Highway Maintenance Worker
State of Nebraska

Laurel, Nebraska

Posted in Public Sector and Government

Job Info

Applicants who possess a valid Class A or B CDL will be hired at the Highway Maintenance Worker/Senior level - $17.55 per hour. Proficiency and certification in the operation of heavy highway maintenance equipment will result in eligibility for promotion to a Highway Maintenance Worker/Senior - $17.55 per hour. Internal applicants who possess the necessary agency certifications shall be considered at the Highway Maintenance Worker Senior classification if selected for the position through the competitive selection process. Successful applicant will be trained to operate various types of highway maintenance equipment including: dump trucks, semi-truck trailers, rollers, loaders, tractors, snowplows, draglines, backhoes, distributors and spreaders. You are not just applying to a job; you are applying for 156% matching retirement contribution, generous paid time off, excellent benefits and a stable future to get excited about! Use our new quick apply process! Just attach your resume when prompted. No resume? Use the text box provided to tell us about your experience and qualifications.
Location: Laurel, NE
Examples of Work
Operate equipment such as: Loader, trucks, tractors, mower, hand tools. Perform preventative maintenance on assigned equipment and assist with repair. Perform manual labor such as pothole patching, sign repair, erecting snow fence, roadway, bridge & culvert repair. Be able to load & unload materials. Be able to work long hours in times of emergency (flooding & storms). Be able to lift up to 100 pounds. Have a good driving record. Be 18 years of age or older. Be able to work in temperature extremes. Be able to climb, bend, stoop & crouch. Be available for emergency call out. Report to work for emergencies with short notice.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIRED: Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license.

PREFERRED: Experience in the operation of heavy equipment and truck driving skills. A valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with tanker endorsement. Commercial Pesticide applicator's license. Basic computer experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: safe operation of power and motor driven equipment; public safety procedures; methods and materials used in servicing tools and automotive equipment.

Ability to: perform heavy manual labor for long periods of time and endure working outside in all types of weather and on high-speed highways, runways, and similar locations; paint, spread, or apply maintenance and construction materials, communicate information so others will understand; read labels, notices, and directions, and follow instructions; learn the operation of various heavy-duty vehicles and safety requirements related to this equipment; learn the operation of two-way radios and other equipment; safely move, drag, lift 35 pounds frequently, up to 60 pounds occasionally (without assistance), and 90 or more pounds infrequently (with assistance); climb, bend or stoop. Must be able to report to work for snow and other highway emergencies within 30 minutes under normal driving conditions and be placed in an "on-call" status.

NDOT encourages applicants of all ages and experience to apply.

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