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Crookston Highway Maintenance Worker - Transportation Generalist

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State Of Minnesota Crookston , MN 56716

Posted 2 months ago

What drives you?

At MnDOT, we are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota's nationally recognized transportation system. We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good. You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the benefit you are providing to the citizens of Minnesota. You can set your sights high and use your strengths to grow within the organization. MnDOT offers superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides you the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work.

Job Details

Job Class: Transportation GeneralistWorking Title: Crookston Highway Maintenance Worker

  • Transportation Generalist

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 10/04/2018

Closing Date: 10/22/2018

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Transportation Dept / Transportation-Dist 2-AFSCME

Division/Unit: District 2B - Crookston / Field Maintenance

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

Days of Work: Winter: Monday

  • Friday, 7:00 am

  • 3:30 pm Summer: Monday

  • Thursday 6:30 am

  • 5:00 pm

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $19.89 - $25.00/hourly; $41,530 - $52,200/annually

Classified Status: Classified

Bargaining Unit/Union: 202 - Craft, Maintenance, Labor/AFSCME

Work Area: Crookston Truck Station

FLSA Status: Nonexempt

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary

This position exists to perform road surface maintenance and snow and ice control activities to keep the roadways and roadsides safe, clear and in good repair according to MnDOT standards; assist in construction related work activities; and performs related work as required.

Job Duties: A position may not include all the work examples given, nor does the list include all that may be assigned.

Performs Snow & Ice duties such as:

  • Maintains roadways for snow and ice control.

  • Prepares and inspects winter equipment.

  • Performs preseason snow route inspection and performs post storm cleanup.

  • Performs winter stockpile setup and transfer of anti-icing and de-icing chemicals.

  • Performs all work related to installing, repairing, maintaining, and removing snow fences; replacing mailboxes.

  • Maintains documentation on snow and ice data for accurate reporting of inventory and resource management.

  • Performs traffic control set-ups and/or provides notification to dispatch of disabled vehicles.

Performs Roadway Maintenance and Roadside duties such as:

  • Perform all activities required for roadside maintenance.

  • Perform all roadway surface maintenance activities.

  • Service and make minor repairs to operating equipment.

  • Provide traffic control.

  • Perform basic construction monitoring duties and basic inspection activities.

  • Other duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications:

The level of experience to perform this job at the TG level can be achieved with:

  • One year of experience performing activities in snow and ice, soils, road surface maintenance, roadside maintenance, bridge maintenance, signs, or related activities (roadway maintenance, driving commercial vehicles, operating heavy equipment, snow plowing or farm experience).

  • Working knowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak and understand oral and written information; communicate with employees and the general public in-person or via two-way radio and other electronic devices; and to maintain routine written logs and simple records.

  • A valid Class B Driver's License with no air brake restriction is required at time of hire and must obtain tanker endorsement within 30 days of hire. Must obtain valid Class A Driver's License with no air brake restriction and tanker endorsement within six months of hire. License must by maintained throughout employment.

  • Receipt of a passing score of Level 3 or higher on the math portion of the computerized test and Level 4 or higher on the computerized reading test. (The job offer is contingent on passing a basic math and reading test).

Physical Requirements

Pre-Employment Physical Exam: A pre-placement physical examination is required for this position. Current employees who have successfully bid or are moving into a specific job classification will be required to complete the pre-employment physical exam. The scope of the physical exam will be limited to whether the employee can safely and effectively perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, in compliance with state and federal law.

NOTE: The incumbent will be subject to drug and alcohol testing. New employees must pass a pre-placement drug test for evidence of use of marijuana, cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine (PCP) and amphetamines (MDMA, MDA and MDEA) and acetylmorphine (6-AM).

Additional Requirements

The incumbent is required to be immediately accessible to a phone and be able to report to work within one (1) hour of being called.

This position requires a reference check, criminal background check and a driver's license verification, if driving a state vehicle. Reasons why a qualified candidate would be denied employment based on these checks can be found at the following website:

Application Details

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The state of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

How to Apply

Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to


If you have questions about the position, contact Debra Graves at or 651.755.6589.


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) encourages participation in all its programs, services and activities and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities. Anyone who believes they may need a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate in the job application, interview or selection processes may contact any agency official with whom applicant has contact in the processing of their employment application to request an accommodation. Applicants may also contact the MnDOT Affirmative Action office to request an accommodation by: E-mail:; or by calling Janet Miller at 651/366-4720; or using MN Relay 711.

The MnDOT Reasonable Accommodation policy can be found at:

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Crookston Highway Maintenance Worker - Transportation Generalist

Expired Job

State Of Minnesota