Crew Chief – Utility Crew

Ada County Highway District   Garden City, ID   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on January 31, 2024
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Crew Chief – Utility Crew

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Crew Chief on the Adams Utility Crew in the Maintenance Division of Ada County Highway District. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with a starting pay range $28.60 - $32.90 per hour, DOQ. ACHD offers an excellent benefit package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays, day care assistance, paid parental leave, 401K match, and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).

Primary Responsibilities: • Under general supervision of the Superintendent, the primary duties consist of supervising Maintenance Operations personnel engaged in maintenance work related to concrete repair and replacement, drainage and utility repairs; assuring compliance of all applicable safety standards; assisting in budget preparation; estimating cost of material, labor and equipment for maintenance activities; training and instructing crew members, and contracting jobs with local contractors when the work load warrants. • The Crew Chief is required to be part of an “on-call” rotation year-round to respond to emergency call-out, as requested, on a 24-hour basis. • Winter operations are an essential function of this position and may require working outside of normal work hours.

Qualifications: • Must have a current Idaho Class “A” CDL license. If CDL license is from another state, must be able to obtain an Idaho CDL by start of employment and must obtain a tanker endorsement within 30 days of employment. • Must have previous supervisory experience and the ability to operate all equipment associated with the performance of assigned tasks. Experience with customer service is a must. • Requires general computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft office, e-mail, and the internet. • Must have general knowledge of concrete, storm drain and irrigation pipe replacement and repair; basic survey knowledge with the ability to read civil engineering plans. • Requires a good knowledge of Idaho Standards for Public Works Construction. • Any combination of education, training, or experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be acceptable.

An AA/EEO/ADA Employer Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations