Under the general guidance of the Transportation Infrastructure & Operations Manager, oversee the maintenance and repair work for all aspects of the city's transportation infrastructure including prioritizing, assigning, and directing supervisors and crews performing maintenance work, and proactively collaborating with other Transportation work groups to identify and prioritize projects and plans that ensure the safe and effective function of the transportation infrastructure. Performs related administrative duties as required.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Under general guidance from the Transportation Infrastructure & Operations Manager, directs the work and performance of maintenance crews. This includes but is not limited to the following:
• Works with the field supervisors to oversee day-to-day operations of work crews, ensuring that the appropriate planning, prioritization, assignment and coordination takes place.
• Develops and implements quality control and quality assurance processes for all maintenance crew's work as well as contractors performing work for the City of Boulder to be executed by the respective field supervisors.
• Provides leadership to assure that Transportation construction and maintenance services are provided in alignment with the city's strategic objectives.
• Monitors work in progress to pinpoint problems and to ensure organized and efficient work and quality work product. Assumes responsibility and accountability for performance of crews and work produced.
• Attends meetings and provides input and suggests alternatives to supervisors in planning larger projects and developing short and long-term work plans.
• In addition to providing reviews, Superintendent oversees and develops workforce development priorities for the workgroup including training programs and career development opportunities with input from the Supervisors.
• Works to ensure that the Transportation Infrastructure is in appropriate and safe operating condition by reviewing analysis of issues and work performed and proactively identifying conditions that require maintenance, repair, or capital improvement.
• Key member of the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) team to ensure IPM policies and practices are followed.
2. Oversees major and minor street repairs, concrete reconstruction and other construction operations. This includes, but is not limited to the following:
• Review analysis of the transportation system conditions to establish and prioritize maintenance and repair needs. Develops reporting metrics to be used in preparing business case needs for resource adjustments and staffing levels.
• Works with Federal, State, County, and other government agencies to plan and coordinate Public Works related business.
• Analyses and develops new policies, rules, and standards which impact city operations, maintenance activities and the longevity of the city's infrastructure.
• Plans, organizes, and oversees roadway maintenance and in-house construction projects; prioritizes projects to assure effective use of resources.
• Participates in developing short and long-range work plans in collaboration with Transportation Manager and capital project representatives
• Interprets technical reports and test results, formulates recommendations based on sound judgment and analysis.
• Supervises staff and evaluates performance; monitors operations and reviews the work of assigned staff to assure the efficient and timely accomplishment of assigned duties and responsibilities.
• Supervises and monitors contractors and contracts to ensure project specifications are being followed, including final approval of contractor invoices after Field Supervisors have reviewed.
3. Performs administrative duties including, but not limited to, the following:
• Participates in cost of services analyses and making resource decisions based on these analyses.
• Provides input on equipment purchases and helping develop product specifications for bid purposes.
• Functions as part of the management team. Helps provide leadership on work group administrative policy setting and decision-making.
• Oversees and approves the department budget and ensures that the budget matches city and Public Works priorities. Ensures efficient and effective expenditure of funds.
• Oversees collection and review of time sheets and conducts spot audits on time distribution.
• Assists with implementation of new work programs and data bases and other computerized work programs.
• Participates on the city's Emergency Management Team serving as a responder. Perform condition and damage assessment in relation to emergency events. Communicates with other city, state, and county departments in planning and implementation.
4. Provides technical guidance, direction, and training for all aspects of Transportation maintenance including, but not limited to the following:
• Collaborates with Transportation Capital Maintenance on programming for all aspects of the transportation infrastructure.
• Assists in determining grading, patching, and maintenance needs of unpaved areas.
• Oversees snow and ice control operations, including ensuring ongoing analysis and improvement of the program.
• Organizes city-wide debris removal and tree trimming for plowing operations.
• Oversees repairs of right of way structures, including curbs, drive cuts, sidewalks, guardrails, and retaining walls.
5. Serves as the key escalation point for community concerns and works to resolve community issues and concerns effectively while balancing the best interests of the city and the needs of the community.
6. May be required to work irregular hours, weekends, evenings, holidays, and/or emergencies as needed.
7. May act as backup to the Transportation Infrastructure & Operations Manager in their absence.
8. Oversee the on-call program and ensure that appropriate staff is available on-call in accordance with department procedures and guidelines. Continuously analyzes on-call needs and improves program.
9. Oversees overall snow removal program and oversees snow shift timing and decision making, and de-icer treatment of streets; Directs and oversees the snow response and actions. May be required to act as on call supervisor for snow removal and other emergency operations.
10. Assists with seasonal activities including directing work of temporary employees.
11. Remains generally alert to conditions and events occurring on public rights-of-way indicating anticipated or needed repair.
12. For the work duties identified, work is performed both in the City of Boulder Municipal Service Center (MSC) office and in the field.
• Performs related duties as required to meet the needs of the city.
• Takes proper safety precautions to prevent accidents. Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials, and equipment. Uses all required safety equipment and follows all safety regulations, policies and procedures. Reports all accidents and damage to city property to Fleet Services, Risk Management and Transportation Maintenance Manager.
• Responsible for knowing and complying with all city and department policies; participating in professional trainings and development; and adhering to attendance and workplace attire policies.
Generally, duties are listed from most to least critical or time consuming.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate of Science degree in Engineering or Construction Management or a related field and at least five years of progressively responsible transportation maintenance experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience. At least two years of supervisory experience of field personnel. Thorough knowledge of transportation infrastructure operations and maintenance, greenscape maintenance including snow and ice control. Ability to plan work activities, to give and receive verbal instructions, and to coordinate the work of others. Effective communication skills, including strong written and verbal communication. Demonstrated interpersonal skills including the ability to resolve problems and provide information to the public in a responsive and courteous manner, to act as a leader and coordinate the work of others, and to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization. Demonstrated ability and initiative to work independently with minimal supervision, to prioritize and resolve problems and to carry tasks to completion. Ability to effectively use technology as required in the office and in the field. Asset management database knowledge and usage. Ability to perform a wide variety of physical and manual tasks in an outdoor environment. Physical ability to stand, walk, and kneel and to use a variety of tools and equipment while working in and around moving traffic.
Working knowledge of applicable OSHA, EPA, and DOT safety regulations. Ability to occasionally operate equipment.
Willingness to participate in training which is applicable to job requirements. Ability to obtain within six months from date of hire: ATSSA or equivalent certification as a traffic flagger, Traffic Control Technician (TCT) and First Aid/CPR certified through Red Cross or equivalent accredited institution. Ability and willingness to work irregular hours, weekends, evenings, holidays, and/or emergencies. Experience with snow operations.. Valid driver's license. Ability to obtain within probation period a valid Colorado Commercial Driver's License with the following endorsements: A-Combination; Tanker and without L-Airbrake Restriction. Have and maintain acceptable background information, including criminal conviction history and motor vehicle record.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS – In addition to the required minimum qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related field. Experience supervising a maintenance or construction work crew. Ability to read construction drawings. Work experience demonstrating a background in street construction or maintenance, asphalt and concrete work, or general construction and equipment operation. Working knowledge of irrigation and pump system design, hydraulics and maintenance practices. Working experience with irrigation and landscape plans and designs. ATSSA or equivalent certification as a traffic flagger, or Traffic Control Technician (TCT) or Traffic Safety/Flagger instructor certified. First Aid/CPR certified through Red Cross or equivalent accredited institution. Certified equipment operator instructor. Experience operating heavy equipment. Bi-Lingual in English and Spanish. Valid Colorado Commercial Driver's License with the following endorsements: A-Combination; N-Tanker and without L-Airbrake Restriction