Job Description

Title: Maintenance Crew Leader – Appomattox AHQ


State Role Title: Transportation Operator III


Hiring Range: $39,023 - $63,413


Pay Band: 3


Agency: VA Dept of Transportation


Location: Appomattox AHQ


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


Recruitment Type: General Public - G


Job Duties


VDOT is driven by safety, service to the community, and commitment to excellence! If you are driven by innovation and passion for infrastructure, we want you to join our team to keep Virginia moving. As a Maintenance Crew Leader, you will use our foundational drivers to play a crucial role in shaping the highways that connect communities and drive progress across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Interested in building your career in highway maintenance? VDOT Appomattox Area Headquarters is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Maintenance Crew Leader with experience in roadway/ roadside maintenance/ construction to serve as a working crew leader for local roadway/roadside maintenance crews.

The Maintenance Crew Leader works closely with area supervisors to identify maintenance needs, develop schedules, plan work and resources, and execute complex work assignments. Determines and demonstrates proper work site protection techniques and identifies required safety protocols. Performs, trains, and leads crew members in performing manual labor, equipment operation, and following environmental requirements and proper safety techniques in roadway and roadside maintenance activities. Monitors operations and ensures work complies to agency standards (such as environmental and safety guidelines), maintains records of work performed, and may serve as a back-up supervisor as needed.

VDOT is an emergency response agency, and this position is key to fulfilling this agency requirement, and this position will be called upon to work outside of normal work hours during emergency operations such as inclement weather, flooding, and/or traffic incidents.

Additional positions in the Appomattox Residency may be filled from this applicant pool within 90 days of the closing date.

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. Please access the following link: https://www.vdot.virginia.gov/about review them and; if in agreement, we welcome you to apply. Your success in our organization depends upon sharing these values and keeping this Code of Ethics.

Candidates must have a minimum of a Commercial Learners Permit prior to being hired. Preference will be given to candidates who already have a current CDL.


Minimum Qualifications


• Considerable knowledge of roadway and roadside maintenance and construction materials,
practices and procedures.
• Considerable skill in performing manual labor, and operating and maintaining light, medium,
and heavy-duty equipment used in roadway and roadside maintenance and construction.
• Basic record keeping and computer skills
• Ability to plan, schedule, and complete complex work assignments. Ability to train and lead the
work of others.
• Ability to perform manual labor including frequent lifting up to 50 lbs., and to use hand and
power tools.
• Ability to read, interpret, and apply work zone safety and traffic control manual guidelines.
• Ability to work/lead in inclement weather, accident, and emergency/disaster response, etc.
during and after normal work hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.



Additional Considerations


• Current CDL
• Experience leading others in diverse and complex roadway and roadside work activities.
• Experience performing /leading emergency operations such as snow removal, storm damage,
and accident clean up.
• Experience preparing reports and keeping records; experience performing administrative tasks
with computer technology.
• Knowledge of and experience with VDOT maintenance inventory procedures.
• Possession of Intermediate Work Zone and DEQ Land Disturber certifications.


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.

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.

Ability to work in diverse conditions including exposure to the outdoors, weather in all seasons, animals and insects. Ability to perform heavy manual labor to include standing, bending, and frequent lifting up to 50 lbs. Ability to obtain First Aid, CPR, land disturber, work zone safety and flagger certifications. Must obtain a valid CDL and DOT medical card within 11 months of employment and maintain thereafter. Fingerprint-based criminal history record check, references, work history and DMV driving record will be verified prior to employment. Selected applicant must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Requires approved safety shoes. Position is designated as essential and will be required to work outside normal hours in emergencies and inclement weather to include nights, weekends, and holidays. 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 B to a Class A, 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 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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Appomattox, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
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