The class is responsible for directing, coordinating and supervising highway, bridge and/or building maintenance operations within an assigned geographic area.
Supervises assistant area supervisors, equipment operators, mechanics, and/or office personnel in assigned area or in support of district-wide operations.
Nature and Scope
This class reports to the a technical/administrative superior and is responsible for directing diverse highway maintenance, repairs, beautification and/or drainage projects within assigned area. Incumbents are responsible for prioritizing, planning, scheduling and assigning activities for multiple projects. Incumbents oversee and monitor the work of crews and make adjustments to work activities and projects as necessary. Examining the conditions of roads, bridges and/or buildings and taking corrective action when necessary is a significant aspect of this class. The completion of reports, documents and records is also a significant aspect of the job.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Directs, organizes and supervises routine, emergency and/or preventative highway and/or bridge maintenance and repair, beautification, and/or drainage projects in assigned geographic area.
Develops work strategies and timetables for projects/programs.
Assigns, monitors and evaluates the work of subordinates. Counsels and disciplines workers.
Prepares reports and cost estimates for use in monitoring, controlling and budgeting maintenance projects. Prepares personnel-related reports.
Provides technical direction and guidance to assistants and work crews.
Directs and supervises traffic detours and takes appropriate traffic control measures in accordance with safety and traffic standards and procedures.
Receives, investigates, and provides responses to complaints pertaining to a wide variety of highway maintenance, traffic, and/or drainage issues and concerns.
Provides information and support for the emergency response teams, law agencies, and
other agencies in cases of natural or man-made disaster, traffic accidents, spills, etc.
Ensures compliance with all applicable State and Federal rules, regulations, policies, programs and procedures.
Evaluates condition and/or performance of equipment and makes recommendations regarding equipment maintenance and acquisition.
Operates a computer to input and/or retrieve information about work orders, man hours, materials inventory, fleet inventory parts inventory and road infrastructure information for use in planning and prioritizing work orders and maintenance and repair projects.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA’s listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.
Knowledge of all applicable operational practices, policies, procedures, standards and methods.
Knowledge of highway maintenance and/or building maintenance technology.
Knowledge of all applicable Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations, including those related to the safety program for traffic detours and control measures.
Knowledge of routine and preventative maintenance techniques, procedures and standards applicable vehicles, heavy equipment, and other types of motorized equipment.
Knowledge of contract monitoring and inspection methods.
Knowledge of scheduling, training and supervision.
Knowledge of record keeping, report writing and inventory control procedures
Skill in coordinating, planning and monitoring the effective use of personnel, equipment and materials in a highway maintenance operations program.
Skill in preparing cost, time and material projections.
Skill in providing technical direction and guidance to assigned personnel.
Ability to read, understand, explain and apply laws, rules, regulations, standards. policies, procedures, instructions, and construction plans.
Ability to plan, assign, and evaluate the training, performance and effectiveness of equipment operators and maintenance personnel
Ability to prepare and maintain manual and computerized records and reports.
Ability to oversee the daily operations of a highway maintenance office.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relations with the public and to resolve complaints.
Ability to operate a computer/terminal to input, retrieve, and analyze records and data.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Maintenance Area Supervisor I Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Six months experience in assessing or preventing roadway and right of way problems using the latest technologies for items such as concrete, asphalt, tar and chip, drainage systems, or guard rails.
Six months experience in interpreting highway construction/maintenance laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
Six months experience in staff supervision which includes planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others.
Knowledge of estimating highway construction/maintenance costs.