Highway Maintenance Technician job – State of Wyoming – Chugwater, WY
Highway Maintenance Technician
State of Wyoming
$2,697 – $3,371 a month
The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is seeking a Highway Maintenance Technician in Chugwater, Wyoming to perform various maintenance duties under limited supervision and to provide a safe, high quality, and efficient transportation system.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.
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 in rest area, including water and waste water treatment.
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
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:
Ability to lift 50 pounds.
Ability to stand/sit and operate equipment for long periods of time.
Ability to work in adverse environmental conditions.
Ability to work around high speed traffic and heavy construction equipment.
Individuals in this classification must be available for emergency work calls at anytime, including nights, weekends and holidays. Individuals must report to the Department Shop within 30 minutes of receiving the call. Acceptance of an appointment to this classification signifies that the individual is aware of this requirement and will comply with it. Failure to be available for emergency work, without an acceptable excuse, will be grounds for immediate disciplinary action and possible dismissal.
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 MaintenanceClick here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfmThe State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.
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