Highway Maintenance Specialist I

Highway Maintenance Specialist I

07 Aug 2020

Highway Maintenance Specialist I

Description and Functions






Open until Filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is seeking a Highway Maintenance Specialist I in Sheridan, Wyoming to perform various maintenance duties for our Maintenance Team, under limited supervision to provide a safe, high quality, and efficient transportation system. To see what life at WYDOT can mean for you, we invite you to view the video below:

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Human Resource Contact: 307-674-2318 Jenny Sullivan jennifer.sullivan@wyo.gov

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Operates and trains others to safely operate complex machinery in specialized applications.

  • Performs and oversees all maintenance tasks.

  • Observes, verifies, and documents work activities of Highway Maintenance Assistants and Highway Maintenance Technicians.

  • Assists the manager in planning, assigning and supervising.

  • Provides advice and assistance on repair procedures needed for highways, equipment, and buildings.

  • Serves as a technical resource.

  • Communicates project information and proposed courses of action and/or subsequent consequences.

  • Provides input to performance evaluations for Highway Maintenance Assistants and Highway Maintenance Technicians.

  • Provides work direction to a crew on a daily basis.

  • Provides leadership and guidance to others while performing duties related to guardrail repair and snow and ice removal.

  • Operates single and tandem axle trucks, equipped with an auger, aerial lift equipment, or equipped with plows, wing plow, sander, and chemical systems to remove snow and ice from roadway surface.

  • Responsible for the rehabilitation of roadway surfaces and traffic control devices.

  • Attends and completes all required training in order to obtain or maintain required certifications, perform inspections, and learn new skills.

  • Utilizes special computerized equipment.


Qualifications



PREFERENCES:

Preference may be given to applicants who have a current Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with appropriate endorsements prior to employment.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of specifications, standard plans, policies, and procedures, rules, regulations, and traffic control standards.

  • Ability to meet weekly deadlines for reports/paperwork produced with accuracy and timeliness.

  • Knowledge of computer systems and work reporting requirements, and maintenance management practices are specific to WYDOT.

  • Knowledge of Federal and State requirements for proper use of personal protective equipment.

  • Knowledge of basic equipment operation for single and tandem axle trucks, loaders, and tractors.

  • Knowledge of Safe Work Procedures, First Aid and CPR, Material Safety Data Sheets for chemicals used in completing tasks.

  • Knowledge of Hazardous Materials Response Procedures.

  • Knowledge of highway equipment and operations.

  • Knowledge of computer systems, work reporting requirements, and maintenance management practices specific to WYDOT.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Associate's Degree (typically in Engineering)

Experience:

0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Highway Maintenance/Highway Construction) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Highway Maintenance Technician

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License


OR

Education & Experience Substitution:

2-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Highway Maintenance/Highway Construction) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Highway Maintenance Technician


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License


Necessary Special Requirements



PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Individuals in this classification must be available for emergency work calls at any time, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Acceptance of an appointment to this classification signifies that the individual is aware of this requirement and will comply with it. Failure to be available for emergency work, without an acceptable excuse, will be grounds for immediate disciplinary action and possible dismissal.

  • Individuals must report to the department Shop within 30 minutes of receiving a call.

  • Frequent use of manual and powered hand tools.

  • Daily use of motor vehicles and heavy equipment.

  • Frequent exposure to hazardous materials.

  • Ability to sit/stand and operate equipment for long periods of time.

  • Ability to lift and/or carry 50 pounds independently.

  • Work outdoors for extended periods of time in adverse environmental conditions.


NOTES:

  • FLSA: Non-exempt

  • WYDOT will conduct motor vehicle record checks to verify a valid driver's license.

  • Individuals in this classification must pass a pre-employment drug screening and/or physical and will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

  • Occasional overnight travel may be required.

  • Individuals in this classification must be available for emergency work calls at any time, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Acceptance of an appointment to this classification signifies that the individual is aware of this requirement and will comply with it. Failure to be available for emergency work, without an acceptable excuse, will be grounds for immediate disciplinary action and possible dismissal.

  • Individuals must report to the department Shop within 30 minutes of receiving a call.

  • The Wyoming Department of Transportation is a Drug-Free Workplace.

  • State Housing is provided.

  • E-Verify: WYDOT uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities

  • Must have the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License

  • Must have the ability to obtain a Certification to operate specified equipment as directed by WYDOT.

  • Must have the ability to obtain a Certificate of course completion of Defensive Driving.

  • Must have the ability to obtain a First Aid/CPR certification.

  • Must have the ability to obtain a Flagger certification.

  • Must have the ability to obtain Water/Waste Water Certification Licenses.


Supplemental Information

045-Department of Transportation - WYDOT - Chief Engineer - District Maintenance

To learn more about the Wyoming Department of Transportation, please visit us at: www.dot.state.wy.us/home.html

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.

URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

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