Grounds Landscape Construction

SUMMARY

Primary responsibility is grounds projects. A project is defined as the installation of a permanent improvement as designated by the Grounds Supervisor.

LOCATION

Levelland Campus

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPOSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Read and understand plans.

Build forms for pouring concrete.

Pour and finish concrete.

Lay brick for patios and planters.

Must have some knowledge of electrical wiring and plumbing.

Safely operate various types of grounds equipment. (Tractor, mower, loader, ditcher, packer, edger, backpack blower, shovel, etc.)

Aid Irrigation Specialist in installation of irrigation systems, stations, controllers and wiring.

On snowy or icy days reports for work at 7:00 a.m. and helps with snow and ice removal.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities except as assigned by Grounds Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read drawings, plans, comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence,

and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or

two-step instructions.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Texas motor vehicle operator's license and insurability.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually noisy.

 

 


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