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Arapahoe County Road Maintenance Technician II - Eastern Service Center in Aurora, Colorado


The Arapahoe County Road and Bridge Division is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team. You'll get the best training in the business and the support of an awesome team. The ideal candidate should possess the desire to work hard every day towards a team goal and enjoy performance based annual salary increases.

This job offers opportunities to work for a high performing organization that strives for excellence every day, in which employees are encouraged to grow professionally through personal development and increased responsibility.

Benefits of working for Arapahoe County Road and Bridge:

  • Annual salary increases based on hard work and attitude
  • Promotions based on hard work and attitude
  • Goal oriented workload
  • Excellent balance between hard work and time off provided each year
  • 15 - 8hr paid vacation days
  • 12 – 8hr paid holidays
  • 1 – 8hr paid personal holiday
  • 12 – 8hr paid sick days
  • 3 day weekends! 4 - 10hr work days are routine unless weather or other circumstances arise
  • Typical non flexible work hours are 7AM to 5PM Monday through Thursday
  • Insurance – please see benefits tab
  • retirement – work at a career rather than another job
  • Uniforms and laundry service provided
  • All PPE provided including steel toe boots.
  • On-Call Pay ($20/day) *This position will primarily work from the Road and Bridges Eastern Service Center located at 4405 South CR 129, Bennett, 80102, Colorado.*

**Our anticipated hiring range based on final qualifications of candidate, $21.00-$23.16 hourly.**

**The primary duties of this position is to work directly with the construction crew to assist in hauling, grading and mixing material for the roadway, and to to assist with snow removal during the winter months. This position requires a person who has the ability to work evenings, holidays, weekends and on-call for snow or other emergency events. Duties

The following duty statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non essential or marginal duties that may be required. The County reserves the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of the job at any time.

  • Operates equipment such as mini excavator, large asphalt roller, street sweeper, small front end loader, class "A" CDL vehicles, semi tractor trailer, semi tanker trailer, asphalt paver screed, skid steer attachments (mill, broom, stump grinder), and soil compactor.
  • May also operate equipment such as skid steer, tandem axle dump truck, asphalt patch truck, asphalt patch roller, forklift, plate tamper, and asphalt slab saw,
  • Plows or removes snow from streets and other public thoroughfares, loads deicing material into trucks, and spreads deicing material onto the roadway with tandem axle truck. Works on an on-call basis for winter storm duty and other emergency conditions. Shiftwork for snowstorms and other emergency events may require 12-hour shifts or longer based on the severity of the storm/event.
  • Performs the duties of a certified flagger within construction zones to control pedestrian and vehicle traffic by flagging and/or properly placing barricades. Assists with traffic control set up and removal at the start and end of each shift.
  • Performs manual labor duties requiring the use of hand tools such as shovels, picks, rakes, hand tampers, jack hammer, etc..
  • Trains and operates under supervision on the proper use of Road Maintenance Technician 3 equipment such as asphalt paver, large front end loader, milling machine loader attachment, dozer, excavator, backhoe, semi tractor trailer with lowboy, Occasionally performs these duties as an on-the-job developmental/training opportunity and when operational needs dictate.
  • Properly maintains all assigned equipment. Performs daily pre- and post-equipment inspections to ensure that proper fluid levels, air pressure, and the overall safety and cleanliness of equipment is maintained at all times. Conducts CDL inspections on required vehicles according to Federal standards.
  • Trains Road Maintenance Technicians 1 on the proper use of RMT 2 equipment and job responsibilities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge in the operation and maintenance of any assigned highway construction equipment and light equipment.

  • Knowledge of road construction methods, materials, and specifications.
  • Knowledge of safety rules, regulations, and practices.
  • Ability to perform strenuous manual labor for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and to receive and attend on-the-job training.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other employees, and the general public.
  • Ability to receive and attend training on equipment operations with applicable driver's licensing and endorsements. BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Accountability

  • Accessibility
  • Inclusivity
  • Integrity Requirements


  • High school graduation or GED equivalent is required.
  • Two (2) years of experience performing general construction or road maintenance duties manually or through a variety of hand tools or equipment is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience that satisfy the requirements of the job may be considered.


  • Pre-employment testing includes an acceptable current motor vehicle check, background check, physical capabilities examination, and a drug screen.
  • Possession of a valid Colorado CDL Class "B" driver's license with tanker endorsement at the time of hire is preferred. POST-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to obtain a Colorado CDL Class "B" and then Class "A" driver's license with tanker endorsement within 6 months of hire.

  • Ability to obtain flagger certification within 10 days of appointment. Flagger training is provided. Supplemental Information


  • Position requires exposure to all weather conditions, high noise levels, dust, fumes and other road traffic conditions.
  • Work is performed primarily outdoors often in extreme weather conditions and rough terrain.
  • Work will be required for winter storm duty and other emergency conditions on an on-call basis or during evenings, weekends, on-call, or irregular hours. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position.

  • Heavy manual labor in and out of doors is typical with this position including the regular use of a variety of equipment and hand tools as noted above.

  • Spends 20% of the time sitting and 80% of the time either standing or walking.
  • Frequently lifts, carries, pulls or pushes up to 80 lbs.
  • Uses cart dolly, or other equipment to carry in excess of 80 lbs.
  • Occasionally lifts and operates a 90-pound jack hammer.
  • Frequently stoops, kneels, balances reaches, crawls and crouches while performing work duties in both an outdoor and indoor setting.
  • Verbal and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication through automated devices, such as telephones, radios, etc.
  • Constant use of eye, hand and finger coordination enabling the use of machinery, equipment, and tools in a field setting.
  • Visual capacity enabling constant operations and safe use of equipment and vehicles. Definitions: Occasionally: Activity exists less than 1/3 of the time. Frequently: Activity exists between 1/3 and 2/3 of the time. Constantly: Activity exists more than 2/3 of the time.

*Toll Free Applicant Technical Support: *If you experience technical difficulty with the NEOGOV system (i.e. uploading or attaching documents to your online application), call NEOGOV technical support at 855-524-5627. Helpful hints: if you are having difficulty uploading or attaching documents to your application, first, ensure your documents are PDF or Microsoft Word files, and second, close the document before you attempt uploading (attaching) it.

Salary: $18.53 - $27.78 Hourly

Location: 80102, CO

Job Type: Full-time

Department: Public Works and Development

Job Number: 04233

Closing: 3/22/2021 11:59 PM Mountain

Agency: Arapahoe County

Address: 5334 S. Prince Street Littleton, Colorado, 80120

Phone: (303) 795-4482