Highway Maintenance Worker
State of Nebraska

Columbus, Nebraska

Posted in Public Sector and Government


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Job Info


Description
Seeking stability in your career, and a great work/life balance? We are a team of friendly dedicated professionals looking for you to join our dynamic, supportive team. Successful applicant will be trained to operate various types of highway maintenance equipment including: dump trucks, semi-truck trailers, rollers, loaders, tractors, motor graders, snowplows, draglines, backhoes, distributors and spreaders. Proficiency in the operation of heavy highway maintenance equipment/duties will be required to successfully complete original probation.

Proficiency and certification in the operation of heavy highway maintenance equipment will result in eligibility for promotion to a Highway Maintenance Worker/Senior - $17.00 per hour.
Applicants who possess a valid Class A or B CDL will be hired at the Highway Maintenance Worker/Senior level - $17.55 per hour.

Internal applicants who possess the necessary agency certifications shall be considered at the Highway Maintenance Worker Senior classification if selected for the position through the competitive selection process.
Examples of Work
Operate trucks and other light equipment to complete highway maintenance work. Operate tractors with various attachments including disc, harrows, seeders, 15 foot mowers, sprayers and hand mowers to maintain highways and highway right of ways. Operate post drivers for the installation of signs, fences, and guardrails and other hand held power and manual tools. Perform manual labor for concrete and bituminous patching and sealing of cracks in highways and structures. Perform varied maintenance functions such as armor coating and blade patching. Manually provide highway traffic control for construction and maintenance projects according to safety procedures. Safely move, drag, lift, load, and unload various equipment, materials, supplies, and hazardous materials or objects from the roadway within weight restrictions; spread and tamp surfacing material. Complete routine and general maintenance and mechanical repair on equipment. Repair highway signs. Perform snow removal. Operate heavy highway maintenance equipment. May apply chemicals of selective and non-selective herbicides spray to highway right of way.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIRED: Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license.

PREFERRED: Experience in the operation of heavy equipment or farming background. A valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with air brake and tanker endorsement. Commercial Pesticide applicator's license. Basic computer experience.

OTHER: A valid Class A Commercial driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsement is required within 60 days of employment. Must be a safe worker that is team oriented. Regular and reliable attendance is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must be able to safely move, drag, lift 35 pounds frequently, up to 60 pounds occasionally (without assistance), and 90 or more pounds infrequently (with assistance); climb, bend, stoop; work in outdoor temperature extremes and work around high speed traffic. Must be able to follow directions with minimal supervision. Must be able to read and communicate effectively to give and receive instructions. Must be able to report to work for snow and other highway emergencies within 30 minutes under normal driving conditions and be placed in an "on-call" status.

NDOT encourages applicants of all ages and experience to apply.


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