• Foreman-Roads Department- EXTENDED

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/3/2019 4:16 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2639
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Roads Department
    Min
    USD $16.05/Hr.
    Post End Date
    1/30/2019
    Max
    USD $25.67/Hr.
    Category
    Management
  • Overview

    Responsible for scheduling day-to-day allocation and use of skilled and semi-skilled trades employees, materials, and equipment, while performing maintenance of paved and unpaved roads, repairs and maintenance of drainage structures, repairs and maintenance of cattle guards, road construction, and bridge/culvert construction,

    Responsibilities

    • Organize, direct, review and adjust allocation of resources and assignment of activities to ensure continuity of operation  of the roads, bridges and culverts
    •  Inspects for weed control and tree obstructions, road condition, cattle guards, and drains
    • Investigates complaints from the public
    • Operates equipment and trains personnel in equipment operation, construction practices and techniques; instructs and monitors safe work practices for road personnel; recording of PMI daily on all equipment used
    • Supervises and guides assigned personnel issuing written and/or oral instructions and inspecting work that is in progress and completed each day
    • Identifies and orders needed materials and maintains pertinent records; coordinates work with other foreman and sometimes overlaps in assisting the other crews
    • Responsible to interpret plans and specifications
    • Reports work progress, materials and equipment used on a daily basis
    • Responsible for assigned personnel performance evaluations and recommends disciplinary actions as needed.
    ADDITIONAL DUTIES.  May be assigned to on-call

    Qualifications

    A. Education. High school diploma or equivalent,
     
    B. Experience. A minimum of seven years full time experience in the road construction and maintenance and/or general construction areas to include at least three years in a supervisory capacity. 
     
    C. Education / Experience substitution. As per County Policy.
     
    D. Licenses/Certifications. A valid unrestricted Commercial Drivers License, Class A, endorsements preferred.
     
    E. Other (e.g., post-offer medical exam, polygraph, background check, driver’s license record, etc.).  Background check, driver’s license check, alcohol and drug testing.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    Skill, acquired through considerable training and experience, to operate and adjust varied equipment for purposes such as performing numerous standardized tests or operations.
     
    Knowledge of: Construction plans; methods and equipment of read construction and maintenance; types and uses of equipment used in highway construction and maintenance; operating characteristics of maintenance and construction equipment; federal, state, and county laws; ordinances; OSHA safety regulations.
     
    Ability to: Plan and supervise the work of a labor crew; understand, interpret and carry out oral and written instructions; establish and maintain a working relationship with employees and the public; use good judgment in administrative and personnel situations; plan work schedules; maintain daily reports.

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