The essential duties for this job include:
Assists with traffic control; places and gathers cones, warning signs and barricades; flags traffic; as required moves items related to these activities.
Determines placement of traffic control devices and installs/moves devices.
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 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 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.
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.
Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.
The required competencies for this job include:
Follow verbal and written instructions
Move up to 50 pounds and occasionally move up to 100 pounds
Basic vehicle mechanics, maintenance, and repair procedures
Materials used in highway/bridge construction and maintenance
Applicable industry safety standards, guidelines and specification codes
Public relations for maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and groups
Preparing and maintaining records, files and reports
The use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications, and systems
The use of light and heavy highway equipment
Maintaining a safe working relationship
This job requires the following:
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 parttime equivalent)
No Supervisory Experience Required
Licenses and Certifications
The following Licenses and Certifications are required for this job:
Class C, Driver's License
Safety Impact Certificate
Commercial Driver Certificate
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 pass a drug test prior to employment for commercial driver, safety impact and vessel crewmember positions. Commercial drivers, safety impact employees and vessel crewmembers will be subject to additional drug and alcohol testing during employment.
In addition to obtaining a Commercial Driver License in 120 calendar days, the employee must have or obtain within 120 calendar days of employment the N endorsement on their 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.
Driver's record check will be conducted by the Department. Satisfactory driving records are required for driving state or personal vehicles and motor driven equipment to conduct agency business.
Must attend work regularly and observe approved work hours.
External final applicants for any department position who could potentially be required to drive for the department must pass a drug test prior to employment and will be subject to reasonable cause testing during employment.
External final male applicants who are 18-25 years of age will be required to furnish proof of registration or exemption from registration with the Selective Service System.
Successful completion of a post-offer/pre-employment physical exam at the employer's expense is required.
If hired, employee must provide document(s) within three (3) days of hire date that establish identity and employment eligibility. A complete list of acceptable documents is on file with the local Texas Workforce Commission office or http://www.twc.state.tx.us/.
As part of its employment process, TxDOT may procure or have prepared a criminal background check. An applicant with an unsatisfactory criminal background check report is ineligible to be hired for the position for which the report is initiated.
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.
If requested, reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities for any part of the employment process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.The Texas Penal Code (Section 32.52) prohibits the use of fraudulent or substandard degrees. Education and degree information listed on applications will be verified for all final applicants. See "Education Verification" on http://www.txdot.gov/careers/verification.htm page for information on verifying degrees.
Initial screening is based on the Education and Experience minimum requirements defined in the job posting. Interviewee selection is based on applicant information explaining how they meet each Competency requirement in the summary of experience).
Official transcripts or other minimum requirement validations will be requested at the time of the conditional job offer.An internal applicant who is selected for a position in their current salary group that has the same state title is not eligible for a salary increase.An internal applicant who is selected for a position in their current salary group with a new state title may receive an increase up to 3.4%.AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Job postings expire at 11:59 PM CST (Central Standard Time) on the Posting Close Date.
Texas Department Of Transportation