About the Position: This announcement is for one vacancy for the position of Lock and Dam Operator, WY-5426-05//07/08 located at the Marseilles Lock and Dam, located in Marseilles, Illinois, in La Salle,County.
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- Operate electrically and/or hydraulically controlled lock or lock and dam gates, control valves, and other associated equipment for passage of traffic and maintenance of pool levels.
- Perform continuing and/or special operational or functional checks on machinery to avoid untimely or dangerous equipment breakdown, and identify when possible, development of unsafe situations.
- Serve alone or as responsible lead man of two-man crew responsible for making lockage's.
- Perform seasonal duties such as grass cutting, trimming, gardening; snow shoveling, clearing ice; as well as janitorial tasks such as cleaning control house and lock building, restroom facilities, standby equipment, etc.
- Perform and/or direct other installation, repair, and maintenance tasks requiring application of craft or trade knowledge and skills.
Occasional travel - Travel of uptp 10% of the time may be required.