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Bridge Repair Crew Member

Culpeper, VA 22701

Title: Bridge Repair Crew Member

Hiring Range: $44,000 to $59,150

Pay Band: 2

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Amissville AHQ

Agency Website: www.virginiadot.org

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties:

As a Bridge Repair Crew Member, you will:

  • Work as part of a crew performing preventative and restorative structural maintenance activities on bridge structures and large culverts.
  • Perform manual labor to include the formation of footers, abutments, and wing wall.
  • Place and finish concrete, erect steel beam bridges, install timber, and concrete bridge decks.
  • Operate a 25-ton dump truck, rubber tire front-end loader, backhoes, truck-mounted crane, forklift and various types of hand/power tools.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance and minor repairs on equipment/tools.
  • Perform work over, in, and around water from small boats and scaffolding at various heights.
  • Work during emergency situations including incident management, snow removal and hurricane preparedness. Performance of duties may require work outside of normal business hours including nights, weekends and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Skill in the operation of construction related equipment.
  • Skill in using hand and power tools.
  • Skill in carpentry.
  • Skill in concrete forming, and finishing.
  • Basic skills in welding.
  • Knowledge of highway/bridge maintenance methods and safety practices.
  • Ability to perform minor repairs and preventative maintenance on equipment and tools.
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor.
  • Capability to conduct math calculations to measure and layout constructed elements on bridges and culverts.
  • Possess a valid driverâs license.
  • Must be able to obtain a Commercial Driverâs License (minimum Class B with Air Brake endorsement) within 11 months of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the maintenance and/or construction of roadways, bridges, facilities or comparable large-scale construction projects.
  • Advanced experience in carpentry, building forms and false works, and concrete placement.
  • Valid CDL with appropriate endorsements.
  • Experience in fabrication or welding steel components.
  • Valid Certified Crane Operator with appropriate endorsements.

Special Instructions:

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to â Your Applicationâ in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

State applications and/or resumes will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 pm on the closing date through the state applicant tracking system. State applications and/or resumes 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 an uploaded resume to be considered for this position. The state application tracking system will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application and/or resume is submitted successfully. Please refer to â Your Applicationâ in your state profile account to check the status of your application for this position.

If selected for an interview, you may perform a skills demonstration as part of the interview process.

Position is designated as essential to emergency operations and will be required to work outside normal work hours to ensure the safety of the traveling public. Fingerprint based background check, 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.

Position requires unrestricted mobility, working in all types of weather, irregular terrain and standing for long periods. Work is completed in, around, and above water, and from varying heights. Must have ability to lift 70 pounds. Requires approved safety shoes, which is a reimbursable expense. Personal protective equipment is provided.

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. 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.

In addition to a comprehensive compensation and benefit package, a $3,000 sign-on bonus is available for qualified candidates new to VDOT. For more about VDOT benefits and culture, please visit our VDOT Career Page

This position is eligible for VDOTâs Employee Referral Bonus Program. If you were referred to this opportunity by an existing VDOT employee, please be sure to answer the â How did you find out about this opportunity questionâ by selecting â Otherâ and entering their full name and either work email or phone number so we can be sure they are credited for any applicable rewards. Only one person may be entered.

Contact Information:

Name: Leitha Atkins

Phone: 540-829-7532

Email: leitha.atkins@vdot.virginia.gov

In support of the Commonwealthâs 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 \u0026 Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind \u0026 Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions 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: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

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 â Information for VDOT Employees and Applicantsâ at: Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants.

Posted: 2023-03-13 Expires: 2023-04-14

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Bridge Repair Crew Member

Virginia Department of Transportation
Culpeper, VA 22701

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