General Transp Tech I, II Or III

Texas Department Of Transportation Iraan , TX 79744

Posted 8 months ago

The essential duties for this job include:

General Transportation Tech I:

  • Assists in identifying, repairing and installing signs, delineators, mail box supports and posts; performs basic welding as needed; as required uses/moves equipment/tools, materials and products related to these activities.

  • Assists in providing support to local law enforcement officials at accident sites; assists stranded motorists as required.

  • Assists in sanding or cleaning bridges and roads, posting warning signs, helping the public and performing other work as directed during emergency situations such as floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, snowstorms, accidents and hazardous material spills.

  • Assists with traffic control; places and gathers cones, warning signs and barricades; flags traffic; as required moves items related to these activities.

  • Learns to operate heavy equipment such as a front-end loader-one and a half cubic yards or more, tractor-trailer haul truck, large dragline, shovel, paint striper and dump truck.

  • Learns to operate light equipment such as a front-end loader-one and a quarter cubic yards or less, pneumatic roller, rotary broom, spreader box, backhoe, street sweeper and mower.

  • Maintains highways and rights-of-way; performs roadway repairs; erects and repairs guard rails, highway markers and signs; hauls materials and equipment to job sites.

  • Performs preventive maintenance inspections (PMI), routine servicing and minor repairs on equipment and completes various required reports including time-keeping, equipment forms, inventory, accident forms and PMI.

  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.

General Transportation Tech II:

  • Assists in training others.

  • Maintains highways and rights-of-way; performs skilled roadway repairs; erects and repairs guard rails, highway markers and signs; hauls materials and equipment to job sites.

  • Operates complex heavy equipment such as a motor grader, large gradall, heavy bulldozer, crane, herbicide truck, heavy asphalt paving machine, self-propelled asphalt distributor and profiling/milling machine.

  • Operates heavy equipment such as a front-end loader-one and a half cubic yards or more, tractor-trailer haul truck, large dragline, shovel, paint striper and dump truck.

  • Operates light equipment such as a front-end loader-one and a quarter cubic yards or less, pneumatic roller, rotary broom, spreader box, backhoe, street sweeper and mower.

  • Sands or cleans bridges and roads, posts warning signs, helps the public and performs other work as directed during emergency situations such as floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, snowstorms, accidents and hazardous material spills.

  • Assists in identifying, repairing and installing signs, delineators, mail box supports and posts; performs basic welding as needed; as required uses/moves equipment/tools, materials and products related to these activities.

  • Assists in providing support to local law enforcement officials at accident sites; assists stranded motorists as required.

  • Assists with traffic control; places and gathers cones, warning signs and barricades; flags traffic.

  • Inspects barricades to ensure compliance with barricade standards.

  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.

General Transportation Tech III:

  • Assists in inspecting traffic control devices and their placement at construction project sites for compliance with specifications for devices; safety laws, rules, regulations and the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.

  • Maintains highways and rights-of-way; performs highly-skilled roadway repairs; erects and repairs guard rails, highway markers and signs; hauls materials and equipment to job sites.

  • Assists in identifying, repairing and installing signs, delineators, mail box supports and posts; performs basic welding as needed; as required uses/moves equipment/tools, materials and products related to these activities.

  • Assists in providing support to local law enforcement officials at accident sites; assists stranded motorists as required.

  • Assists with traffic control; places and gathers cones, warning signs and barricades; flags traffic.

  • May serve as a lead worker.

  • Operates complex heavy equipment such as a motor grader, large gradall, heavy bulldozer, crane, herbicide truck, heavy asphalt paving machine, self-propelled asphalt distributor and profiling/milling machine.

  • Operates heavy equipment such as a front-end loader-one and a half cubic yards or more, tractor-trailer haul truck, large dragline, shovel, paint striper and dump truck.

  • Operates light equipment such as a front-end loader-one and a quarter cubic yards or less, pneumatic roller, rotary broom, spreader box, backhoe, street sweeper and mower.

  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.

