Job Description

Title: Highway Maintenance Operator - Lebanon Residency (Springville AHQ)


State Role Title: Transportation Operator II


Hiring Range: $36,822 - $59,836


Pay Band: 2


Agency: VA Dept of Transportation


Location: Springville AHQ (Tazewell)


Agency Website: https://www.jobs.virginia.gov/home


Recruitment Type: General Public - G


Job Duties


The Lebanon Residency is seeking individuals interested in joining our highway maintenance team at our Springville Area Headquarters.
Are you able to operate power tools and heavy equipment (chain saws, trimming and chipping machines, dump truck, loader, backhoe, motor grader, tractor w/attachments) and perform manual labor?

As a maintenance operator, you will:
-Respond to emergency roadway and severe weather events to prepare and operate equipment for snow and ice removal and other types of hazardous road conditions.
-Attend work zone training, prepare work zones and perform traffic control.
-Demonstrate proper work site protection techniques: identify workplace safety hazards, make suggestions for improvement, wear proper personal protection equipment, maintain current knowledge of safety rules, regulations, laws and use equipment properly and safely.
-Participate as a working team member performing manual labor including, clearing drainage, cutting brush, pot-hole patching, and fulfilling tasks required to complete road maintenance projects.
-Complete pre-trip inspections, perform preventive maintenance and operate power tools and light to heavy equipment.

VDOT is an emergency response agency, and this position is the core of this requirement, therefore you will work outside of normal work hours during emergency operations.


Minimum Qualifications


• Knowledge of highway maintenance equipment, materials, methods, and procedures.
• Ability to perform heavy manual labor.
• Ability to read and follow oral and written instructions.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
• 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 operation and maintenance of hand and power tools.
• Ability to perform safe/skilled operation and maintenance of light, medium, and heavy-duty equipment used for highway maintenance and repair.
• Safety shoes required.


Additional Considerations


• Experience in roadway maintenance and construction.
• Valid CDL with appropriate endorsements.
• Experience in emergency operations to include snow removal, storms and accident clean-up.
• Experience performing preventive maintenance and minor equipment repairs.


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.


State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board. Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided in the application and optional resume; therefore, those who fully represent their qualifications and work history will be more successful with obtaining an interview. Submitting an incomplete application and/or resume lacking job history and relevant experience detail may impact interview eligibility. State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered. You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

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.


Contact Information


Name: Jessica Meyer


Phone: 276-696-3292


Email: jessica.meyer@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 AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.


Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.

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Bristol, VA USA

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