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Highway Maintenance Technician I

Company: Louis Berger Services
Location: Belle Glade
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

This Opportunity

LBS is seeking a Full-Time Highway Maintenance Technician in Belle Glade, FL to perform maintenance support for local roadways and highways. Join our team and grow with us as we provide best in-class services that help clients solve their most complex challenges.

Your Impact

  • Performs landscape maintenance duties such as mowing, herbicide and fertilizer application, weed control, spring clean-up, fall clean-up, tree trimming, and pruning
  • Cleans and grades ditches, stormwater drainage structures, highway road shoulders, slopes
  • Performs general maintenance duties such as fence repair, sign repair and replacement, and litter and debris removal
  • Repairs and replaces guardrail components and attenuators
  • Performs concrete structural repair to sidewalks and bridges or overpasses
  • Fills and patches asphalt pavement potholes and distresses
  • Performs Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) / temporary traffic control
  • Provides after-hours emergency incident response during scheduled on-call rotation
  • Conducts pre-trip and post-trip inspections
  • Performs preventative maintenance on company vehicles or equipment
  • Makes minor low-voltage lighting and electrical repairs
  • Operates a variety of mechanical equipment such as bed edgers, commercial mowers (z-turns and bush hogs), tractors, mini-excavators, skid steers, gators, blowers, dump trailers, chain saws, line trimmers, forklifts, and more
  • Drives company trucks, towing trailers and rolling arrow boards if necessary
  • Logs maintenance work-order information and checklists manually and electronically
  • Loads and unloads equipment, supplies, tools, and material
  • Uses all equipment safely
  • Performs other duties as required
    Who You Are

    Required Qualifications
    • 18 years of age
    • Must be able to effectively communicate with managers and coworkers in English
    • Possess and maintain a valid Driver's License (or obtain within 90 days of hire)
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and carry up to 25 lbs. regularly
    • Ability to walk, stand, or sit for extended periods of time
    • Possess good oral and written communication skills
    • Willingness to work multiple shifts and varying hours, including nights, weekends, and overtime
    • Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
    • Ability to work along local roadways, interstates, and or/highways with commuter traffic passing by at varying rates of speed
    • Obtain MOT certificate (coursework and certification paid for by LBS)
    • Successful results of pre-employment screenings, including federal background check, MVR, and drug screen
    • Must be authorized to work in the US or will be authorized by the successful candidate's start date
      Preferred Qualifications
      • 1 year of experience working in roadway operations, construction, utilities, or landscaping
      • Experience operating heavy equipment
      • MOT Certified
      • Agricultural Pesticide Applicator's License
      • Ability to drive manual transmission
      • CDL A or B

Keywords: Louis Berger Services, Miami , Highway Maintenance Technician I, Professions , Belle Glade, Florida

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