Klamath County Oregon
  • 28-Mar-2018 to 31-Dec-2018 (PST)
  • Public Works
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
  • EH01 $16.23
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Local 701


Performs a variety of manual tasks in the maintenance of the County streets and roadways; may be assigned to any division in the Public Works Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

01 Uses shovel to uncover culvert; picks up rocks and brush; feeds hose to flush culvert; sets out signs and flags traffic.

02 Uses shovel to remove dirt to appropriate depth; sets culvert in ditch; uses hand tools such as crescent wrenches and socket wrenches to bolt culvert together; uses wacker packer to compact material around pipe; picks up refuse around site.

03 Cuts limbs, brush and small trees with chain saw; feeds into brush chipper; drives truck to disposal site and discards chips.

04 When required, flags traffic, drives pilot car and sets out construction signs.

05 Drives truck when chip sealing roads; drives to site and dumps load into chip spreader.

06 Drives truck to asphalt plant site; receives load of asphalt mix; backs up to paver and dumps load of asphalt mix into paver hopper.

07 Runs roller to compact shoulders; drives truck to haul material to shoulders.

08 In fence construction, picks up fence post and places in hole; uses hand tool to compact around post; unrolls wire; stretches wire using wire stretcher; uses hammer and staples to connect wire to post.

09 When patching potholes, shovels asphalt into pothole; uses asphalt rake to spread asphalt mix level; when required, operates patching roller to compact mix.

10 In crack sealing projects, loads crack sealing material into crack sealing machine; tows machine with truck to work site; uses wand to apply material to cracks; operates compressor to prepare crack prior to application; applies sanding material using shovel; uses hand broom to sweep excess from roadway.

11 Uses jackhammer in instances such as breaking asphalt, rock, etc.

12 Drives truck to sand roads in adverse weather conditions.

13 Drives truck with mounted snow plow; operates wing on "V" and Wing snow plow.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Some previous experience in the use of machinery and equipment such as light automotive equipment; knowledge of operation of hand and power tools; such as, drills, hammers, hand saws, chain saws, power saws; wrenches, shovels, rakes, etc.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

01 Commercial Driver's License (Prior to employment)

02 Flagging Certificate (Prior to employment)

03 First Aid Certification (May be obtained after employment)

04 CPR Certification (May be obtained after employment)

Work Schedule

The normal work schedule is 8.00 hours per day 5 days per week; exact schedules are assigned by management. It is the attendance standard of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work.  Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.  Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency.

DRUG POLICY                        

Klamath County enforces a drug free work place. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug testing.

Klamath County Oregon
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