State of Wyoming TNHM05-07985-Highway Maintenance Technician-Laramie in Laramie, Wyoming

TNHM05-07985-Highway Maintenance Technician-Laramie

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TNHM05-07985-Highway Maintenance Technician-Laramie

Salary

$17.31 - $19.45 Hourly

Location

Laramie, WY

Job Type

Full Time

Department

045-WYDOT-Chief Engineer - District Maintenance

Job Number

07985

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is seeking a Highway Maintenance Technician in Laramie, Wyoming to perform various maintenance duties under limited supervision in order to provide a safe, high quality, and efficient transportation system.

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

  • Maintains and operates complex equipment safely and proficiently.

  • Trains incumbents in the operation and maintenance of equipment.

  • Provides work direction to Highway Maintenance Assistant employees.

  • Flags traffic and sets up traffic control devices under limited supervision.

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

  • Responsible for rehabilitation and maintenance of roadway surfaces and traffic control devices such as: signs, pavement patching, crack sealing, and fence repairs

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

  • Communicates information in order to update others as to work status and/or process effectiveness.

  • Utilizes special computerized equipment.

  • Performs duties involved in removing snow and ice from roadways.

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 state highway maintenance and highway construction standards

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

  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and repair procedures.

  • Knowledge of hazardous materials response procedures.

  • 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Associate's Degree (typically in Engineering)

PLUS

Experience:

0-1 year of progressive work experience (typically in Highway Maintenance/Highway Construction) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Highway Maintenance Assistant

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 Assistant

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial drivers 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

Necessary Special Requirements

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Individuals in this classification must be available for emergency work calls at anytime, 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.

  • Must the ability to sit/stand and operate equipment for long periods of time.

  • Must have the ability to lift 50 lbs.

  • Must have ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time in adverse environmental conditions.

  • Occasional overnight travel is required.

NOTES:

  • FLSA: Non-Exempt

  • All new hires or re-hires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.

  • Individuals in this classification will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

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

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

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

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