Dona Ana County Roads Dept.-Laborer **Bargaining Unit Position** in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Under the supervision of the assigned supervisor, performs a wide variety of manual tasks involved in the maintenance of roads, bridges and road construction.

  1. Assist crew members in: completing construction and maintenance activities; digs and fills holes with pick and shovel; patches cuts and holes in the roadway; performs weed control with hand tools or herbicides; trim trees within the road right-of-way and disposes of debris in accordance with state and local standards; cleans and repairs culverts, bridges, etc.; cleans job sites; and performs maintenance around buildings and facilities.

  2. Assists in: concrete and forming work for bridge, culvert and cattle guard maintenance; constructing cattle guards; welding.

  3. Maintains records documenting tasks completed.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES. Maybe required to operate some of the light equipment. Maybe required to work on weekends during an emergency.

Education. High School Diploma or GED preferred.

Experience. A minimum of six months full time experience in any combination of manual labor and/or construction work.

Education / Experience substitution. As per County Policy.

Licenses/Certifications. Valid Driver's License.

Other (e.g., post-offer medical exam, polygraph, background check, driver’s license record, etc.). Background check.


Knowledge of: Methods, materials, tools and standard practices regarding road construction (i.e., jack hammer, compact saw, shovels and rakes, etc). Federal (OSHA) regulations and county policies regarding safe work practices and safety control measures.

Skills and Ability to: Follow oral and written instructions; read gauges on equipment and be able to operate hand tools; operate motor vehicle; perform minor preventative maintenance on assigned equipment; safely use a variety of tools and equipment related to road construction.

ID Requisition Number: 2017-2471

Department: Roads Department

Post End Date: 10/24/2017

External Company Name: Dona Ana County

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