Assistant Public Works Maintenance Manager (Bridge Maintenance)

The City of Houston

Houston, TX 77007

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

Assistant Public Works Maintenance Manager (Bridge Maintenance)

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Assistant Public Works Maintenance Manager (Bridge Maintenance)


$2,762.56 - $3,039.92 Biweekly


2701 Dalton, TX

Job Type

Full Time


Houston Public Works

Job Number



6/23/2022 11:59 PM Central

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Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

Posting Number: 28501

Department: Houston Public Works

Service Line: Transportation and Drainage Operations

Section: Bridge Maintenance

Reporting Location: 2701 Dalton Rd

Workdays & Hours: *Monday - Thursday, 6:30 am - 5:00 pm

*Subject to change


Assists in managing and directing field maintenance operations activities and personnel for the Bridge Maintenance section within the Transportation and Drainage Operations (TDO) service line. Works cooperatively and coordinates activities with other sections, service lines and departments. Maintains current knowledge of technological and legislative changes, which affect activities and initiates actions, made necessary by such changes. Participates in modifying emergency preparedness plan. Gives personnel attention to emergency or special problems; responds to complaints or inquiries from the public, City officials or outside agencies. Assists in the preparation of annual operating budget request. Presents information concerning the Houston Public Works to interested citizens' groups on an as requested basis. Reviews hiring recommendations and job performance evaluations for consistency and compliance with City policy and procedures and career development training for personnel. Develops working relationships and communicates with internal and external stakeholders regarding maintenance plans, customer complaints and inquiries.


This position is mostly physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. There are occasions where the individual will have routine exposures to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture, and air pollution. The position may involve periodic exposure to chemical substances and physical trauma of a minor nature such as cuts, bruises, and minor burns. There are no major sources of discomfort, i.e. essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature, and air conditioning. Requires the ability to make simple gross motor responses within large tolerances.

This is a Department of Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier I Level.



Requires the ability and knowledge for analysis and interpretation of procedures, policies and practices attainable through specific education and/or training programs in a specialty or technical field. Requires advanced vocational or electronic skills or a basic knowledge of a professional field. An Associate degree or certification/licensing in a technical specialty program of over 18 months and up to 3 years duration are characteristic of this level.


Six years of experience closely related to the activities of the branch or division are required.


Valid Texas Driver's License and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2).


Preference shall be given to eligible candidates with prior experience in the capacity of a manager or supervisor operating and maintaining Bridge Infrastructure and managing related equipment.

Other preferences include advanced skills in Microsoft Office, excellent problem-solving abilities, strong organizational skills; the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task is preferred.

**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**



However, the department may administer a skills assessment evaluation.


If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.


Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. The salary range for this position is:

Pay Grade 26


Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at:

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: or call 832-393-6022.

If you need special services or accommodations, call 832-393-6022. (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan.

Benefits include:

• Medical

• Dental

• Vision

• Wellness

• Life insurance

• Long-term disability

• Retirement pension

• 457 deferred compensation plan

• Employee Assistance Program

• 10 days of vacation each year

• 10 city holidays, plus one floating holiday

• Flexible schedules

• Professional development opportunities

• Transportation/parking plan

• Section 125 pretax deductions

• Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan

• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account

For plan details, visit


Do you have a valid/current driver's license?

+ Yes

+ No

+ My license is presently restricted, suspended or revoked


Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions?

+ Yes

+ No


How many years of management and supervisory experience do you have?

+ 0 - 2 years of experience

+ 2 - 5 years of experience

+ 5 - 10 years of experience

+ More than 10 years of experience

+ None of the above


How many years of experience do you have with Budget, Procurement and/or Contract Management?

+ 0 - 1 year of experience

+ 2 - 4 years of experience

+ 5 or more years of experience


Give an example of your past experience with Budget, Procurement, and/or Contract Management. If no experience, write "N/A" in the space below. (Please do not enter "see resume")


How many years of experience do you have with Work Order Systems, LAGAN and/or Asset Data Management?

+ 0 - 1 year of experience

+ 2 - 4 years of experience

+ 5 or more years of experience


Give an example of your example of your past experience with Work Order Systems and/or Asset Data Management. If no experience, write "N/A" in the space below. (Please do not put "see resume")


How many years of experience do you have with SAP?

+ 0 - 1 year of experience

+ 2 - 4 years of experience

+ 5 or more years of experience


Give an example of your example of your past experience with SAP. If no experience, write "N/A" in the space below. (Please do not put "see resume")


Have you completely and truthfully answered the question regarding employment gaps? (Failing to clarify employment gaps may result in the disqualification or delay of your application.)

+ Yes

+ No


Are you a current City of Houston - Houston Public Works Department employee?

+ Yes

+ No


Which of the following software applications are you proficient in? (Check all that apply)

+ Microsoft Word

+ Microsoft Excel

+ Microsoft PowerPoint

+ Microsoft Outlook

+ Kronos



+ None of the above


Please describe your experience using Excel. If no experience, write "N/A" in the space below. (Please do not put "see resume")


What best describes your highest level of education completed?

+ Less than a High School Diploma/GED

+ High School Diploma/GED

+ Associate Degree or certification/licensing in a technical specialty area

+ Bachelor's Degree or higher


How many years of verifiable work experience do you have in Public Works, Drainage Operations, Bridge Maintenance, and/or Street Maintenance?

+ Less than 6 years

+ At least 6 years, but less than 8 years

+ At least 8 years, but less than 10 years

+ More than 10 years


This position is considered Tier 1, this means that you could be required to work for extended periods of time during declared emergencies (such as: hurricanes, floods, etc.). Would you be willing and capable to work in this type of role?

+ Yes

+ No


How many years of verifiable experience do you have in the operation, inspection and/or maintenance of heavy equipment or maintenance?

+ 1 - 4 years of experience

+ 5 - 9 years of experience

+ 10 years or more of experience

+ None of the above


Give an example of your experience with Bridge and/or Street Maintenance? (Please do not enter, "see resume" as this may delay your application. If no experience, please write "N/A".)

Required Question

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