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Laborer - Street Maintenance

Position Type: Full-Time

Salary Range: $14.98 - $21.40 Hourly

Location: Public Works Garage, Fishers, Indiana

Position Description

If you take pride in a job well done, are a self-starter, who enjoys working outdoors and leading a team; can thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment with high standards; have excellent communication skills and a strong work ethic then this might be the position for you!

Under the Department of Public Works (DPW) the Street Laborer position is integral part of a team that is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of over 1700 lane miles of road, 100's of acres or right-of-way (ROW), and snow removal for all City streets and HSE school parking lots. Besides the maintenance needed to keep streets and ROW at optimum standards, Fishers Street Maintenance has pioneered some of the most innovative maintenance techniques in the state. Other important responsibilities of the position include working at up to 100 special events held in the community (ex. concerts, 5K runs, holiday events, etc.). Fishers DPW Street Maintenance is the ideal place for someone in the pavement maintenance industry who wants to experience all aspects of maintenance. 

Fishers DPW is the only municipal public works department in Indiana to hold the American Public Works Association (APWA) Certification which recognizes agencies that meet compliance with the recommended management practices set forth in the Public Works Management Practices Manual.

Examples of Duties

  • Patches/maintains roads
  • Running and operating paving crews/equipment
  • Concrete infrastructure repairs (street and sidewalks)
  • Assists in snow removal
  • Mowing and landscape maintenance
  • Replaces/repairs signage
  • Road stripping
  • Cleans equipment and shop
  • Use of smartphone/tablets to complete work orders via computerized work order management system
  • Coordinates job assignments with Senior Laborers/Foremen

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent; posses a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) or be able to obtain within six months of employment; Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 100 lbs.; Ability to climb ladders and maintain balance; Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a variety of people; Able to handle several projects at the same time in adverse conditions.

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