Highway Maintenance Worker I/Ii/Iii - South Lake Tahoe

The County Of El Dorado, California Placerville , CA 95667

Posted 2 days ago


El Dorado County is one of the most beautiful counties in the state of California. You can avoid the valley commute and fog and take in the natural beauty.

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The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Highway Maintenance Worker I/II/III. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future full time, part time, and extra help vacancies for up to three (3) months in South Lake Tahoe, CA. only.

We currently have the following vacancy:

  • One (1) full time vacancy in the Transportation Department, division of Maintenance and Operations, located in South Lake Tahoe, CA.

A training and experience evaluation may be utilized to determine an applicant's ranking for referral to specific vacancies. Based upon the information in the application and/or responses to supplemental questions, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.

Supplemental questions play an integral role in this recruitment process. Please take the time to provide thoughtful and thorough responses. The information you provide may be used to determine your ranking for referral to specific vacancies. All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.


Under general supervision, performs both routine and skilled heavy, physical work in the maintenance, repair and construction of roads; operates a variety of vehicles and hand power tools, and operates and maintains a variety of complex motorized construction equipment.


Highway Maintenance Worker I is the entry-level class in this road maintenance series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents learn and perform a variety of duties in road maintenance, repair and construction. This class is alternately staffed with Highway Maintenance Work II and incumbents may advance to the higher level after gaining experience and demonstrating proficiency, which meet the qualifications of the higher-level class.

Highway Maintenance Worker II is the journeyman working level class in this series. Incumbents are expected to perform a wide range of general road maintenance duties. This class is distinguished from Highway Maintenance Worker III in that the latter operates specialized heavy equipment, such as graders, caterpillars, backhoes and related equipment.

Highway Maintenance Worker III is the skilled level class in the operation of heavy construction equipment. It is distinguished from Senior Highway Maintenance Worker, which has on-going lead responsibility for a work crew and from Highway Maintenance Worker IV, which is the highly skilled specialist in the operation of specialized heavy equipment.

Examples of Essential Functions

  • Breaks and removes surfaces; digs, shovels, hauls and loads and unloads spoils, sands, asphalt mixes and other materials; operates jack hammers, pavement breakers, concrete saws, spaders, tampers and a wide variety of hand and power tools related to road maintenance work; shovels, rakes, rolls and irons asphalt and sprays oil; operates a variety of heavy trucks; chip seals surfaces; prepares for overlays; cleans up work sites upon completion of jobs.

  • Performs traffic monitoring and control, including the distribution of barricades, warning signs, safety cones and/or the flagging of vehicles.

  • Performs brush clearance, tree removal and weed control work.

  • Performs snow removal, ice control and storm patrol work.

  • Operates a variety of light construction equipment such as dump trucks, rollers, loaders, patch pots; may operate heavier equipment on a training basis.

  • Performs snow removal, ice control and storm patrol work.

  • Inspects vehicles and equipment and performs minor maintenance; reports the need for major repairs and service; fuels and lubricates vehicles and related equipment; washes and cleans assigned vehicles.

  • Observes safe work methods and safety practices related to the work; uses appropriate safety equipment.

  • Operates assigned vehicles skillfully and safely; observes safe driving practices.

  • Operates and maintains a wide variety of hand and power tools and equipment related to work assignments.

  • Maintains basic records of daily work performed.

  • May train and direct the work of others; may act in a lead capacity on specific job.

  • Responds to emergency situations in off hours as required.

  • Drives construction equipment to and from job sites; loads and unloads equipment from trucks; operates a variety of construction equipment including backhoes, front-end loaders, motor graders, motor rollers, rotary snow plows, pavers, transporters, caterpillars, and related equipment.

  • Excavates, backfills, grads and rolls construction and repair sites.

  • Operates equipment used in road maintenance and construction, earth moving and grading; cuts to grade.

  • Checks job sites for potential hazards; determines precautions necessary for safe operations.

  • Secures equipment upon completion of work.

  • Prepares a variety of basic records and reports.

  • Attendance and punctuality that is observant of scheduled hours on a regular basis.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted)

Highway Maintenance Worker I:


Six months of experience as a laborer in construction or maintenance work.

Highway Maintenance Worker II:


In addition to the above, one (1) year of experience in the construction and maintenance of roads at a level equivalent to the County's class of Highway Maintenance Worker I.

Highway Maintenance Worker III


Two (2) years of journey level experience in road maintenance work at a level equivalent to the County's class of Highway Maintenance Worker II AND passage of the performance examination for this classification.

Other Requirements:

Highway Maintenance Worker I

Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.

Knowledge of:

  • Basic techniques, materials, tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair and construction of roads.

  • Basic shop arithmetic.

  • Safe work practices and safety regulations pertaining to the operations and transportation of the equipment and work construction zones.

  • Preventive maintenance and minor repair methods related to the equipment.

Skill in:

  • Operating and maintaining a variety of hand and power tools and equipment used in the work.

  • Properly placing cones, barricades and warning devices and directing traffic flow at job sites.

Ability to:

  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

  • Keep accurate records and preparing simple reports.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.

  • Recognize potentially hazardous conditions on the job site or with the equipment.

Highway Maintenance Worker II

In addition to the qualifications for Highway Maintenance Worker I:

Must possess and maintain a valid commercial Class B driver's license with no restriction as to transmission, no restrictions on air brakes, and must acquire a Tanker Endorsement within six months of hire or promotion date.

Skill in:

  • Operating and maintaining road vehicles and equipment such as trucks, rollers and loaders.

Ability to:

  • Exercise independent judgment and initiative without close supervision.

Highway Maintenance Worker III

In addition to the qualifications for Highway Maintenance Worker II:

Must possess and maintain a valid commercial Class A driver's license with no restriction as to transmission, no restrictions on air brakes, and a Tanker Endorsement.

Knowledge of:

  • Earth-compacting techniques.

Skill in:

  • Cutting roadways to grades.

Other Requirements


The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions and varying temperatures with frequent exposure to dust; occasional exposure to traffic and noise levels associated with traffic and mechanical equipment; infrequent exposure to heights, hazardous substances such as gasoline and diesel fuel, hazardous machinery and power tools.

Physical Incumbents in this class must be in good physical condition and able to exert physical strength for prolonged periods of time. Frequent standing and use of both hands and legs Occasional walking and sitting; wrist and arm motions, ability to grasp and hold; lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of equipment and tools weighing up to 25 lbs. Infrequent, stooping, reaching, climbing, bending and jumping; lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of equipment and tools weighing more than 25 lbs.

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The County Of El Dorado, California