Equipment Washer/Laborer

Roanoke County   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
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Posted on July 2, 2021
GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs routine manual labor in the daily operation of the General Services Wash Facility with limited supervision. Performs related work as required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Opens and closes the facility at the prescribed times and ensures that the building is secure at the end of the shift
  • Ensures that the machinery is operational and reports any malfunctions as they occur
  • Maintains sufficient stock of the necessary cleaning supplies, soaps, and tools to perform the day's duties
  • Keeps the building and surrounding area clean, and free of litter, and empties trash containers on a daily basis
  • Cleans the drain basins as needed
  • Ensures the wash equipment/machinery is maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications
  • Uses the high-pressure nozzle and/or long handled brush to clean vehicles and equipment
  • Assists the equipment operators in cleaning their equipment, and during slack time will clean other trucks, cars or heavy equipment that is not being used that day
  • Maintains a daily log of the equipment washed

REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES

Education
Preferred: High school diploma or equivalent
 
Experience
Required: Considerable experience performing manual labor
Preferred: Some experience in the operation of motorized equipment
 
Certifications/ Licenses
Required: Valid Virginia driver's license with a good driving record
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • General knowledge of the operation of large trucks and heavy equipment
  • Some knowledge of traffic rules and regulations as related to the operation of service vehicles
  • General knowledge in the use and care of common hand and power tools, and implements
  • Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable work or weather conditions
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions, labels and warnings  relating to the safe use of tools, chemicals, and other materials
  • Ability to organize, schedule and perform routine cleaning and maintenance of facility equipment independently without work-site supervision
  • Ability to keep daily logs to record maintenance work
 
Additional Requirements
Subject to a complete criminal history background search with acceptable results. Following a conditional offer of employment, must pass a post offer physical examination. Must be able to perform the job as described in the Physical and Environmental Demands section of this job description.

OTHER INFORMATION

Benefits are available to full-time positions only.


Roanoke County

Roanoke , VA