Highway Maintenance Workers

Highway Maintenance Workers

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.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Concern for Others * Integrity * Attention to Detail * Cooperation * Self Control * Initiative * Adaptability/Flexibility * Persistence * Achievement/Effort

Representative Tasks * Set out signs and cones around work areas to divert traffic. * Flag motorists to warn them of obstacles or repair work ahead. * Drive trucks to transport crews and equipment to work sites.



Job Family Construction and Extraction

Sample Job Titles Asphalt Raker, Caltrans Equipment Operator, Certified Flagger, Construction Flagger, Equipment Operator (EO), Flagger, Highway Maintainer, Highway Maintenance Crew Worker, Highway Maintenance Technician, Highway Maintenance Worker, Highway Worker, Hot Oiler, Laborer, Lane Marker Installer, Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Worker, Material Handler, Materials Handling Equipment Operator, Oil Spreader Operator, Quick Technician, Road Builder, Road Crew Member, Road Maker, Road Mender, Road Oiler, Road Oiling Truck Driver, Road Patcher, Road Repairer, Road Sign Installer, Road Worker, Snow Plow Operator, Street Worker, Traffic Control Flagger, Traffic Control Specialist, Traffic Signal Technician, Transportation Maintenance Operator, Transportation Maintenance Specialist (TMS), Transportation Technician, Transportation Worker.