Highway Worker II/III

Sheboygan County
Job Description
Department: Transportation – Highway Division
Salary Range: $17.00/hr. to $25.84/hr.
Status: Full-time
 
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY
Perform maintenance activities for the overall operation of the Transportation Department.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Ability to operate, maintain, and at times repair all equipment owned or leased by the Transportation Department. Capable of driving and operating a variety of trucks equipped with plow, wing(s), sander/salter, underbody blades, as well as any other equipment required for winter road maintenance. Working knowledge and ability to operate heavy motorized equipment such as motor graders, bulldozers, loaders, backhoes, large snow plows, large trucks and tractors, and other similar equipment of comparable size and complexity.  Ability to serve on any crew when needed. Winter maintenance may include but is not limited to bridge cleaning, snow fence installation, repair or replace snow fence, bridge cleaning, snow fence erecting and removal, maintaining drainage, drift prevention, road widening, vision clearing, and snow removal. Capable of driving a variety of trucks during summer for the purpose of hauling material for operations such as ditching, base work, paving, seal coating, and milling. Summer maintenance may include but is not limited to grass mowing, cutting of brush and trees, applying pesticides, crackfilling, rubbish pick up and disposal.  Road sweeping, pothole repair, blacktop repair, ditching, culvert replacement/repair, shouldering maintenance/repair, landscaping, repair/install safety appurtenances, operate and maintain all equipment required for these tasks.  Perform a variety of handwork such as raking, picking stones, luting blacktop, shovel and pick work.  Utilize motorized hand equipment such as jack hammer, jumping jack, plate wacker, and blacktop saws. Safely and responsibly observe all safety rules and laws of the road. Assess the road and shoulder during normal operations, report any damage/repair that needs to be conducted to the shed supervisor. Knowledge of traffic control.  Have the ability to properly flag, sign, close lanes, set up detour, program message board/signs, knowledge of the use of a crash truck and/or emergency trailer. Remodel, repair, paint, and clean any department building.  Inventory and organize any assigned shed or the main shop. Ability to know where to place flag rods in an effort to protect equipment and property. Knowledge to operate transits, total stations, GPS receivers, levels, data recorders, calculators and computer along with other surveying/engineering related equipment. Working knowledge of basic trigonometry/mathematics, ability to interpret drawings and specifications, and ability to perform routine and basic design work.  Perform mathematical computations, records research, and performs other clerical tasks. Fill in for shed supervisor and/or any crew foreman when the need arises.  Be responsible for duties of their job description when filling in. When unsupervised, be able to make decisions in the field that best represent the department and county. Performs any other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or equivalent. Valid Commercial Driver’s license, Class A, B, C, D – ability to obtain endorsement. Understands and effectively carries out oral and written instructions.
 
Applications will be accepted through 5:00pm on Thursday, January 31st, 2019.
 
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