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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
Incumbent serves as a member of the Hoosier Helper Incident Response Crew by operating a van or truck to speed the removal of incidents and maintain safe and efficient traffic flow, assist disabled motorists by diagnosing minor mechanical problems; provide gasoline, oil, coolant; change flat tires; and jump start stalled vehicles. Push stalled vehicles to highway shoulder or exit ramp, report and tag abandoned vehicles for tow by the Indiana State Police. Provide fundamental first aid to injured motorists as needed.
Patrol for, and respond to, freeway incidents that disrupt the normal flow of traffic, set up traffic control for incidents, detect and verify incidents, and detect and verify traffic problems caused by special events;
Serve as a liaison to the Unit Foreman by identifying freeway operational deficiencies and advising of to potential solutions;
Observe traffic conditions and report to unit foreman traffic operation problems, deficiencies in work zone traffic control setup by other agencies, unauthorized lane closures or work, and/or unusual traffic delays; Monitor in-vehicle video equipment to locate incidents, and monitor CB radio to gather information about disturbances in traffic flow;
Remove debris, control minor spills, and request assistance for complex clean up and report need for specialized equipment, personnel or materials;
Perform pre-operation vehicle inspection and inventory checks (fluid levels, tire inflation, wash and wax vehicle, replaces depleted tools or supplies on vehicle);
Interacts with maintenance garage personnel for planned and unplanned maintenance of vehicle.
Perform general housekeeping duties of Hoosier Helper occupied garage facilities;
Perform daily administration tasks such as incident log, motorist service log, and completion of time sheets and daily work reports;
Perform other duties as assigned.
What We're Looking For
High school graduate or equivalent;
Must possess a valid driver's license;
Must have valid commercial driver's license (CDL) or ability to obtain within 90 days;
Required to submit to and pass a drug test as a condition of employment;
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 follow directions and work as part of a team;
Excellent Interpersonal skills;
Basic knowledge of automobile mechanical skills;
Basic knowledge of first-aid.
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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