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R&B Team Leader I

Min Hourly Max Hourly Min Monthly Max Monthly Min Salary Max Salary
$23.54 $32.96 $4,080.19 $5,712.96 $48,963.00 $68,548.00


A first line, at will, working supervisor who: plans, organizes, supervises, participates in, and reviews the work of a team of assigned personnel 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 heavy equipment operating, supervisory, personnel, and administrative duties while directing a team of assigned personnel in the Larimer County Road and Bridge Department field operations arena. May be assigned to any work activity at any location in Larimer County at the discretion of the Road and Bridge Director.

Leads and works on the identified team(s): 

Team Leader I:

  • Patching, Crackfill/Mowing, Pipe Cleaning, Ditch Cleaning, Utility, Signs


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 a Road and Bridge Functional Group Manager.
  • Exercises direct supervision over assigned personnel, suppliers and contractors.

Essential Functions:

  • Achieves expected quality of work.
  • Actively and positively supports departmental vision, mission, goals, objectives, policy and procedures.
  • Assure compliance with applicable safety regulations and procedures.
  • Comply with MSHA, DOT, Colorado 811 and other applicable safety regulations and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with all contacted in the course of performing assigned duties.
  • Make recommendations for future activities.
  • Evaluate the need for, coordinate, and participate in snow and ice control activities.
  • Participate in the development of, and meets project schedules.
  • Participate in the investigation and response to routine complaints and questions posed by internal and external customers.
  • Plan, evaluate, and adjust activities of personnel performing assigned tasks.
  • Subject too non-restrictive call back 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year for situations including but not limited to snow plowing, wild-land fires, floods and other occurrences.
  • Supervise, evaluate, coach, train, and discipline assigned personnel.
  • Supervises work performance and productivity of subordinates to ensure project rules, procedures, applicable laws and regulations are followed.
  • Work to meet departmental expectations.

Specific Essential Functions:
Plan, coordinate, evaluate, and adjust the activities and personnel involved in the:

  • Construction, repair and maintenance of roadside drainage systems.
  • Maintenance and repair of roads signs and pavement markings
  • Maintenance, repair, and construction of paved roads and right-of-ways.
  • Removal of roadside vegetation.
  • Plowing snow and snow and ice control activities.

Other Duties:

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

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Knowledge of some or all, depending on functional assignment:
Principals and practices of:

  • All heavy equipment operated by assigned team.
  • Applicable Code of Federal Regulations.
  • Applicable Colorado Revised Statutes and Regulations.
  • Asphalt pavement life cycle management including but not limited to, patching, seal coat, chip seal, crack filling, reconstruction, and overlay.
  • Asphalt roadway construction and/or maintenance
  • Characteristics and uses of HBP (HMA) pavement, PCC pavement, and other paving materials.
  • Construction and realignment earthwork.
  • Construction, repair and maintenance of roadside drainage systems
  • Earthwork practices
  • Gravel and native surface roadway construction and/or maintenance.
  • Gravel and native surface roadway, maintenance, repair and work zone practices.
  • Larimer County approved computer programs as needed.
  • Mine Safety and Health Administration Regulations.
  • Mining and production of aggregate.
  • Paved roadway maintenance regimes.
  • Personnel management and supervision.
  • Project management.
  • Record keeping and reporting procedures.
  • Road drainage, structure construction, and/or maintenance
  • Roadside drainage systems.
  • Roadway structures construction and/or maintenance.
  • Safe work practices and work zone traffic safety.
  • Snow and ice control.
  • Street/highway construction/maintenance and work zone practices.

Ability to:

  • Accurately, read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Analyze data and situations to develop effective and workable plans of action.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.
  • Make independent decisions.
  • Operate all heavy equipment assigned to team.
  • 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 function in a team environment.
  • Successfully plan, implement, evaluate and adjust multiple priorities/functions.
  • Supervise, evaluate, coach, train, and discipline assigned personnel.
  • Work independently in the absence of direct supervision.
  • Work with individuals and groups including organizing, training, facilitation, and consensus building, in order to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers.

In addition to the abilities for all Team Leaders:
Team Leader I:

  • PATCHING: Plan and supervise pavement maintenance regimes.
  • MOW/CRACKFILL: Plan and supervise pavement and roadside maintenance regimes.
  • PIPE CLEANING: Plan and supervise culvert cleaning
  • DITCH CLEANING: Plan and supervise ditch cleaning
  • UTILITY: Plan and supervise brush removal
  • SIGN: Plan and supervise sign and striping installation


  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Documented supervisory/management experience required.
  • Five years of relevant progressively more responsible experience
    • Asphalt roadway construction and/or maintenance, or
      Construction, repair and maintenance of roadside drainage systems, or
    • Earthwork practices, or
    • Gravel and native surface roadway, maintenance, repair and work zone practices, or
    • Mining and production of aggregate, or
    • Paved roadway maintenance regimes, or
    • Road drainage, structure construction, and/or maintenance.
  • Possession of, and ability to maintain 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).
  • Possession and ability to maintain a DOT Medical Certificate.
  • Ability to obtain a Colorado Flaggers Certification with in six months of employment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able 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 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 to climb ladders to get into and out of crusher and vehicle/heavy equipment.
  • Must be able to tarp loads, pull open a truck's hood and other equipment requiring 100 pounds of force.
  • 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 in hazardous or dangerous work areas or situations.
  • 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 negotiate flights of stairs to reach upper story offices.
  • Must be able to work under stressful situations including operation of equipment in bad weather or other difficult conditions (i.e. heights, limited head room).
  • Must be able multi-task and 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/roadside 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, writing and heavy equipment operating duties.
  • Must have good cognitive skills and awareness of work accuracy.
  • Must possess and maintain a DOT Medical Certificate.

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