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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, vendors, suppliers, contractors and other service providers 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; the mining and production of crushed aggregate material; roadside vegetation management; hauling of roadway maintenance and construction equipment and placement of applicable material, as well as equipment maintenance, repair and acquisition oversight. 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 & 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/Assistant Road and Bridge Director.
  • Exercises direct and indirect supervision over Team Leaders, field operations employees, suppliers, vendors, service providers, and contractors.
  • Comply with departmental missions, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures to ensure all work meets the required expectations
  • 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
  • Ensure compliance with applicable safety regulations and procedures while meeting departmental expectations on all assigned work
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with vendors, service providers and outside contractors who perform specific functions for the county
  • Manage, evaluate, coach, train, and discipline 35 or more people while directly supervising multiple Team Leaders
  • Monitor work performance and productivity of subordinates to ensure compliance with project rules, procedures, and applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations
  • Must use personally assigned County equipment for business purposes and commuting. 
  • Participate in snow and ice removal
  • Participate in the investigation and response to routine complaints and questions posed by internal and external customers
  • Perform administrative investigations as to the cause of accidents, injuries, and damage to the county and/or private property
  • Purchase necessary supplies and materials with unilateral purchasing authority up to $4,999
  • Subject to non-restrictive call back 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for situations including, but not limited to, snow plowing, wildland fires, floods, and other situations.
Non-Paved Roads:
  • Plan, coordinate, evaluate, and adjust the activities and teams involved in the:
  • Maintenance, construction, and repair of gravel and native surface roads and shoulders including grading and surface stabilization
  • Construction and maintenance of roadside drainage systems
  • Construction and realignment of earthwork embankments
  • Removal of snow and ice
Paved Roads:
  • Plan, coordinate, evaluate, and adjust the activities and team involved in the:
  • Maintenance, construction, and repair of paved roads, shoulders, 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
  • Removal of snow and ice
Structures:
  • Plan, coordinate, evaluate, and adjust the activities and teams involved in the:
  • Maintenance, construction, and repair of roadway and roadside drainage structures including wood, metal, and concrete bridges and culverts
  • Right-of-way vegetation maintenance and removal
  • Removal of snow and ice
Materials and Equipment:
  • Plan, coordinate, evaluate, and adjust the activities and team involved in the:
  • Mining and the production of crushed aggregate
  • Hauling and placing of roadway construction and maintenance materials
  • Equipment maintenance, repair, and acquisition oversight
  • Removal of snow and ice
Other Duties:
  • Perform other duties as appropriate, assigned, or necessary for performance of the job.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Principals and practices of:
  • Applicable Code of Federal Regulations;
  • Applicable Colorado Revised Statutes and Regulations;
  • Construction contracting and contract administration;
  • Effective customer service principles;
  • GroupWise E-mail, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Project are desired;
  • Item/activity, unit cost, total cost, cost accounting and project estimating;
  • Pentium PC use and Microsoft Office Suite software applications;
  • Personnel management and supervision;
  • Record keeping and reporting procedures;
  • Safe work practices and work zone traffic safety;
  • Federal and State Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (DOT & FMCSR);
  • Snow and ice removal and control; and
  • Street/highway construction, maintenance and work zone practices.
