Street Maintenance

Job Title:  Street Maintenance

Job Description:  Under supervision of the Director of Street Department, Street Maintenance personnel performs manual labor; uses tools and equipment required to maintain, repair, and construct street, drainage and alleys.

 Must work effectively with other employees to assist with street repair.  Operates vehicles and equipment such as excavators, loaders, rollers, and graders.  Responsible for the cleaning, preventative maintenance, and servicing of equipment.

Must be able to read, understand and follow written and oral directions, write reports by hand, and use good judgment to work safely and use equipment properly.  May need to lift up to 100 pounds and pull, push or drag up to 150 pounds of street equipment.  Must be able to climb, crawl, kneel, squat, stoop and bend; sit for long periods of time while operating equipment; hear clearly.  Personnel will work outside in extreme weather conditions.  Exposure to fumes, dust and loud noises.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Required 5 days/40 hours a week.  Subject to after hour calls for emergency situations on weekends and nights. 

Job Requirements:  One year related field or experience preferred but not mandatory.  Must possess an aptitude to make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment in the field.  Knowledge in the operation of a backhoe/front end loader and other street repair equipment.  A CDL license or willing to attain one within one year.  A high School Diploma or GED and a valid Texas Driver’s License Class C are required.

 The successful candidate for the Street Maintenance position for the City of Madisonville should be self-motivated; have an appreciation for accuracy, efficiency and safety; and be able to work independently while following written and oral direction. 

Compensation:  Salary is dependent on background and qualifications.  The City of Madisonville offers a generous benefits program including retirement, health and life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave. Interested parties should complete an application and return to the City Manager.