Job Description

Title: Bridge Operator – District-Wide Bridge Crew


State Role Title: Transportation Operator II


Hiring Range: $38,506 - $62,572


Pay Band: 2


Agency: VA Dept of Transportation


Location: Rustburg Specialty HQ


Agency Website: www.vdot.virginia.gov/careers


Recruitment Type: General Public - G


Job Duties


This position is eligible for VDOT's Employee Referral Bonus Program. If you were referred to this opportunity by an existing VDOT employee, please be sure to answer the "How did you find out about this opportunity question" by selecting "Other" and entering their full name and either work email or phone number so we can be sure they are credited for any applicable rewards. Only one person may be entered.

Seeking qualified individual to repair, maintain and replace bridges and structures in accordance with established safety standards, VDOT specifications and procedures, and equipment operation standards. Additional positions may be filled from this recruitment within 90 days of the closing date.

In addition to a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, a $3,000 sign-on bonus is available for qualified candidates who have a current CDL. Current VDOT employees are not eligible for the sign-on bonus.


Minimum Qualifications


Knowledge of highway and bridge maintenance methods, equipment, materials and safety practices. Skill in the use of carpentry tools, concrete forming and finishing methods, fabricating steel components and welding. Skill in the operation and use of light and medium-duty equipment (e.g. dump trucks, loaders, backhoes, excavators, track-hoe, etc.), as well as in the use of hand and power tools. Ability to perform minor repairs and preventive maintenance on equipment and tools. Ability to perform heavy manual labor, work at heights, in moving traffic, over and in water and under other adverse conditions. Ability to perform mathematical calculations to measure and lay out constructed elements on bridges and culverts. Ability to work well individually and as a team member. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to obtain certifications in work zone safety, flagging, chainsaw safety, First Aid and CPR.


Additional Considerations


Experience in bridge maintenance and construction. Experience in carpentry, concrete forming and finishing, and welding. Experience in operating an excavator, trackhoe with bucket or hoe-ram in constricted areas of work sites. Possession of valid CDL.


Special Instructions


You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé 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.

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 pm on the closing date through the PageUp System. State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered. Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application and/or resume. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.

In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance, benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short- and Long-Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching.

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.

We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics: your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please access the following link: https://www.vdot.virginia.gov/about review them and; if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

Valid driver’s license and safety shoes requires. Ability to obtain a Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP) and DOT medical card within 3 months of employment. Position is designated as essential and, as such, will be required to work outside normal hours, weekends, and holidays during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations. Fingerprint-based criminal history background check, DMV driving record check, pre-employment physical, drug screen, references, and work history will be required prior to employment. Applicants selected for interview will be required to perform a skills demonstration as part of the interview process. 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.

All drivers hired without a valid CDL in hand are required to obtain their CDL within 11 months of their hire date. You cannot operate commercial motor vehicles prior to receiving the necessary licensure and medical certification. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations require entry-level drivers (drivers who are seeking to take the skills test in order to obtain a CDL for the first time, upgrade their CDL from a Class A to a Class B, or take the knowledge test to obtain a hazardous materials endorsement for the first time) to complete FMCSA- approved Entry-Level Driving (ELD) Training before the Department of Motor Vehicles can grant the requested CDL or endorsement. The course is comprised of 160 hours, on average, of training. VDOT is willing to assist with your enrollment in and payment for the course to obtain your CDL upon your acceptance of an ELD Training Tuition tenure and repayment agreement.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants”: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp

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 Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 800- 552-5019.


Contact Information


Name: Roxanna Benedikter


Phone: 434-316-2191


Email: rs.benedikter@vdot.virginia.gov


 


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 & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & 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.

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Campbell, VA USA

Job Overview
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