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Lead Bridge Technician

Company: Ferrovial Services
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Position SummaryResponsible for maintenance and repairs of all structures including movable bridges, fixed bridges, culverts, overhead sign structures, high mast lighting and bridge fender systems in accordance with standards and conditions specified in the contract and as directed by the supervisor.Primary Duties and ResponsibilitiesMaintain and repair highway structures including concrete, structural steel, welding, expansion joints, carpentry and painting as required.Creates safe Maintenance of Traffic (M.O.T.) control by setup and removal of traffic controls devices including cones, message/arrow boards, temporary signage, etc.Must be comfortable working from heights in bucket trucks, snooper trucks, scaffolding, ladders and aerial platforms lifts.Repairs/maintains functionality of bridge and culvert slopes, berms, drains, etc. through use of shovels and other had or power tools and equipment.Controls vegetation appearance and growth through use of lawn moving equipment, hard or power trimmers, and chemical sprayers and other methods.Maintains the appearance and functionality of bridge fender systems including navigational signs, lighting, and all elements of the structural fender systems.Must be comfortable working in and around water and from boats.Transports crew and equipment to work sites operating vehicle large trucks and specialized motor vehicles and trailers.Required to be available for emergency response rotations as needed for overtime, evenings, weekends, and holidays.All other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesAbility to demonstrate knowledge of structures maintenance.Must practice safe work methods to remain accident and injury free.Ability to recognize hazards inherent in routine and non-routine tasks and make adjustments to avoid loss, injury or accident.Ability to cooperate and communicate with co-workers and supervisors.Ability to perform basic math functions (add, subtract, multiple, divide, calculate proportions, percentages, and measurements). Must also be able to understand instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.Education and ExperienceHS Diploma or GED (Required)One-year work experience in construction, maintenance and repair (preferred).Previous experience leading a crew.CDL, DOT certifications, Electrical and Welding Certifications (highly desirable).Valid Driver's license with acceptable driving record (Required)Work Conditions/ Physical Demands Able to respond 24-hours a day for after hour emergency calls necessitated by accidents and/or bridge malfunctions.The employee is regularly required to stand; sit; walk on a wide range of surfaces; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear.Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted. Use manual and powered pneumatic, hydraulic, gas, and electric powered tools and equipment. Vision abilities include both close and distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely exposed to outside weather conditions including extreme heat and cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high precarious places; fume or airborne particles. Occasional exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Must be able to work in tight spaces.Must be comfortable working in and around water and from boats.Will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to your job.

Keywords: Ferrovial Services, Sarasota , Lead Bridge Technician, Professions , Sarasota, Florida

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