Directs, schedules, plans and performs skilled Utility construction and excavation tasks. Promptly reports unsafe conditions or damage to campus landscape, equipment, or facilities. Plans and schedules utility excavations and landscape construction activities. Assigns tasks to crew members. Periodically spot-checks work to insure instructions are followed, work is progressing according to schedule, and that material and equipment is being used properly.
Provides on the job training by demonstrating proper use of equipment and materials and proper methods for accomplishing specific tasks. Assists in planning, scheduling, and estimating jobs. Recommends landscape design and/or construction modifications.
Maintains written records for crew scheduling, personnel activities, equipment and tool inventory. Utilize written and verbal communication skills to provide direction to execute jobs in a professional, safe and efficient manner.
Subject to call-in twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week to handle emergencies, especially utility and snow emergencies. Subject to shift changes and extended working hours (including nights, early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays) to meet seasonal work demands. Subject to working in weather related extremes of heat and cold for extended periods. Regular exposure to bees and pollen.
This position is covered by the UAW Collective Bargaining Agreement. At the end of the probationary period employees will be required to pay union dues per article 1 of the agreement.
Ours is a values-based organization where all employees are accountable for supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity. Employees are required to attend staff development trainings and participate in the performance evaluation process.
High School diploma or equivalent, with formal training in equipment operation or construction technologies.
Must have a minimum of 6 years' experience with landscape construction, utility excavations and related equipment operation to include a minimum of 3 years' experience providing leadership of construction work, materials, and
Must have previous experience reading site plans, specifications, manuals, and site blueprints fluently.
Valid motor vehicle operator license required. CDLA license required or must obtain within 6 months of hire.
Must pass a pre-employment drug test and be subject to random drug and alcohol testing. Must observe and enforce all safety requirements for trench excavation and necessary caution required in working around a high influx of vehicle, pedestrian traffic and underground hazards such as electric, gas, sewer and water lines.
This position is covered by the United Auto Workers (UAW) bargaining unit. The Step 1 hourly rate of pay for an S11 is $28.32.
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Crew Leader S11
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