City of Odessa
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • $2371/month
  • Full Time

SUMMARY: Under basic supervision, performs maintenance tasks on buildings and grounds at the Bob Derrington Plant, Water Reclamation Plant and other associated offsite facilities; operates a variety of vehicles, equipment, and tools for the Utilities Department in compliance with all safety regulations and standard procedures

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Assists with maintenance and cleaning of Water Reclamation Plant equipment, performs preventive maintenance tasks, and reports mechanical defects and maintenance needs; operates a variety of specialized tools, trucks, and machinery; operates specialized vehicles in compliance with all safety regulations and City procedures.
  •  Assists plant workers as needed and learns new maintenance skills; utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; reports problems and emergency situations; recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents, and injuries.
  • Supports the deparmental operations with regular and timely attendance.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High School Diploma or GED preferred. One year of general maintenance work experience highly desired, but not required.

Knowledge of:
• Safety rules and regulations, occupational hazards, and safety precautions in public utilities.

Skill in:
• Safe and efficient operation and maintenance of tools, vehicles, and equipment.
• Following standard operating and safety procedures, and verbal and written instructions.
• Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.

License and certification requirements: Class C Texas State Driver's License is required.

Physical demands and working environment: Work is performed indoors, outdoors, and at City facilities; may be exposed to safety hazards and dangerous tools and equipment; safety precautions must be followed, including use of safety equipment. City approved safety shoes must be worn.

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