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Container Maintenance Technician - City of Odessa, TX (ID: 285240)

Title Container Maintenance Technician
Type Facilities Management
Date Posted 2017-09-15
City / Organization City of Odessa, TX
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PLEASE NOTE: It is important that your application show all the relevant education you possess, list all employment for the past ten (10) years, explain any break of employment over 30 days, and include three references (No family members). Also, all the work history on your application must reflect on your resume.

Double Check your Application, incomplete applications will be rejected.  All communication will be done via email, we suggest you monitor your email for any correspondence.


All applications will be screened for eligibility using the essential qualifications, experience and skills outlined in the Job Specification.  Only those applicants who possess the required essential criteria will be progressed to the next stage of the selection process.


SUMMARY: Under basic supervision, cleans, paints, repairs, and refurbishes solid waste containers for the Solid Waste division of the Public Works Department (PWD).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  •  Cleans, paints, repairs, and refurbishes solid waste containers; assists welder in repairing containers.
  • Maintains and cleans work shop; inspects and cleans equipment and facility.
  • Utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; reports problems and emergency situations; recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents, and injuries.
  • Supports the divisional operations with regular and timely attendance.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.


Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High School Diploma or GED preferred. Two year's work experience in welding and equipment maintenance.  

Knowledge of:

  • Tools and equipment used in welding and repair of containers and heavy equipment.
  • Safety rules and regulations, including safety practices in a shop environment.  

Skill in:

  • Safe and efficient operation and maintenance of tools and equipment.
  • Following standard operating and safety procedures, and verbal and written instructions.
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.

License and certification requirements: Must possess a Texas Driver's license. A Texas Class A CDL is required but if hired without one will be given the opportunity to obtain within six months of employment.

Physical demands and working environment: Work is performed indoors, outdoors, and at City facilities; requires constant physical efforts, and the ability to bend, reach, stoop, and lift objects; may be exposed to safety hazards and dangerous tools and equipment; safety precautions must be followed, including use of safety equipment. City approved safety shoes must be worn.

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Job Post Expiration Date   November 6, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .