Under supervision of the Transportation Maintenance Superintendent, assign, and direct work crews to perform maintenance and repair work related to all aspects of transportation infrastructure maintenance including streets, bikeways, greenways and medians; and to perform related administrative duties as required.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Under direction from the Transportation Maintenance Superintendent, directs and supervises the work and performance of maintenance work crews. This includes the following but is not limited to the following:
• Manages day-to-day operations of work crews: planning, prioritizing, assigning, and coordinating work.
• Implements and performs quality control and quality assurance processes for maintenance crew's work as well as contractors performing work for the City of Boulder.
• Provides leadership to assure that construction and maintenance services are provided in alignment with the city's strategic objectives.
• Monitors work in progress to pinpoint problems and to ensure organized and efficient work and quality work product. Assumes responsibility and accountability for performance of crew and work produced.
• Monitors the flow of issues and cases into existing software programs and dispatches work crews to appropriately address cases. Monitors the resolution and closure of cases. Provides technical expertise and advice on the transportation infrastructure including streets, bikeways, greenways, and medians.
• Provides technical expertise in landscape management activities, including irrigation, vegetation management and IPM practices.
• Provides information and input to project engineering on needed transportation, bikeways, greenways, median, flood, and graffiti control system repair, replacement, and rehabilitation.
• In addition to providing performance reviews, supervisor oversees and develops workforce development priorities for the workgroup including training programs and career development opportunities.
2. Oversees a specific area or areas of transportation maintenance such as streets, bikeways, greenways, and/or medians. This includes, but is not limited to the following:
• Participates in analyzing conditions of their respective area to establish and prioritize maintenance and repair needs. Participates in condition assessments, analyzes asset management data and develops ongoing maintenance lifecycles.
• Analyze metrics to be used in preparing business case needs for resource adjustments and staffing levels.
• Works with Federal, State, County, and other government agencies to plan and coordinate Public Works related business.
• Plans, organizes, implements and oversees maintenance and in-house construction projects; prioritizes projects and inspects jobsites to assure quality work projects and effective use of resources.
• Participates in developing short range and long-range work plans in collaboration with Transportation Maintenance Superintendent and capital project representatives and assigns work and equipment on a daily basis.
• Performs field inspections, interprets technical reports and test results, formulates recommendations based on sound judgment and analysis.
• Meets with community members on a regular basis to discuss their concerns and city responses.
• Supervises staff and evaluates performance; monitors operations and reviews the work of assigned staff to assure the efficient and timely accomplishment of assigned duties and responsibilities.
• Maintains records of work performed and equipment used, problems encountered, and services, materials, and equipment needed. Manages computerized information logs and databases to track performance and efficiency.
• Supervises and monitors contractors and contracts to ensure project specifications are being followed, including review and approval of contractor invoices.
3. Performs administrative duties including, but not limited to, the following:
• Participates in cost of services analyses and making resource decisions based on these analyses.
• Provides input on equipment purchases and helping develop product specifications for bid purposes.
• Functions as part of the management team. Helps provide leadership on work group administrative policy setting and decision-making.
• Collects and reviews time sheets and distribution of time.
• Assists with implementation of new work programs and data bases and other computerized work programs.
• Researches and effectively and efficiently orders, purchases, and distributes materials, supplies, and equipment.
• Participates on the city's Emergency Management Team serving as a responder. Performance condition and damage assessment in relation to emergency events. Communicates with other city, state, and county departments in planning and implementation.
4. Provides technical guidance, direction, and training for specific aspects of transportation maintenance based on their area of responsibility, which could include:
• Collaborates with Transportation Capital Maintenance on programming for overlay, chip and seal, and crack filling, and major patching of streets and right-of-ways.
• Within the context of overall repair strategy; supervises large scale asphalt and concrete paving operations to minor maintenance which includes; pothole repairs, minor patching, prep work prior to overlay and chip and seal, and alley repairs.
• Assists in determining grading, patching, and maintenance needs of unpaved areas.
• Vegetation management throughout the bikeways, greenways and medians.
• Street sweeping operations.
• Graffiti control workgroup.
• Trash and debris removal from city right-of-way areas and city property.
• Irrigation systems water management.
• Supervise snow and ice control operations.
• Organizes city-wide debris removal and tree trimming for plowing operations.
• Coordinates repairs of right of way structures, including curbs, drive cuts, sidewalks, guardrails, and retaining walls.
• Schedules minor and major equipment repair with Fleet Services.
