Road Maintenance/equipment Operator

Harris County
Full Time 40 per week TX 14444 Holderrieth Rd, Tomball, TX 77377, United States
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Overview

Working At Harris County Precinct 4:

You will be surrounded by team members who bring “heart, hustle, and higher standards” to work each day. These leaders advance opportunity and justice as they deliver services to and advocate for the residents of Harris County. The team you will be joining is innovative, dynamic, and forward-looking.


Road Maintenance/Equipment Operator - Tomball Position Overview:

Precinct 4 is seeking a motivated and highly driven Operator to join our Road & Bridge (R&B) team. As an Operator you will be responsible for maintaining the various roadways and bridges within Precinct 4. Maintenance includes road reconstruction, tree trimming, storm debris removal, pothole repair, sign installation, ditch maintenance, and right of way mowing. R&B team members also play a key role during emergency situations and natural disasters.

You must have the ability to work diligently in a fast-paced environment and have a strong commitment to safety. A strong work ethic, initiative, a willingness to learn, and problem-solving skills are essential for success in this role. If you have a passion for serving others, and are eager to contribute to our team, we would love to hear from you.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work diligently in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a strong commitment to safety.

  • Performs a variety of road & drainage maintenance including but is not limited to road reconstruction, tree trimming, storm debris removal, pothole repair, sign installation, and ditching.

  • Operate light and heavy construction equipment, including pick-up trucks, hydro-scope excavator, rollers, street sweepers, dump trucks, trash truck, vacuum/jet truck, front end loaders, backhoes, and power tools, as required.

  • Performs routine daily maintenance including pre/post trip inspections, checking and filling fluids, report repairs, and cleaning all offices, work area, equipment, and facilities.

  • Performs construction duties including setting up road signs, barricades, flagging and directing traffic, lasers, and utilizing hand tools.

  • Handles road materials including asphalt, oils, gravel, limestone, concrete, compounds, and crack sealer material.

  • Picks up trash and litter in various locations and maintains restrooms.

  • Perform any other duties or responsibilities that may be assigned.

Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email

Requirements

Education:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge, and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. "See Resume" will not be accepted for qualifications.

Preferences

Experience:

  • Six (6) months to one (1) year of related experience or training

Licensure:

  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). (Candidates are required to obtain a CDL within three (3) months of employment.)

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