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About Indiana Department of Transportation
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state's quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you.
About the Job
This position is typically filled at an annual salary of $31,200.00 or Salary for this position is commensurate with education and job experience.
The INDOT Vincennes District is in search of a Highway Maintenance Worker (Highway Technician 3) to join our team. Highway Maintenance Workers keep INDOT assets in good working condition to ensure customer satisfaction, perform snow and ice removal and related maintenance duties by operation of snow plow and other winter operations duties as required. Complies with INDOT Safety Policies and Procedures. A CDL is required for this position.
Operates basic highway maintenance and traffic equipment to maintain, repair, and clean highways and right-of-ways;
Moves and loads supplies and materials;
Winter operations duties including snow and ice removal;
Maintains, repairs and installs traffic signs, route markers, and pavement markings;
Performs emergency response activities such as: clean-up, traffic control, lane closures, placement of signs, and erecting barricades;
Performs equipment maintenance such as: minor repairs, preventative maintenance, refueling, and pre-trip inspections;
Performs miscellaneous labor tasks;
Performs job documentation tasks such as entry into the Work Management System (WMS);
Provides assistance to the public by responding to general inquiries, explaining delays, etc.;
May perform basic construction inspection duties, as needed; and,
Performs other related job duties as assigned.
What We're Looking For
High school graduate or equivalent preferred;
Must possess a valid driver's license;
Must possess a valid commercial driver's license (CDL) or must obtain within 90 days of employment. The Indiana Department of Transportation provides CDL training, pays for eligible employees to take CDL exams, and reimburses employees for eligible expenses for obtaining a CDL including the CDL permit and license;
Must be able to lift 50 pounds;
Ability to perform physical activities such as lifting, dragging, stooping, standing and walking for long periods of time;
Must be able to endure exposure to inclement weather;
Must have ability to read, write, and communicate clearly;
Ability to operate specialty traffic equipment (e.g. bucket trucks, paint equipment, etc);
Ability to follow directions and work as part of a team.
Benefits of Working for INDOT
The Indiana Department of Transportation offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
Group life insurance
Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
New Parent Leave
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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