Streets Maintenance Crew Leader

  • City of McKinney, TX
  • McKinney, Texas
  • May 17, 2024
Full Time Administration and Management Building Maintenance
  • Salary: $55,672.00 - $80,725.00 Annually USD

Job Description


Under general supervision, the purpose of this position is to supervise, direct, and manage street and maintenance crews and the operation of heavy equipment. Employees in this classification perform skilled and supervisory work. This position is responsible for maintenance, repair, and construction of street, drainage systems, and alleys. Employees in this position perform technical and manual work. Performs all other related work as required.

Essential Functions/Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Leads work activities of crew in the field; leadership duties include instructing, assigning, reviewing and planning work of others; monitoring standards; coordinating activities; allocating personnel; and recommending employee transfers and discipline as appropriate. Keeps supervisor informed of problems and developments.
  • Inspects job sites and enforces safety procedures.
  • Operates, checks, and maintains moderate to complex equipment.
  • Responds to citizen complaints and concerns.
  • Responds to emergency situations after hours, on weekends, and Special Events.
  • Serves on callout crew, as needed.
  • Maintains and cleans tools and job sites.
  • Assists supervisor with employee interviews, performance appraisals, discipline. etc.
  • May issue tools and supplies as necessary and ensure safe working conditions within work areas.
  • Operates simple to moderately complex equipment, i.e., back hoes, loaders, paving machines, front-end loaders, gradalls, concrete vibrator, box blades, jack hammers, motor grader, skid steer loaders, sand spreader, track hoe, steel wheeled rollers, spray injection truck, and milling machine.
  • Operates various types of trucks in the hauling and distribution of materials. May transport heavy equipment to and from job site.
  • Participates in establishing traffic control devices such as signs, barricades and cones. Guides traffic safely at work sites.
  • Schedules excavation of utility water cuts and calls appropriate 811 line locates.
  • Performs preventive and simple corrective maintenance on mechanical equipment.
  • Responds to emergency situations after hours or on weekends. Assists personnel under charge in all facets of task performed as needed.
  • Maintains operational records; schedules work orders; checks job sites. Calculates materials needed for jobs. Assists in preparation of monthly reports using CityWorks work order system. Makes recommendations for budgeting needs.
  • May assist in training new crew members. Directs personnel to ensure compliance with applicable regulation, and city policies.
  • Complies with all written City policies and procedures.
  • Adheres to assigned work schedule as outlined in City and department attendance policies and procedures.
  • Works weekend days as scheduled or needed, due to emergency.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

  • Ability to embrace and embody the City’s core values of Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence (R.I.S.E.).
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors, subordinates, and people to whom service is provided.
  • Ability to produce desired work outcomes, including quality, quantity, and timeliness.
  • Ability to plan and organize work, time, and resources, and if applicable, that of subordinates.
  • Ability to work in a team environment; contribute as a team member and treat co-workers, subordinates, and customers with respect.
  • Build professional relationships with internal staff and customers.
  • Offer flexibility and adaptability, especially during times of change.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data and/or information. Includes exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships.
  • Ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others on how to apply procedures and standards to specific situations.
  • Review and evaluate employee performance.
  • Ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
  • Ability to utilize a wide variety of descriptive data and information, such as manuals, maps, and GIS data.
  • Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; ability to utilize principles of fractions; ability to interpret graphs.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form. Involves semi-routine standardized work with some latitude for independent judgment concerning choices of action.
  • Ability to exercise the judgment required in situations characterized by repetitive or short cycle operations covered by set procedures or sequences.
  • Ability to perform coordinated movements involving placing and turning motions, such as operating, backhoe, dump truck and trailer, front-end loader, large mowers, tractors, air compressor, gas and electrical pumps, and various hand tools.
  • Knowledge in Work Zone Traffic Control such as flagging, lane closures, sign placements and road closures.
  • Knowledge in construction of new asphalt and concrete roads and maintenance of existing asphalt and concrete roads.
  • Knowledge in the application of crack sealing streets.
  • Knowledge in performing patching, making utility cuts, and repairing base failures.
  • Knowledge of occupational safety and health rules, regulations, practices, and procedures.
  • Skill in planning and coordinating work site activities.
  • Skill in effective supervising and delegating duties to assigned staff.

Required Qualifications

Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the below Minimum Qualifications may be an acceptable substitute for the below specified education and experience requirements.

High school diploma or GED; supplemented by two (2) years previous experience and/or training involving maintenance and repair type work, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and efficiently operating various types of trucks in the hauling and distribution of materials.

National Incident Management System courses (Certificate IS-700, IS-800, IS-552, IS-703, IS-556, IS-558, IS-544, IS-200 and IS-100) required or must be obtained within the first 6 months.

Prior experience of two (2) years streets or utility maintenance and construction experience: or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior experience in supervisory methods and practices

  • Must pass a drug screen and background check.
  • Must have valid Class A Texas Driver’s License

Physical Demands/Supplemental

Tasks involve the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 pounds).

There is limited exposure to environmental conditions. Tasks may require exposure to strong odors and/or smoke, traffic hazards, extreme heat/cold or extreme weather conditions.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed as of the date of preparation and approval. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and all requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

The City of McKinney is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) committed to an alcohol / drug free workplace and to providing equal opportunities regardless of age, race, color, gender, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

The City offers a full complement of benefits:

Health Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Medical and Childcare Account (FSA)
  • Mental Health Care and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • City-paid and VoluntaryLifeInsurance
  • City-paid and VoluntaryLong Term Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance through Aflac
Additional Benefits
  • Legal Services through Legal Shield
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to $10,000 per year)
  • Wellness Program (earn up to $600 per year)
  • Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)
    • Mandatory 7% employee contribution
    • City match 2:1
    • 5 year vesting
    • Retire after 20 years of service, or age 60 with 5 years of service
457(b) Deferred Compensation PlansPaid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Vacation (80 hours per year for new hires; tieredincreases after 2 yrs)
  • Sick Leave (135 hours per year for yourself and immediate family)
  • Paid Parental Leave (80 hours for birth, adoption, or placement of a child in foser care)
  • Ten Paid Holidays
  • Personal Day
  • Optional compensatory time for hourly employees
  • Compensatory time for salaried employees

For more detailed information, please see the City of McKinney's summary of benefits .

Closing Date/Time: 5/30/2024 5:00 PM Central

Job Address

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