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Highway Maintenance Equipment Operator (Martinsville Residency) **$3,000 Sign-on Bonus May Apply**

Company: Virginia Department of Transportation
Location: Henry
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Highway Maintenance Equipment Operator **$3,000 Sign-on Bonus May Apply** State Role Title: Transportation Operator II Hiring Range: $36,822-$59,836 Based on Experience Pay Band: 2 Agency: VA Dept of Transportation Location: Martinsville Ahq Agency Website: Recruitment Type: General Public - G Job Duties Successful candidates can operate diverse hand and power tools and heavy equipment (such as chain saw, weedeater, dump truck, loader, backhoe, motorgrader, tractor w/ attachments) and will perform diverse manual labor.As a maintenance operator, you will:*respond to emergency roadway and severe weather events to prepare and operate equipment for snow and ice removal and other types of hazardous road conditions*prepare work zones and perform traffic control*demonstrate proper work site protection techniques: identify workplace safety hazards, wear proper personal protection equipment, maintain current knowledge of safety rules, regulations, laws, and use equipment properly and safely*participate as a working team member performing manual labor such as: clearing drainage pipes and ditches, cutting brush, pot-hole patching, and other diverse tasks required to complete road maintenance projects*complete pre-trip inspections, perform preventive maintenance on diverse equipment*operate diverse hand and power tools.VDOT is an emergency response agency and this position is key to fulfilling this agency requirement, and this position will be called upon to work outside of normal work hours during emergency operations such as inclement weather, flooding, and/or traffic incidents.. Minimum Qualifications You may meet minimal qualifications if you have:*ability to follow safety policies, procedures, and programs*knowledge of roadway and roadside related maintenance equipment, materials, and methods*demonstrated experience in operation of equipment comparable to that used in highwaymaintenance/construction activities*ability to perform heavy manual labor, including frequently lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs*skill in the operation and maintenance of hand and power tools*ability to obtain CDL and DOT medical card within 11 months of employment and maintainthereafter*ability to work in inclement weather and to respond to accidents, and emergency/disasterresponse, etc. during/after normal work hours including nights, weekends, and holidays Additional Considerations Preferred qualifications include:*valid CDL and applicable endorsements*recent experience with heavy manual labor and heavy equipment operation*experience performing preventive maintenance and minor equipment repairs*experience operating heavy equipment performing emergency operations -- to include snowremoval, and storm and accident response and clean-up*Flagger certification and workzone set-up experience. Special Instructions You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or r-- -sum-- - is submitted successfully. Please refer to -- Your Application-- in your account to check the status of your application for this position. You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or r-- -sum-- - is submitted successfully. Please refer to -- Your Application-- in your account to check the status of your application for this position.If selected as a finalist, you will undergo:-- - Employment reference check and work history verification-- - DMV Records Check-- - Fingerprint-based criminal history records checkAdditionally, required for CDL holders:-- - Full Query drug and alcohol history in FMCSA Clearinghouse -- Register at: FMCSA Clearinghouse.-- - Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening-- - Federal DOT pre-employment physicalSafety 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.Valid Driver--s License and ability to travel independently among assigned work locations is required.Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment.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 resume--. State applications will only be accepted through online submission through the Commonwealth of Virginia--s Job Board/PageUp. PageUp provides a confirmation of receipt when your application is submitted successfully. Please refer to -- Your Application-- in your PageUp 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. Contact Information Name: Sarah Merrill Phone: (540) 589-6661 Email: 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 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.

Keywords: Virginia Department of Transportation, Roanoke , Highway Maintenance Equipment Operator (Martinsville Residency) **$3,000 Sign-on Bonus May Apply**, Professions , Henry, Virginia

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