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CREW CHIEF

  • Type:Full Time
  • Posted Date:01/23/2020

NATURE OF WORK

 

This is responsible non-exempt work in construction maintenance or general labor operations.  An employee in a position allocated to this class directs the work of a crew or several crews of unskilled and semiskilled laborers and equipment operators in construction, maintenance, or general labor operations.  Employees in this class are responsible for providing on-site direction and obtaining effective and efficient performance from work crews in carrying out various work assignments.  Work is performed independently within the limits of plans, instructions and standard operating procedures and under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Maintenance and Operations and is reviewed through on-site inspections and conferences.

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK

 

  • Directs the work of crews engaged in construction or maintenance of roads and streets; oversees and participates in the building and repairing of swales, as well as construction of new culverts; mowing of road shoulders, parks and other District property; preparation of roads for paving; construction of parking lots, and resurfacing of existing roads, maintenance, construction and repair, as necessary.
  • Coordinates equipment maintenance and repairs ensuring that equipment is functional.
  • Ensures that all conditions of a permit have been met prior to finalizing same; checks for any special exceptions affecting the permit, researches and gathers data.
  • Directs the work of crews engaged in routine maintenance work and drainage systems.
  • May assist in tracking and scheduling work projects.
  • Ability to remain punctual and maintain scheduled work hours.
  • Drives a truck hauling work crews, equipment, and materials to and from work sites.
  • Contacts public in areas where crews and equipment are working; arranges for the transport of equipment and machinery across private property or public thoroughfares; explains to property owners the nature of the work being performed; answers any complaints.
  • Monitor district easements and properties to ensure that any obstructions are removed and property owner is given a violation notice.
  • Maintains records; prepares daily reports; logs.
  • Makes field observations relative to District permits, projects and resident requests in accordance with plans, specifications and contract documents.
  • May be required to assist other work groups to “fill in” for other Maintenance Supervisors, as needed.
  • Continuous and on-going departmental projects and cross-training.
  • Writes performance evaluations, issues counseling forms/disciplinary actions, handles employee complaints and grievances, and recommends the hiring, firing, and promotion of staff.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to engage in the following activities: sitting, standing, walking, climbing, crouching, crawling, stooping, kneeling or balancing; reaching with arms; using hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls; talking, hearing , smelling and the ability to lift and or  move up to 50 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this position, the employee mainly works outdoors, near machinery, or in high precarious places.  The employee will likely be exposed to wet/humid/hot/cold weather conditions.  The employee will occasionally be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, chemicals, vibration and other potential hazards associated with the maintenance and/or construction of roads and drainage works and other types of construction.  The noise level in the work environment is normally quiet to moderate, but can be high under certain circumstances.  Manual dexterity is necessary in order to manipulate machinery, trucks, and tools. 

 

 

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years of experience in construction, maintenance, or other operations applicable to the area of assignment.
  • Six months of experience directing the work of subordinate personnel.
  • Any equivalent combination of related training and experience.
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License.
  • Current First Aid & CPR certifications or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.
  • Pre-Employment Screening (i.e., Drug Test, Driver’s License, Criminal Background Check, etc.)

 

Work Hours:  40 hours per week with Overtime as approved

 

 

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