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Seasonal Equipment Operator - Persigo Wastewater Treatment Plant

at City of Grand Junction

Pay: $11.1 to $18.22/hour
$11.1 - $18.22
Posted: 5/13/2019
Job Status: Seasonal
Job Reference #: 2423759
Keywords: construction

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


Perform duties related to the maintenance of grounds and buildings at Persigo Wastewater Treatment Plant.


  • Water mow and spray landscaped areas consisting of turf, bushes, trees, flowers, and shrubs.
  • Trim and prune bushes, trees and shrubs, edge and trim around fences lines and other items.
  • Apply herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers safely and accurately as needed.
  • Pick up and discard trash.
  • Maintain assigned buildings and equipment including cleaning and stocking restrooms operations building and lab.
  • Help in the operation and maintenance of a large self-contained irrigation systems including pump stations, underground piping, valves, wiring, sprinklers and controllers.
  • Operate a variety of equipment including tractors, grounds keeping equipment, power and hand tools, and other specialized maintenance and construction equipment.
  • Perform safety and maintenance inspections on assigned vehicle or equipment; perform routine vehicle and equipment repairs in the field.
  • Inspect the condition of assigned systems, equipment, and facilities, perform installations, repairs, and replacements as necessary.
  • Identify and prepare supplies and equipment needed for assigned projects. Maintain records and input and recall information into a computer as assigned. 
  • Maintain inventory of parts, tools, materials and equipment, ordering supplies, equipment and tools as assigned.
  • Perform work in emergency situations during or after regular work hours as required.
  • Utilize proper safety precautions related to all work performed.
  • Assist in maintenance projects outside of regularly assigned area depending on work needs.


Physical Conditions:  Primary functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, kneeling, standing or walking for prolonged periods of time; lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling and moving heavy furniture and equipment.

Supplemental Information

The recruitment will remain open until positions have been filled.

For hearing/speech/visually impaired dial 711 (TTY). 

Contact Human Resources with questions, (970) 244-1512. EOE.