4 days old

Title: Maintenance Operator

Hiring Range: $33,005 - $53,633

Pay Band: 2

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Fairfield AHQ

Agency Website: https://www.virginiadot.org/

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

VDOT is seeking an Operator Maintenance for its Fairfield Area Headquarters. Responsibilities include:
⢠Operate and maintain light, medium and heavy-duty highway equipment to perform maintenance and construction related work tasks.
⢠Determine and demonstrate proper work site protection techniques. Identify workplace safety hazards and make suggestions for improvement. Wear proper personal protection equipment. Maintain current knowledge of safety rules, regulations, laws and procedures (OSHA and VOSHA, etc.). Use equipment properly and safely. Apply MUTCD for detours, lane closures, work zones, etc. Maintain clean, orderly, and safe work environment. Follow VDOT safety regulations and practices.
⢠Prepare and operate equipment for snow and ice removal or other types of emergency operations. Clear roadways of snow, ice and debris, and clean up after accidents. Provide traffic control.
⢠Perform maintenance repair, replacement and preventive maintenance. Complete pre-trip inspections for any vehicle or equipment operated.
⢠Participate as a working member of the crew to complete projects and accomplish objectives. Perform manual labor and other maintenance tasks as needed for project completion.

Job Duties

Perform a combination of skilled equipment operations, preventive maintenance and manual labor tasks in roadway maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of highway maintenance equipment, materials, methods, and
⢠Ability to perform heavy manual labor.
⢠Ability to read and follow oral and written instructions.
⢠Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
⢠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.
⢠Skill in the operation and maintenance of hand and power tools.
⢠Ability to perform safe/skilled operation and maintenance of light, medium, and heavy duty equipment used for highway maintenance and repair.
⢠Safety shoes required.

Preferred Qualifications:

⢠Experience in roadway maintenance and construction.
⢠Valid CDL with appropriate endorsements.
⢠Experience in emergency operations to include snow removal, storms and accident clean-up.
⢠Experience performing preventive maintenance and minor equipment

Special Instructions:

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.

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.

VDOT is an emergency response agency, therefore you will work outside of normal work hours during emergency operations when services are needed.

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.

Contact Information:

Name: Michelle Small

Phone: 540-332-7794

Email: michelle.small@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: 2023-03-17 Expires: 2023-04-17

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