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Crew Leader

Company: Virginia Department of Transportation
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Crew Leader State Role Title: Transportation Operator III Hiring Range: $40,000 - $63,413 Pay Band: 3 Agency: VA Dept of Transportation Location: Free Union AHQ Agency Website: Recruitment Type: General Public - G Job Duties The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Culpeper District is seeking a skilled and motivated operator/leader to serve as a working Crew Leader at the Free Union Area Headquarters located in Albemarle County, Virginia.In this position, you will work closely with supervisors to identify maintenance needs, develop schedules, plan work and resources, and execute work assignments by identifying and assigning manpower, ordering materials, and determining the equipment needed to accomplish the job. You will also:Provide guidance and training to crew members involved in clearing drainage, removing debris, cutting brush, and roadway patching.Lead crews daily work and in the set-up of work zones, and performing traffic control, focusing on worksite safety.Operate equipment such as dump trucks, backhoes, graders, rollers, loaders and train crew members on equipment.Continuously monitor operations to ensure employee--s safety and work complies to agency standards. Champion safety at all times.Maintain records of work performed.Serve as a backup supervisor as needed.This position is required to work during emergencies. You will respond to emergenciesblocking roads, such as traffic accidents and debris to provide traffic control and perform maintenance activities to reopen the road. During severe weather, you will prepare for, and operate equipment for now and ice removal and other types of hazardous weather affecting road conditions. Severe weather shifts are typically 12-hours in length, including after hours, weekends and holidays.Why Choose VDOT:In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers core benefits including competitive health and life insurance programs, pre-tax spending accounts, and leave programs. Employees participate in a State Retirement Plan; a tax-deferred Retirement Savings Plan with employer matching provision is also available. Also, the State funds a Short- and Long - Term Disability Program. Miscellaneous benefits include 12 paid holidays, training and tuition assistance programs, wellness programs, etc.VDOT employees have Shared Values and abide by a Code of Ethics. Our culture includes teamwork, transparency, nimble learning, creativity, and collaboration of work that values differences. We encourage all those who apply to review our values and ethics. Click here to review andvalues.asp. If you share these values, we invite you to apply. Your success in our organization depends upon sharing these values and keeping this Code of Ethics. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of highway maintenance and/or construction practices and procedures.Basic experience in directing and training others, with the ability to lead operations.Basic knowledge of inventory procedures.Skill in the use of computers and software applications.Experience in keeping basic records.Skill operating and maintaining equipment used in highway or construction activities.Ability to perform manual labor.Ability to use hand and power tools.Ability to interpret and apply work zone safety and traffic control manual guidelines.Valid Commercial Driver--s License required. Additional Considerations Emergency operations experience to include snow removal, storm damage and accident clean up.Experience preparing computerized reports/records.Advanced experience in roadway and roadside maintenance activities.Class A CDL preferred.Possession of DEQ Erosion and Sediment Control Responsible Land Disturber Certification. Special Instructions You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or resume is submitted successfully. Please refer to \"your application\" in your account to check the status of your application for this position. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided in the application or optional resume; therefore, those who fully represent their qualifications will be more successful with obtaining an interview. Submitting an incomplete application or resume lacking relevant experience detail may impact interview eligibility. State applications or resumes submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.Fingerprint based background check, references, work history and DMV records will be verified prior to employment. Selected applicants holding a valid CDL must complete a pre-employment physical and drug screen, otherwise applicants will only be required to complete a pre - employment physical.Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. H1B VISA Sponsorship is not available.VDOT utilizes a market-based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.We are a \"Virginia Values Veterans\" (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.All employees hired without a valid CDL are required to obtain a CDL within 11 months of their hire date. Employees cannot operate commercial motor vehicles prior to receiving the necessary licensure and medical certification. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations requires entry-level drivers (who are seeking to take the skills test to obtain a CDL for the first time, upgrade a CDL, or obtain a hazardous materials endorsement) to complete a FMCSA- approved Entry-Level Driving (ELD) Training before the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles can grant a CDL or endorsement. The ELD training course is comprised of 160 hours, on average. VDOT is willing to assist with course enrollment and payment upon acceptance of an ELD Training Tuition tenure and repayment agreement.Work requires unrestricted mobility and the ability to work in all types of weather, terrain and standing for long periods. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Requires approved safety shoes, which is a reimbursable expense after employment. Personal protective equipment is provided. Contact Information Name: Cody Girone Phone: 540-717-1807 Email: In support of the Commonwealth--s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging \u0026 Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind \u0026 Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

Keywords: Virginia Department of Transportation, Charlottesville , Crew Leader, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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