Highway Maintenance Technician job – State of Wyoming – Torrington, WY
Highway Maintenance Technician
State of Wyoming
Torrington, WY 82240
$15.56 – $19.45 an hour
Aid and assist the striping foreman in accomplishing the District Traffic Strategic Plan for District Striping Crew work operations, which include the maintenance of and installation of new highway striping on various Federal and State highway systems within the District for the safety of the employees and traveling public.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
Maintains and operates complex equipment safely and proficiently.
Conducts striping operations on various Federal and State highways within the District, using specialized heavy duty mobile manufacturing equipment, applying all striping materials to strict specifications and standards.
Conducts layout work for the proper positioning of the installation of new pavement marking on various Federal and State highway systems to ensure that all highway striping conforms to all Federal and State regulations and corresponding legal ramifications.
Installs and maintains Reference Marker System on Federal and State highways within the District to assist with mile post markers used by law enforcement, emergency vehicles, WYDOT and the private sector.
Trains incumbents in the operation and maintenance of equipment.
Provides work direction to Highway Maintenance Assistant employees.
Under limited supervision, flags traffic and sets up traffic control devices.
Operates single and tandem axle trucks, equipped with striper, auger, aerial lift equipment, or equipped with plows, wing plow, sander and chemical systems to remove snow and ice from roadway surface.
Responsible for rehabilitation of roadway surfaces and traffic control devices such as signs and highway striping.
Responsible for maintenance of equipment and facilities.
Attends and completes all required training in order to obtain/maintain required certifications, perform inspections, and learn new skills.
Communicates information in order to update others as to work status and/or process effectiveness.
Utilizes special computerized equipment.
Performs duties involved in removing snow and ice from roadways.Qualifications
Preference may be given to those with 2-3 years of progressive work experience (typically in Highway Construction and/or Highway Maintenance) and a current Class A, Commercial Driver’s License.Agency requires that the successful applicant have a clean MVR and Class A, Commercial Driver’s License within 30 days of employment.
Knowledge of state highway pavement marking and signing standards
Knowledge of specifications, standard plans, policies and procedures, rules, regulations and traffic control standards.
Knowledge of equipment maintenance and repair procedures.
Knowledge of hazardous materials Response Procedures
Knowledge of Federal and State requirements for proper use of personal protective equipment
Knowledge of basic equipment operation for single and tandem axle trucks, loaders and tractors.
Knowledge of Safe Work Procedures, First Aid and CPR, Material Safety Data Sheets for chemicals used in completing tasks.
Knowledge of Hazardous Materials Response Procedures.
Associate’s Degree (typically in Engineering)
0-1 year of progressive work experience (typically in Highway Maintenance/Highway Construction) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Highway Maintenance Assistant
Education & Experience Substitution:
2-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Highway Maintenance/Highway Construction) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Highway Maintenance Assistant
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must have the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License
Must have the ability to obtain a Certification to operate specified equipment as directed by WYDOT.
Must have the ability to obtain a Certificate of course completion of Defensive Driving.
Must have the ability to obtain a First Aid/CPR certification.
Must have the ability to obtain a Flagger certificationNecessary Special Requirements
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Individuals in this classification must be available for emergency work calls at anytime, including nights, weekends and holidays, with a response time of no greater than 30 minutes.
Acceptance of an appointment to this classification signifies that the individual is aware of this requirement and will comply with it.
Ability to lift 50 pounds.
Ability to stand/sit and operate equipment for long periods of time.
Work in adverse environmental conditions.
Working around high speed traffic and heavy construction equipment.
This position is on a crew that travels extensively throughout WYDOT District 2.
All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.
Individuals in this classification will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
E-Verify: WYDOT uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.Supplemental Information
045-Department of Transportation – WYDOT – Chief Engineer – District Traffic
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