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Highway Maintenance Equipment Operator (Christiansburg Residency) *$3,000 Sign-On Bonus * may apply

Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Title: Highway Maintenance Equipment Operator

Hiring Range: $30,983- $50,000 Based on Experience

Pay Band:

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Christiansburg Residency

Agency Website: https://www.jobs.virginia.gov

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

As a maintenance operator, you will:
*respond to emergency and severe weather events such as operating equipment
for snow and ice removal, setting up work zones and performing traffic control
*participate as a working team member performing manual labor such as: clearing drainage
pipes and ditches, cutting brush, pot-hole patching, etc.
*complete pre-trip inspections, perform preventative maintenance on diverse equipment
*operate diverse hand and power tools.

Minimum Qualifications

You may meet minimal qualifications if you have:

*ability to follow safety policies, procedures, and programs
*ability to learn and follow guidelines regarding roadway and roadside related maintenance
equipment, materials, and methods
*experience in operation of equipment such as tractors, loaders, dump trucks, etc.
*ability to perform heavy manual labor, including frequently lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs
*skilled in the operation and maintenance of hand and power tools such as weed eaters, chain
saws, shovels, and rakes.
*ability to obtain CDL and DOT medical card within 11 months of employment and maintain
*ability to work in diverse weather conditions and to respond to accidents, and emergency situations during/after normal work hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include:

*valid CDL and applicable endorsements
*recent experience performing heavy manual labor
*experience operating diverse medium/heavy equipment
*experience performing preventative maintenance and minor equipment repairs
*Flagger certification and work zone set-up experience.

Special Instructions:

* $3,000 Sign-On Bonus *
Available to qualified external CDL applicants selected to fill these vacancies. *Exclusions may apply.

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.

Skills demonstration and background check is required if selected as a finalist. This includes:
*Employment reference check and work history verification
*DMV Records Check
*Fingerprint-based criminal history records check with VA State police and FBI

Additional required for CDL holders:
*Full Query drug and alcohol history in FMCSA Clearinghouse â Register at: FMCSA
*Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening
*Federal DOT pre-employment physical

Safety shoes and other personal protective equipment (PPE) required in performance of job duties.

This position is designated as essential and, as such, all duties associated with this job are required during emergency situations which may include, but are not limited to, inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations.

Performance of these duties may require work outside of normal business hours including nights, weekends and holidays. VDOT will determine when essential positions are required to report.

Multiple Maintenance Operator positions in Christiansburg Residency may be filled from this recruitment.

Maintenance Operator Apprentices may be hired from this advertisement (Hiring Range $35,000- $37,500).

This advertisement may be used to hire part-time/hourly TOII Maintenance Operators (Hiring Range $16.00- $22.00 per hour).

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 decision to interview an applicant is based on the information about qualifications and work history provided by the applicant in the application and/or optional resumeâ. State applications will only be accepted through online submission through the Commonwealth of Virginiaâs Job Board/ Recruitment Management System (PAGEUP). PAGEUP provides a confirmation of receipt when your application is submitted successfully. Please refer to â Your Applicationâ in your PAGEUP account to check the status of your application for this position.

NOTE: TO II level Equipment Operators hired without a valid CDL in hand are required to obtain their CDL within 11 months of their hire date and 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 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 upon your acceptance of an ELD Training Tuition tenure guarantee and repayment agreement.

We are a â Virginia Values Veteransâ (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.

Contact Information:

Name: Teresa Moody

Phone: 540.266.2661

Email: Teresa.Moody@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: 2023-05-06 Expires: 2023-06-05

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Highway Maintenance Equipment Operator (Christiansburg Residency) *$3,000 Sign-On Bonus * may apply

Virginia Department of Transportation
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

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