Job Description

Title: Operator Maintenance - FFX Specialty Crew


State Role Title: Transportation Operator II


Hiring Range: $45,534 - $73,992


Pay Band: NV 2


Agency: VA Dept of Transportation


Location: Burke AHQ


Agency Website: https://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/default.asp


Recruitment Type: General Public - G


Job Duties


The VDOT Northern Virginia (NOVA) District is welcoming applicants to apply for our Operator Maintenance / Transportation Operator II position within our NOVA Specialty Crew available in Fairfax County.

This position performs a combination of skilled equipment operation, preventive maintenance, manual labor, and repair on specialized construction and maintenance assignments throughout the NOVA District. Equipment operation includes but is not limited to backhoes, dump trucks, tractors, pavers, rollers, and similar equipment. The incumbent performs various construction activities to include pipe installation/drainage work, paving, and concrete placement. All employees practice safety at all times and work as part of a team as well as independently.

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.

This position/crew works a 4-10 work schedule Monday through Thursday from 6am – 4:30pm year-round.

Required Skills:
• Ability to maintain inventory records and complete simple paperwork.
• Ability to perform heavy manual labor, including frequently lifting up to 50 lbs..
• Knowledge of federal and state regulations regarding traffic control devices.
• Skill in the operation and maintenance of hand and power tools.
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions, read and interpret work plans and specifications, and complete accurate work documentation.
• Ability to read and follow oral and written instructions.
• Skill in the operation and maintenance of light, medium, and heavy-duty equipment used for highway maintenance and repair.
• Ability to read and interpret plans and sketches.
• Knowledge and application of work zone safety, traffic controls and flagging operations to include the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).
• Ability to work on a team to complete work assignments.
• Working knowledge of work zone traffic control standards and techniques.
• 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 communicate effectively orally and in writing.
• Knowledge of highway maintenance equipment, materials, methods, and procedures.

Licenses and certifications needed:
• Commercial Driver' License (CDL)
• Basic Tree Cutting & Chainsaw Operator
• Basic Work Zone Traffic Control Safety Training
• CPR with AED, Standard First Aid, and Blood Borne Pathogens (BBP) Combined Course
• Flagger


Minimum Qualifications


• Knowledge or experience in highway construction and maintenance equipment, materials, methods, practices, and procedures.
• Knowledge of safety policies, procedures, and programs.
• Skill in preventive maintenance on equipment and tools.
• Skill in the operation and maintenance of light, medium, and heavy-duty equipment used for highway maintenance and repair.
• Skill in working with various types of construction materials to include asphalt and concrete.
• Skill in the operation and maintenance of hand and power tools used for highway maintenance and repair.
• Ability to work well as part of a team as well as independently.
• Ability to perform heavy manual labor.
• Ability to read and to follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively orally and in writing with internal and external customers in a
professional manner.
• Valid Driver’s License with 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.
• Ability to work in inclement weather and to respond to accidents, and emergency/disaster response, etc. during/after normal work hours including nights,
weekends, and holidays.


Additional Considerations


• Valid Commercial Driver’s License with appropriate endorsements or CDL permit preferred.
• Experience in emergency operations to include snow removal, storms, and accident clean-up.
• Experience in performing roadway maintenance and construction activities.
• Experience performing preventive maintenance and minor equipment repairs.
• Possession of or ability to obtain certifications including Basic Work Zone, Flagging and DCR Responsible Land Disturber.
• A combination of training, experience and/or education which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.


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. VDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants” at: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp

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.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp to review them and; if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

All candidates selected for an interview may be required to perform a skills demonstration as part of the interview process.

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.

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 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 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: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


Contact Information


Name: Cheri Kelly


Phone: 703-259-1780


Email: cheri.kelly@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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Location

Fairfax County, VA USA

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