Job Description

Title: Operator - Structure and Bridge - South Crew


State Role Title: Transportation Operator II


Hiring Range: $41,404 - $67,282


Pay Band: 2


Agency: VA Dept of Transportation


Location: Middlesex AHQ


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 an exciting opportunity available in its Structure and Bridge Maintenance Department. We are seeking qualified candidates to fill an Operator vacancy. This position repairs, maintains and replaces bridges and structures in accordance with established safety standards, VDOT specifications and procedures, and equipment operation standards.

Required skills for job & position:
• Skill in the use of hand and power tools
• Ability to perform heavy manual labor
• Ability to read and to follow oral and written instructions
• Knowledge of highway and bridge maintenance methods, equipment, materials and safety practices
• Skill in fabricating steel components and welding
• Skill in carpentry, concrete forming and finishing
• Ability to work at heights, in heavy 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 perform minor repairs and preventive maintenance on equipment and tools
• Ability to work well individually and as a team member
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
• Ability to obtain valid CDL and DOT medical card within 11 months of employment and maintain thereafter
• Skill in the operation and use of light and medium-duty equipment such as dump trucks, loaders, backhoes, etc.

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.

NOTE: This position requires approved safety shoes. Preference will be given to current CDL carriers.


 


Minimum Qualifications


• Ability to perform heavy manual labor
• Knowledge of highway and bridge maintenance methods, equipment, materials and safety practices
• Skill in the operation and use of light and medium-duty equipment, as well as in the use of hand and power tools
• Ability to perform mathematical calculations to measure and lay out constructed elements on bridges and culverts
• Ability to obtain CDL and DOT medical card within 11 months of employment and maintain thereafter
• Ability to perform minor repairs and preventive maintenance on equipment and tools
• Skill in carpentry, concrete forming and finishing, and welding
• Ability to work at heights, over and, or in water, in heavy traffic and under other adverse conditions


 


Additional Considerations


• Experience in carpentry, building forms and false works, and concrete placement and finishing
• Experience with light to medium-duty equipment and hand and power tools
• Experience in bridge maintenance or construction
• Valid Certified Crane Operator with appropriate endorsements
• A combination of training, experience, or education in construction or related field desired
• Experience fabricating or welding steel components
• Valid Commercial Driver's License with appropriate endorsements
• Flagger


 


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.

Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment within 90 days of the closing date. State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through PageUp.

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

Middlesex, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
4 days ago
Job Expires:
7mos 2w
Job Type
Full Time
Education
Any
Experience
N/A
Vacancies
1

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