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R&B Functional Group Manager

Min Hourly Max Hourly Min Monthly Max Monthly Min Salary Max Salary
$28.48 $39.88 $4,936.44 $6,912.40 $59,245.00 $82,943.00

Description

A manager who: plans, organizes, manages, and reviews the work of multiple team leaders engaged in any combination of, but not limited to, the repair, maintenance and construction of native, gravel and paved surface roadways, associated structures, and drainage systems; mining and production of crushed aggregate material, and hauling of roadway maintenance and construction equipment and material. These positions perform a variety of operational, personnel, and administrative duties while managing the assigned functional section, and any work activity at any location in the Larimer County Road and Bridge Department field operations group.

Duties

The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.  

  • Receives general direction from the Road and Bridge Director.
  • Exercises direct and indirect supervision over team leaders, field operations employees, suppliers, and contractors.• Comply with departmental missions, goals, objectives, policies and procedures to ensure all work meets the required expectations.
  • Comply with MSHA, DOT, Colorado 811 and other applicable safety regulations and procedures.
  • Consult with Team Leaders on conflict management issues and resolutions tactics.
  • Detect problems through visual and physical inspection.
  • Discover, plan, evaluate, and adjust activities of personnel performing assigned tasks.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable safety regulations and procedures, while meeting departmental expectations on all assigned work.
  • Ensures expenses in each area of responsibility are within approved budget authority provided by the Director.
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with outside contractors who perform specific functions for the county.
  • Evaluate, determine and recommend resources needed for appropriate road maintenance projects.
  • Manage, evaluate, coach, train, and discipline 35 or more people, while directly supervising multiple Team Leaders.
  • Monitors work performance and productivity of subordinates to ensure compliance with project rules, procedures, applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Must use personally assigned County equipment for business purposes and commuting.
  • Participates in the investigation and response to routine complaints and questions posed by internal and external customers.
  • Performs administrative investigations as to the cause of accidents, injuries, and damage to the county and/or private property.
  • Prepares specifications and establishes quantities needed of materials and services to be procured through formal bid process.
  • Purchase necessary supplies and materials with unilateral purchasing authority up to $4,999.99
  • Subject to non-restrictive call back 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for situations including, but not limited to snow plowing, wild-land fires, floods, and other situations.

Assignment Specific Essential Functions

Non-paved Roads
Plans, coordinates, evaluates, and adjusts the activities and teams involved in the:

  • Maintenance, construction, and repair of gravel and native surface roads including grading and surface stabilization;
  • Construction and maintenance of roadside drainage systems;
  • Maintenance of shoulders on paved roads; and
  • Removal of snow and ice.

Paved Roads
Plans, coordinates, evaluates, and adjusts the activities and teams involved in the:

  • Maintenance, construction, and repair of paved roads and right-of-ways;
  • Asphalt pavement life cycle management, including but not limited to, patching, seal coat, chip seal, crack filling, reconstruction, and overlay;
  • Construction and realignment of earthwork embankments;
  • Construction and maintenance of roadside drainage systems;
  • Maintenance of traffic control devices;
  • Roadside vegetation management; and
  • Removal of snow and ice.

Structures
Plans, coordinates, evaluates and adjusts the activities and teams involved in the:

  • Maintenance, construction, and repair of roadway and roadside drainage structures including; ditches, wood, metal and concrete bridges, and culverts; and
  • Removal of snow and ice.

Equipment and Surfacing Materials
Plans, coordinates, evaluates and adjusts the activities and teams involved in the:

  • Mining, the production of crushed aggregate;
  • Hauling and placing of roadway construction/maintenance materials;
  • Plans, coordinates, evaluates and adjusts the activities central to truck and heavy equipment acquisition, maintenance and disposal; and
  • Removal of snow and ice.

Other Duties

  • Perform other duties as assigned or necessary for performance of the job.

Qualifications For All Group Managers
Knowledge of/Principals and practices of
:

  • Applicable Code of Federal Regulations.
  • Applicable Colorado Revised Statutes and Regulations.
  • Construction contracting and contract administration.
  • Effective customer service principles.
  • Item/activity, unit cost, total cost, cost accounting and project estimating.
  • Larimer County approved computer programs as needed.
  • Personnel management and supervision.
  • Record keeping and reporting procedures.
  • Safe work practices and work zone traffic safety.
  • Snow and ice removal and control.
  • Street/highway construction, maintenance and work zone practices.

