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August 15, 2018 Employment Opportunity

TOWN OF WINTER – EMPLOYMENT  DESCRIPTION

Title:   Mechanic/Driver/Operator
Department:  Town of Winter Shop, Winter, WI

Purpose of Position
The purpose of this position is to perform general highway maintenance
and construction and diagnosis and repair of trucks and heavy
equipment, including engine, fuel, drive train, suspension, brake and
electrical.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this position.  It is not intended
as a complete list of specific responsibilities and duties, nor is it
intended to limit duties to those listed. It is understood that the
supervisor has the right to assign, direct, and modify duties and
responsibilities listed and duties not mentioned that are of similar
kind or level of difficulty shall not be excluded.

•	Operates highway department trucks and a variety of other
equipment.
•	Performs winter maintenance activities including plowing, salting,
sanding.
•	Responsible for daily maintenance of equipment.
•	Performs general highway maintenance and related activities
including patching, sign repair, flagging, hauling, mowing, brushing,
sweeping, clearing culverts, litter pick-up, etc.
•	Responds to emergency situations, high water, blocked roads,
washouts, snowstorms, etc.
•	Fills in for other highway service personnel as required.
•	Diagnoses and repairs trucks and heavy equipment;  diagnoses and
repairs fuel systems; repairs drive train, including clutch, drive
lines, and transmission; rebuilds and repairs suspension; diagnoses
and repairs air and hydraulic brake systems; diagnoses and repairs
electrical system problems.
•	Repairs and diagnoses hydraulic pumps, valves, cylinders, and
motors; repairs hydrostatic systems.
•	Makes service calls when machinery breaks down.
•	Maintains chainsaws, generators, pumps, and small engines.
•	Repairs and rebuilds small engines.
•	Welds and repairs equipment utilizing arc, wire feed, and gas
welding equipment. Operates lathe, painting equipment, and various
power tools.
•	Sweeps floors and maintains a neat, clean work area. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Physical Requirements & Skills
•	Ability to operate tri-axle dump truck with manual transmission
•	Ability to operate a variety of heavy equipment including a backhoe,
loader, grader, etc.
•	Ability to operate a variety of road maintenance tools and equipment
including a mower, saw, chipper, steamer, etc.
•	Ability to exert heavy physical effort in moderate to heavy work,
including climbing and balancing.  Ability to lift and carry, push and
pull.  Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication
•	Ability to compare, count, differentiate, and sort data and
information.
•	Ability to explain, demonstrate, and clarify to others within well
established policies, procedures, and standards as well as the ability
to follow specific instructions and respond to simple requests.
•	Ability to utilize descriptive data and information, such as time
sheets, equipment manuals, policy and procedure manuals, etc.
•	Ability to communicate effectively and work well with co-workers,
supervisors and general public. 

Mathematical Ability
•	Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
Judgement and Situational Reasoning Ability
•	Ability to use functional reasoning development in the performance
of semi-routine functions involving standardized work with some choice
of action.
•	Ability to apply situational reasoning ability by exercising
judgement, decisiveness, and creativity in situations involving the
evaluation of information against measurable criteria.
Environmental Adaptability
•	Ability to work under uncomfortable conditions in regard to
environmental factors such as temperature variation (extreme heat and
cold), odors, noise, vibrations, wetness, and dust.

Qualifications

High school graduate with one to two years truck driving and
maintenance experience.   Technical school training in diesel
mechanics and welding desirable or any combination of education and
experience that provides knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must have a
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with A, B & C endorsements.

Archive

  • September 10, 2018 Library Meeting
  • September 1, 2018 SOLID WASTE SITE HOURS CHANGE
  • August 15, 2018 Employment Opportunity
  • August 15, 2018 Employment Opportunity Deadline info
  • May 22, 2018 FIRE WORKS PERMIT REMINDER
  • May 21, 2018 Road Bans Restrictions lifted
  • April 20, 2018 Change to Spring/Summer Hours
  • March 13, 2018 SEASONAL WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS NOTICE
  • November 10, 2017 NOTICE OF MEETING TIME CHANGE
  • September 1, 2017 Fall & Winter Hours Begin
  • July 29, 2017 HAZARDOUS WASTE & MEDICATION COLLECTION
  • July 12, 2017 Monthly Meeting
  • June 6, 2017 FIRE WORKS PERMITS
  • May 10, 2017 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
  • May 1, 2017 SSCSW SUMMER HOURS BEGIN
  • April 21, 2017 SEASONAL ROAD BANS LIFTED
  • April 4, 2017 ELECTION RESULTS
  • February 17, 2017 ROAD BAN NOTICE
  • January 30, 2017 Sawyer Co. WTA Meeting
  • November 2, 2016 2017 BUDGET HEARING NOTICE
  • September 6, 2016 SSCSW Fall/Winter Hours
  • May 2, 2016 SSCSW SUMMER HOURS BEGIN
  • March 25, 2016 SEASONAL ROAD BANS
  • March 7, 2016 SEASONAL ROAD BANS
  • September 2, 2015 SSCSW Waste Site Fall/Winter Hours
  • May 2, 2015 SSCSW Waste Site Summer Hours Begin
  • December 8, 2014 2014 PROPERTY TAX BILLS
  • September 4, 2014 SSCSW Waste site Winter Hours Begin
  • August 19, 2014 SNOW PLOWING CONTRACTS
  • June 1, 2014 SSCSW Waste site Summer Hours Begin
  • June 1, 2014 JUNE CLEAN UP MONTH NOTICE
  • June 13, 2013 SNOW PLOW BILLS / CONTRACTS