GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB
Maintains, restores and constructs bridges, roadways, drainage systems and related public infrastructure
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Operates trucks and equipment (i.e., loaders, pile drivers, air compressors).
Utilizes hand tools, to include chainsaws, sledge hammers, shovels, concrete and woodworking tools.
Constructs concrete forms and pours concrete for sidewalks, curbing and spillways.
Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, construction plans and as-built drawings.
Inspects trucks, tools and equipment.
Ensures the maintenance of trucks, tools and equipment.
Constructs guardrails on bridges and beside roadways.
Performs maintenance and repair on, tools, and equipment.
Assists with traffic control at work sites, to include flagging and erecting barricades and signs.
Performs physical labor in the maintenance, restoration or construction of roadways, drainage systems or disposal sites.
Cuts trees, limbs and shrubbery on right-of-ways or adjacent road and traffic areas.
Clears ditches, culverts, drains, gutters and beaver dams.
Must be able to meet work schedule and attendance standards.
Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED, or experience in the operation of light trucks, related light equipment, construction and/or maintenance of bridges and roadways, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Requires a valid driver license.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Must be physically able to operate a variety of hand held and electrical equipment and tools including grounds maintenance equipment.
Must be physically able to operate trucks and light equipment.
Must be able to exert in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, or 25 to 100 pounds of force frequently, or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Tasks include considerable bending, stooping, climbing, etc., and working in confined spaces.
Must be able to perform manual labor and remain on feet for extended periods of time. May be subject to a significant degree of risk due to the extended periods of exposure to outside atmospheric conditions (i.e., rain, extreme heat or cold, high humidity), traffic conditions, working near heavy machinery and the use of chemicals/toxic agent. May be subject to irate citizens, insects, reptiles, spiders and vegetation.
Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of work sites, proportions of materials hauled or distributed, and trucks, tools and equipment utilized.
Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information; includes receiving assignments and/or directions. Requires the ability to tactfully and effectively interact with the public and with co-workers.
Language Ability: Must be able to communicate effectively in Standard English, and to convey information to others.
Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions; to deal with problems involving concrete variables in situations where limited standardized exists; to make independent judgments in the absence of supervisor; to acquire knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions.
Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers, the public, and supervisors.
Numerical Aptitude: Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide; to determine weight; may require the ability to calculate decimals and percentages.
Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes accurately in operating vehicles and equipment.
Manual Dexterity: Must have excellent levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color.
Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions.
Must be adaptable to performing under minimal levels of stress. Avoids violent behavior and any other type of behavior that could threaten the safety of other employees or the public.
Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear). Must be able to hear and understand communications through telephone and radio.