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22 Sep 2023

Full-Time Transportation Worker III – 3 Openings!

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

Job Description

How to Apply
You MUST apply at https://tinyurl.com/ym2njh8h by Oct 3, 2023 at midnight EST.
This posting is for 3 openings and your application will be considered for ALL of them!
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NEW HIGHER PAY: $33,272 – $58,226
The Challenge
We are looking for 3 experienced transportations workers to join our Stokes County Maintenance team.
In this role, you will:
Operate Equipment
    • Operate road building and maintenance equipment on and off road.
    • Drive heavy equipment and vehicles with adjustable attachments to sweep debris from paved surfaces.
    • Mow grass and weeds.
    • Remove snow and ice and apply salt/salt brine.
    • Drive trucks to transport crews and equipment to work sites and drive truck-mounted equipment.
    • Haul and spread sand, gravel, and clay materials to fill washouts and repair road shoulders.
    • Spread sand, dirt, and other loose materials onto surfaces.
    • Move soil materials to locations where needed.
    • Dump, spread, and tamp asphalt using pneumatic tampers to repair joints and patch broken pavement.
    • Dump materials into/on designated areas.
    • Compact materials to create level bases.
    • Spread concrete or other aggregate mixtures.
    • Clean and clear debris from culverts, catch basins, drop inlets, ditches, and other drainage structures.
    • Remove debris/vegetation with equipment from work sites.
    • Remove litter and debris from roadways, including debris from rock and mud slides.
    • Inspect industrial/commercial equipment to ensure proper operation.
    • Operate equipment/vehicles to clear construction sites or move materials.
Safely Build and Maintain Roads
    • Perform manual tasks associated with highway maintenance and repair, including asphalt/concrete pavement maintenance, drainage ditch maintenance, pipe and drainage structure installation/replacement/repair, vegetation control, debris removal, and storm response.
    • Perform flagging operations and facilitate work zone traffic control.
    • Use hand tools, including chain saws, rakes, bush axes, shovels, power tamps, concrete saws, etc.
Supervise Workers
    • Informally supervise 2+ staff daily in road maintenance activities.
    • Organize, plan, and prioritize their work.
    • Develop specific goals and plans to accomplish project goals.
    • Provide training as needed for junior Transportation Workers in accordance with NCDOT Training and On the Job policies.
    • Transport inmates for work details.
What You Bring
    • Knowledge of Intermediate Work Zone Safety and NCDOT Workplace Safety policy and practices.
    • Experience in one of the following: shoulder and ditch maintenance, pipe installation, or asphalt patching.
    • Demonstrated ability to supervise and train others in equipment operations and direct work crew daily activities.
    • Snow and ice removal operations experience.
    • Experience operating 2+ pieces of the following equipment: backhoe, tandem dump truck, motor grader, front end loader, forklift, force feed loader, asphalt distributor, asphalt patcher, crack sealing machine, track excavators, and skid steer,
    • Understanding and ability to use Erosion Control Devices, two-way radio communications, and Work Zone Traffic controls.
    • Must have the ability to plan, develop and lay out traffic control in a work zone for 2-lane roads.
    • Ability to respond to emergencies, including snow and ice, and other maintenance emergencies.
    • Dexterity to use hands and arms when handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials.
    • Able to receive and give effective written and verbal communications in English language.
    • Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time, operate equipment that vibrates, and perform essential functions in extreme hot and/or cold weather.
    • Agility to climb, bend, traverse steep and uneven terrain.
    • Strength to safely and repetitively lift 80+ pounds.
    • Agility to walk and stand on uneven terrain.
    • Good eyesight (glasses are ok) and agility to bend.
    • A Class A Commercial Driver’s License with N endorsement. (Note: if you don’t have this you can get it after we hire you through our on-the-job training within 360 days of hire.)
    • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain an inmate card from the NC Department of Public Safety to transport inmates.
    • Safety toe footwear.
    • You will be exposed to extreme conditions such as ice, snow, dust, extreme heat and cold, high volumes of traffic and heavy construction equipment.
    • You will be subject to emergency call backs, scheduled night work, and out of town travel during adverse weather or other extreme circumstances.
    • Safety-toe shoes are required.
    • We will conduct a pre-employment criminal history check, drug test, and check with your employers over the past 2 years for alcohol/drug abuse.
Education & Experience
    • High school/GED diploma, and
    • 5+ years of relevant experience; or
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Call me: Bethany Fulp at 336-914-6001.
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How to Apply

You MUST apply at  https://tinyurl.com/ym2njh8h

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