Highway Maintenance Worker I - Small Equipment Operator (2 posiitions)

Date Posted: March 25, 2021

Deadline: March 9, 2021

Organization: South Carolina Department of Transportation

Location: Newberry

City: Newberry

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: STATE SALARY RANGE: $26,731.00 - $34,402.00 Annually

Requirements:

There are no minimum training or experience requirements for this classification.
A valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's License. (NOTE): This position requires a valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's License within six (6) months of placement in the position.

Job Description:

Operates 5 yard standard dump truck and flatbed truck for hauling materials such as asphalt, limestone, dirt, soil, cement, pipe, construction materials, and debris. Operates small equipment such as asphalt kettle, brine sprayer, brush chipper, concrete mixer, forklift, hydroseeder, litter picker, roller wide, water truck in conjunction with highway and bridge maintenance operations, and standard dump truck with snow plow attachment and sand spreader or brine sprayer applicator for removal of snow and ice from highways and bridges. Performs manual labor in a variety of activities associated with the construction, repair, and preservation of State highway roads and bridges.
Assists with placement of traffic control devices to properly set up maintenance work zones.
Serves as a flagger to safely direct and control traffic in maintenance work zones. Removes litter, debris, and dead animals from roadway and rights-of-way. Operates heavier equipment such as front-end loader, belt loaders, tractor with ditcher, specialized mowers, trailer-mounted injection patcher and backhoes. Conducts and documents pre-trip equipment/vehicle inspection in
accordance with the Department's most current rules, policies, and procedures for fleet safety.
Operates and maintains power tools, and hand tools to perform a variety of highway and bridge maintenance activities. Assists in emergency or inclement weather operation; may include being available for extended hours or 12-hour shifts Performs other related duties as assigned.

Schedule:
Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)
Application Process:
Apply online and fully complete all sections of the application. A resume may be provided, but will not substitute for completing any section of the application. Accurately respond to all Supplemental Questions since they are part of your official application and are used to initially
screen applicants. Candidates must present documentation of their attainment of college degree(s) at the time of interview. Documentation must be either an official or unofficial copy of the college transcript or Letter of Verification of Degree from the Institution's Registrar's
Office. If the candidate selected for the position provided an unofficial copy, it must be replaced with an official copy no later than thirty (30) calendar days after the effective date of employment. Failure to provide documentation within the required timeframe will result in
termination of employment.
If you have any questions, please contact:
WANDA DAY, SC DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION,
510 W. ALEXANDER AVENUE, GREENWOOD, SC 29646.
Phone: (864) 227-6971.
Employer Address:

203 Mt Bethel Garmany Rd
Newberry, SC 29108
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.