Salt Lake City


Requisition ID
Minimum Salary
USD $16.00/Yr.
US-UT-Salt Lake City






This position is a time-limited position and only funded through June 2021. This position is limited to 25hrs a week. 


Salt Lake City is searching for driven, enthusiastic Apprentices to join our team. Apprentice responsibilities include learning and developing practical skills, observing all health and safety codes, completing tests and work assignments. You should be well-organized, flexible, and willing to assist wherever possible.


To be successful as an Asphalt Maintenance Apprentice, you must have great time management skills and be willing to fit into the existing staff structure. Outstanding Apprentices are those who are eager to learn, respond well to constructive feedback, build good relationships with colleagues, and, ultimately, advance public good.


Apprentice Responsibilities:

  • Acquire specialized skills under the tutelage of experienced mentors.
  • Participates in as many learning opportunities as possible.
  • Assist within the relevant department while also learning about other aspects of the city.
  • Observe health and safety procedures.
  • Complete all tests, presentations, and other required evaluations.
  • Positively receiving feedback.
  • Attend meetings and offering suggestions for improvement.
  • Build professional relationships with colleagues, leaders and general public.


Apprentice Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age. Other age requirements may be required dependent on assigned job duties.
  • Valid driver's license may be required.
  • Good physical strength and hand-eye coordination may be required.
  • Must be able to lift, push and pull 50 pounds.
  • Good time management, critical, and interpersonal skills may be required.
  • Excellent problem-solving, interpersonal skills, and troubleshooting abilities.
  • A growth mindset and passion for learning.


Typical Duties

    We are looking for someone that is interested in learning about asphalt maintenance. Under close supervision performs apprenticeship/entry-level work in maintenance, repair and construction duties, i.e., road surface preparation, pot-hole repair, dig outs, asphalt tie‑ins, skin and deep patching, crack sealing, grading, fog sealing, slurry sealing, chip sealing, planning, reclaiming and overlay.




A PERSONAL, CRIMINAL AND EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.  All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.



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