UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

UTILITY WORKER 2

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8548 (WFSE Campuswide)
8669 (WFSE HMC)

BASIC FUNCTION

Perform semi-skilled work in constructing, maintaining or repairing buildings, facilities, utility tunnels, sewer systems, grounds and equipment.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision, maintain and repair roads, utility systems, parking facilities and institution grounds.

TYPICAL WORK

Perform semi-skilled maintenance and construction work on buildings, fixtures, equipment, grounds, walks, and driveways; such as repairing and installing sanitary storm drains and sewers; building and repairing parking lots and sidewalks; cleaning roofs and gutters; maintaining tunnel passages, sumps, and utility access holes;

Clean, service, adjust, and make repairs on tools and equipment; Operate power tools and equipment, such as electric and gas engine driven compressors, large mowers, pneumatic tamper, jackhammer, snow plows and portable pumps;

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

Load and unload trucks and move furniture, equipment, supplies and materials; assemble new furniture;

May assist heavy equipment operators in activities such as removing material from job site or digging ditch to place pipe;

May do layout and job planning on routine maintenance or construction projects; read and interpret blueprints;

May set up for athletic events and return sit to original condition;

Perform duties of Utility Worker I;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

Physical strength to do required work AND two years of experience as a Utility Worker I OR equivalent education/experience.

New Class: 3-7-73
Revise Class: 8-16-74
Revise Minimum Qualifications: 1-15-76
Revise Class: 8-4-89
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05