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General Description and Classification Standards
Supervises bridge maintenance projects, plans, assigns, and reviews the work of bridge maintenance workers in the performance of major bridge rehabilitation/maintenance and building repair.
Duties may include but are not limited to supervising comprehensive bridge maintenance and repair projects to ensure work assignments are completed within established time frames.
General supervision. Receives assignments and determines method and procedure.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
Directs the activities of a moderately sized group of bridge maintenance workers and trainees engaged in major bridge rehabilitation maintenance and building repair.
Plans, assigns and records the work and outcomes of bridge rehabilitation, maintenance and repair projects; receives job orders for bridge maintenance repair and construction work; discusses job orders with coordinator; prepares, reviews and maintains time, labor and material records and files on various forms and reports; visits field locations to inspect the intended work site; estimates materials, time and equipment labor requirements; notes extent of the job and the projected availability of crews; coordinates work on assigned projects with other city agencies.
Makes routine inspections of jobs; observes work in the field to determine that it is being performed under safe conditions; advises and instructs subordinates on the proper execution of assigned tasks; inspects work for progress and ensures that it is proceeding in accordance with instructions, general work standards, standard trade practices, and time limits; orients new employees to departmental policies and practices; conducts safety meetings to provide safety instructions to field crews; supervises annual inventory of equipment and tools.
Prepares written and verbal activity reports for coordinator; arranges for support equipment; recommends changes to crew composition and size; informs public and affected utilities of pending disruption of service; assists in planning work assignments to accommodate seasonal variations in work load, special projects, ongoing programs and emergency priorities.
Manages the maintenance and repair training program; assists in defining bridge rehabilitation, maintenance and repair training needs and objectives; establishes the training schedule; implements the training program and coordinates the implementation of training schedule with other supervisors; assists in planning, providing for, and/or training new employees in procedures and techniques, assists in establishing work standards; reviews work performance to insure proper productivity.
May make purchasing or resource allocation decisions within organization guidelines and establishes work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc.
Has formal supervisory authority over work group (typically at least 4-5 employees) to include discipline, performance management, scheduling, training, etc.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.
Knowledge of: the methods, practices, techniques, materials, tools and equipment used in bridge and building construction trades such as masonry, plumbing, structural ironwork, carpentry, painting, welding and mechanical and electrical maintenance repair; of the occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in the maintenance of bridges and buildings; of supervisory methods and techniques.
Skill in the use of computers and in the operation of standard office software as well as inventory management and maintenance software.
Ability to: supervise the work of a moderately sized group of bridge maintenance workers in the performance of major bridge rehabilitation/maintenance and building repair; to implement and supervise a training program for subordinate bridge maintenance workers, particularly at the trainee level; to understand and follow oral and written instructions including sketches, blueprints, and specifications.
Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience
1 year of college or technical school training in a related field. 4 years' of bridge rehabilitation, maintenance and building repair work of which 1 year experience at a supervisor level.
Preferred Education & Experience
Associate's degree in related field and 6 years' of bridge rehabilitation, maintenance and building repair work of which 2 years' experience at a supervisor level.
Licensures and Certifications
Valid State of Georgia Drivers License, Bridge Inspection Certification, and Bridge Maintenance Certification required.
Essential Capabilities and Work Environment
Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.