ASPHALT PAVEMENT TECHNICIAN I - 0722 Salary
$32,177.60 - $46,654.40 Annually
475 Fairforest Way - Greenville, SC
- Brief Description
Under regular direction and in compliance with standard operating procedures and policies, assists in repair and installation of pavement to include repairing potholes, installing and repairing driveway tie-ins, street shoulders, and cuts. Operates paving tools and equipment. Directs traffic at worksites and performs preventative maintenance inspections on equipment. Works during inclement weather conditions (e.g., snow/ice, heavy rain/flooding, etc.) to clear and maintains roads and walkways. Assists other departments with general installation, maintenance, and cleaning projects as assigned. Subject to on-call availability and overtime.
- Job Duties
Essential Functions % of Time
- Perform Asphalt Installation: Utilize various equipment such as jack hammers, mixers, chainsaws, concrete/asphalt saws, plate tamps, lutes, pressure washers, blowers, hammer drills, and basic hand tools in performance of job duties to include tearing out old asphalt and preparing sub-base. Saw cut or jack hammer around potholes in the road before asphalt application. Remove asphalt, and fill with new asphalt with proper compaction. Patch utility cuts. Make sure compaction of subgrade is correct and edges are cut square. Place asphalt and lute to get smooth; roll and/or tamp to proper compaction.
- Operate Specialized & Heavy Equipment: Drive asphalt patch truck or dump truck to asphalt plant to pick up materials. Use rollers, tamps, lutes, and hand tools to accomplish repairs. Conduct daily inspections of all equipment and clean after use to maintain in proper working order.
- Provide Traffic Control: Evaluate jobsite and traffic pattern making note of possible safety issues that may arise. Follow South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) guidelines to initiate a traffic control plan. Put up signs, cones, barricades, and arrow-boards as necessary to route traffic safely around or away from jobsite.
- Ensure Safety: Proactively identifies, removes and/or reports potential safety hazards. Takes steps to address, remove, or report hazardous conditions or items. Complies with City, State, and Federal safety procedures and protocols in the performance of job duties. Ensures safety of equipment and property.
- Support Inclement Weather Operations: Work outside of regular schedule, throughout inclement weather conditions (i.e. snow and ice) by operating sanders, loaders, snowplows, and other specific equipment necessary to clear and maintain roads and walkways. Mix sand and salt for ice removal and treat bridges and roads as necessary. Wash brine and salt off equipment after use.
Perform other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Over one year of experience in a public works, utility, or construction field.
- Associate degree in construction engineering technology or related field may be substituted for one year of experience.
Driver`s License Requirements
- Valid South Carolina Class D Driver`s License at hire.
- Valid South Carolina Class B Commercial Learner`s Permit (CLP) within 3 weeks of hire.
- Valid South Carolina Class B CDL with air brake provision and tanker endorsement within 3 months of hire.
- Safe equipment operating practices/procedures.
- Department of Transportation work zone safety measures for traffic control.
- Confined space equipment set-up and trenching and shoring safety equipment.
- Read and understand maps in multiple formats, as well as orient locations.
- Read equipment operating manuals, Safety Data Sheet (SDS), policies, and other reference materials.
- Deal with a system of real numbers; and practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement.
- Write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.
- Operate heavy CDL equipment such as dump trucks, excavator, asphalt repair trucks.
- Operate light equipment such as mowers, jack hammer, saws, fork lift, rollers, pipe laying equipment, utility vehicles, various hand and power tools, etc.
- Operate snow and ice equipment during inclement weather.
- Communicate with use of portable radio, phone, or other other communication devices.
- Use a smart tablet and work management system.
- Working Conditions
Primary Work Location: Outdoors.
Protective Equipment Required: Hard hat, mask, safety glasses, ear protection, safety shoes, safety vest, and gloves.
Environmental/Health and Safety Factors:
Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. Daily exposure to extreme temperature, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, physical hazards, communicable diseases, as well as, mechanical, chemical, electrical, and fire hazards. Seasonal exposure to wetness and/or humidity.
Continuously requires hearing, vision, carrying, handling/grasping, lifting, pushing/pulling, reaching, twisting, bending, crouching, standing, and walking. Frequently requires talking, crawling, kneeling, and foot controls. Occasionally requires fine dexterity, climbing, balancing, and sitting. Heavy strength demands include exerting up to 20 pounds constantly, 20-50 pounds frequently, and 50-100 pounds occasionally.
Frequently requires frequent change of tasks, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, tedious or exacting work, noisy/distracting environment, emergency situations, and working closely with others as part of a team. Occasionally requires time pressures and working an irregular schedule/overtime.
Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
The City of Greenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Prospective and current employees should contact Human Resources to request an ADA accommodation.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive and affordable benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of our employees and their families. View more details about these benefits here: City of Greenville Employee Benefits.
The City offers the following health insurance options to eligible employees:
All health insurance coverage is effective the first of the month following the employees hire date except for LTD which is effective the 91st day following date of hire.
- Basic Term Life
- Employee Supplemental Life
- Spouse Term Life
- Child Term Life
- Short Term Disability (STD)
- Long Term Disability (LTD)
- Voluntary Benefits (Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Care, etc.)
LEAVE & HOLIDAY BENEFITS
- General Leave is earned/accrued biweekly by all regular, full-time and permanent part-time employees as a percentage of normal work hours.
- The City of Greenville observes 11 paid holidays.
The City is a member of the South Carolina State (SCRS) and Police Officers (PORS) defined benefit Retirement Systems.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
OTHER BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES
- Employee Recognition & Awards Program (ER&A)
- Employee Service Awards
- Longevity Bonus
- Worker`s Compensation
- Deferred Compensation
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- City of Greenville (SC)
- 206 S. Main St
Greenville, South Carolina, 29601
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