Lee County Board of County Commissioners

Bridge Technician II - Lee County

Lee County, FL

Job Description

Bridge Technician II

Posted: Saturday, 12/9/2023

In order to be considered, you MUST complete an application online here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/leecounty/jobs/4305788/bridge-technician-ii

This position is skilled work in maintenance and repair of drawbridges and stationary bridges with the Department of Transportation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repair and maintain drawbridges and stationary bridges.
  • Repair, install, and maintain guardrails and handrails.
  • Operate pickup and dump trucks, tractors with post driver, auger, box blade, and front-end loader.
  • Inspect drawbridge gears, bearings, and mechanical bridge parts to clean, adjust, and lubricate as necessary.
  • Install or repair traffic safety attenuator systems.
  • Transport a barge using wide load permits and maneuvering around the bridge structures performing repair from the water line.
  • Use of hand and power tools.
  • Set up safe work zones.
  • Welding repairs on bridges, aluminum railing, and for other departments as needed.
  • Form and pour concrete, and do flat concrete work.

Education, Experience, Licensing:

  • Requires any combination of education and/or experience equivalent to graduation from high school/GED and two years of work experience in equipment operations, construction trades, building maintenance, concrete, or welding.
  • Welding and fabricating skills/experience is strongly preferred.
  • Possession of a valid Class B Commercial Learners Permit and an acceptable driving record at time of offer with the ability to obtain a valid Class B CDL with Air Brakes endorsement within six (6) months of hire date is required.
  • This is a Safety-Sensitive position which is subject to Drug and Alcohol Workplace Testing as provided in DOT regulation 49 CFR-Parts 40 and/or 382.

Supplemental Information:

  • Prefer experience in repairing bridges, guardrails, welding, concrete, and fence repair.
  • Skilled in welding, using wire and stick type welders, and working with aluminum and steel materials is preferred.
  • Must be able to pick up, push, pull, or move a 80 pound object.
  • Ability to climb, crawl, kneel, bend, lift, walk and work in all types of weather conditions.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work flexible hours under emergency situations.
  • Knowledge of traffic regulations and the skill to set up a safe work zone.
  • The work days and hours for this position are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $22.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift

Work Location: In person

Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Lee County Board of County Commissioners At A Glance

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