Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and insurable driving record. Must be available to respond to emergency and/or after-hours calls in order to replace major road signs such as stop and yield signs.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Physical ability to walk on asphalt surfaces for distances of up to 5 miles in one day in order to assist with paint striping and sign operations. Physical ability to stoop, crouch, bend and kneel in order to assist with equipment operation and maintenance, loading or unloading equipment, and preparing surfaces for striping and signing operations. Physical ability to lift, carry, pull, and push equipment or materials weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance. Physical ability to lift, carry, pull and push equipment or materials weighing up to 150 pounds with assistance. Physical ability to frequently climb into and out of the bed of truck in order to secure tools or materials, install or remove sign posts, and clean road signs. Physical ability to lift and strike a sign post with a 16 pound sledge hammer using hand-eye coordination and physical strength.
WORK CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements to include direct sun exposure, extreme heat and/or cold, rain, and lightning. Work includes exposure to strong fumes from solvents, paints, and other chemicals. Work involves frequent use of metal, glass, bituminous, and other materials which may cause frequent cuts, abrasions, and bruises. Work is performed in a variety of uncontrolled work environments including but not limited to: in close proximity to heavy traffic traveling at various rates of speed; in unkempt areas with tall weeds and potentially poisonous plants; and exposure to ants, bees, insects, and other local wildlife. Work requires some extended work hours, overtime, night, weekend, and holiday hours as well as afterhours on-call duty.