Maintenance Level 2 Worker

Website RIEZPASS The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Under the supervision of Maintenance Manager, perform skilled construction, maintenance, alteration, repair and associated work on RITBA bridges, roadways and facilities as required. Plan, organize and assist a team of approximately two (2) to ten (10) employees in the daily functions associated with bridge, roadway and facility maintenance. Ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of experience in bridge, road, or other heavy construction.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

·       High School diploma or equivalent

·       Considerable knowledge of bridge maintenance and construction activities/methods, safety techniques and procedures, and supervisory experience leading construction work crews

·       Must be able to traverse all areas of RITBA bridges and work at heights

·       Post-offer pre-employment drug or alcohol testing and criminal background check

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

·       Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

·       Must possess a Class B commercial driver’s license (CDL) w/ air brakes endorsement or obtain one within twelve (12) months

·       Must possess and maintain OSHA 10 certification (Construction Industry) or obtain within two (2) months of start of employment

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

·       Set-up and operate welders, pressure washers, chipping hammers and a variation of light and heavy power tools

·       Assist in the planning, coordination and prioritization of multiple construction projects

·       Fabricate and install miscellaneous and structural steel components for bridge repair and maintenance

·       Operate and/or perform work using a high lift, fork truck, under bridge (UB) truck (both cab & basket), hydra platform, barrier transfer machine and other pieces of RITBA owned equipment

·       Care and maintenance of equipment

·       Pothole repair

·       Maintain a consistently high level of safety in work conditions

·       Quality control (QC) reporting as required

·       General cleaning and housekeeping in assigned work area

·       Set-up and removal of daily lane closures as needed

·       Perform routine bridge and highway debris clean-up

·       Perform landscaping duties (i.e. mowing, trimming, brush clearing, wood chipping, tree cutting, etc.)

·       Determine equipment, tools, materials and supplies needed to complete assignments

·       Perform other maintenance and construction related duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

·       Must be able to effectively communicate with all employees

·       Must possess carpentry skills

·       Must possess general concrete mixing and placement skills

·       Experience managing multiple construction and/or maintenance projects

·       Ability to read, interpret, and apply guidelines from blueprints, drawings and construction plans

·       Ability to work under hazardous conditions

·       Familiarity with bridge terminology

·       Know and follow health & safety regulations and safe working practices applicable to the position, including fall protection

·       Carry-out work assignments with minimum supervision

·       Ability to work effectively and professionally with co-workers, contractors and general public

·       Ability to use power and hand tools with skill

·       Knowledge of scaffolding, pick boards, platform set-up, maintenance, safety and removal

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

·       Regular and reliable attendance required

·       Must be able to push, pull and lift 70lbs throughout the day

·       Ability to work while wearing a cartridge-type respirator (as required)

·       Work comfortably at considerable heights (including but not limited to 400 feet) and on suspended scaffolding

·       Must be able to work in confined spaces

·       Must be able to walk/stand on concrete and steel surfaces for extensive periods of time

·       Majority of work is performed outside in hot and cold climates with varying wind speeds

* This job description represents general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of   this class title.

To apply for this job email your details to atasso@ritba.org