Tehama County Public Works
Salary: $3,708.00 – $4,519.00
Opening Date: 12/03/2019
Closing Date: 12/12/2019 05:00 pm
Provides lead direction to assigned maintenance personnel; sets priorities and directs the work of assigned staff on a project or day-to-day basis; performs routine to complex work in the construction, modification, maintenance, repair, and operation of County infrastructure, including roads, bridges, culverts, signs, traffic safety, and control devices, and other structures.
Examples of Duties
Provides technical and functional direction to assigned maintenance staff; reviews and controls quality of work; ensures compliance with County policies and procedures. | Assists in planning, scheduling, prioritizing, and assigning maintenance and repair work in accordance with established priorities and special operational priorities. | Trains and monitors employees in work methods, use of tools and equipment, and relevant safety precautions; oversees the safety of crew members and the general public in and around project work areas. | Monitors projects and prepares daily work records, progress reports, and other reports and correspondences; reviews construction plans and ensures projects are in compliance with established schedules, specifications, and appropriate standards of quality. | Estimates labor, equipment, and materials required for projects; prepares and submits requisitions for personnel, equipment, materials, and other resources. | Performs construction, installation, maintenance, and repair work on County roads, bridges, culverts, signs, pavement markings, traffic safety, and control devices and other related public works duties as assigned. | Operates specialized vehicles and a variety of light, medium, and heavy equipment related to the construction, maintenance, and repair of County infrastructure; ensures security of the vehicles. | Inspects, evaluates, records, and reports conditions of roads, bridges, culverts, signs, traffic safety, and control devices and other public works structures; makes corrections as necessary. | Assists in coordinating and scheduling detours. | Estimates, places, and finishes rough and detail concrete work; sets grade from stakes and directs proper excavation; performs survey fieldwork. | Assists in overseeing the general maintenance and safety inspections of County equipment and tools; maintains clean, organized, and secure shop and storage areas. | Ensures the performance of safety inspections, and the security of light and heavy equipment. | Responds to emergency situations as necessary.
Maintenance principles, practices, tools, and materials for maintaining roads, bridges, culverts, signs, traffic safety and control devices, and other public works structures, as assigned | The operation and minor maintenance of a variety of hand and power tools, vehicles, and power equipment | Basic traffic control procedures and traffic sign regulations | Safe work methods and safety practices pertaining to the work | Basic record keeping principles and procedures | Arithmetic as related to customary work duties | Basic principles of supervision and training | Basic computer applications related to work | Applicable Federal, State, County, Department, and Division laws, regulations, codes, policies, and procedures
Assist with the planning, scheduling, assigning, and overseeing activities of public works maintenance and repair personnel for assigned crew | Inspect the work of others and maintain established quality control standards | Train others in proper and safe work procedures | Perform construction, modification, maintenance, and repair work on roads, facilities, and equipment | Operate specialized street maintenance and repair equipment | Set up and operate traffic area construction zones, including cones, barricades, and flagging | Troubleshoot maintenance problems and determine materials and supplies required for repair | Read and interpret construction drawings and specifications | Safely and effectively use and operate hand tools, mechanical equipment, power tools, and equipment required for the work | Perform routine equipment maintenance | Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records of work performed | Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines | Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted on the job | React calmly and professionally in emergency and/or stressful situations
Education, Experience & Licenses
• Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade.
• Five (5) years of experience in construction, maintenance, or repair of roads, and bridges, , including two (2) years at the level of Public Works Maintenance Worker III or IV with the County of Tehama or similar position which provided experience working independently to perform complex duties and/or providing lead direction to lesser experienced crew members.
Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
LICENSE & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
PLEASE NOTE: A DMV printout must be attached to your application to be considered. (Current TCPW employees who have already provided a DMV printout upon hire and are currently enrolled in the County’s DMV Pull Program, are not required to provide a DMV printout.)
Mobility to work in the field; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and operate varied hand and power tools and construction equipment. | Vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. | Frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. | Finger dexterity to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator, and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. | Bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. | Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects, more than 75 pounds occasionally and frequently 50 pounds or more, as necessary to perform job functions.
Employees work in the field and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, unusual heights, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Employees may be required to work on evenings, weekends, and holidays and participate in after-hours emergency response and on-call and callback assignments.
In addition,Tehama County is establishing an eligibility list to fill future vacancies for a Public Works Assistant Maintenance Supervisor, as well as subsequent vacancies which occur during the life of the eligibility list.
Please submit ALL required documents when applying such as, copies of all required degrees and/or certifications as outlined in the job description. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
If you have questions about this recruitment, please contact the department at the phone number listed below.
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