Job Details

Street Maintenance Project Leader: Asphalt

City of Salem, Salem, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 06/17/2019

The City of Salem Public Works Department is seeking candidates for Project Leader I. The Project Leader I performs skilled lead maintenance work in one or more areas related to the maintenance of City facilities, utilities, or infrastructure by planning, coordinating and scheduling of construction, maintenance or repair work. The Project Leader I position requires the incumbent to use judgment about materials, methods and work quality. They are responsible for the timely and quality completion of projects, and to ensure that projects are completed within the scope and conditions of the contract specifications.

This recruitment is for the street maintenance - paving section. The assignments for this position will be overseeing a crew with responsibility for planning and implementing projects for mainline paving, asphalt trench patching, pothole repair, shoulder maintenance, slurry seal and alley repair.

The project leader will need to plan and complete pre-project work such as work orders, traffic control, notifying affected business or residents, and ensuring proper documentation related to the project is completed.

What are the minimum qualifications?
Must pass the pre-employment background check, physical exam, and drug test (including marijuana).
Must have an Oregon Commercial Driver license (CDL), or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire, and have a driving record that meets the City of Salem's driving standards.
High School degree or G.E.D., supplemented by trade or professional technical training or course work in construction, maintenance, carpentry, plumbing, electrical trades, architecture, or closely related field in the area of specialty; and four (4) years' of experience in repair, construction and maintenance of asphalt streets in a municipal setting, including traffic control and lead responsibilities, or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.
Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for Project Leader I or view by clicking here.

How can I apply?

Click on the green "Apply" button at the top of this announcement to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete your application.

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