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Highway Maintenance Crew Member

Albemarle County, VA

Title: Highway Maintenance Crew Member

Hiring Range: $40,000 - $53,633

Pay Band: 2

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Keene AHQ

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

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

As a Highway Maintenance Worker, you will:

Work as part of a team clearing drainage, removing debris, cutting brush, and roadway maintenance. Tasks include installing culvert pipes, grading gravel roads, hauling gravel and debris, roller patching, and a host of other duties needed to maintain Virginiaâs roads.
Operate equipment such as, but not limited to, dump trucks, backhoes, graders, tar kettles, rollers, loaders, mowing tractors, etc. For each piece of equipment operated, you will complete a pre-trip inspection and maintain equipment for readiness.
Use hand and power tools and perform manual labor tasks.
Respond to emergencies blocking roads, such as traffic accidents and debris, to provide traffic control and perform activities to reopen the road. During severe weather, you will prepare for, and operate equipment to remove snow and ice, along with working in other types of hazardous weather affecting road conditions. Emergency response may require work outside of normal business hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Set up work zones and perform traffic control, focusing on proper work site protection. Safety is our number one focus so you are encouraged to identify workplace safety hazards and make recommendations for improvements.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in roadway maintenance or construction
  • Possess knowledge of equipment, materials, methods, and procedures used in roadway maintenance or construction
  • Experience in operating equipment such as dump trucks, loaders, graders, backhoe, etc.
  • Able to read and follow oral and written instructions
  • Able to perform heavy manual labor, including frequent lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Skilled in using hand and power tools
  • Valid driverâs license required at hire.
  • A Commercial Driverâs License and DOT medical card are required within 11 months of employment and maintained thereafter. VDOT is willing to assist with enrollment and payment of a CDL course.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid CDL (Class A or B) with appropriate endorsements
  • Experience in heavy equipment operation
  • Experience performing preventive maintenance and minor equipment repairs
  • Experience in emergency operations to include snow removal, storms and accident response and clean-up

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.

The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided in the application or optional resume; therefore, those who fully represent their qualifications will be more successful with obtaining an interview. Submitting an incomplete application or resume lacking relevant experience detail may impact interview eligibility. State applications or resumes submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

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 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: Sherri Johnson

Phone: 540-727-7055

Email: sherri.garcia@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.

Posted: 2023-05-19 Expires: 2023-06-19

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Highway Maintenance Crew Member

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Albemarle County, VA

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