Road Maintenance Technician (Asphalt)

Okaloosa County Crestview , FL 32539

Posted 1 week ago

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB Benefits Supplemental Questions

Maintains, restores and constructs roadways, drainage systems and related public infrastructure for the county.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Constructs and maintains drainage systems, sidewalks, road restoration, bridges, ditches and sea walls.

Uses electrical equipment and hand and gas-powered tools, such as chainsaws, rakes, shovels and hammers.

Uses chemicals and cleaners.

Operates front-end loaders, tractors and riding mowers.

Perform traffic control duties through the use of signals (i.e., flagging, stop signs, and yield signs).

Cleans equipment and tools and maintains cleanliness and order in storage areas.

Reports equipment malfunctions and maintenance needs to supervisor.

Removes nuisance items from county property areas (i.e., litter, beaver dams).

Performs grounds maintenance tasks (i.e., mowing, trimming, edging, watering, fertilizing).

Must be able to meet work schedule and attendance standards.

Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:High school diploma or GED preferred. Road maintenance or outside laborer experience preferred. Requires a valid driver license.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Physical

Requirements:
Must be physically able to operate a variety of hand held and electrical equipment and tools, and light to medium duty construction vehicles.

Must be able to exert in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, or 20 to 50 pounds frequently, or 10 to 20 pounds to constantly lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work; must be able to perform manual tasks and remain on feet for extended periods of time. May be subject to a significant degree of danger or risk to due to 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 agents in performing essential functions. May be subject to irate citizens, confined spaces, 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 roadways, tools and equipment utilized, and documentation.

Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information; includes receiving assignments, instructions and/or directions from supervisors. Requires the ability to tactfully and effectively interact with the public and with co-workers.

Language Ability: Must be able to speak with clarity, and to articulate information to others.

Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions; deal with problems involving concrete variables in or from standardized situations; perform manual labor and machine operations make independent judgments in the absence of supervisor; 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 and supervisors in Standard English.

Numerical Aptitude: Must be able to add and subtract totals. May require the ability to multiply and divide.

Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape, identify degrees of similarity in form, and visually read various information.

Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes accurately in using hand held, electrical, gas powered and specialized equipment and machinery.

Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, equipment, control knobs, buttons, switches, catches, etc. Must have high 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 when confronted with an emergency or tight deadline. 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.



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