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LFG Maintenance Assistant

Monterey Regional Waste Management District Marina, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $18 to $23 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

Under direct supervision, the incumbent performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled tasks related to the maintenance, repair, and upkeep of power systems equipment,  facilities, surrounding grounds, gas wells and associated infrastructure.  Some tasks require heavy physical manual labor.  Incumbents may be expected to work unusual shifts, weekends, evenings, holidays, as needed, and drive a District truck and utility cart to get around District Site.   Incumbents may be assigned to perform similar tasks in other departments as needed. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The following duties are typical of this classification and are intended only to describe the various types of work that may be performed, the level of technical complexity of the assignment(s) and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties. The omission of a specific duty statement does not exclude it from the position if the work is consistent with the concept of the classification or is similar or closely related to another duty statement to address business needs and changing business practices.

·         Assists the LFG maintenance technicians in maintaining established preventive maintenance programs, repair and diagnosing activities; prepares parts and engine components for assembly.

·         Completes equipment inspections with guidance from technicians; completes checklists in accordance with proper procedure.

·         Performs basic operation and maintenance functions on gas well field and associated equipment.

·         Performs cleaning and general plant maintenance of equipment, work areas, building, surrounding grounds, gas well field and associated infrastructure.

·         Makes basic gas well field repairs as directed.

·         Disposes of oils and other fluids related to engine maintenance, in accordance with proper procedure.

·         Lifts and moves heavy objects up to 50 pounds without assistance and 75-100 pounds with assistance.

·         Maintains basic records of work performed and materials used.

·         Understand and carry out oral and written directions in English.

·         Read and write in English at the level required for successful job performance.

·         Adhere to an assigned work schedule and meet District attendance standards.

·         All District positions require the employee to provide good customer service to both internal and external customers, maintain positive and effective working relationships with other District employees.

·         Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

·         Safe work practices and procedures.

·         Basic housekeeping and cleaning activities.

·         Use of basic hand tools and landscape maintenance equipment.

Ability to:

·         Learn basic methods, tools, equipment, and materials used in landscape maintenance, repair, and construction work.

·         Use hand and power tools safely.

·         Work safely and apply safety policies and work procedures.

·         Learn to perform semi-skilled maintenance, repair and construction assignments.

·         Support the goals and objectives of the assigned department and the District.

·         Apply sound judgment in a variety of circumstances with or without specific instructions.

·         Ability to work safely without presenting a threat to self or others.

·         Work independently and accomplish various assignments while being given broad general instructions.

Training and Experience:

·         High School Diploma desired.

Special Requirements:

·         Must maintain a California Driver's License Class C as a condition of employment.

·         Acquire and maintain safety certifications as required.

·         Wear and use proper safety clothing and personal protective equipment, as needed for task.

·         Work under adverse conditions such as inclement weather, heat, dust, dirt, chemicals, and noise.

·         Work overtime, weekends, and holidays, as assignments require.

·         Work in confined spaces and in high work areas.

Physical Demands - Frequently stand and walk; sit for extended periods; some walking on uneven and slippery surfaces; frequent climbing and some kneeling, stooping, and crouching; lifting, carrying, moving up to 50 pounds without assistance and 75-100 pounds with assistance; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of mechanical and electrical maintenance and repair equipment.

Mental Demands - While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; learn and apply new information or skills; perform detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks with constant interruptions; work under deadlines and interact with all levels of District management and personnel, and the public.

Work Environment - Normally work is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments; regular exposure to dust; some exposure to fumes, grease, and oil; often works around moving vehicles and equipment; exposure to electrical current and energy; exposure to landfill gasses; foul odors; exposure to the landfill surface and well systems; exposure to loud and constant noise, requiring the use of hearing protection at all times, while working in engine room, regular contact with other staff and occasional contact with the public.

Company Description
Mission

Our mission is to turn waste into resources in the most cost effective and environmentally
sound manner to benefit the community.

In 2014, the MRWMD Board of Directors adopted five “Pillars of Sustainability” to guide MRWMD’s strategic initiatives with a focus on People, Finance, Environment, Community and Innovation.

Service Area

The District covers a total of 853 square miles, including the cities of Carmel-by-the-Sea, Del Rey Oaks, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Sand City, Seaside, and the unincorporated areas of Big Sur, Carmel Highlands, Carmel Valley, Castroville, Corral De Tierra, Laguna Seca, Moss Landing, Pebble Beach, San Benancio, and Toro Park. The population currently served is approximately 170,000 (see map).

District Facilities

The District’s facilities are located on its 475-acre property, 2 miles north of Marina, at the Monterey Regional Environmental Park, 14201 Del Monte Blvd. The property consists of a 315-acre permitted sanitary landfill site, a 126-acre buffer area (mostly Salinas River floodplain), 20 acres for the resource recovery facilities , a 12 acre Community Franchise Collection Facility, administrative offices, and maintenance buildings.

Don Chapin Company and Keith Day Company each lease District property for recycling operations including concrete recycling and yard trimmings composting.

Monterey Regional Waste Management District

Why Work Here?
We offer great pay with an excellent benefits package and steady, year round work!

Mission Our mission is to turn waste into resources in the most cost effective and environmentally sound manner to benefit the community. In 2014, the MRWMD Board of Directors adopted five “Pillars of Sustainability” to guide MRWMD’s strategic initiatives with a focus on People, Finance, Environment, Community and Innovation. Service Area The District covers a total of 853 square miles, including the cities of Carmel-by-the-Sea, Del Rey Oaks, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Sand City, Seaside, and the unincorporated areas of Big Sur, Carmel Highlands, Carmel Valley, Castroville, Corral De Tierra, Laguna Seca, Moss Landing, Pebble Beach, San Benancio, and Toro Park. The population currently served is approximately 170,000 (see map). District Facilities The District’s facilities are located on its 475-acre property, 2 miles north of Marina, at the Monterey Regional Environmental Park, 14201 Del Monte Blvd. The property consists of a 315-acre permitted sanitary landfill site, a 126-acre buffer area (mostly Salinas River floodplain), 20 acres for the resource recovery facilities , a 12 acre Community Franchise Collection Facility, administrative offices, and maintenance buildings. Don Chapin Company and Keith Day Company each lease District property for recycling operations including concrete recycling and yard trimmings composting.

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Marina, CA
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