Highway Maintenance Worker/Striping
State of Nebraska

Elkhorn, Nebraska

Posted in Public Sector and Government


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Job Info


Description
Proficiency and certification in the operation of heavy highway maintenance equipment will result in eligibility for promotion to a Highway Maintenance Worker/Senior at $17.55 per hour.

Successful applicant will be trained to operate various types of highway maintenance equipment including: dump trucks, semi-truck trailers, rollers, loaders, tractors, motorgraders, 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!
Examples of Work
Operate trucks and other light equipment to complete highway maintenance work and striping. Operate tractors with various attachments including disc, harrows, seeders, 15 foot mowers, sprayers and hand mowers to maintain highways and highway right of ways. Operate post drivers for the installation of signs, fences, and guardrails and other hand held power and manual tools. Perform manual labor for concrete and bituminous patching and sealing of cracks in highways and structures. Perform varied maintenance functions such as armor coating and blade patching. Manually provide highway traffic control for construction and maintenance projects according to safety procedures. Complete routine and general maintenance and mechanic repair on equipment. Repair highway signs. Perform snow removal. Load and unload materials and supplies. Operate heavy highway maintenance equipment. May apply chemicals of selective and non-selective herbicides spray to highway right of way.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: 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.

OTHER: A Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with air brakes and tanker endorsement is required within 60 days of employment. Must be a safe worker that is team oriented. Regular and reliable attendance is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must be able to 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; work in outdoor temperature extremes and work around high speed traffic. Ability to follow directions with minimal supervision. Ability to communicate effectively. Must be able to report to work for snow and other highway emergencies within 45 minutes under normal driving conditions and be placed in an "on-call" status.

NDOT encourages applicants of all ages and experience.


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