Coryell County
  • 18-Nov-2019 (CST)
  • Road and Bridge
  • Gatesville, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision Insurance; Retirement, Paid Holidays


Position Summary

Operates construction equipment and performs skilled and manual labor for assigned road construction, maintenance and repair projects.  Positions in this class work on a crew engaged in the maintenance and repair of County roads, bridges, right of way, street signs, and other assigned structures; and operate a wide variety of construction equipment.  

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; supplemented by experience operating equipment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Must possess and maintain a valid Texas Class C Driver's License.  NOTE:  Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) including appropriate endorsement(s) required for increased classification and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of equipment and its operation.
  • Skilled in the operation and control of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials requiring complex and/or rapid adjustments.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form. Involves semi-routine standardized work.
  • Ability to exert physical effort to meet the demands of the task.
  • Ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture and visual cues or signals.
  • Ability to communicate orally.
  • Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, noise extremes, machinery vibrations, or traffic hazards.

Pre-Employment Requirements

Physical required                             __X__   Yes         _____   No

Drug test required                           __X__   Yes         _____   No

Background check required              __X__   Yes         _____   No

Work Schedule / Hours

__X__   Normal/Regular schedule is:Monday Friday 7:30a to 3:30p; With 15min in place lunch breaks.

            Summer hours are 6:00a to 4:00p Monday Thursday (Mid May to Mid September)

            With 15 minute in place lunch breaks.                                                                                   

__X__   Overtime work is necessary:  As needed________________________________

__X__   Holiday work assignment:  As needed_______________________________

 

Physical Demands: 

ACTIVITY

NEVER

OCCASIONALLY

UP TO 3 HRS. DAY

FREQUENTLY

3-6 HRS. DAY

CONSTANT

6-8 HRS.  DAY

SITTING

 

X

 

 

REPETITIVE HAND MOTION (SUCH AS DATA ENTRY/ TYPING)

 

X

 

 

HEARING, LISTENING

 

 

 

X

TALKING

 

 

X

 

STANDING

 

 

X

 

WALKING

 

 

X

 

BENDING

 

 

X

 

STOOPING

 

 

X

 

CLIMBING STAIRS

 

X

 

 

CLIMBING LADDERS

 

X

 

 

KNEELING, SQUATTING

 

X

 

 

CROUCHING

 

X

 

 

CRAWLING

 

X

 

 

BALANCING

 

 

 

X

REACHING OVERHEAD

 

 

X

 

REACHING FORWARD

 

 

 

X

PULLING/PUSHING

 

 

X

 

OBJECT HANDLING

 

 

 

X

SHOVELING

 

X

 

 

 

Skill

Activity

Lift/Carry

Candidate must be able to demonstrate ability to lift 50 lbs. from floor to 40 inch height then carry for 25-feet and return to start point with one repetition.

Shoveling Paving Material

Candidate must be able to demonstrate ability to lift 10 lbs. weighted shovel from ground to above 40-inch height and back to floor start point with multiple repetitions.

Push/Pull Equipment, debris

Candidate must be able to demonstrate ability to generate peak force of 50 lbs. for pushing and pulling for one repetition for each direction.

Vehicle Access

Candidate must be able to demonstrate ability to step up/down directly to the 2nd rung of secured ladder, then directly down to the floor with multiple repetitions.

Tool/Equipment Handling

Candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to reach their arm's length to perform handling fine/motor activity (nuts/bolts/washers) at floor level, knee level and overhead level for 60 second duration each for one repetition.

Stair Climbing

Candidate must be able to demonstrate ability to climb up/down 23 steps within 3-minutes.

 

 Lifting Demands: 

ACTIVITY

Frequency:  Occasional (1-33%). Frequent (34-66%).  Constant (67-100%)

Heavy                    

Lifts up to 20 lbs. constantly, up to 50 lbs. frequently and up to 100 lbs. occasionally.

Work Environment:  

 x

Outdoor Environment: Employees work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions.

 x

Extreme Cold: Temperatures typically below 32 degrees for more than an hour.

 x

Extreme Heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees for more than an hour.

 x

Noise: There is sufficient noise to cause you to shout in order to be heard above the noise level.

 x

Vibration: Exposure to oscillating movements of extremities or whole body.

 x

Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals in work setting.

 x

Oils: There is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids.

 x

Atmospheric Conditions: Conditions that affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.

 

 

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