Job Description

Title: Equipment Repair Technician – Northern Neck


State Role Title: Equipment Serv Repair Tech I


Hiring Range: $46,262 - $75,175


Pay Band: 3


Agency: VA Dept of Transportation


Location: Warsaw Shop


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


Recruitment Type: General Public - G


 


Job Duties


What drives you? Whether it's knowing the work you do makes a difference, having great work/life balance, working on exciting and challenging projects, leading innovation, and championing change or simply working with a great group of people who are committed to your professional development...At the Virginia Department of Transportation, we have something for YOU!

VDOT’s Fredericksburg District has exciting an opportunity available in its District Equipment Department. We are seeking qualified candidates to fill an Equipment Repair Technician vacancy. This position diagnoses, repairs, inspects, and maintains motorized and mechanical equipment related to construction, highway maintenance, grounds, and automotive equipment of all types. This position is located at the Warsaw Shop.

Required skills for job & position:

• Ability to operate various types of light, medium and heavy-duty trucks, equipment, and tools in a safe and efficient manner
• Ability to perform heavy manual labor
• Knowledge of cutting, welding and fabrication operations
• Skill in the use of computers and software applications
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions
• Ability to read, write, and perform basic math calculations
• Ability to independently perform major repairs and maintenance on a variety of diesel and gasoline trucks and equipment
• Knowledge of general shop procedures
• Ability to read and comprehend service and repair manuals, gauges, and testing devices
• Knowledge of the diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of automotive, construction and maintenance equipment
• Ability to obtain valid CDL and DOT medical card within 11 months of employment and maintain thereafter. Must comply with DOT and VDOT policies and standards when operating CDL equipment
• Ability to maintain accurate records and reports
• Skill in the use of hand and power tools and advanced electronic and computerized diagnostic equipment
• Ability to coach and instruct others in diagnostic and repair techniques and in the operation of equipment


 


Minimum Qualifications


• Commercial Driver' License (CDL)
• Virginia State Inspection License - Class A
• Ability to perform heavy manual labor
• Ability to operate various types of light, medium, heavy-duty trucks, equipment, and tools in a safe and efficient manner
• Ability to obtain Virginia State Inspection License within 12 months of employment and maintain thereafter
• Knowledge of cutting, welding and fabrication operations
• Ability to read, comprehend service and equipment repair manuals, gauges, and testing devices
• Ability to independently perform major repairs and maintenance on a variety of diesel and gasoline trucks and equipment
• Ability to obtain CDL and DOT medical card within 11 months of employment and maintain thereafter. Must comply with DOT and VDOT policies and standards when operating CDL equipment
• Skill in the use of computers, hand and power tools and advanced electronic and computerized diagnostic equipment
• Knowledge of the diagnosis, repair, maintenance of automotive, construction and maintenance equipment
• Ability to maintain accurate records and reports

Note: Safety shoes are required for this position


 


Additional Considerations


• A combination of training, experience, or education in automotive repair, maintenance, or related field desired
• Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications
• Experience using cutting and welding equipment
• Experience repairing and maintaining a variety of automotive and construction equipment


 


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.


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.

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

VDOT employees have shared Values and a Code of Ethics. http://www.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

Fingerprint-based background checks, 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.

NOTE: 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. Effective February 7, 2022, new 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 to a Class A from 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 upon your acceptance of an ELD Training Tuition tenure and repayment agreement.

This position is designated as essential to emergency operations and may be required to work outside of normal work hours, on weekends and holidays during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations to ensure the safety of the traveling public.

"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."

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

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 pm on the closing date through the state recruitment platform (PageUp). State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your application account to check the status of your application for this position.

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/resume, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information or attach a resume. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.

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: Priya Paranthaman


Email: priya.paranthaman@vdot.virginia.gov

Salary

0 - 0 USD

Yearly based

Location

Richmond County, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
4 weeks ago
Job Type
Full Time
Education
Any
Experience
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Vacancies
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