Competencies

The required competencies for this job include:

General Transportation Tech I:

  • Basic vehicle mechanics, maintenance and repair procedures

  • The use of basic mathematical fundamentals

  • Maintaining a safe working relationship

  • Maintaining effective working relationships with others

  • The use of applicable hand and power tools, equipment and mechanical devices of the trade

  • The use of light and heavy highway equipment

  • Communicate effectively

  • Follow verbal and written instructions

  • Move up to 50 pounds and occasionally move up to 100 pounds (See job requisition essential duties/remarks for examples of items to be moved.)

General Transportation Tech II:

  • Materials used in highway/bridge construction and maintenance

  • The Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

  • Maintenance concepts, methods, policies and requirements

  • Basic vehicle mechanics, maintenance and repair procedures

  • The use of light and heavy highway equipment

  • Maintaining a safe working relationship

  • Follow verbal and written instructions

  • Work in cramped spaces (bend, stoop, crawl) and at varied heights

  • Move up to 50 pounds and occasionally move up to 100 pounds (See job requisition essential duties/remarks for examples of items to be moved.)

General Transportation Tech III:

  • Materials used in highway/bridge construction and maintenance

  • The Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

  • Basic vehicle mechanics, maintenance and repair procedures

  • The use of applicable hand and power tools, equipment and mechanical devices of the trade

  • The use of light and heavy highway equipment

  • Maintaining a safe working relationship

  • Follow verbal and written instructions

  • Move up to 50 pounds and occasionally move up to 100 pounds (See job requisition essential duties/remarks for examples of items to be moved.)

Education

This job requires the following:

General Transportation Tech I, II & III:

  • None in formal education

Work Experience

General Transportation Tech I:

  • None Required (Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated part time equivalent)

  • No Supervisory Experience Required

  • No Substitution

General Transportation Technician II:

This job requires the following:

  • 1 year in Engineering support, maintenance, construction, heavy equipment operation or roadway maintenance work. (Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated part time equivalent)

  • No Supervisory Experience Required

  • No Substitution

General Transportation Technician III:

  • 3 years in Engineering support, maintenance, construction, heavy equipment operation or roadway maintenance work. (Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated part time equivalent)

  • No Supervisory Experience Required

  • No Substitution

Licenses and Certifications

General Transportation Tech I,II and III:

The following Licenses and/or Certifications are required for this job:

  • Safety Impact Certificate

  • Commercial Driver Certificate

  • Valid Driver License

Other Conditions:

This is a Safety Impact position and will be subject to random drug testing.

Safety Impact certifications are not required at the time of application. As required, the Safety Impact and Commercial Driver certification(s) will be issued by TxDOT at the time of hire.

Conditions of Employment

  • Safety Impact certifications are not required at the time of application. As required, the Safety Impact, Commercial Driver and Vessel Crewmember certification(s) will be issued by TxDOT at the time of hire.

  • Must have or obtain within 120 calendar days from date of employment a Commercial Driver License Class A.

  • In addition to the Commercial Driver License class A, the employee must have or obtain the N endorsement on their CDL within 90 calendar days of obtaining the Class A CDL.

  • Required to work weekends and holidays.

  • Required to work hours other than 8 to 5.

  • Required to work under exposure to inclement weather conditions.

  • Required to wear personal protective equipment provided by employer and comply with all safety requirements.

  • Must be able to report for duty within 20 minutes of notification on a 24-hour basis.

Conditions for this Position: Standards of Employment

Remarks

Resumes are accepted for additional information, but you must complete the online State of Texas application to include a summary of your work experience. If this information is not completed, your application will be rejected. "See Resume" will not be accepted for work experience.

Employee may be contacted during off duty hours to see if he or she can report to work for emergency conditions.

  • The Texas Department of Transportation reserves the sole right in determining the level of position offered based on the applicant's work experience, skill level and all other appropriate factors, and based on business needs.

Applicant Information

Applicant Information

Job postings expire at 11:59 PM Central Standard Time.


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