Open Position:  General Maintenance Worker

General Maintenance Worker is a physically demanding job requiring the ability to lift and carry 50 pounds on a regular basis, stand or walk for up to 2 hours at a time and up to 7 hours per day.  It also requires periodically being on-call and responding to after-hours emergencies, working in confined spaces, and working outside in all weather conditions.    

This position performs a variety of duties related to the upkeep and maintenance of District equipment, infrastructure, and facilities including:

·         locating, inspecting, cleaning, and repairing manholes and sewer lines,

·         vacuuming, cleaning, and degreasing lift stations,

·         repairing non-potable water lines, valves, and hydrants,

·         operating a variety of heavy equipment,

·         performing heavy-duty cleaning and making minor carpentry and plumbing repairs to buildings,

·         performing janitorial and grounds keeping duties,

·         removing snow and debris,

·         reading and interpreting maps and drawings.

This position requires the ability to obtain a CDL driver’s license with a tanker certification within 4 months of hire.   It also requires a safe driving record and the ability to be covered by District vehicle insurance.  The position requires the ability to use computers to dispatch JULIE locates, enter work orders and requisitions, and use a GIS system.

The District offers a comprehensive benefits package with medical, dental, vision, and life insurance available on the 1st day of employment.  Benefits also include a pension plan, vacation, sick and personal leave, and 9 paid holidays.

Resumes or applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. Friday, August 6, 2021 at Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District, 1100 E. University Ave., P.O. Box 669, Urbana, IL 61803-0669.   Attn:   Theresa Plotner  You may also e-mail resumes tplotner@u-csd.com.   EOE

Job Description

Union Benefit Summary Sheet

Employment Application

EEO Form - Voluntary

District employees are subject to the following criteria:

All employees must establish and maintain permanent residency within 20 miles of the 2016 corporate limits of the District. Newly hired employees must meet this criterion within six months from their first day of employment. View the Residency Boundary Map (PDF) .

Most employees must possess a valid driver’s license and be eligible to be covered by the District’s vehicle insurance policy. All maintenance employees must obtain a CDL license after completion of their probationary period.

Positions in the Maintenance, Wastewater Operations, and Storeroom are subject to the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement with the Teamsters.

Most positions are subject to a post-offer physical, motor vehicle registration screen, and drug screen. Some positions are also subject to a pre-placement screen based upon the physical requirements of the job. Employees required to have a CDL license are also subject to random substance screens in accordance with DOT guidelines.