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Temporary Maintenance Workers - Roads & Bridges - Position #1009

  • Type:Temporary
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$10.00 Per Hour
  • Posted Date:02/02/2018
  • Deadline to Apply:10/01/2018

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POSITION SUMMARY
This position reports to a Supervisor, a Foreman, or a Crew Leader. The incumbent in the position is to perform the actual labor involved in repairing roads, installing signs, maintaining right-of-ways, and constructing and maintaining drainage systems in the County.

Work is performed outdoors, occasionally in inclement weather where the incumbent is exposed to noise, dirt, dust, and hazardous machinery.

The work involves sitting, standing, walking, bending and stooping. The incumbent must occasionally lift objects weighing more than 50 pounds and must also be able to distinguish varying shades of color.

Ability to read, write, and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. No prior experience required to perform the basic tasks of the position.

Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid commercial driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the class of vehicles or equipment operated. Possession of or ability to pass the Georgia D.O.T. Flagging Procedures Course.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
Repairs asphalt roads including edging, water cuts, and potholes.

Install road signs including the replacing and pointing of street markers.

Installs and maintains drainage ditches including the placement of rip rap and the removal of obstructions from drainage culverts and storm drains.

Removes overgrowth obstructing view of road signs and clears underbrush from shoulders of roads including, but not limited to, the spraying of chemicals around mail boxes to eliminate weeds.

Repairs and maintains driveways.

Pours cement used in curving, traps, and patching cracks.

Drives and performs general maintenance on trucks used in delivering materials, etc.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of construction principles.

Skill in basic carpentry.

Skill in masonry.

Skill in spraying chemical herbicides, etc.

Skill in stenciling.

Skill in using equipment such as a chain saw, auger and jack hammer.

Skill in operating various equipment such as a truck and backhoe.

DESIRABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Ability to read, write, and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. No prior experience required to perform the basic tasks of the position. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid commercial driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the class of vehicles or equipment operated. Possession of or ability to pass the Georgia D.O.T. Flagging Procedures Course.

Email:   mbartles@columbiacountyga.gov
Fax:     (706) 868-3301













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