  • Accurately read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Analyze data and work situations to develop effective and workable plans of action
  • Apply the generally accepted principles and practices of project management
  • Follow verbal and written instructions
  • Give clear and concise 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. 391.11(b)(2)
  • Respond appropriately to public inquiries and complaints
  • Successfully plan, manage, evaluate and adjust multiple priorities/functions
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Maintain a positive and cooperative attitude
  • Work with individuals and groups including organizing, training and facilitating consensus building in order to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers
Non-Paved Roads:
  • Gravel and native roadway and shoulder surface maintenance, repair, and work zone practices
  • Construction, repair, and maintenance of roadside drainage systems
  • Earthwork practices
  • Principals and practices of surface management systems (SMS)
  • Develop and manage native and gravel surface maintenance regiments
  • Develop and maintain roadway drainage systems
  • Manage snow and ice removal control
Paved Roads:
  • Asphalt roadway construction and/or maintenance, and work zone practices
  • Paved roadway maintenance regiments
  • Construction, repair, and maintenance of roadside drainage systems
  • Earthwork practices
  • Principals and practices of surface management systems (SMS)
  • Characteristics and uses of HBP (HMA) pavement, PCC pavement, and other materials
  • Develop and maintain pavement maintenance and drainage structure maintenance regiments
  • Develop and maintain roadway drainage systems
  • Manage construction and realignment earthwork
  • Manage snow and ice removal and control
Structures:
  • Road drainage, structure construction, and/or maintenance
  • Roadway structures construction, maintenance, and management
  • Right-of-way vegetation control
  • Manage roadway and roadside, drainage structure and conveyance construction and maintenance
  • Control vegetation within rights-of-ways
  • Manage snow and ice removal and control
Materials and Equipment:
  • Mining and production of aggregate
  • Mine Safety and Health Administration Regulations (MSHA)
  • Heavy construction equipment and light vehicle maintenance, repair, and acquisition
  • Federal and State Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (DOT & FMCSR)
  • Manage mining and production of aggregate materials
  • Manage the hauling and placing of roadway maintenance materials
  • Manage heavy equipment and light vehicle repair, maintenance, and acquisition
  • Manage snow and ice removal and control
  • Manage and assist in the compliance with DOT and Federal and State Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, outside contractors who perform specific functions for the county, and members of the community
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.
  • 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 or
  • The management of heavy equipment and light vehicle repair, maintenance, and acquisition.
  • Possession of a valid Class R Driver's License
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, and maintain 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 or as otherwise directed
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, and maintain HAZ-MAT and tanker endorsements within 6 months of receipt of a Class B license
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, and maintain a DOT Medical Certificate
  • Ability to obtain, and maintain a Colorado Class "A" CDL Driver's License Haz-Mat, air brake and tanker endorsements within one year of employment or as otherwise directed.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be capable of negotiating flights of stairs to reach upper story offices.
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment and a motor vehicle.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, drag, or push boxes or equipment up to 135 pounds.
  • Must be able to tarp loads, pull open a truck's hood and other equipment requiring 100 pounds of force.
  • Must be able use grease gun to lube equipment, use hand tools to service crusher, remove/replace guards and rails, requires upper body forces of up to 40 lbs.
  • Must be able to engage trigger on distributor and/or crack fill wand, use power tools and wire cutters requiring coupling forces up to 70 lbs.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, stretch, twist, reach, kneel, squat, and balance repetitively.
  • Must be able climb ladders to get into and out of crusher and vehicle/heavy equipment.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, or walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to work in a day light and night environment.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in an extreme hot, cold, dry or wet environment.
  • Must be able to walk for long distances on uneven, sloped terrain in all weather conditions.
  • Must be able to work in hazardous or dangerous work areas or situations.
  • Must be capable of working under stressful situations including operation of equipment in bad weather or other difficult conditions (i.e. heights, limited head room).
  • Must have ability to concentrate on more than one task at a time and to make independent decisions.
  • Must have acceptable vision for computer duties, performing pre/post trip inspection, driving trucks, operating heavy equipment, shovel/raking roadway materials, setting up signs/cones, installing right-of-way fencing, maintaining bridges/guardrails/culverts/road-side drainage, operating the crusher plant, weed whacking and trimming trees..
  • Must have acceptable hearing to hear on the telephone and in public contacts.
  • Must have appropriate voice skills to be clearly understood on the telephone, radio, and in public contacts.
  • Must have fine and gross motor skills and full use of fingers, hands, and arms to perform computer or writing duties.
  • Must have good cognitive skills and awareness of work accuracy.