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City of Austin



Austin, TX

$25.25 – $29.94 per hour

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Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

  • Read and interpret engineering drawings and work plans, assigning job duties, monitoring task completion and quality of work, as well as train and lead large, sometimes multiple work crews ; act as supervisor as needed.

  • Ensures sufficient materials, proper tools and equipment are delivered to the jobsite in a timely manner.

  • Coordinates crew’s work with other crews or groups of city employees.

  • Checks jobsite for marked hazards, and finds utility lines. Fill out Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) and conduct safety briefing.

  • Operates and trains others on heavy equipment per the Equipment Training Program.

  • Drives trucks and trailer rigs to haul equipment and materials. This equipment to include Haul Rig with Low Boy trailer, Concrete mix truck, Volumetric Concrete Truck, Tandem Dump trucks with trailers.

  • Conducts all proper pre-trip inspections, including ZONAR and written forms to ensure proper operating conditions prior to leaving for the job site (ex: checks oil, water, fuel, tires, hydraulic system, etc.). Reports malfunctions and repair requirements to the supervisor.

  • Operates and oversees maintenance of gas/diesel/propane equipment (i.e., pneumatic jack hammer, air compressor, generator, chain saw, lawn mower, weed eater, lawn blower, hedge trimmer, gasoline tamper, walk-behind roller, arrow board, quickie cut-off saw).

  • Perform work in storm water management facilities, on stream bank stabilization and erosion control projects within open waterways and wet environments.

  • Oversees traffic control at job sites; places and gathers cones, warning signs and barricades; flags traffic; sets forms, installs guard rails.

  • Responsible for landscape maintenance; including trimming trees, mowing grass, seeding, laying sod and erosion control.

  • Performs and assigns tasks during emergency situations such as floods, severe weather, and accidents.

  • Participates in and conducts on-the-job and skill based training in order to meet team and department goals and objectives.

Responsibilities – Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:

  • Provides leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others.

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