Laborer B Public Works

City Of Dallas, TX Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 3 days ago

Position Purpose

The substance of positions in this classification requires the performance of low-skilled and unskilled strenuous labor duties may involve but not limited to assisting in the cleaning, maintenance and repair of streets, storm drains, and striping of public streets.

Essential Functions
1.Follows specific to general oral or written instructions on basic routines from an immediate supervisor or crew leader.
2.Completes several distinct tasks with little opportunity for decisions and supervisor frequently checks completed work.
3.Uses a variety of hand tools, power tools, and vehicles to transport equipment to job site.
4.Follows proper safety procedures; flags traffic, sets out barricades, cones, or other safety devices.
5.Loads and unloads tools, construction material and equipment onto to trucks.
6.Performs preventive maintenance and minor repairs of all equipment.

Performs Depending on Location:

  • Performs various manual labor duties to maintain streets (including flagging, and setting up barricades), alley repair, storm drains.

  • Assists in setting forms, mixing and pouring concrete, spreading and laying asphalt or spreading crack seal for the maintenance and repair of sidewalks, curbs and gutters or streets; lays various pipes for storm or sanitary sewers

  • Operates air/jack hammer to break out old concrete or asphalt when making repairs; and, digs ditches and trenches grading to specific elevation.

  • Assists other crew members in the installation, relocation, or repair of water mains, fire hydrants, water meters, valves, wastewater mains, lateral lines and/or manholes; setting up and maintaining safety warning devices around job sites to protect the crew and the public

  • Measures, cuts, tapes, and threads pipes to make joint connections for installation or repair of water lines; assists in cleaning stoppage on City-maintained wastewater lines; and, digs trenches for laying pipe or making repairs and backfills when job is complete.

  • Mows grass areas of assigned city property

  • Performs daily inspection and preventive maintenance and minor equipment

  • Performs manual ground maintenance such as litter collection, tree trimming and other landscape tasks.

Working Conditions & Hazards:
1.Requires extensive walking, carrying, dragging, holding, pulling, pushing, lifting, kneeling, bending, twisting body, walking, reaching, and squatting; may be required to lift up to 100 pounds.
2.Major activities are performed on level, slippery, sloping, unstable and uneven terrain.
3.Major activities are performed outdoors
4.May be exposed to extreme cold, heat, heights, temperature swings, constant noise, mechanical and electrical hazards, fumes, odors, toxic chemicals (pesticides or herbicides), dust and mites.

Minimum Qualifications


Education claimed on the application will be verified. Any falsified educational credentials will result in a denial for new hires and/or promotions.


Educacin reivindicada en la solicitud ser verificada. Las credenciales educativas falsificados darn lugar a una negacin en el empleo para los nuevos empleados y/o promociones.

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