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Crewperson 5 – Site Maintenance - Heavy Equipment/Concrete/Playground

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
USD 259-Wichita Public Schools
Physical Address
3850 N. Hydraulic
Wichita, KS 67219
Job Description

Job Title: Crewperson 5 – Site Maintenance – Heavy Equipment/Concrete/Playground

Position Function: Crewperson 5 is directly responsible to the Supervisor. Crewperson 5 shall possess exceptional knowledge and demonstrate remarkable skills in the designated job area. Have the ability to carry out assignments and perform excellent quality work with minimum supervision. Demonstrate outstanding qualities in efficiency, initiative and dependability when completing various tasks.

Essential Performance Responsibilities Accept responsibility for assisting with training, skill development and supervision of other team members.
Assist in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a Crewperson 5 represents both the Facilities Division and the Wichita Public Schools.
Assume responsibility for all tools, supplies and materials.
Cooperate with other employees and maintain good public relations inside and outside his/her assignment.
Display willingness to be trained in all phases of assignments and increase his/her skills, thus, qualifying for advancement.
Possess a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service.
Maintain appropriate licenses and certifications including a valid Kansas driver’s license at all times throughout employment.
Maintain current knowledge relating to technical information and policies concerning this Facilities area and assist the Supervisor in assigned administrative tasks.
Make decisions and offer solutions to the unit Supervisor concerning problems in the field.
Plan and estimate labor and material costs of assigned jobs.
Possess superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership.
Support the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district.
Work cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication.
Work directly or indirectly under the Supervisor.

Additional Duties Assist with additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Equipment: The employee must demonstrate the ability to use various equipment assigned to the position as needed. Use hand tools of trade and related power equipment. This position requires the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine. Must always comply with USD 259’s guidelines for equipment use.
Travel: Travel between schools and central offices is required.

Physical and Mental Demands: Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required
Ability to work indoors in extreme heat or cold and outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow
Ability to wear proper safety equipment as required while performing the various responsibilities required for this position
Ability to work overtime on short notice may be required
Work in standard office, shop and school building environments
Ability to work in confined or high spaces; some strenuous physical work
Ability to work productively in stressful situations
Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services
Must be able to lift 40-80 lbs., climb ladders, withstand considerable time on your feet standing, bending, stooping, and twisting; some high work and tunnel work will be necessary at times
Limited (0-1 hour): Keyboarding/mouse, and high impact vibratory tools (bucking/riveting)
Occasional (1-3 hours): Below the waist reaching, waist to shoulder reaching, overhead reaching, sitting, climbing/balancing (stairs, ladders, other), operating foot controls, twisting at the waist, kneeling, crouching (squatting), crawling, lying down (back, side, front), repetitive motion (multiple manipulation of same muscle group) and low impact vibratory tools (drilling/sanding)
Frequent (3-6 hours): Standing, walking, rotation of head/neck, flexion (head bend down and head bend back), bending at the waist, twisting at the waist, forceful gripping and fine finger manipulation
Constant (6-8 hours): Total reaching and handling/grasping
Exposure to: Dust and odors
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information
Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor when their discretion is needed
Ability to perform as an effective team player
Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work to meet the daily demands of the building
Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook
Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude
Must be detail oriented
Use good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignments
Display a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality
Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance
Knowledge of company’s mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them
Knowledge of various types of materials and procedures used in the area is essential

Interrelations: Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors
Will work under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks
Will work with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy
Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues
Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer service

Employee Punctuality and Appearance: In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave.
Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee’s supervisor or building administrator.
All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position.
Qualification Profile A High School Education or GED equivalent is required.
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Specifics: The Crewperson 5 must have the ability to perform all tasks involved in concrete pouring, sandblasting, patching concrete, installing and repairing parking lots, installing and repairing playground equipment, asphalt repair, fencing and various earth moving operations and relocating industrial arts equipment. Knowledge of the various types of materials and procedures used in the area is essential. Experience in these areas is preferred. This position is mandatory snow removal. A CDL class A driver’s license is required or must be obtained within 90 days of hire date. Must be able to lead the crew when the crew leader is gone.

Duties and Responsibilities: Maintain good physical condition.
Operate heavy equipment as needed.
Operate dump trucks.
Perform all duties involved in forming and pouring concrete.
Perform the proper maintenance and servicing of equipment.
Deliver and set up heavy equipment.
Operate crane for replacing rope on flagpoles, setting play equipment and assisting other work areas as needed.
Install playgrounds, fencing, asphalt patching and earth moving operations.
Shoot grades for all earth work, concrete and asphalt operations.
Observe job schedules and completion dates.

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