Performs tasks common to the care of grounds and landscapes by seeding, watering, mulching, fertilizing, and applying chemicals to outside plantings, lawns and turf, as well as inside flowers and cuttings used in transplanting inspecting plant materials for insects, disease, physical and mechanical damage and identifying replacements; transplanting, pruning, trimming, and cultivating trees, shrubs, ground cover, and flowers; and storing and caring for bulbs and cuttings in the winter season.
Performs regular and directed grounds and landscape maintenance by mowing lawns with riding or push mowers; trimming and edging around trees, shrubs, ground cover, flowers, sidewalks and buildings; weeding, thinning and cleaning flower beds and other grounds by hand or utilizing proper tools and equipment; and setting up, adjusting, repairing, and cleaning irrigation systems.
Removes unsightly trash and debris from areas by regularly inspecting grounds, drains, manhole covers, etc., for debris; raking, sweeping and bagging leaves, debris, dirt and trash from streets, sidewalks, parking lots, tunnels, and transporting the trash to designated central collection points daily.
Applies chemicals used in grounds keeping (horticulture, turf management, and floriculture) properly and safely by wearing prescribed protective clothing, masks, and/or rubber gloves and boots, following either written or verbal directions for mixing chemical compounds according to specifications, applying the chemicals properly on grounds and landscapes designated for their use, and disposing of residual chemical products as directed or storing and labeling them for future use.
Safely operates light vehicles such as pick-up trucks, tractors or riding mowers and portable power tools and equipment such as saws, grass trimmers, leaf blowers, sprayers, paint machines and other groundskeeping equipment by obeying applicable traffic laws and following operator instructions, and wearing appropriate safety items such as goggles, gloves, or other appropriate protective clothing.
Ensures that grounds maintenance equipment and building maintenance equipment are operational by performing routine and preventative maintenance and cleaning of tools, equipment, and machines within reasonable capabilities.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;
Required Education High School Diploma or its equivalent Required Work Experience
One (1) to three (3) years’ experience;
Experience in using and operating grounds equipment and/or tools (e.g. leaf sweepers, line trimmers, hedge trimmers, blowers, hand truck, a power liftgate, hammer drill, chain saw, basic hand tools, etc.)
Experience in repairing/maintaining irrigation systems
Experience in planting shrubs, trees, flowers, pruning trees/shrubs
Experience in operating riding, push lawn mowers, and other turf-related equipment
Experience in power washer operation
Experience in minor equipment maintenance (e.g. oil changes, blade sharpening, filter changes, spark plug changes, use of grease gun, etc.)
Must be able to pull, push and lift 50-70 pounds.
Work in inclement weather and exposure to heat, rain, and cold.
Work in high noise environments
We are offering a 40-hour full-time position, year-round.
VIEW JOBS8/24/2019 12:00:00 AM2019-11-22T00:00Job Description
Major Responsibilities and Essential Duties
1.Perform overall maintenance on sport fields and surrounding areas which includes mowing, weeding, fertilizing and aerating.
2.Clean dug-outs, bleachers and any additional viewing areas.
3.Pick up trash and maintain the overall aesthetics of the entire campus.
4.Maintain the irrigation system.
5.Prepare sport fields for athletic and non-athletic events.
6.Report any malfunctioning equipment or property damages to the Director of Quarries Facilities.
7.Fill up carts, tractors and all gas/diesel equipment on a weekly basis.
8.Perform any additional duties as assigned by the Director of Quarries Facilities and the Quarries Management Team.
9.Keep shed/barn/storage clean and organized. This includes inside and outside the perimeter.
MUST BE RESPECTFUL OF THEIR RELIGIOUS BASE COMPANY.
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
1.Significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling (up to 50 pounds or more).
2.Balancing & climbing (not afraid of heights).
3.Frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending, and/or crawling.
4.Requires extended hours standing and walking.
5.Flexible, split, and extended hours may be required due to scheduling needs.
6.Varying extremes of temperature (hot/cold).
7.Other physical, mental or visual ability required by the job.
VIEW JOBS7/25/2019 12:00:00 AM2019-10-23T00:00The Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced Construction Records Keeper for our Transportation-Construction Management (T-CM) practice.
As a Construction Record Keeper, you will maintain construction project records and processes related paperwork; reviews and modifies contract documents to reflect changes to original agreement; monitors records to verify compliance with state and federal laws; determines payments due contractor for work completed; maintains liaison with construction inspectors and contractor's staff and trains others. Work requires contact with the public. The Records Keeper will help prepare and submit estimates, check engineering calculations, interpret contract documents, provide EEO compliance, process Contract Change Orders and Supplemental Agreements, independently interpret work details from the field and make technical decisions related to office operations. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and previous computer skills (i.e. SiteManager, eBuilder, DMS, LCP Tracker, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) are required.
Additional responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
* Attend pre-construction meetings to instruct contractor's bookkeeper on record-keeping procedures.
* Composes correspondence, reports and supporting documents; files; orders supplies and equipment.
* Maintains liaison with construction inspectors and contractor's staff to ensure project records
* Monitors contractors' compliance with federal requirements related to Equal Employment Opportunity and wages.
* Monitors the on-the-job training program and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and Small Business Enterprise programs; submits required monthly reports.
* Prepares and submits monthly and final estimates; checks calculations against work log and estimate form to verify work is completed before payment is made.
