SporTran

Utility Worker

Location

Shreveport, LA

Type

Full Time

Division/Department: MAINTENANCE

Reports To: Director of Maintenance

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for cleaning and physical maintenance job duties in the following areas: Rack, Shelter/Grounds Maintenance and Vehicle/Tire Maintenance. Perform comprehensive tire service on transit fleet, trucks and company automobiles.

 

Rack Utility Workers responsible for service, maintenance and cleanliness of Rack areas.

  • Duties include, but are not limited to probing, dumping and auditing Farebox daily, fueling buses and vans daily, checking and refilling all auto fluids (oil, transmission, and coolant and windshield wiper fluids) and replacing flat or damaged tires on transit fleet as needed. Rear-Inside tire on all buses must be checked daily for tire flats.
  • Responsible for changing/replacing A/C filters, replacing light bulbs and fixtures and outside A/C unit washing as needed or requested.
  • Exterior and Interior cleanliness of transit fleet to include washing, vacuuming, and trash disposal. All wheelchair lifts/ramps must be cleaned and wiped down daily.
  • Responsible for daily washing and cleaning of wash bay area after servicing transit fleet.
  • Responsible for completing pull offs for road calls as delegated by a supervisor or leader on duty.

 

Shelter/Grounds Maintenance Workers responsible for maintenance, cleanliness and presentation of company buildings and grounds.

  • Shelter duties include, but are not limited to trash collection and disposal, mowing and trimming of all grassy areas at shelters and stops as needed, replace flat or damaged tires on transit fleet as needed. Company automobiles should be washed and cleaned no less than once weekly.
  • Responsible for minor shelter maintenance and plumbing duties.
  • Ground duties include, but are not limited to minor plumbing and electrical labor, minor building repairs and upgrades, trash collection and disposal, changing light bulbs/ballasts, fueling transit fleet as needed, timely cleaning and disposal oil spills, replacing flat or damaged tires on transit fleet as needed and washing and cleaning transit fleet/company automobiles when needed or requested.
  • Responsible for weekly cleaning of bus parking area with pressure washer with appropriate attachment and chemicals.
  • Responsible for weekly power-washing Terminal on designated day(s) as designated by Supervisor.
  • Responsible for completing pull offs for road calls as delegated by a supervisor or leader on duty.

 

Vehicle/Tire Maintenance Workers responsible for comprehensive vehicle and tire servicing transit fleet and company automobiles.

  • Duties include, but are not limited to mounting and balancing tires for all buses, vans and company automobiles, tire count maintenance and availability, monitoring and filling coolant tanks and proper disposal of coolant/waste, monitor and fill CNG oil tanks and replace flat or damaged tires on transit fleet and company vehicles as needed.
  • Conduct monthly Fire Extinguisher, Emergency Shower, and Emergency Eye Wash inspections.
  • Responsible for completing pull offs for road calls as delegated by a supervisor or leader on duty.
  • Ensure all required duty checklists are completed and accurate in compliance with company policy
  • Utility workers must be able to perform all essential functions of Maintenance Cleaner in assigned work areas as requested.
  • Utility workers must be able to perform all essential job functions for Maintenance Utility Worker in all assigned work areas as requested.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

 

DESIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to work in varying weather conditions.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices within 60 days of employment.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • MUST have valid Driver’s License with the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement within 120 days of employment.
  • MUST be available to work varying shifts to include days, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • MUST be able to pass physical agility tests with no limitations on upper or lower back.
  • MUST be able to walk, stoop, kneel, bend, push and/or pull to complete moderate to heavy lifting when necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Ability to work in varying weather conditions.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices within 60 days of employment.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

All positions are Safety Sensitive and subject to pre-employment requirements to include: drug test, background check, and clean driving record.

Eligible applicants will have no more than two (2) moving violations in the past five years and no convictions of a serious traffic violation (i.e., DWI, driving with a suspended, canceled or revoked license) in the past five years.

SporTran provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SporTran complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

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