Human Resources Department
212 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK  73501


Job Title:

Container Maintenance Worker I One (1) position available
Announcement #:2393
Location: Community Services Department.Inspection Services Division
Beginning Salary:      $767.20 bi-weekly
Closing Date: 5 pm September 20, 2013
Status: Full-time     

Position Purpose

Performs maintenance and repair of refuse containers.  Delivers containers for new accounts and changes out containers needing repair.  May perform some minor repair to waste hauling vehicles.  May on occasion be assigned on a collection crew as an operator or a ground worker.

Job Duties/Knowledge

Cleans, repairs and paints metal containers of various sizes by the use of AC/DC welder, acetylene welder, wire feed welder, acetylene cutting, plasma cutter, paint systems and various hand held tools.. Delivers/picks up containers for service requests and/or deletion. Records container serial number, size and location container delivered to or picked up from. May on occasion lead and supervise personnel in same area of assignment. Change out cables on Roll-on/Roll-off truck and packer truck. Assist in repair of minor hydraulic and electrical problems on equipment. Assist in repair/replacement of turn buckles, rollers, pins, bolts, pivot points and welding of cracks or broken joints on packer bodies. Acquires quotes, orders and receives small tools, equipment and supplies for the division. May operate packer truck on a residential or commercial crew.  May occasionally operate Roll-on/Roll-off truck.  May be assigned to sanitation worker duties on a residential or commercial crew.  Knowledge of the occupational hazards of the trade and of appropriate precautionary measures. Knowledge of traffic laws and regulations in the operation of the various classes of vehicles utilized in the Solid Waste Collection field. Ability to operate forklifts and truck mounted cranes.

Requirement-Education & Experience

Valid driver’s license and must obtain a class “B” CDL within 6 months of date of hire.  Graduation from an accredited high school, vocational school or possession of a GED equivalent. One (1) year experience in the field of welding and metal fabricating knowledge in the use of small hand tools such as saws, drills, grinders, sanders, etc.  Due to Oklahoma State licensing requirements for this position, an original or certified true copy of your birth certificate or passport must be made available before a conditional offer for a job can be made.







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Or apply at:  Human Resources Department, 212 SW 9th, Lawton OK   73501  Phone: (580) 581-3392  Fax:  (580) 581-3530

The City of Lawton affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability status.

This position requires successful completion of a City of Lawton drug screen and/or physical as a condition of employment.