Ability to:

  • Accurately read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Analyze data and work situations to develop effective and workable plans of action.
  • Apply general accepted principles and practices of project management.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contracted in the performance of required duties.
  • Follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Implement and/or oversee contractors for goods and services.
  • Manage, evaluate, coach, train, and discipline assigned personnel.
  • Read, write, and speak to communicate effectively in U.S. English per 49 C.F.R. 391.119(b)(2).
  • Respond appropriately to public inquiries and complaints.
  • Successfully plan, manage, evaluate, and adjust multiple priorities/functions.
  • Work with individuals and groups including organizing, training, and facilitating consensus building in order to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers.

Assignment Specific Qualifications

Non-paved Roads

  • Knowledge of:
    • Gravel and native surface roadway maintenance, repair and work zone practices.
  • Ability to:
    • Develop and manage native and gravel surface maintenance regimes.
    • Develop and maintain roadway drainage systems.

Paved Roads

  • Knowledge of:
    • Asphalt roadway construction and/or maintenance and work zone practices.
    • Paved roadway maintenance regimes.
    • Construction, repair, and maintenance of roadside drainage systems.
    • Earthwork practices.
    • Principals and practices of Pavement Management Systems (PMS).
    • Characteristics and uses of HBP (HMA) pavement, PCC pavement and other materials.
  • Ability to:
    • Develop and maintain drainage structure and pavement maintenance regimes.
    • Develop and maintain roadway drainage systems.
    • Manage construction and realignment earthwork.

Structures

  • Knowledge of:
    • Develop and maintain drainage structure and pavement maintenance regimes.
    • Road drainage, structure construction and/or maintenance.
    • Roadway structures construction, maintenance and management.
  • Ability to:
    • Develop and maintain roadway drainage structure regimes.

Equipment and Surfacing Materials

  • Knowledge of:
    • Mining and production of aggregate.
    • Mine Safety and Health Administration Regulations.
    • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
    • Heavy equipment and truck acquisition, maintenance and disposal.
  • Ability to:
    • Manage mining and production of aggregate materials.
    • Manage the hauling and placing of roadway construction/maintenance materials.
    • Manage acquisition, maintenance and disposal of heavy equipment and trucks.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required. Sixty semester hours, or equivalent, from an accredited college or university required. Each year of additional supervisory experience, in addition to the five years required below, is equivalent to 30 semester hours and may substitute for one year of the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. Associate's, Bachelor's and advanced degrees acknowledged.
  • In addition to the education requirements stated previously:  Five years of progressively more responsible supervisory/management experience in:
    • Asphalt roadway construction or maintenance or
    • Roadway structure construction or maintenance or
    • Road drainage structure construction or maintenance or
    • Roadside drainage systems and earthwork or
    • Production of aggregate materials or
    • Hauling and placing of roadway construction and maintenance materials or
    • Work zone practices.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain a Colorado Class "B" CDL with air brake endorsement within six months employment.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain "X" - Haz-Mat and tanker endorsement within 30 days of employment.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a DOT Medical Certificate.
  • Ability to obtain a Colorado Class "A" CDL Driver's License with air brake, "X" -Haz-Mat/tanker endorsements without "K" -intrastate only or "NTT" -no/Trctr/Trlr restriction(s) within one year of employment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to climb in and out of standard size four wheel drive truck approximately 5-6 times per day.
  • Ability to walk 1 to 3 miles a day on various outdoor terrain.
  • Eligible for a DOT medical certificate.
  • Ability to drive 100 to 200 miles per day in a four-wheel drive truck.
  • Climb up to 20 steps 3 times per day to second floor office.
  • Able to sit, stand or walk up to 1 to 3 hour intervals.
  • Fine and gross motor coordination to operate a manual or automatic vehicle.
  • Hear and speak clearly on the phone to citizens and employees. May be using a hands free cell phone while operating a vehicle.

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