HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE WORKER II
The Medina County Highway Department has a position available for a
Highway Maintenance Worker II.
Employee will have a 120-day Probationary Period.
Pay Rate will adjust at the end of
the Probationary Period. The
employee will be required to join the Teamsterís Local 436 Union.
Yearly raises are subject to the terms of the Union agreement.
Applications may be obtained online or from the MEDINA COUNTY ENGINEERíS
OFFICE, 791 W. Smith Road, Medina, Ohio 44256 between the hours of 8:00
a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday
through Friday. Applications
will be accepted no later than DECEMBER 1, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Resumes will only be accepted with a completed application.
County is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Under general supervision, is responsible for the performance of a variety
of highway maintenance and construction projects; uses and/or operates
various heavy and light construction equipment; performs snow and ice
removal and related support operations; assists with vehicle, equipment
and building maintenance; performs all other related duties as required.
The duties listed below are intended to illustrate work functions
performed in this classification; All duties may involve heavy manual
labor with or without aid from mechanical equipment.
Operates dump trucks with and without snow plows; operates front end
loader, excavator, skid steer, paver, roller, distributor, grader, tractor
and mower, bucket truck, brush chipper, chain saw and other heavy and
light equipment of a wide variety; hauls stone, dirt, asphalt, salt and
other road materials to and from Highway Garage or other facilities or
Piles salt, salts roads driving dump truck with snowplow, operates and
maintains dump truck and related snow and ice removal equipment;
Performs vehicle and equipment inspections; writes work orders for needed
vehicle and equipment repairs; performs general maintenance on equipment;
assists mechanics when needed or scheduled; performs grounds, stockyard
and building maintenance;
Performs pavement repair and patching operations, berming and shoulder
repair; crack sealing of pavement surfaces, chip sealing of roads;
performs guiderail inspection, installation and repair; inspects road and
roadway condition for deterioration, storm and accident related damages;
Performs tree and limb removal, roadside mowing, vegetation control and
Performs culvert replacement, extension and repairs; installs and
maintains catch basins; maintains roadside and drainage ditches by ditch
cleaning, channel dredging and silt removal; performs bridge repairs,
demolition, and welding
Flags and directs traffic; performs weather related and emergency roadwork
operations; position requires the ability to prepare written reports of
work performed, materials used, quantity tabulations;
May serve as Crew Leader in the absence of Foreman or other supervisor;
may be responsible for subsequent scheduling of work in such temporary
The employee may be required to attend special training sessions as
Performs all other related duties as required.
NECESSARY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Skilled in the operation of dump trucks, with and without snow plows, in
all weather conditions; Knowledge of general highway maintenance
procedures; knowledge of the operating principles of gasoline-powered and
diesel-powered motor vehicles; knowledge of the particular problems
involved in the operation of light equipment as distinguished from
passenger car operation; knowledge of State and local motor vehicle laws;
ability to understand and follow basic oral and written instructions from
Supervisors and other personnel; ability to perform heavy manual
labor/duties for long periods of time; ability to work in adverse weather
conditions; ability to bend, stoop and crawl; Ability to move and lift
various objects up to 100 lbs. on an inconsistent basis; ability to
operate and drive vehicles and equipment for extended periods of time;
ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with
associates, supervisors and the general public; The ability to work
in/under the conditions described below.
Employee is on call 24/7 including weekend and overtime availability
[Normal shift is from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.]; may be required to work
overtime and various shifts, weekends and/or Holidays; subject to call-in
at all times and in emergency situations; may be required to work a night
shift, 5:30 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. or later, usually during the months of
November through March each year; may be exposed to, or come into contact
with: asphalt, chemicals and solvents, concrete, construction equipment,
dirt, dust, exhaust fumes, fuels, grease, herbicides, ivy, lubricants,
paints, oils, vegetation, weeds, and other construction materials, works
in adverse and inclement weather conditions and extremes in temperatures;
works in moving traffic; may be required to move and lift heavy items up
to 100 pounds on an inconsistent basis; may require significant driving
time; may require operating dump truck over extended periods during snow
removal season; may require constant walking or standing on hard surfaces
for duration of the work shift;
may involve stooping, bending, crawling and working in strained
QUALIFICATIONS DESIRABLE FOR EMPLOYMENT
Any combinations of training and work experience which indicates
possession of the skills, knowledge and abilities listed above.
An example of an acceptable qualification for this position is:
Possession of a valid State of Ohio Class B (min.) Commercial Driverís
License and vehicularly insurable according to the requirements of Medina
High School diploma or equivalent and at least one year of experience
in the operation of any one or more types of heavy equipment listed in
Additional experience may be substituted for one year of desired education
on a year-for-year basis.