City of Kyle Texas
  • 10-May-2018 to 24-May-2018 (CST)
  • PWrkStM
  • Kyle, TX, USA
  • Starting Rate: $14.90 - $18.63 DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Employee Paid Health, Dental, & Vision! Vacation, Holiday, & Sick Time! Competitive Retirement Program! and so much more.


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GENERAL STATEMENT:

Under the direct supervision the Street Maintenance Foreperson and/or their designated representative, performs general skilled maintenance activities and functions. Performs all general maintenance and construction duties as required for the general installation, maintenance and repair of public streets, alleys, right-of-ways (R.O.W.), sidewalks, and similar areas.

 The incumbent's work schedule will be established by the supervisor and will include rotational on-call weekend schedules, and possible overtime due to the nature of the position. This position is also considered to be a member of the City Emergency Response Team.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs a wide variety of manual, skilled, and semi-skilled construction and maintenance work, including digging trenches, placing and finishing concrete, spraying herbicides, loading and unloading vehicles, moving materials and equipment, litter abatement, painting, street patching, and curb repair.

  • Performs maintenance and repair work on a regularly scheduled without direct supervision; uses chemicals and/or other supplies.

  • Completes routine street maintenance assignments and activities, without direct supervision, including, but not limited to: minor street repairs, street R.O.W. maintenance, and general repair and maintenance of public alleys and sidewalks.

  • Cleans, maintains, and properly stores tools and equipment; performs minor repairs and adjustments to assigned equipment, including changing oil and other routine maintenance of appropriate equipment; cleans, maintains and stores painting equipment.

  • Operates motor-driven equipment and trucks on streets, highways, and over terrain; operates hand and portable power tools. 

  • Routinely operates the following light and medium power-driven equipment: aerial lift, air compressor, asphalt paving equipment, excavator, trencher and various saws; may occasionally operate the following heavy equipment: dump truck, road grader, backhoe, dozer, skid loader, front end loader, bucket truck, cement mixer, jackhammer, chipper, vibra-plate compactor, turf sweeper, and other equipment as assigned. 

  • Fabricates and installs street and traffic control signs; installs and repair street lights; places traffic control and warning signs and monitors traffic flow.

  • Maintains simple records; reads and interprets directions and sketches.

  • Provides and participates in emergency responses which, while not all inclusive, may include traffic control for extended periods, continual and strenuous sandbagging, emergency repairs to public facilities, assisting with evacuations, etc.

  • Assists other Public Works staff and departments in the planning and execution of their assignments; providing labor and/or technical assistance as required.

  • Assists and supports other city departments as to general maintenance projects, needs, and activities.

  • May perform in a leader role occasionally on select jobs.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned. 


Must exemplify the Team Kyle Core Roles as an Employee by:

  •  Leading Edge  Continually looking for areas to improve upon; decisive and adaptive; supports new ideas; a driver for change. Innovative 
  •     Yes-Attitude  Demonstrates superior customer service; treats other employees and citizens with kindness; promotes goodwill; solves conflict with tact. 
  •     Knowledge  Knowledgeable in all aspects of job and City operations; maintains high quality of work; follows health and safety guidelines. 
  •     Employee Accountability -Actively seeks and gives performance feedback in order to determine developmental opportunities; uses feedback as an opportunity for continuous improvement.
Community Relations
  • Maintains desired working relationship with Public Works Director & City Manager.

  • Works cooperatively with community groups.

  • Provides support to all city department programs and/or activities as needed.

  • Actively participates in creating and providing desired service levels to the citizens of Kyle and non-citizens within the City of Kyle 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge or training of the methods, tools and equipment of assigned trade area.
  • Working knowledge of the methods, tools and equipment of other maintenance functions.
  • Ability to maintain records on materials needed and used.
  • General operational knowledge, experience, and/or familiarity with all Public Works machinery and equipment.  
  • Written Communication/Language Skills Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Organizational Support Follows policies and procedures.
  • Judgment Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
  • Planning/Organizing Uses time efficiently.
  • Meets productivity standards; completes work in a timely manner.
  • Safety and Security Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability Follow instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.
  • Initiative Asks for and offers help when needed  

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:  

-High School Diplomas or G.E.D.

-Reliable transportation, and living with 45 minutes of the Public Works Department to be called in after work hours in emergency situations.  
-Valid Texas State Driver's License
-Ability to obtain C.D.L. license(s), Class B or A if needed.  

  Anyone who poses a direct threat to the health and safety of himself/herself or to others in the workplace will be deemed not qualified for this position.

 

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 is regularly required to stand; walk over smooth or rough terrain, including slopes and embankments; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hand and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk; hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Any corrective eyewear required while operating a motor vehicle must be worn at all times while working.

Working Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 is regularly exposed to high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals; and will be working in or around live vehicular traffic flow. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; explosives; risk of radiation and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This position description has been prepared to assist in defining job responsibilities, physical demands, and skills needed.  It is not intended as a complete list of job duties, responsibilities, and/or essential functions.  This description is no intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision.  The City of Kyle retains and reserves any or all rights to change, modify, amend, add to or delete, form any section of this document as it deems, in its judgment, to be proper.
City of Kyle Texas
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