To plan, organize, direct and supervise road construction and maintenance operations within the Roads Division; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.
The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general direction from Senior Road District Supervisor or Senior Road District Supervisor-Tahoe.
Exercises direct supervision over assigned maintenance and technical personnel.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Participate in and perform complex and difficult road construction, maintenance and repair activities, including operation of heavy equipment and inspection of County streets and roads.
Recommend and implement Section goals and objectives; establish performance standards and methods for road construction, maintenance and repair; develop and implement policies and procedures.
Plan, develop and oversee the work of staff involved in road construction, maintenance and repair.
Evaluate operations and activities of assigned unit; implement improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities.
Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for personnel, supplies, materials and equipment; monitor and control expenditures.
Participate in the selection of staff; coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed.
Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Experience and Training
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible experience similar to those of a Senior Equipment Operator in Placer County.
Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college course work in heavy equipment maintenance and operation, construction technology or a related field.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid Class B driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsements. Hazardous materials endorsement may be required depending upon the position.
May need to possess a valid Class A driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsements as required depending upon the position.
Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Principles and practices of operation and routine maintenance of moderately heavy and heavy road and construction equipment.
Equipment, tools and materials used in road construction, maintenance and repair.
General construction standards and practices as applied to road maintenance.
Vehicle codes and safety practices relevant to operating heavy vehicles and equipment.
Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
Principles of budget monitoring.
Principles and practices of work safety.
Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules.
Organize, implement, direct and participate in road construction, maintenance and repair operations/activities.
On a continuous basis, know and understand road construction, maintenance and repair operations and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify safety hazards; locate equipment and tools; interpret work orders; remember equipment and tool location; remember street-road names and general geographic areas.
Intermittently, sit while completing forms or reports or operating a piece of equipment; stand, walk, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and reach when operating equipment controls or installing parts or digging, clearing and spreading; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; regularly lift very heavy weight.
Perform complex and difficult road construction, maintenance and repair duties requiring a high level of skill and judgement such as operating heavy equipment within close tolerances and judging distances in ground levels and grade stakes; read and understand blue prints/blue lines and engineering design notes.
Work unusual and prolonged work schedules; work multiple shifts during emergencies, seasonally-caused circumstances, or special projects in varying climatic and temperature conditions.
Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
Interpret and explain pertinent County and Department policies and procedures.
Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget.
Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.