Summer Maintenance Worker

Date: Dec 29, 2021

Location: Slatington, PA, US, 18080

Company: Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

Posting Start Date:

December 1, 2021

Posting End Date:

February 28, 2022

Number of Positions:

2 Vacancies

FLSA Status:

Hourly

Department:

Maintenance

Pay Grade:

PR53

Hourly Rate:

$13.50 

Employment Type:

Full Time

Building Location:

Slatington Maintenance Building

Building Street:

Mountain Road

Building City:

Slatington

Building State:

Pennsylvania (US-PA)

Building Zip Code:

18080

 

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will be filling two vacancies at this location for the 2022 Summer Employment Program. These positions are temporary and cannot exceed 16 weeks of employment. Program eligibility requirements are listed below. 

 

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, opened on October 1, 1940, is known as “America’s First Superhighway”!  Our mission is to operate a safe, reliable, customer-valued toll road system that supports national mobility and commerce.  The PTC operates a 552-mile system used by 192 million vehicles a year.  Together, we are building the highway of the future.

Job Purpose and Summary

This is seasonal work performing general tasks, including assisting skilled trades personnel with repair or maintenance activities and manual work of limited skill, and/or janitorial work at the assigned location and various other duties as assigned. Assignments are received from an administrative superior. All but routine or standard assignments are explained or supervised in detail and work is reviewed during progress and upon completion.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Performs routine maintenance and janitorial work such as, but not limited to, cleaning, removal of rubbish, safeguarding and orderly caretaking of buildings and equipment.
  • Performs turf maintenance of Commission grounds, which includes mowing and application of turf fertilizers.  Performs pruning of trees, shrubs and perennials.
  • Assists in performing routine roadway work as required.
  • Assists with routine preventive vehicle maintenance tasks and preparation of vehicles for winter highway maintenance plans.
  • Assists with the receipt, maintenance and disposal of supplies/inventory, off-loading deliveries and moving inventory around the open storage yard or warehouse.
  • Performs manual labor in assigned projects/activities.
  • Uses situational awareness to anticipate and prevent accidents.
  • Performs related duties as required.
     

Qualifications

Education and Licenses

High school diploma or equivalent certificate.
Must be currently enrolled in, or accepted to, a post-secondary educational program, such as college or trade school, or entering into a basic training program for the United States Armed Services during the Summer or Fall.


Other Requirements

Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.

Competencies

Customer Service
Regular and Predictable Attendance
Motivated
Reliability
Teamwork Orientation
Safety
Flexibility
Attention to Detail

Physical Demands and Work Environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Position may demand stamina to work long hours, occasionally in emergency situations, adverse weather conditions or extended work assignments. Physical capability of appropriately standing, stooping, walking, lifting, and carrying heavy tools and equipment when necessary. Frequently lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 90 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions. Works in extreme weather conditions.  Physical environment is generally safe, but safety equipment or precautions must be followed in field conditions.

Disclaimer

The information provided in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent(s) within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of the employee(s) assigned to this job. Management has the discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact the Human Resources Department by calling 717-831-7378.


Nearest Major Market: Allentown