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Yardworker Position #4004-36-002


GENERAL PURPOSE: Oversees fuel deliveries and ensures that woodchips are transported to the steam generator at the McNeil Generating Station. Responsibilities also include the operation and routine maintenance of fuel-handling equipment including front end loaders. Union: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Operates all wood-handling equipment up to the surge bin at the boiler front. Performs routine maintenance including lubrication, of all wood-handling equipment and front-end loaders. Assist the maintenance staff as needed. May be required to operate a large front-end loader for up to 12 hours per day transporting wood to or from the fuel storage area. Weighs and deposits woodchips from trucks in prescribed manner. Supplies wood to Station and transports wood within the Station as directed. Loads wood ash into trucks for off-site disposal. Fills out loader inspection sheet before operating any loader. Assists Senior Station Operator, Station Operator and Auxiliary Operator as required. Reports any maintenance needs to Shift Supervisor. Responsible for cleaning assigned area. Non-Essential Job Functions: Unloads woodchips from railcars. Perform other duties as required.

 QUALIFICATIONS/BASIC JOB REQUIREMENTS: Ability to actively support City diversity, equity, and cultural competency efforts within stated job responsibilities and work effectively across diverse cultures and constituencies. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as evidenced by ongoing trainings and professional development. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required, reasonable accommodations will be considered. Must possess a high school diploma or GED. Experience/training in the operation and routine maintenance of heavy equipment. Ability to pass a Pulmonary Function Test preferred. Prior experience in power plant operations preferred. Prior experience in the operation of a front-end loader required. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions. Be in good physical condition. Must be able to work a rotating shift schedule. Ability to interact harmoniously with co-workers. Ability to work overtime as needed consistent with the provisions of the BED/IBEW Collective Bargaining Agreement.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Promoting a culture that reveres diversity and equity The City of Burlington is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are strongly committed to creating a dynamic and equitable work-force that mirrors the population and world that we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of political or religious affiliation, race, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, crime victim status, veteran status, disability, HIV positive status, or genetic information in employment or the provision of services. In addition to being an equal opportunity employer we actively encourage applicants who can contribute to our growing diversity to apply. Applications for our employment opportunities are only accepted online through our Government Jobs website. For accessibility information or alternative formats, please contact Human Resources Department at 802-540-3057 or 

Yardworker Supplemental Questionnaire:

* 1. Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent? Yes No

* 2. Do you have experience operating a front-end loader? Yes No

* 3. Are you aware that this position requires you to work a rotating shift schedule? Yes No

* Required Question

Apr 20, 2022
Regular Full Time
$19.18 - $31.45 Hourly