Johnson County Government has a great organizational culture and offers competitive salaries and benefits, including retirement plans, wellness program, health/dental/vision/life insurance, short and long term disability, flex spending and many more. The Public Works Department is a fun, collaborative, high performance environment that emphasizes teamwork. The Public Works department is looking for qualified applicants to fill the position of Bridge Crew Specialist in Olathe, KS. Applications for this job will remain open until filled.
The job duties may include:
- Independently performs a variety of skilled work related to the construction, maintenance, and repair of bridges and culverts and other road maintenance projects, including carpentry, welding, tying rebar, setting forms, placing and finishing concrete, reading plans and specifications, and operating equipment; completes and provides back-up or other support for road maintenance tasks; spreads and tamps asphalt to repair joints and patch broken pavement; cuts and prepares road surfaces for the repair of potholes and the sealing of roadway cracks; hauls and spreads sand, gravel and clay to fill washouts and repair road shoulder; removes litter and debris from roadways, including debris from flooding to ensure roadways are passable; performs roadside landscaping work, such as mowing, clearing weeds, cutting brush and trimming trees to maintain a clear recovery zone for motorists; installs erosion control materials to facilitate restoration of roadside vegetation.
- Performs various tasks requiring equipment, vehicle, and tool operation; performs pre-trip inspections of trucks and equipment; executes field maintenance activities required to operate the equipment; uses a variety of small and large tools and operates a variety of light, medium, and heavy duty road maintenance and construction equipment and attachments including: trucks, dump trucks, skid steer loader, water trucks, compact rollers, mini excavator, crane truck, power broom, snow removal equipment, oil distributors, tankers, low boy trailers, track loaders, excavators, asphalt paver, chip seal spreader, motor graders, and other heavy equipment; performs general maintenance of light, medium, and heavy duty equipment; performs minor repairs and adjustments on road maintenance and construction equipment.
- Performs a variety of activities during emergency response which may include sign repair, closing roads, addressing flood issues, and plowing and sanding activities for snow events.
A high school diploma or equivalent andtwoyears of experience on construction projects such as roads and bridges are required.A Class A CDL with tanker endorsement and an acceptable driving record are also required. This is a safety sensitive job requiring excessive standing and/or walking and exposure to extreme temperatures, heights, and loud noises. Position also requires lifting of 50 pounds and physical abilities including mobility, agility, strength, dexterity, balance, coordination, and/or endurance.
Vo-Tech certification/degree in Agricultural, Automotive or Construction Technology, or other related fields of study with threeyears of experience on construction projects such as roads and bridges are preferred.
Primary (25% or more)
Engineering, Transportation, and Infrastructure