Construction/maintenance Worker Ii

York County
Full Time $30,380 - $32,714 Per year VA 105 Service Dr, Yorktown, VA 23692, United States


Position available in the Division of Stormwater Engineering.  Performs heavy manual work in the maintenance of County drainage ways and their associated structures.  Responsible for serving as a lead worker in the absence of the supervisor; assigns and directs the activities of a small group of employees.  Maintains drainage systems, and if silted in, re-constructs the drainage ways as needed. Observes and detects illicit discharges at outfalls as part of the County VSMP (Virginia Stormwater Management Permit).  Additional responsibilities include assisting with the collection of storm debris.  

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent with experience operating hand and power tools and some supervisory experience required; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must have the ability to interpret and read maps and drawings of drainage easements.

Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia with good driving record mandatory.

Safety shoes required.

Requires an acceptable criminal background check.

Supplemental Information

DMV records check conducted prior to employment.

Work is performed outdoors under all types of weather conditions with exposure to the usual hazards associated with outside maintenance and construction work.

This position is considered an Essential Position (County designation as ALPHA) which requires the employee to report to work during inclement and extreme weather conditions, often outside normally scheduled work hours, or as notified by a supervisor.

Physical Demands

Must be physically able to operate a variety of hand and power tools including weed eaters, chain saws, industrial mowers, backpack blowers, power winches, pole saws, shovels, and rakes, etc. Must be able to lift between 50 and 100 pounds, and operate and carry gas powered motorized equipment for the better part of a work day.  Work involves walking, standing, stooping and bending on a daily basis.

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