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Street & Bridge Operations Technician II

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Position Information

Position Information

Posting Title Street & Bridge Operations Technician II
Job Requisition Number COA077214
Position Number 111839
Job Type Full-Time
Division Name Pavement & Infrastructure
Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

    Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus two (2) years experience in maintenance and/or construction, including one (1) year of experience in operation of heavy duty equipment, and/or concrete finishing.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

    Valid Class “A” or “B” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

Physical Requirements:

    Continuous outdoor activity, frequent sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, twisting upper body, climbing, exposure to extreme heat, cold, inclement weather, noise, mechanical hazards, fume/odor/dust hazards, electrical hazards, occasional kneeling, crawling, carrying/lifting up to a minimum of 50lbs., client/ customer contact, and indoor activity.

Notes to Applicants
  • This position works in the Public Works Department Pavement and Infrastructure Division. This position is assigned to the Sealcoat work group and will assist to complete the sealcoat process to extend the life City of Austin streets. This positon will perform general street, bridge and right of way maintenance, construction and rehabilitation for a large public works department, incorporating standard maintenance, construction and repair techniques to produce a finished product that meets required standards.
    The Street & Bridge Technician III will be required to operate light and heavy motorized equipment for street, bridge and sidewalk maintenance.

  • A detailed, complete City of Austin employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications. For each position, please describe your specific experience as it relates to the minimum and preferred qualifications. Please be thorough in completing the employment application and list all experience that is relevant to this position. If you are selected as the top candidate, starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience.

  • Driving is considered an essential function of this position, and a valid Texas driver license and current driving record that meets the requirements of the City of Austin Driver Safety Program are required.

  • This position is considered “essential” to maintain critical operations and core services, including public health, safety and utility services, in the event of an emergency. This means employees in this position will be required to report to work even in the event of bad weather, natural disaster, or other unforeseen circumstances that necessitate an emergency closure of City operations.

  • Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department that the Position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the Position will be included in the initial interview.

  • If you are identified as a top candidate, verification of your education, which may include High School graduation or GED, undergraduate and/or graduate degrees, will be required.
Pay Range

$17.93 – $22.32
Commensurate

Hours

6:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Thursday

Hours may vary depending on work demands and business needs.

This position requires a seasonal change to work hours from mid-April through mid-September each year. During this time, frequent overtime is required, included extended hours, overnight and weekend (Saturday and Sunday) work.

Job Close Date
10/18/2017
Type of Posting External
Department Public Works
Regular/Temporary Regular
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Technical
Location 6301 Harold Ct. Austin, Texas 78724
Preferred Qualifications
  • Valid Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Experience Performing Construction Traffic Control
  • Experience operating a dump truck
  • Experience operating a Front-end Loader
  • Experience conducting pre/post trip inspections
  • Road Work Experience
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

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Street & Bridge Operations Technician II Job Description

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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Street & Bridge Operations Technician II Job Description

Does this job require a criminal background investigation? This position does not require a criminal background investigation
EEO/ADA

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The Street & Bridge Operations Technician II position requires High School graduation or GED, plus two (2) years experience in maintenance and/or construction, including one (1) year of experience in operation of heavy duty equipment, and/or concrete finishing. Do you meet these minimum qualifications?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess a valid class "A" or a class "B" Texas Commercial Driver License, or are you able to acquire by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * * The work hours for this position will vary depending on business need, and may require overtime hours extending beyond the end of the regularly scheduled workshift and on weekends. This position is also considered Essential to maintain critical operations and employees in this position will be required to report to work even in the event of bad weather, natural disaster, or other unforeseen circumstances that necessitate an emergency closure of City operations. Are you able to meet these schedule requirements?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * The minimum physical demands for working in this position are :continuous outdoor activity, frequent sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, twisting upper body, climbing, exposure to extreme heat, cold, inclement weather, noise, mechanical hazards, fume/odor/dust hazards, electrical hazards, occasional kneeling, crawling, carrying/lifting up to a minimum of 50lbs., client/ customer contact, and indoor activity. Are you able to meet these physical demands with or without reasonable accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please describe your experience performing construction traffic control.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * How many years of experience do you have operating a dump truck?
    • None
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to 2 years
    • 2 to 3 years
    • 3 to 4 years
    • 4 or more years
  8. * How many years of experience do you have using a front-end loader?
    • None
    • Trained but have no hands-on experience
    • less than 6 months
    • 6 months to 1 year
    • 1-2 years
    • 2-5 years
    • More than 5 years
  9. * Please describe your experience conducting pre/post trip inspections. Include the types of vehicles inspected.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter