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19 Jan 2024

Full-Time Transportation Worker I – 3+ Hires!

NC Department of Transportation – Posted by Dan Blanch, North Carolina, United States

Job Description

How to Apply
You MUST apply online at http://tinyurl.com/yv7rfe9h
This posting is for 3+ openings, and your application will be considered for all of them!
NCDOT is a Great Place to Work.
Looking for a great place to work with
    • A living wage
    • Job security
    • Full benefits (including the State Health Plan and a pension!)
    • A true team atmosphere, and
    • Work you can take pride in
This is an entry-level opening for you to begin a career with the NC Department of Transportation as a Transportation Worker I.  You’ll get to work on exciting projects, learn construction skills, and build your career.  Join us!
NEW HIGHER SALARY: $31,200 – $51,525
The Challenge
We are looking for entry-level transportation workers to join our Highway Maintenance team in Caswell county.
In this role, you learn to:
    • Use standard hand tools, power equipment, vehicles, and heavy equipment in the preventive maintenance, repair, and construction of roads and roadside features for the NC highway and road systems.
    • Inspect and ensure work zone safety.
    • Participate in snow & ice removal.
    • Perform flagging.
    • Assist with maintenance/repair project completion using tools and equipment, including tractors with attachments, curb machines, cutoff saws, dump trucks, small wheel and sheep foot rollers, vibrator roller compactors, pulverizer mixers, and pneumatic tire rollers.
    • Assist paint crews.
    • Install road signs.
    • Assist Electronics Technicians with signal maintenance and installation.
    • Operate hand tools for sign installation and replacement.
    • Use construction equipment, including dump trucks, broom tractors, paint line removing machines, thermoplastic machines, trenchers, and edge-line paint guns.
    • Perform vegetation control and debris removal.
    • Assist in grass and wildflower installation and maintenance.
    • Safely operate a motor vehicle.
What You Bring
    • An interest in a career in Transportation Construction, and commitment to a safe work environment.
    • Experience performing manual labor, and operating power tools such as a chainsaws, weed eaters, skill saws, drills, compactors, jackhammers, etc.
    • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
    • A Commercial Driver’s License with Tanker (N) Endorsement. (Note: You can get this after you are hired through on-the-job training, but it must be within 360 days from your date of hire.)
    • You will be working during any adverse weather such as snow and/or ice, tornadoes, hurricanes, etc. that can lead to working extended daily hours, weekends, and holidays.
    • You will be subject to outside extreme conditions, in addition to hazards at highway construction sites, including heavy equipment and highway traffic
    • A pre-employment drug test is required, and we will check with previous employers for the past 2 years about controlled substances and alcohol testing.
    • Safety toe footwear is required.
Education & Experience
    • High school/GED diploma; or
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Call me: Dana Myers at 336.487.0000.
Connect to NCDOT Careers: https://linkedin.com/in/ncdot-careers
See all NCDOT jobs at: https://bit.ly/NCDOTJobs
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How to Apply

You MUST apply at  http://tinyurl.com/yv7rfe9h

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Award Winning, Construction, engineering, Government, great place to work, Landscaping, Living Wage Employer, Maintenance, ncdot, Public Sector, and Veteran Friendly. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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