, bobcats, gas and leak detectors, and/or airless spray equipment.
  • Operates and maintains a wide variety of hand and power tools.
  • Responds to customer complaints.
  • Responds to emergencies in off-hours as required; may be required to work overtime and off-hour shifts as needed.
  • Observes safe work methods and uses safety equipment.
  • Takes initiative to seek out work, is proactive in addressing problems, completes tasks and follows through with work assignments.
  • Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other city employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Performs related duties as required or assigned.
 
MINIMUM TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job qualifies.
 
  • High school diploma or GED equivalency; additional specialized course work in public works construction and maintenance or a related field is desirable.
  • One-year experience in buildings and ground maintenance is desirable.
  • Possession of a valid Georgia Class C driver’s license.
Please submit: (1) a cover letter of interest, (2) resume, and (3) the employment application (https://www.alpharetta.ga.us).
All documents may be submitted electronically by e-mail to kbott@alpharetta.ga.us or fax to 678-297-6041.  If you are mailing your submission, send all documents to Kathy Bott, Human Resources Manager, City of Alpharetta, 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta, GA 30009.  The position is “Open Until Filled” and may be closed at any time without prior notice.