The essential duties for this job include:
Assists in providing support to local law enforcement officials at accident sites; assists stranded motorists as required.
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 with traffic control; places and gathers cones, warning signs and barricades; flags traffic.
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.
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.
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.
Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.
The required competencies for this job include:
Materials used in highway/bridge construction and maintenance
The Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
Basic vehicle mechanics, maintenance and repair procedures
Public relations for maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and groups
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.)
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/or Certifications are required for this job:
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 and Commercial Driver certification(s) will be issued by TxDOT at the time of hire.
Must have a Commercial Driver License Class A at the time of application.
Must pass a drug test prior to employment for commercial driver, safety impact and vessel crewmember positions. Commercial drivers and safety impact employees will be subject to additional drug and alcohol testing during employment.
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.
Employee may be contacted during off-duty hours to see if he or she can report to work for emergency conditions. [May Call Status]
Standards of Employment Link
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.
Applicant Information Link
Texas Department Of Transportation