• Foreman-Roads Department- EXTENDED

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/3/2019 4:16 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Roads Department
    USD $16.05/Hr.
    Post End Date
    USD $25.67/Hr.
  • 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,


    • 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


    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.


    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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