City of Garland, TX

  • Concrete Finisher

    Location US-TX-Garland
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/16/2018 2:35 PM)
    Job ID
    2016-4759
    # of Openings Remaining
    2
    Department
    Streets
    Job Family
    Maintenance Services
    Min
    USD $14.69/Hr.
    Mid
    USD $18.14/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Code Category
    Skilled Trade
  • Position Summary

    Responsible for setting paving forms, placing/finishing concrete operating various equipment in addition to performing a variety of construction tasks with assigned team members.

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Operate a transit/level to set grade for paving forms, establish sub-grade and set grade pens for finished concrete grade.
    2. Set forms for alleys, streets, driveways, sidewalks, ADA ramps, inlets, curbs and concrete structure improvements.
    3. Place and finish concrete to correct grade to ensure proper drainage and smooth ride quality that adheres to all City, State and Federal Standards.
    4. Perform the following tasks independently and as a team member:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             place and tie rebar
      remove paving forms
      clean debris
      backfill pavement
      place, roll and water sod
    5. Operate equipment such as a front-end loader, industrial box blade / loader, skid steer loader and backhoe loader in addition to a variety of power tools such as a hammer drill and ski saw.
    6. Perform pre-trip / post-trip vehicle inspection reports which includes to service and maintain equipment and vehicles.
    7. Attend all required safety training/meetings and obey all safety policies and procedures.
    8. Inspect work site to ensure all traffic control devices are in place, clean and in good working condition.
    9. Operate sanding trucks and aggregate spreaders on bridges, intersections and streets.
    10. Load and deliver traffic control devices for high water events including placement for road closures / monitoring water levels
    11. Perform final clean-up from weather events to ensure alleys and streets are passable for emergency vehicles including tree and debris removal as well as all other general cleanup.
    12. Respond to weather events and emergencies including the ability to work shift schedules when required.

     

    Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

    Education/ Experience:     

    • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
    • 2 years experience

     

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Knowledge of safety practices and hazards standard to work area
    • Knowledge of City of Garland Standard Construction Details
    • Skill in effective oral and written communication
    • Skill in maintenance, operations and maintenance of various concrete finishing equipment and tools
    • Skill in general care, maintenance and repair of various concrete equipment and tools
    • Ability to understand and implement verbal and written instructions
    • Ability to perform physical labor
    • Ability to work efficiently in a team environment and independently in the absence of supervision

     

    Licenses & Certifications

    Valid Class C Texas driver's license
    Valid Class A Texas Driver’s License with Tanker Endorsement or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

    Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

    The incumbent works in a field environment; outside in extreme hot/ cold, wet weather, and noisy conditions. Must be able to lift/carry 50 pounds or more several times daily.

    Competencies

    Adaptability/Flexibility
    Communication
    Customer Service
    Dependability
    Personal Organization
    Productivity
    Teamwork

    Minimum Education & Work Experience

    High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
    18 months experience
    Ability to lift 50 pounds or more several times daily
    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

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