5. May be required to perform specialized tasks based on the individual expertise and abilities of the crew members.
6. Required to work rotational supervisory emergency response standby. May be required to work irregular hours, weekends, evenings, holidays, and/or emergencies as required including availability to respond to snow on-call between mid-September and mid-April.
7. Ability to cross train and rotate supervisory responsibilities between major disciplines in Transportation Maintenance workgroup. May act as backup to the Transportation Maintenance Superintendent.
8. Supervise the on-call program and ensure that appropriate staff is available on-call in accordance with department procedures and guidelines.
9. Participates in snow removal supervision and snow shift timing and decision making, and de-icer treatment of streets; may be required to act as snow dispatcher during snow events. Directs and oversees the snow response and actions. May be required to act as on call supervisor for snow removal and other emergency operations.
10. Assists with seasonal activities including directing work of temporary employees.
11. Remains generally alert to conditions and events occurring on public rights-of-way indicating anticipated or needed repair.
12. For the work duties identified, work is performed both in the City of Boulder Municipal Service Center office and in the field.
• Performs related duties as required to meet the needs of the city.
• Takes proper safety precautions to prevent accidents. Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials, and equipment. Uses all required safety equipment and follows all safety regulations, policies and procedures. Reports all accidents and damage to city property to Fleet Services, Risk Management and Transportation Maintenance Manager.
• Responsible for knowing and complying with all city and department policies; participating in professional trainings and development; and adhering to attendance and workplace attire policies.
Generally, duties are listed from most to least critical or time consuming.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate of Science degree in Engineering or Construction Management or a related field and at least three years of progressively responsible Transportation maintenance experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience. At least two years of supervisory experience of field personnel. Thorough knowledge of at least one transportation maintenance discipline such as minor and major maintenance including large asphalt and concrete paving operations, patching and pothole repair, chip and seal, overlay, street sweeping and snow and ice control, greenscape/median maintenance. Ability to plan work activities, to give and receive verbal instructions, and to coordinate the work of others. Effective communication skills, including strong written and verbal communication. Demonstrated interpersonal skills including the ability to resolve problems and provide information to the public in a responsive and courteous manner, to act as a crew leader and coordinate the work of others, and to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization. Demonstrated ability and initiative to work independently with minimal supervision, to prioritize and resolve problems and to carry tasks to completion. Ability to effectively use technology as required in the office and in the field. Asset management database knowledge and usage. Experience operating and performing minor maintenance on a variety of equipment. Ability to perform a wide variety of physical and manual tasks in an outdoor environment. Physical ability to stand, walk, and kneel and to use a variety of tools and equipment while working in and around moving traffic.
Working knowledge of applicable OSHA, EPA, and DOT safety regulations. Ability to occasionally operate equipment.
Willingness to participate in training which is applicable to job requirements. Ability to obtain within six months from date of hire: ATSSA or equivalent certification as a traffic flagger, Traffic Control Technician (TCT) and First Aid/CPR certified through Red Cross or equivalent accredited institution. Ability and willingness to work irregular hours, weekends, evenings, holidays, and/or emergencies; and to respond to snow shifts when called from mid-September through mid-April. Experience with snow operations including operating tandem with plow and spreader. Valid driver's license. Ability to obtain within probation period a valid Colorado Commercial Driver's License with the following endorsements: A-Combination; Tanker and without L-Airbrake Restriction. Have and maintain acceptable background information, including criminal conviction history and motor vehicle record.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS – In addition to the required minimum qualifications: Experience supervising a maintenance or construction work crew. Ability to read construction drawings. ATSSA or equivalent certification as a traffic flagger, or Traffic Control Technician (TCT) or Traffic Safety/Flagger instructor certified. First Aid/CPR certified through Red Cross or equivalent accredited institution. Certified equipment operator instructor. Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor and EPA Water Sense Partner certification. Experience operating heavy equipment. Bi-Lingual in English and Spanish. Valid Colorado Commercial Driver's License with the following endorsements: A-Combination; N-Tanker and without L-Airbrake Restriction
About City of Boulder
The City of Boulder is a great place to live, work and play. Built on a foundation of environmental, economic and social stability, the city takes an inclusive, transparent approach to government. Add your voice and talents to the City of Boulder and help us grow in service and excellence for an inspired future.With over 300 miles of dedicated bike-ways and more than 150 miles of hiking trails, Boulder values active lifestyles and access to nature. Forty-five thousand acres of land provide open space for parks, a green belt around the city and a cap on urban growth.