* Processes change orders, supplemental agreements and extra work orders.
* Sets up field record books for each construction project within the assigned area.
* Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.
* Communicate effectively
* Standard procedures relative to planning, construction, and engineering fundamentals
* Applicable testing methods, processes, and procedures
* Higher mathematics
* Developing and implementing programs
* Governmental policies and procedures
* Equal employment opportunity guidelines
* Contract development and oversight
* DBE and SBE programs
* Writing, reviewing and revising documents to include engineering notes, specifications, standards and procedures
* Reviewing and interpreting plans for accuracy and ensuring compliance with requirements
* High school diploma or equivalent and 8+ years' relevant experience
* Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or relevant study preferred
* 4+ years' experience in SiteManager (or other Construction Management software), progress and final estimates, EEO compliance, processing Construction changes, etc.
If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply.
While RS&H was founded in 1941, we have been providing construction management services as one of our primary business practices since 1984. RS&H's Transportation-Construction Management Practice serves numerous state departments of transportation, mobility/transportation authorities, turnpike/toll authorities, rail/port authorities, municipal/county governments, and private clients throughout the United States. Our Construction Engineering and Inspections (CEI) teams as well as our Construction Management teams are industry leading experts who provide a full range of construction engineering, program management, specialized testing, and inspection services from the preconstruction phase through maintenance and operations. By joining our team, you too can provide unique expertise in the full life cycle of transportation delivery, and lead the evolution of transportation.
RS&H provides fully integrated architecture, engineering, and consulting services to help clients realize their most complex facility and infrastructure projects for land, air, and space. We are committed to bringing extraordinary solutions to our clients through the promise of imagination, ingenuity, and innovation. With a tradition of excellence that began in 1941, we are consistently ranked among the nation's top 100 design firms. We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of: integrity, quality service, business success and valuing associates.
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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VIEW JOBS10/9/2019 12:00:00 AM2020-01-07T00:00Job Posting Title:
Maintenance Zone Gardener
Position Open To:
Weekly Scheduled Hours:
Earliest Start Date:
Expected to Continue
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Provide skilled landscaping work to maintain the health and appearance of The University of Texas at Austin campus landscape. Assist the Crew Leader in supervising a landscape crew.
Job offer contingent upon clearing a background check, receiving an acceptable driver's rating, and passing a strength and agility test (WorkSTEPS). Applications reviewed online.
* Maintains landscapes according to university standards (to include all turf, shrubs, trees, and hardscapes) and reports trouble conditions on campus that may be a safety hazard to the university.
* Safely operates all types of landscaping equipment (to include power mowers, small sweepers, string trimmers, cultivators, and other equipment).
* Readily accepts and follows written and oral instructions, maintains work schedule set by the supervisor, and completes routine paperwork (to include daily electronic data, vehicle usage log, and other UT related electronic forms).
* Wears appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) for the task, follows safety rules, and maintains safe working conditions. Promotes and exercises good safety habits. Maintains acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157.
* Supervises a small crew in the absence of the crew leader.
One to three years of experience in landscape maintenance. Experience in the care of flowers, shrubs, trees, and turf (to include: mowing, pruning, fertilization, irrigation, aeration, and other cultural practices). Experience using and maintaining power equipment and hand tools used in gardening work. Ability to communicate effectively with the university community and contacts. Ability to pull, push, and lift up to 50 lbs. Capable of working in all types of adverse conditions (environmental, weather, dust, loud noise, heights, fumes, smoke, air pollution, allergens, etc). Stable work history. Ability to perform basic computer operations. Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record.
Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
High school graduation or GED. Formal coursework in horticulture or related field. Technical training in landscaping or horticulture (eg: Texas AgriLife Extension Services classes or courses). More than two years of experience in the care and maintenance of landscaping in an institutional or commercial setting. More than two years of experience using landscaping equipment. More than one year of experience in a supervisory capacity. Knowledge of and experience using organic principals and methods in installing and maintaining turf, shrubs, small trees and annual color beds.
This job requires a class "C" operator's driver's license. The applicant selected must provide a current three year driving record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, a Texas driver's license must be obtained within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Employees who are required to have a CDL are subject to drug and alcohol testing (pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, random, return-to-duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing).
$28,080 per year + depending on qualifications
* Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished)
* May work in all weather conditions
* May work in extreme temperatures
* May work around chemical fumes
* May work around biohazards
* May work around chemicals
* May work around electrical and mechanical hazards
* May work around dust, loud noise, fumes, smoke, air pollution, allergens, etc.
* Use of manual dexterity
* Climbing of stairs
* Climbing of ladders
* Lifting, pulling, pushing up to 50 lbs.
* May work from heights
* May twist, grasp, and bend
* Mon-Fri, 6:00am-2:30pm
* Hours may vary based on water restrictions, seasonal changes, campus events, and emergencies
* May require overtime with minimum notice
* 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
* Letter of interest
Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume in the first step of the online job application process. Then, any additional Required Materials will be uploaded in the My Experience section; you can multi-select the additional files or click the Upload button for each file. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.
Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find Jobs. Before you apply though, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will need to click the Upload button multiple times in order to attach your Resume, References and any additional Required Materials noted above.
Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.
Retirement Plan Eligibility:
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
Employment Eligibility Verification:
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.
The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:
* E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF]
* E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
* Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF]
* Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.
The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2018 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.
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