Road Maintenance Worker (Trainee, I, II)

  • JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS
  • 111 S Cherry St, Olathe, Kansas
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Building Maintenance

Job Description

Are you seeking an employer to support your professional growth?Then you should join the Road Maintenance team at Johnson County Public Works. The Road Maintenance Worker (RMW) position falls within a career progression program giving employees the opportunity for advancement. Based on your qualifications, you will be hired in to one of three levels; RM Trainee, RMW I, RMW II. Are awesome benefits and competitive wages also important to you? Johnson County has you covered! Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, long term and short term disability, retirement plans, and flex spending, as well as access to many discounts and services. This job will remain open until filled . The job duties of the Road Maintenance Worker may include the following:
  • Performs routine semi-skilled and skilled tasks under close supervision in the completion of general road maintenance tasks, including tasks related to the construction, maintenance and repair of roads, rights of way and other County infrastructure; 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; spreads sand, gravel, and clay to fill washouts and repair road shoulders; 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 duty road maintenance equipment and attachments including trucks, skid steer loader, compact rollers, mini excavator, power broom, and snow removal equipment; performs general and routine maintenance of light duty equipment.
  • Performs a variety of activities during emergency response which include sign repair, closing roads, addressing flood issues, and plowing and sanding activities for snow events.


Job Requirements

To be eligible for consideration as a Road Maintenance Trainee position, the candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record. This is a temporary trainee position with a maximum employment duration of three months.Traineesmust obtain their Class A CDL with tanker endorsement within three months in order to continue employment as a Road Maintenance Worker I or II.

To be eligible for consideration as a Road Maintenance Worker I position, the candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent, aClass ACDL with tanker endorsement,and an acceptable driving record. Vo-Tech certification/degree in Agriculture, Automotive or Construction Technology, or other related fields of study and one (1) year of experience on construction projects such as roads and bridges are preferred.

To be eligible for consideration as a Road Maintenance Worker II position, the candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent, two (2) years of experience on construction projects such as roads and bridges,aClass ACDL with tanker endorsement,and an acceptable driving record. Vo-Tech certification/degree in Agriculture, Automotive or Construction Technology, or other related fields of study and three (3) years of experience on construction projects such as roads and bridges are preferred.

All three levels of Road Maintenance Worker involve excessive standing and/or walking,exposure to extreme temperatures, heights, and loud noises andlifting of 50lbs. Physical abilities including mobility, agility, strength, dexterity, balance, coordination, and/or endurance are required. This is a safety-sensitive job requiring response for emergency and afterhours work which will require work when the facility is closed (e.g. holidays, weekends, nights) and overtime as needed.

Experience may be substituted for education.

Driving Status

Primary (25% or more)

Category

Engineering, Transportation, and Infrastructure

Job Address

111 S Cherry St, Olathe, Kansas 66061 United States View Map