General Summary: Operates and maintains equipment used for road maintenance; and assists in the construction and repair of county roads and bridges.
Essential Duties: Operates various types of equipment for county road maintenance and construction projects, including steel roller, rubber roller, boom mower, tractor and blade. Maintains equipment, including checking oil, water, fuel, tires, and hydraulic system, and making appropriate adjustments; Smooths road surfaces; Clears ditches and culverts; Mows ditches and rights-of-way as needed; Assists with basic maintenance of fences and bridges; Performs work with hand tools, including digging trenches, cutting down trees and brush, and removing driftwood and debris from culverts; Directs traffic at work sites as needed; Assists with patching, tamping, packing, and leveling coal mix, dirt, or other materials during road repair; and Loads light equipment, standard hand tools, and road maintenance materials onto haul truck; Performs additional duties as assigned, such as, mailbox installations; and Securing appropriate hazardous warning signs.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities -Methods, practices, equipment, and materials used in the maintenance of roadways; safe operation of the equipment used and of the provisions of the Texas Motor Vehicle Code relating to operation of light motorized equipment. Operate equipment used in road construction and maintenance; service and make minor repairs on equipment; apply safety standards to prevent hazards; understand and follow instructions; tolerate outside working conditions, including exposure to adverse weather conditions; work effectively and cooperatively with co-workers; and maintain Texas driver's license applicable to job responsibilities.
Brazos County, TX