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Construction/Maintenance Worker I

Company: Fresno Irrigation District
Location: Fresno
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThis position of Construction/Maintenance I (CM I) is our entry-level position at the District which starts at $18.93 per hour.From the Construction/Maintenance department, there is room for growth within that department (i.e. CM II, CM III) but also room to transfer into the Water Department. The District offers these higher positions to internal staff only. Every year for 5 years it is followed with a 5% increase plus any cost of living adjustments negotiated with the union.PURPOSE : Under supervision, performs a wide variety of highly skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled work connected with the field construction and maintenance activities of a large irrigation system; and, to perform related duties as required.DISTINGUISHED CHARACTERISTICS : Employees in this entry level classification progress through a series of steps and grades based on: demonstrated proficiency and availability of budgeted slots at the next higher level. Due to the nature of construction and maintenance work, employees are expected to perform work at lower level classifications when there is insufficient work at their assigned level. Employee may be assigned work at a high level for training purposes.EXAMPLE OF JOB DUTIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS) : Regular and consistent attendance.Builds forms and re-bar structures preparatory to pouring of concrete structures for head gates, canal lining, diversions, and bridges;Lays and repairs concrete and plastic pipe;Places new and repaired water control gates, diversions, and meter boxes;Repairs leaks in pipelines;Mows, rakes (and otherwise cleans and clears ditches and canals;Operates a sloper to clean and form the sides of canals;Sprays for weeds and pest;Places and operators pumps;Operates, cleans, and services vehicles and other specialized equipment;Construction/Maintenance Work I, II, IIIPrunes trees, and repairs fences;Stocks truck with necessary tools, supplies, and equipment;Performs tasks involving rough carpentry, fabrication (including welding), and cement finishing;Operates and performs field repair on special purpose machinery and equipment; andMay be required to crawl inside pipe and conduit to effect repairs.Job Type: Full-timeSalary Starting at $18.93/hourJob Type: Full-timePay: From $18.93 per hourBenefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceEmployee assistance programFlexible spending accountHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offTuition reimbursementVision insuranceSchedule:8 hour shiftDay shiftMonday to FridayEducation:High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:Maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)Language:English (Preferred)License/Certification:Driver's License (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Fresno Irrigation District, Fresno , Construction/Maintenance Worker I, Professions , Fresno, California

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