Fort Bend County

Bridge Crew - Drainage District

Job Locations US-TX-Rosenberg
Posted Date 1 year ago(2/20/2023 4:16 PM)
Job Code
# of Openings
Min Start Salary
USD $17.60/Hr.
Operator/Skilled Trade
Max Start Salary
USD $22.00/Hr.


Fort Bend County is ranked as one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. We have capitalized on not only the creed of our location, but on the "quality of life" for our families to call home. Our employees are the key to our success and the heartbeat of our foundation. The diversity and inclusivity of our community is our strength and at the forefront of a workplace environment welcoming to all. Live Here! Work Here!



Performs physical labor to build and maintain structures in the Drainage District's maintained drainage channels. Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.


  • Builds, installs and/or maintains bridges, low water crossings, watergates, drop inlet pipes, fences and similar structures in district's maintained drainage channels.
  • Operates light equipment, drives dump truck and winch truck, operates loader and fork lift when building or maintaining bridges or other structures.
  • Builds fences and watergates; helps with and sets pipe when required.
  • Pours concrete at low water crossings.
  • Signs for and is held financially responsible for equipment issued.
  • Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.


  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • One year job related experience.  
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public and other employees;
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete assignments in a timely fashion. 
  • Requires understanding to carry out detailed instructions, complete printed forms, and make notes. 
  • Must have the ability to swim and work at heights up to 25 feet.  

SALARY RANGE: $17.60 - $22.00 hourly based on qualifications

CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position



All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.


Fort Bend County is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy status (including childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, political affiliation or beliefs, or any other classification protected by state, federal  and local  laws, unless  such classification is a bona fide occupational qualification.


For more information on Fort Bend County's Title VI / Nondiscrimination Statement, visit



To be considered for employment, all interested candidates must complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at


Fort Bend County is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. FBC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable federal, state and local laws regarding disability discrimination and accommodation.




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