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El Paso County Maintenance Worker I - Bridge Deck Crew in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Maintenance Worker I - Bridge Deck Crew



Maintenance Worker I - Bridge Deck Crew


Depends on Qualifications


Colorado Springs, CO

Job Type



Department of Public Works - Transportation

Job Number



11/29/2020 5:00 PM Mountain

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Essential Job Functions

$17.06 Hourly / Depends on Qualifications

Performs a variety of road and bridge maintenance and construction duties requiring the use of various equipment and hand tools. Performs snow removal operations.

  • Performs a variety of road and bridge maintenance and construction duties. Performs manual labor using various hand tools and equipment such as shovels, jackhammers, power saws, drills, grinders, sand blasting equipment, paint spraying equipment, etc. Lifts and carries equipment around job site with connected air hoses. Installs and removes snow plow and harnesses. Lifts and carries grader, bulldozer or loader blades.

  • Performs routine maintenance and minor mechanical repair on equipment to include lube and grease as necessary.

  • Operates various types of road construction vehicles to include medium to heavy trucks such as tandem dump trucks, patch trucks, cranes, excavators, bulldozers, backhoe, rollers, etc. in the construction and maintenance of roads and bridges. Trains other operators as assigned.

  • Completes and maintains daily logs and pay cards regarding activities performed and materials used. Observes and ensures safety procedures are followed.

  • Paints and sandblasts structures. Removes and installs bridge decking, guardrails, and temporary fences. Lifts and carries bridge timbers and guardrails with assistance.

  • Carries asphalt or cement chunks to and from sites and vehicles. Performs flagging duties.

  • Operates equipment on roadways in compliance with laws and ordinances. Sets up construction work zones.

  • Responds to on-call after hours emergencies, such as snow removal flood repair, tornado clean-up, or other natural disaster or safety need for the motoring public.

  • Performs other duties as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent education required.

  • Previous welding experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of road and bridge construction, maintenance techniques and procedures.

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

  • Must communicate and work effectively with County staff and the general public.

  • Must observe and follow safety procedures and precautions.

  • Ability to read and interpret the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).

  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.

  • Must pass conditional post offer physical examination, drug screen, background investigation and motor vehicle check.


  • Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado Class A or B Commercial Driver's License. Tanker endorsement or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire date required.

  • Ability to obtain a Colorado Flagger Certificate within 60 days of employment.

Work Conditions

Work is performed outdoors and requires lifting, bending, and climbing, at times in hazardous situations, such as operating construction vehicles in adverse weather. Works with potentially dangerous equipment and tools; may work with hazardous materials, including fuels, paints, asphalts, herbicides, and pesticides. Must be able to safely lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Subject to emergency off hours call-out. Subject to drug and alcohol testing.

This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the position, however, representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT: For inquiries please call: 719-520-7401.

Each applicant is considered only for the current vacancy indicated on your application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to monitor any future openings and to submit a separate application for each position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Any new employee and rehires must provide documentation of authorization to work as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (PL99-603).