State of Washington Classified Job Specification
UTILITY WORKER 3
Leads workers performing various unskilled and semi-skilled manual work in the maintenance, repair, remodeling, and construction of buildings, facilities, utility and sewer systems, equipment, and grounds.
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 2;
Perform related duties as required.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Physical ability to do required work AND one year experience as a Utility Worker 2 OR equivalent education/experience.
Class Specification History
New class adopted March 7, 1973.
Revised class; adopted August 4, 1989.
Revise class. Revises class code, title (formerly 5263 Utility Worker Lead) general revision; adopted
May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.
Revise definition, typical work, and desirable qualifications; adopted May 12, 2011, effective May 13, 2011.