Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; and
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
· Considerable knowledge of roadway maintenance activities including, but not limited to, mowing, drainage, tree trimming, paving, and all routine transportation maintenance activities.
· Considerable knowledge of manpower requirements needed to perform maintenance on transportation assets.
· Considerable knowledge of construction practices, material specifications, codes and regulations related to roadway maintenance activities.
· Considerable knowledge of transportation maintenance condition coding requirements.
· Considerable knowledge of environmental, safety, and health requirements applicable to public works maintenance and construction projects.
· Working knowledge of Florida Department of Transportation standards, County guidelines, and
· Ability to evaluate and diagnose defects in maintaining transportation assets with special regard to public safety.
· Ability to use GPS and GIS equipment in support of inspections or investigations of the conditions of County transportation assets.
· Ability to read and understand GIS maps, aerial photography, construction plans, sketches and work descriptions.
· Ability to plan and schedule operations crews and contractors.
· Ability to perform field calculation using geometry, basic algebra, and arithmetic.
· Ability and willingness to work outside in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions and high noise levels.
· Ability to bend, crouch, climb, stoop, kneel, or crouch at ground levels and stand for long periods of time.
· Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds of construction equipment and materials over uneven, rough terrain.
· Ability to produce reports that support work activities, recommendations, findings, schedules, maintenance frequencies, or condition codes as assigned.
· Ability to perform inspections.
· Ability to perform minor maintenance activities of a limited nature such as clearing culvert ends and trimming minor tree limbs.
· Ability to use a computer and related software.
· Ability to plan and organize work.
· Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
· Ability to work effectively with others.
· Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
· Identifies field maintenance work activities that are needed on transportation assets.
· Locates, inspects, and codes the condition of transportation assets to aid in the development of construction and maintenance projects that address deficiencies.
· Estimates manpower requirements needed to perform work on specific assets to bring them into compliance with established standards.
· Inspects finished work projects for compliance with established standards, construction practices, material specifications, and testing frequencies to ensure that work products are acceptable.
· Recommends maintenance schedules and inspection frequencies for transportation assets.
· Evaluates field conditions for any immediate threat to public safety and takes action to mitigate hazards when located.
· Oversees and coordinates contractor construction projects to ensure that work is accomplished according to County standards,
· Performs inspections to ensure that proper work zone procedures and practices are in place for construction and maintenance activities.
· Calculates in place work quantities performed by contractors that are used as basis of payments for projects.
· Provides technical information, support, research, and investigations for field operations crews to ensure that work is performed on the correct assets in accordance with construction plans, sketches, descriptions, or drawings.
· Participates in final inspections of projects and identifies discrepancies between design specifications, descriptions, or sketches and completed work.
· Uses GPS and GIS instruments to aid in the location, identification, description, inspection, and condition coding of assets.
· Prepares reports to support work activities, recommendations, findings, schedules, maintenance frequencies, and condition codes as assigned.
· Performs other duties as required.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SOME POSITIONS
A First Aid certification; and a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification within the probationary period.
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