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Ferrovial Services: Road Maintenance Technician (Pressure Washing & Painting)

Ferrovial Services

This is a Full-time position in Houston, TX posted July 8, 2021.

Position SummaryResponsible for maintenance, servicing and repairs of roads and other infrastructure assets.

This individual will be responsible for maintaining contracted assets (such as roadways, medians, signs, guardrails, fences, bridges, tunnels, vegetation, litter removal etc.) per standards in the contract and as directed by supervisor.*Please note in order to support our road maintenance services, this role may be assigned to operations of equipment for winter (if applicable) or summer operations as required.

Primary Duties and ResponsibilitiesCreates safe Maintenance of Traffic (M.O.T) control by setup and removal of traffic control devices including barrels, message/arrow boards, temporary signage, etc.Must be comfortable working from heights in bucket trucks, scaffolding, ladders and aerial platforms lifts.Transports crew and equipment to work sites operating vehicle large trucks and specialized motor vehicles and trailers.Positively contribute to a diverse, inclusive and fair work environment, free from discrimination, bullying and harassment.Carry out all duties in line with Company policies and procedures as amended from time to time.Preparing and Painting all Sound Walls, Retaining Walls, Retaining Wall Coping, Bridge Abutments and Barrier Walls:Surface preparation prior to painting shall consist of cleaning, removing debris, vegetation, and graffiti from the area and high-pressure washing.High-pressure water at a pressure of 4,000 5,000 Pound per Square Inch (PSI) shall be used to clean surfaces prior to painting.Painting shall be performed using rollers, or airless sprayersPaint supplies inventory management Preparing and Painting at facilities:Painting may include landings, ladders, gangways, poles, piping, grating, tunnel equipment, and areas on the ferry vessels that are above the water line, using standard or marine grade paint where requiredSurface preparation prior to painting will follow any state and federal regulatory guidelinesAll work will be accessible from the ferry deck or land.

No work will require access from the water surfacePreparing and Painting Ramp/Toll Plaza(s)Sweeping and debris/litter removal from all lanes prior to paintingCleaning and painting of all curbs, traffic islands, gator heads, and columnsHigh-pressure washing and painting of miscellaneous areas (i.E., sidewalks, parking spaces, etc.)Pressure Washing Bridge Abutments, Bent Caps, and Bridge JointsBridge pier and abutment pressure washing shall consist of removing debris and vegetation from the abutment caps, bent caps, bridge joints, and between beams and abutment/bent back walls using a high-pressure wash (water at a pressure of 3,000 PSI minimum)Roadway/bridge/tunnel joints inspection and pressure washingPressure wash tunnel entrances, ceiling, walls, retaining walls at the approach ramps, and the main lanes, including the approach ramps using heated water (195o Fahrenheit) at a range of 4,000 5,000 PSI), to remove road grit, slime, and exhaust build-up from the entrance, ceiling and drive surfacesAll other duties as assigned.Avoids legal challenges by complying with federal, state, and local legal requirements.

Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesMustpractice safe work methods to remain accident and injury free.Ability to recognize hazards inherent in routine and non-routine tasks and make adjustments to avoid loss, injury or accident.Will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to your job.Ability to cooperate and communicate written or verbally with co-workers and supervisor.

Ability to understand instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.Ability to read, write and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals to comply with contractual requirementsAbility to work flexibly and willingness to work extensively to meet business needsHigh level of attention to detail.Takes ownership of responsibilitiesBasic knowledge of the standard methods, materials, tools and equipment used in pressure washing and painting maintenance services.Skill in the use and care of small hand power tools associated with the work.Ability to interface with the public in a professional manner.24/7 Operations Availably for holidays, nights, weekends, overtime, and 3rd shift are required.On call duties as assigned.Must be willing and able to respond within contractual guidelines and timeframesBasic knowledge of technology (smartphones) (Preferred) Education and ExperienceHS Diploma or GED (Required)One (1) year work experience in infrastructure, maintenance, and repair.

(Preferred)One (1) year work experience in high volume commercial or residential painting and power washing.

(Required)A valid driver license and a good driving record are required to drive a company vehicle.CDL and DOT certifications (Highly Desirable)Ability to pass and obtain Advanced MOT Certification (Required) Work Conditions / Physical DemandsWork EnvironmentWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely exposed to traffic and outside weather conditions including extreme heat and cold.

The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high precarious places; fume or airborne particles.

Frequent exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, frequent exposure to insects and infrequent exposure to reptiles/rodents.

The noise level in the work environment usually moderate but on occasion can be more than moderate.

Physical DemandsThe employee is regularly required to stand; sit; walk on a wide range of surfaces; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear.

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted.

Use manual and powered pneumatic, hydraulic, gas, and electric powered tools and equipment.

Vision abilities include both close and distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Ability to pass fit test for respirator as required.

Ability to work at heights.

Ability to work in confined spaces.

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