Pattison Health and Safety Manager
Outdoor Maintenance Tech

We are looking for an Outdoor Maintenance Tech! This position has the flexibility to be full time or part time employees over the summer months. This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door and learn a new trade. Outdoor Maintenance Technicians will be primarily focused on maintaining the bluffs by removing trees, shrubs and rocks surrounding the property through mechanical means as well as manual labor.

Primary Responsibilities

Outdoor Maintenance Technicians help to improve site safety. This position is flexible – offering part time or full time opportunities based on the candidate. The applicant should be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision, and must be willing to assist in other departments as needed Some of their duties and responsibilities include:

  • Cutting away dead, obstructive, or excess branches from trees and shrubbery
  • Using chain saws to cut down limbs from bluffs
  • Climbing trees while wearing safety devices to cut down limbs
  • Pruning or treating trees or shrubs using handsaws, pruning hooks, sheers, and clippers
  • Using lifts and power tools to gain access to high areas
  • Using chainsaws
  • Using climbing equipment or buckets of extended truck booms
  • Using shovels and rakes

Full and Part time employees will be offered additional duties and responsibilities working with the maintenance team which would include items such as:

  • Sign installation
  • General grounds maintenance
  • Painting
  • Hands on experience with Pipe, Fabrication, Pumps and/or Preventative Maintenance
Qualifications & Requirements

This position requires that the applicant has the following qualifications:

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Can work up to twelve hour shifts
  • Possesses high safety standards for self and others
  • Work any assigned shift, overtime, weekends and holidays
  • Communicate and coordinate with co-workers and supervisors
  • Can stand for 6-12 hours on uneven sandy/rocky surfaces
  • Can lift 60 to 80 pounds without mechanical assistance
  • Can bend or stoop
  • Can climb on and off equipment and ladders
  • Able to work at heights
  • Can work in damp, dimly lit and confined work areas
  • Can wear a half mask respirator for up to 12 hours at a time
  • Is willing to work in all weather conditions
  • Stays focused while working individually
  • Is 18 years of age or older
Education & Work Experience
  • High school diploma desirable but not required
Credentials & Licenses Required
  • Part 48 MSHA required. Training available onsite.
  • All Pattison employees must hold a valid Driver’s License
Job Benefits

FULL TIME EMPLOYEES: Pattison Sand Company offers a comprehensive benefit program! Some of the benefits include:

  • Quarterly safety incentive program
  • Paid time off
  • Affordable health, life, flex spending, dental & vision insurance
  • 401k with matching

Advancement Opportunities: Pattison Sand Company encourages and sponsors internal and external training to develop employees’ skills in order to promote from within the company.


Mandatory Drug Testing – Pattison Sand Company is a drug-free workplace and all prospective employees have to pass a pre-employment drug test and employment physical.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement – To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Position: Outdoor Maintenance Tech

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Date posted
June 25, 2018
Listing Valid until
Filled or Withdrawn
Base Wage/Salary
$ 15.50 - $ 17.50
Full or Part Time
Full Time or Part Time Summer
Permanent or Temporary
Permanent or Summer
Job Location
701 1st Street, Clayton, Iowa
Shift Details
Primarily Monday - Friday with an alternating 3rd or 4th weekend
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phone: (563) 964-2860 xtn 133