Electrician-Maintenance 1 Worker

Website RIEZPASS The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority


Under the supervision of Maintenance Manager, perform skilled construction, maintenance, alteration, repair and associated work on RITBA bridges, roadways and facilities as required, with a focus on electrician work. 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 be a Journeyman Electrician and should possess a current Journeyman License.

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


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 six (6) months

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


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


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


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