Selected Examples of Essential Functions:
• Provides technical, functional supervision and leadership to assigned staff; reviews and controls quality of work; provides timely and ongoing feedback to assigned staff; provides feedback on employee evaluations; participates in performing complex and specialized construction, maintenance, restoration, and resource management work to ensure safe and efficient access for the public and staff.
• Plans, schedules, prioritizes, and assigns maintenance and repair work in consultation with the Maintenance, Construction, and Resource Supervisor; communicates status of projects to appropriate personnel, working cooperatively to schedule projects in accordance with established and special operational priorities; instructs staff in work procedures.
• Performs trail construction and layout, including flagging appropriate cross country route, overseeing trail brushing and clearing, and designing in proper drainage structures by installing reverse grades and creating cross slopes; makes and directs trail construction and layout changes in the field as required; consults with planning department and/or supervisor for major changes as needed.
• Identifies equipment needed for assigned projects; picks up and delivers equipment from construction projects; inspects job sites for potential hazards; determines precautions necessary for safe operations.
• Performs complete safety inspections of vehicles and equipment, including Biennial Inspection of Terminals (BIT) and other California Highway Patrol (CHP) mandated safety inspections; ensures records are complete and that all vehicles and equipment are in safe and operational condition.
Selected Qualifications Include: Knowledge of:
• Basic principles of supervision and training.
• Operation, work methods, and limitations of medium to heavy construction equipment used in the maintenance and construction of District land and facilities.
• Methods, materials, equipment, and tools used in routine welding and fabrication work.
• Principles and practices of resource management, including weed management and habitat restoration.
• Occupational hazards and safety equipment and practices related to the work, including the handling of hazardous chemicals.
• Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility.
• Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and District staff.
• Modern office practices, methods, computer equipment, and basic computer applications.
• Plan, schedule, assign, & oversee activities of open space maintenance & repair personnel on assigned projects.
• Inspect the work of others and maintain established quality control standards.
• Train others in proper and safe work procedures.
• Identify and implement effective course of action to complete assigned work.
• Layout & construct trail using the accepted District practices to minimize maintenance & erosion damage.
• Operate specialized construction and maintenance medium to heavy vehicles and equipment.
• Troubleshoot and determine appropriate action in the maintenance and repair of trucks and a variety of maintenance and construction equipment and tools.
• Perform a variety of construction, modification, maintenance, & repair work with accuracy, speed, & minimal supervision.
• Interpret & apply the policies, procedures, laws, codes, & regulations pertaining to assigned programs & functions.
• Read, interpret, & apply technical information from manuals, drawings, specifications, layouts, blueprints, & schematics.
• Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written reports of work performed.
• Make accurate arithmetic calculations.
• Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone or radio, and in writing.
• Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
• Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by specialized training in heavy equipment repair and operation and three (3) years of experience operating and transporting heavy equipment and maintaining and repairing vehicles, tools, and power equipment.
Licenses and Certifications:
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Class A Driver’s License with appropriate endorsements within six (6) months of hire. • Possession of, or ability to obtain, Basic First Aid and CPR certification within six (6) months of hire. • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a District approved Fire Suppression Training certification.
May be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays. Must wear prescribed District uniform and adhere to strict safety procedures and work habits. Depending on the exposure, employee is required to wear head, hearing, eye, foot, face, hand, and full protection equipment.