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Company: City of Plano
Location: Plano, TX
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


At the City of Plano, our values make us who we are and guide us as we SERVE our city.  As members of Team Plano, our organizational Values (what is most important to us) make up the acronym, SERVE (Stewardship Engaged Respectful Visionary Excellence). 

Summary of Duties:Under general supervision, the Public Works Maintenance Crew Leader is responsible for leading and participating in 1) Utility Operations: the operation, maintenance and repair of the City's water and wastewater infrastructure or 2) Streets/Drainage/Utility Cuts Services: the maintenance and repair of public streets, alleys, rights-of-way and drainage ways.

Distinguishing Characteristics: This is the journey-level classification in the Public Works Maintenance Crew Leader series that follows diversified procedures and implements processes to accomplish end results, within guidelines. Immediate supervision is available upon request. This class is distinguished from the Public Works Maintenance Crew Leader, Senior in that the latter is a higher-level class in the Utility Operations division that performs more complex technical and investigative, duties requiring a higher level of knowledge, skill and licensing.


Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Leads crewmembers and participates in various Public Works Maintenance tasks as assigned by a Supervisor.
  • Inventories materials and equipment necessary for completion of assigned projects.
  • Ensures work sites are safe and appropriately secured in accordance with Public Works Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Ensures own and subordinates' proper use of personal protective equipment.
  • May operate a backhoe, tandem dump truck, roller, grader, loader, grade-all, hydra-hammer, crack sealer, air hammer, chain saw, mortar mixer, pumps and related tools and equipment.
  • Inspects vehicles, equipment and tools to ensure they are cleaned, maintained fueled and ready for use at all times.
  • Addresses and resolves citizen complaints.
  • Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work schedule is essential.

Marginal Duties:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Typical Decisions: The incumbent must determine proper and adequate equipment and materials required for a project. The incumbent must properly diagnose problems or malfunctions as related to assigned area of City's infrastructure and determine appropriate methods of repairs and/or maintenance.  The incumbent must evaluate whether safety procedures are being followed and must determine and execute appropriate remedies as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of: Public Works Standard Operating Procedures, and proper operation of various tools and equipment used in the completion of Public Works Maintenance tasks;. Requires a working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of public water and wastewater collection systems.

Skill in: Communicating clearly both verbally and in writing; when assigned to Utility Operations, must be able to read, interpret and explain water meters; following safety regulations and procedures; providing leadership, guidance and assistance to others on how to apply procedures and methods to specific situations; addressing and resolving customer complaints and concerns.; completing basic mathematical calculations and measurements.

Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Experience:  Two (2) years of experience in public utilities, public infrastructure. or related field.

Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Qualifications may be considered an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements

Licenses and Certifications: Texas Class A commercial driver's license prior to employment.

Conditions of Employment:   Must pass a drug test, driver license check, criminal history background check, periodic CJIS background check (for positions requiring access into Police buildings) and social security number verification check.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Must possess mobility to work in and around City buildings, streets, and facilities, to operate a motor vehicle and drive on surface streets; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform light to medium physical work, to work in confined spaces and around machines, and to operate varied hand tools, power tools, and equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, climb and reach when completing maintenance and repairs. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 75 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.

Employees work in and around buildings and facilities and are exposed to loud noise levels, dust, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, mechanical, chemical, and electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Public Works employees are considered essential personnel and may be required to pull stand-by duty and/or work extended hours, holidays and weekends assisting with work loads of assigned division or assisting other departments.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required. The position also requires meeting the essential requirements of the Physical Demands and Working Conditions, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE/M/F/V/D


Open positions are subject to close without notice.

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