COUNTY OF COLUMBIA Highway Summer Seasonal in PORTAGE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Operate equipment used for applying concrete, asphalt, or other materials to road beds, parking lots, or airport runways and taxiways, or equipment used for tamping gravel, dirt, or other materials. Includes concrete and asphalt paving machine operators, form tampers, tamping machine operators, and stone spreader operators. Maintain highways, municipal and rural roads, airport runways, and rights-of-way. Duties include patching broken or eroded pavement, repairing guard rails, highway markers, and snow fences. May also mow or clear brush from along road or plow snow from roadway. Coordinate truck dumping. Drive and operate curbing machines to extrude concrete or asphalt curbing. Remove litter and debris from roadways, including debris from rock and mud slides. Haul and spread sand, gravel, and clay to fill washouts and repair road shoulders. Dump, spread, and tamp asphalt, using pneumatic tampers, to repair joints and patch broken pavement. Drive trucks to transport crews and equipment to work sites. Drive heavy equipment and vehicles with adjustable attachments to sweep debris from paved surfaces, mow grass and weeds, remove snow and ice, and spread salt and sand. Clean and clear debris from culverts, catch basins, drop inlets, ditches, and other drain structures. Set out signs and cones around work areas to divert traffic. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Applications are being accepted for full time summer employment with the Columbia County Highway & Transportation. This opportunity is open for multiple disciplines including; Truck Driver (4 positions): CDL required, driving dump truck in support of construction operations throughout the county. Parks Maintenance (2 positions): Wisconsin Driver's License required, able to operate riding lawnmower, janitorial duties, able to work independently. Engineering Technician (2 positions): culvert inspections, surveying, right-of-way documentation research, mapping. Duties as assigned include various tasks related to general maintenance of highways and equipment as stated above. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: Other: For consideration applicants are required to submit a Columbia County application obtained from First Screening of submitted applications will be March 15, 2018.