Maintenance Superintendent (#RM0330)
$50.00-$60.78 Hourly / $8,667.32-$10,535.18 Monthly / $104,007.85-$126,422.19 Yearly


Under general direction, plans, assigns and directs the work of the Road and Traffic Division of the Public Works Department; and does related or other work as required in accordance with Rule 3, Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules.


An incumbent of this class is responsible to the Deputy Director-Public Works (Operations Group) for planning and coordinating road and traffic maintenance activities.


  • Plans, coordinates and directs the construction, maintenance and repair of County roads and traffic control devices, personally or through subordinate supervisors.
  • Develops and implements an on-going road and traffic maintenance program.
  • Inspects progress to see that they meet plans and specifications and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Formulates specifications for equipment; requisitions tools, materials and equipment for road and traffic device maintenance and repair.
  • Prepares correspondence, work progress reports, and other related reports.
  • Submits budget recommendations for maintenance projects to Deputy Director-Public Works; assists in the preparation of the division's annual budgets.
  • Interviews and selects division employees; makes recommendations regarding personnel actions, staffing and organization.
  • Investigates complaint reports; takes corrective action or makes recommendations to superiors.


Experience: Two years as a General Foreman or higher class in San Joaquin County service.

Experience: Two years administrative experience in the construction, maintenance and repair of roads and related facilities.

License: Possession of valid California driver’s license.


Work methods, materials and equipment used in maintenance and construction of roads and related facilities; operation and maintenance of equipment; soil, drainage, aggregate and road surfacing characteristics as related to road maintenance in San Joaquin County; geography and road systems in San Joaquin County; hazards and safety measures involved in the road and traffic maintenance function.


Understand and implement complex oral and written instructions; plan and direct the use of workers and materials; evaluate road and equipment maintenance needs and establish priorities based upon economics, weather, public relations and other factors; evaluate work of crew performance by the product; keep work records and prepare reports; express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, other agencies and the public.


San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: RM0330; EST: 10/13/1982;