GENERAL PURPOSE: Under general supervision, manages staff and sets priorities for work groups performing semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of City streets, bridges and infrastructure.
DUTIES: Manages the daily operations of the Street and Bridge Division including personnel and human resources activities, assigned fleet and equipment, supplies and materials, operational tasks, and budgeting, financial, and expenditure oversight. Manages and supports assigned staff to maintain City streets, bridges and infrastructure in safe condition; provides leadership to ensure that construction, repair, and maintenance services are provided in alignment with the City's strategic objectives, safety guidelines, and state and Federal laws. Prioritizes, plans, organizes, implements and oversees streets, bridges and infrastructure maintenance, construction, and repair projects and special project requests; inspects jobsites and ensures work quality, efficient operations, and cost-effective practices. Works with City Departments, external agencies, and other organizations to resolve operational, management, maintenance, and project issues. Conducts inspections of work projects and offers technical assistance and guidance to subordinate staff as necessary; oversees ongoing work projects to ensure that safety rules and regulations are adhered to and that all equipment is in safe operating condition. Manages the collection, analysis and reporting of operational, budget and financial data; calculates costs and resource requirements for future needs; orders supplies, materials, and equipment. Investigates and resolves citizen complaints within scope of authority and according to City policies. Responds to emergencies and coordinates City resources according to plans and needs; dispatches and accounts for crew activity during emergency events. Trains and develops staff skills; conducts performance evaluations; meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve workload and technical issues; reviews the work of assigned staff to ensure work quality and timely accomplishment of assigned duties and responsibilities. Performs needs assessment for supplies, materials, and services; drafts specifications, works with City Departments, and performs tasks associated with bidding, award, and procurement. Researches current specifications, practices, and developments in the infrastructure construction, maintenance, and repair industry; performs in-field analysis of new products or techniques; advises subordinates, supervisors, and City Management based on research. Presents information, reports, and presentations to subordinates, supervisors, and City Management.
MINIMUM STANDARDS & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: High School Diploma or equivalent; and five years' experience in municipal infrastructure maintenance, including three years' supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required knowledge of: City policies and procedures. Methods, procedures, materials, equipment and tools used for maintenance and repair of streets, bridges and infrastructure. OSHA safety rules and regulations. Safety standards and practices in hazardous traffic environments. Occupational hazards and safety precautions. Human resource functions, rules, and regulations. Required skill in: Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines. Identifying streets, bridges and infrastructure needs and prioritizing repair and maintenance projects. Supervising staff, delegating tasks and authority, and evaluating staff performance. Promoting and enforcing safe work practices. Operating personal computer systems and basic software applications. Effective verbal and written communications. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers and the public. Working in a high-demand, changing environment. Work is performed indoors in an office environment, and at construction sites, maintenance facilities and outside environments. A valid driver license with a good driving record is required.
Job postings may be withdrawn at any time at direction of the City Manager.0