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Highway Maintenance Crew Member

Company: Virginia Department of Transportation
Location: Louisa
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Highway Maintenance Crew Member State Role Title: Transportation Operator II Hiring Range: $40,000 - $59,836 Pay Band: 2 Agency: VA Dept of Transportation Location: Cuckoo AHQ Agency Website: Recruitment Type: General Public - G Job Duties VDOT Culpeper District is looking for an experienced equipment operator for our Cuckoo AHQ located in Mineral, VA.As a Highway Maintenance Crew Member, you will:Work as part of a team clearing drainage, removing debris, cutting brush, and roadway maintenance. Tasks include installing culvert pipes, grading gravel roads, hauling gravel and debris, roller patching, and a host of other duties needed to maintain Virginia--s roads.Operate equipment such as, but not limited to, dump trucks, backhoes, graders, tar kettles, rollers, loaders, mowing tractors, etc. For each piece of equipment operated, you will complete a pre-trip inspection and maintain equipment for readiness. Use hand and power tools and perform manual labor tasks.This position is required to work during emergencies. You will respond to emergencies blocking roads, such as traffic accidents and debris, provide traffic control and perform activities to reopen the road. During severe weather, you will prepare for, and operate equipment to remove snow and ice, along with working in other types of hazardous weather affecting road conditions. Severe weather shifts are typically 12-hours in length, including after hours, weekends and holidays.You will set up work zones and perform traffic control, focusing on proper work site protection. Safety is our number one focus, so you are encouraged to identify workplace safety hazards and make recommendations for improvements.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 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 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 Experience in roadway maintenance or construction. Possess knowledge of equipment, materials, methods, and procedures used in roadway maintenance or construction. Experience in operating equipment such as dump trucks, loaders, graders, backhoe, etc. Able to read and follow oral and written instructions. Able to perform heavy manual labor, including frequent lifting up to 50 pounds. Skilled in using hand and power tools. Valid driver--s license required at hire. A Commercial Driver--s License and DOT medical card are required within 11 months of employment and maintained thereafter. VDOT is willing to assist with enrollment and payment of a CDL course. Additional Considerations Valid CDL (Class A or B) with appropriate endorsements. Experience in heavy equipment operation. Experience performing preventive maintenance and minor equipment repairs. Experience in emergency operations to include snow removal, storms and accident response and clean-up. Special Instructions You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or r-- -sum-- - is submitted successfully. Please refer to -- Your Application-- in your account to check the status of your application for this position. 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 consideredFingerprint based background check, references, work history and DMV records will be verified prior to employment. 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. Applicants selected for an interview will be required to perform a skills demonstration as part of the interview process.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.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. Contact Information Name: Sherri Johnson Phone: 540-727-7055 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 , Highway Maintenance Crew Member, Professions , Louisa, Virginia

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