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Bridge Crew Specialist

Johnson County Government
USD $22.73/Hr.-USD $30.75/Hr.
United States, Kansas, Olathe
111 South Cherry Street (Show on map)
Jul 11, 2024

Bridge Crew Specialist



Engineering and Construction

Benefits Category
Full Time - Regular (Full Benefits)


Post End Date

Salary Min
USD $22.73/Hr.

Salary Max
USD $30.75/Hr.

Organizational Unit
Public Works

Work Schedule
M-F; 7-4

Driving Status
Primary (25% or more)


A career with Johnson County Government is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways. We challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Committed to our shared values, we provide excellent public service, seeking always to improve ourselves and our organization. We offer wonderful benefits, retirement plans, wellness incentives, a great organizational culture, and much more! If you're searching for something more than just a job, something akin to a calling, then consider the challenge and opportunity of being a member of Johnson County Government!

Job Description

Are you seeking an employer to support your professional growth? Then you should join the Bridge Crew team at Johnson County Public Works as Bridge Crew Specialist. Are awesome benefits and competitive wages also important to you? Johnson County has you covered! Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, long term and short-term disability, retirement plans, and flex spending, as well as access to many discounts and services. This job will remain open until filled.

    Independently performs a variety of skilled work related to the construction, maintenance, and repair of bridges and culverts and other road maintenance projects, including carpentry, welding, tying rebar, setting forms, placing and finishing concrete, reading plans and specifications, and operating equipment; completes and provides back-up or other support for road maintenance tasks; spreads and tamps asphalt to repair joints and patch broken pavement; cuts and prepares road surfaces for the repair of potholes and the sealing of roadway cracks; hauls and spreads sand, gravel and clay to fill washouts and repair road shoulder; removes litter and debris from roadways, including debris from flooding to ensure roadways are passable; performs roadside landscaping work, such as mowing, clearing weeds, cutting brush and trimming trees to maintain a clear recovery zone for motorists; installs erosion control materials to facilitate restoration of roadside vegetation.
  • Performs various tasks requiring equipment, vehicle, and tool operation; performs pre-trip inspections of trucks and equipment; executes field maintenance activities required to operate the equipment; uses a variety of small and large tools and operates a variety of light, medium, and heavy duty road maintenance and construction equipment and attachments including: trucks, dump trucks, skid steer loader, water trucks, compact rollers, mini excavator, crane truck, power broom, snow removal equipment, oil distributors, tankers, low boy trailers, track loaders, excavators, asphalt paver, chip seal spreader, motor graders, and other heavy equipment; performs general maintenance of light, medium, and heavy duty equipment; performs minor repairs and adjustments on road maintenance and construction equipment.
  • Performs a variety of activities during emergency response which may include sign repair, closing roads, addressing flood issues, and plowing and sanding activities for snow events.

*Position is required to respond to requests for emergency and afterhours work which will require work when the facility is closed (e.g. holidays, weekends, nights). This work will require overtime as needed.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Two years of experience on construction projects such as roads and bridges.

Class A CDL with tanker endorsement.

Preferred Qualifications:

Agricultural, Automotive or Construction Technology, or other related fields of study.

Three years of experience on construction projects such as roads and bridges.

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