UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

UTILITY WORKER LEAD

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8546 (WFSE Campuswide)

BASIC FUNCTION

Lead and work with utility workers and others in construction, repair, and maintenance of institution grounds, buildings, and facilities.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of others in the building, repair and maintenance of the physical plant and grounds of an institution.

TYPICAL WORK

Plan and prepare work assignments for utility worker crew; lay out and assign work;

Read and interpret plans, blueprints, and sketches required for building sidewalks, streets, parking lots, installation of signs, posts, and catch basins;

Operate power tools and equipment, such as electric and gas engine driven compressors, large mowers, snow removal machines, pneumatic tamper, jackhammer and portable pumps;

Operate motorized equipment, such as automobiles, trucks, including dump trucks, forklifts, small tractors and front-end loaders, street cleaning equipments, trailers and trenchers;

Inspect completed projects to ensure satisfactory compliance with design and instruction;

Order supplies, equipment, and tools required for projects;

Maintain personnel records and maintenance project records;

May direct set up for athletic events and assure site is returned to original conditions;

Perform duties of Utility Worker II;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

Physical ability to do required work AND one year experience as a Utility Worker II OR equivalent education/experience.

New Class: 3-7-73
Revise Class: 8-4-89
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05