Highway Maintenance Worker at State of Nebraska

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Imperial, Nebraska





Job Description:

Description

Proficiency and certification in the operation of heavy highway maintenance equipment will result in eligibility for promotion to a Highway Maintenance Worker/Senior - $17.55 per hour. Internal applicants who possess the necessary agency certifications shall be considered at the Highway Maintenance Worker Senior classification if selected for the position through the competitive selection process. Seeking stability in your career, and a great work/life balance? We are a team of friendly dedicated professionals looking for you to join our dynamic, supportive team. Successful applicant will be trained to operate various types of highway maintenance equipment including: dump trucks, semi-truck trailers, rollers, loaders, tractors, motor graders, snowplows, draglines, backhoes, distributors and spreaders. Proficiency in the operation of heavy highway maintenance equipment/duties will be required to successfully complete original probation.


Location: Imperial - 101 South Street
Examples of Work
Operate trucks and other light equipment to complete highway maintenance work. Operate tractors with various attachments including disc, harrows, seeders, 15 foot mowers, sprayers and hand mowers to maintain highways and highway right of ways. Operate post drivers for the installation of signs, fences, and guardrails and other hand held power and manual tools. Maintain the upkeep of shrubs and lawns and perform tree trimming and brush cutting. Maintain yards and performs building maintenance and cleaning. Paint buildings and various structures. Perform manual labor for concrete and bituminous patching and sealing of cracks in highways and structures. Perform varied maintenance functions such as armor coating and blade patching. Manually provide highway traffic control for construction and maintenance projects according to safety procedures. Safely move, drag, lift, load, and unload various equipment, materials, supplies, and hazardous materials or objects from the roadway within weight restrictions; spread and tamp surfacing materials. Complete routine and general maintenance and mechanical repair on equipment. Repair highway signs. Perform snow removal. May apply chemicals of selective and non-selective herbicides spray to highway right of way. Operate trucks and other light equipment to complete highway maintenance work.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license. Must obtain a Class A CDL ( with air brakes and Tanker endorsement) within 90 days of hire.


PREFERRED: Experience in the operation of heavy equipment and/or farm equipment. Basic computer experience. Valid Class A or B Commercial Driver's License with tanker endorsement. Basic computer experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must be able to safely move, drag, lift 35 pounds frequently, up to 60 pounds occasionally (without assistance), and 90 or more pounds infrequently (with assistance); climb, bend, stoop; work in outdoor temperature extremes and work around high speed traffic. Must be a safe worker that is team oriented. Must be able to follow directions with minimal supervision. Must be able to read and communicate effectively both orally and in writing to give and receive instructions. Must be able to report to work for snow and other highway emergencies within 40 minutes under normal driving conditions. Regular and reliable attendance is required.


NDOT encourages applicants of all ages and experience.