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Highway Maintenance Worker 2 In-Training - Tonasket

Company: State of Washington
Location: Olympia
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

About WSDOTWashington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is the steward of an integrated, multimodal transportation system that helps to ensure people and goods move safely and efficiently throughout the state. In addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system, WSDOT operates the largest ferry system in the nation, manages the world's longest floating bridge, and recently completed the world's widest tunneling project.
The OpportunityWSDOT is currently seeking to fill our Highway Maintenance Worker 2 In-Training position for our North Central Region in Tonasket, WA. This journey-level position is a member of the regional maintenance organization. Operating a wide variety of highway equipment and tools, this position is responsible for maintenance and repair of highways and highway structures to ensure the safe and efficient movement of people and commerce. This position performs a variety of skilled maintenance tasks and may occasionally lead a crew in the absence of a Highway Maintenance Worker 3.What to ExpectAmong the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, you will:* Asphalt and concrete pavement maintenance and repair; apply concrete, asphalt, synthetic materials. * Drainage maintenance including catch basins, sedimentation facilities, and ditches; erosion and slide repair; sign maintenance and repair; guardrail, fence, and impact attenuator installation and repair. * Danger tree removal; establish, maintain, and repair landscaped areas, including planting and remediating sites.* Haul materials such as rip rap, hot and cold asphalt. * Remove litter on state right-of-way; remove animal remains and debris from roadways. * Track, document, and report daily work activities. * Account for inventory and inventories highway section.* Perform snow and ice control, load trucks from stockpiles or pits. * Maintain stockpile.
QualificationsThis is a Highway Maintenance Worker 2 (HMW2) position. However, depending on qualifications, the hiring manager reserves the right to fill the position at the lower level (HMW1), providing an opportunity for an individual to gain the required experience on the job as part of a formal "in-training" plan.
To be considered for the HMW1 you must also have:* A Washington State Commercial Driver License (CDL) Class B without airbrake restrictions. Must have N (tanker) endorsement and current medical card obtained prior to employment. Must obtain Class A CDL (without restrictions) with endorsement N and without air brakes restriction within 12 months of hiring, WSDOT will assist in training for this licensing requirement.* One (1) year of experience performing roadway maintenance, roadway construction, heavy equipment operation, over the road or other truck driving, farming, landscaping, general construction, or related experience.* Basic computer/electronic tablet skills with the ability to communicate, capture, and retrieve information.* The ability to maneuver/lift and/or transport materials and equipment up to 50 pounds.To be considered for the HMW2 you must also have:* A Washington State Commercial Driver License (CDL) Class B without airbrake restrictions. Must have N (tanker) endorsement and current medical card obtained prior to employment. Must obtain Class A CDL (without restrictions) with endorsement N and without air brakes restriction within 12 months of hiring, WSDOT will assist in training for this licensing requirement.* Two (2) years of experience performing roadway maintenance, roadway construction, heavy equipment operation, over the road or other truck driving, farming, landscaping, general construction, or related experience.* Basic computer/electronic tablet skills with the ability to communicate, capture, and retrieve information.* The ability to lift and transport materials and equipment up to 50 pounds.
It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:* High school graduation, or possession of a GED certificate.* Washington Class A CDL (without restrictions) with endorsement N and without air brakes restriction.* Washington State Pesticide Applicator's License.* Experience performing traffic control per MUTCD including planning, setting signs and cones or barrels, and flagging.
Important Notes * Must be able to report in service to assigned duty station within 45 minutes of an after-hours call.* Typical schedule is Monday-Thursday, 40-hours per week, for 4, 10-hour days.* This position is subject to the drug and alcohol testing requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA). For more information, please go to DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing. * In addition to base salary, employees may be entitled to other forms of compensation depending on the type, duties, or location of the position. For union-represented positions, more information on other forms of compensation can be found in the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements. Information on other compensation types for non-represented positions can be found in Chapter 357-28 of the Washington Administrative Code.* WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system, therefore we are not eligible to extend STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT). For more information, please visit, please visit www.uscis.gov Why WSDOT * Work-Life Balance - We are committed to ensure that our staff experience the reward of public service, while also sustaining a routine that suits each individuals' lifestyle. * Paid Leave - In addition to 12 paid holidays, full-time employees may earn a minimum 25 paid vacation days per year!* Plan For Your Future - WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options. Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more. Go to State Benefits for more information.
Check out this video to learn more: Why WSDOT? How to ApplyApplications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary. Therefore, it is very important that the "Work Experience" portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.To be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:* Contact details for a minimum of three (3) individuals who can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job-related competencies. This information can be entered in the "References" section of the online application; does not require an additional attachment.
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WSDOT is an equal opportunity employer. We value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included, and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. All persons, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity, are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed Recruiter via email.
Contact usFor inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, S. Fields, at fieldss@wsdot.wa.gov. Please be sure to reference 24DOT-NCR-24673 Tonasket in the subject line.

Keywords: State of Washington, Olympia , Highway Maintenance Worker 2 In-Training - Tonasket, Professions , Olympia, Washington

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