Crew Chief - Public Works

at Sedgwick County* in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Helps supervise and participates in the work of a maintenance crew engaged in a wide variety of construction, maintenance and repair projects involving County infrastructure. Participates in snow and ice removal operations

Trains and works with Equipment Operators and other subordinate workers

  • Operates all assigned equipment with a high degree of proficiency
  • Trains equipment operators on assigned equipment
  • Provides opportunities for operators to develop skills on assigned equipment
  • Operates equipment when necessary for road construction, repair and maintenance.
  • Performs preventative maintenance and makes minor repairs to equipment
  • Performs manual work associated with equipment operations

Assists the Area Foreman in planning, scheduling and assigning work to crew

  • Plans, directs and supervises the work of a small crew
  • Plans and supervises the setup of construction work zones
  • Assists the Area Supervisor in evaluating job performance
  • On-call after hours & weekends for emergency callouts or designates a crew member
  • Wears PPE and enforces local, state and federal safety regulations

Participates in snow and ice removal operations

  • Functions as a shift supervisor for snow and ice removal operations
  • Operates a motor grader for snow and ice removal when necessary
  • Ensures all equipment is in good working condition
  • Ensures all equipment is cleaned, fueled and loaded for follow on shift
  • Communicates problems/concerns immediately to next shift supervisor

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. Three years Public Works or road construction experience. Valid Kansas Commercial Driver’s License Class A with tanker endorsement

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services, including employment, on the basis of race, color, sex, including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, marital status, religious or political affiliation, genetic information, disability, status as a member of the uniformed services or any other similarly protected status.

Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to qualified persons with disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please contact the Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Please do not use this phone number for employment questions. Applicants are contacted only if they are determined to be qualified candidates. 

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Job Posting: 12872065

Posted On: Mar 14, 2024

Updated On: Apr 18, 2024

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