Maintenance Specialist

Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance

Under general supervision assists with streetscape and maintenance-related projects in core districts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate mechanical equipment used to collect litter, sweep/scrub sidewalk surfaces and remove weeds along assigned routes
  • Collect and remove litter and other debris on the sidewalks and curb lines
  • Pick up paper and similar rubbish from sidewalks, flower beds, grates and alleys
  • Remove graffiti by scrapping, painting or using chemicals
  • Wipe down and remove cobwebs from benches, signs, trash cans and light poles
  • Performs seasonal grounds duties, including planting flowers, weatherizing benches, hanging banners, tree maintenance, and snow and ice removal
  • Maintain and inspect equipment; report the need for required maintenance
  • Assists with needed maintenance and repair work on grounds and facilities as directed by maintenance supervisor
  • Assists with set up and tear down for special events
  • Takes appropriate care of tools, materials, and equipment at the work site
  • Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service as directed by maintenance supervisor
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Complies with safety regulations and maintains clean and orderly work areas

Education & Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 1-3 years maintenance or related experience
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Safe driving principles and working practices
  • Ability to work independently in the absence of direct supervision
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment in routine, day-to-day decision making
  • Organizes his/her work effectively
  • Establishes, maintains and fosters positive and harmonious working relationship with those contacted in the course of work
Job Benefits:

Full compliment of company benefits are provided for this position.

Application Instructions:

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Maintenance Specialist

Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance

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Job ID: 72956

Posted 23 days ago

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