Highway Technician 1 - Geauga County
Job Opportunity at ODOT - District 12

Posted on Sep 8

http://www.dot.state.oh.us/districts/d12/Pages/default.aspx    

Location: Geauga County, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4141815

STATE OF OHIO 
Transportation - District 12 
5500 Transportation Blvd.
Garfield Heights, OH 44125
(216) 581-2100
http://www.dot.state.oh.us/

Invites applications for the position of:

HIGHWAY TECHNICIAN 1

An Equal Opportunity Employer

PN: HT1 Winter Seasonal Cuy. 2017
Job Type: Seasonal, Temporary, Exempt
Location: Geauga County
Promotional Bidclassified position (may include promotion, transfer or demotion)
Job Location: Burton, Ohio - Geauga County
Division: Highway Management
Opening Date: Tue. 08/09/17
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Pay Range: 06
Hours of work: 10:00 PM - 6:30 AM ***Hours may vary based on operational needs

Salary$16.59 Hourly

Job Duties:


The Ohio Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for
Seasonal CDL positions in Geauga County!

Do you have a Class B CDL with Tanker endorsement?
Do you need fulltime employment this Winter?
Do you have at least 3 months experience or 3 months training in CDL driving and use of other equipment? 

 
If you answered yes to all of these questions then ODOT District 12 is looking for you. We are looking for Class "A" or Class "B" CDL drivers with tanker endorsement and NO air-brake restrictions for Summer operations in Cuyahoga County. 

This is a Seasonal, Temporary position which limited to 1,000 paid hours of work per fiscal year. You may be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays, and be on call. You will be required to submit to a drug test, and you are required to take and pass a Physical Ability Test (PAT). 

The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check.  Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position.  An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.

***When applying please make sure to state your CDL and equipment experience on the application. If you do not show  your experience in the application you will not be considered for employment.


Operates basic equipment (i.e., see glossary for identification of basic equipment) & performs general highway maintenance duties which vary by season (e.g., constructs, improves, maintains, repairs & cleans highways &/or roadways & right-of-ways to include excavating & grading ditches, digging channels & cleaning waterways, cuts brush, grass & other vegetation, applies chemicals to vegetation, patches & seals berm & pavement, mixes mortar & concrete, shovels backfill, installs & repairs catch basin & stream channel & completes other drainage work, screens bleeding surface, reshapes/digs ditches/trenches, pours hot tar, removes trash, cleans & repairs highways &/or roadways & right-of-ways, mows grass, moves & loads supplies & materials & completes other related highway maintenance assignments, operates any combination of basic equipment to haul trash), performs snow & ice control & related maintenance duties by operation of snow plow with spreader, brine dispensing equipment, dump truck with attachments, maintains, repairs & installs traffic signs & pavement markings on inter-state, federal & state highways &/or roadways (e.g., repairs/replaces/straightens street &/or traffic signs & other route markers; installs & repairs guardrails). 
 
Performs emergency response & clean up & performs traffic control (e.g., flags traffic through work zone or around accident site; sets lane closures; places high water signs; erects barricades); receives training (on the job & formal) in various types of construction inspection activities (maintenance related inspection items).
 
Performs minor repairs & maintenance on equipment (e.g., sharpens; sands; paints; refuels; lubricates; checks tires for wear & pressure; replaces light bulbs; washes & cleans trucks & equipment to prevent rusting); changes tailgates & snowplow blades; conducts pre-trip inspections of equipment. 
 
Performs miscellaneous labor & bookkeeping tasks; operates two-way radio/base station; telephones crews for emergencies; cleans offices & garage; keeps daily records & logs (e.g., fuel sheets, material check sheets); responds to general inquiries from public (e.g., gives directions; explains traffic delays; explains work underway); assists stranded motorists (e.g., telephones for needed assistance); performs general labor & maintenance functions at garage; loads & unloads freight; arranges stock in warehouse; moves equipment.

Minimum Qualifications: A Physical Ability Test (PAT) will be given for the Highway Technician 1 position and candidates MUST pass the test in order to be considered for employment.  PAT candidates will be selected based in part on meeting the prescribed minimum qualifications, including education and/or experience or licensure requirement of this position.  Applicants selected to take the test will be notified by mail, per the address provided on the application, of the exact time and location to report for the test administration.

Requires Valid Commercial Driver's License, Class "B", with a tanker endorsement and without air brake restrictions.

Formal education in arithmetic that includes addition & subtraction & decimals, percentages & fractions; ability to read, write & speak common English vocabulary; 3 mos. trg. or 3 mos. exp. in operation of basic equipment.

Note: Applicant must have valid Commercial Driver's License at the appropriate level pursuant to approved position description on file to operate motorized equipment of size & type regulated by sections 4506.1, 4506.03 & 4506.12 of Ohio Revised Code.

-Or equivalent of minimum class qualifications for employment noted above.

Major Worker Characteristics: Requires Valid Commercial Driver's License, Class "B", with a tanker endorsement and without air brake restrictions. Must show proof of possessing a valid driver's license in order to operate State owned vehicles.

Knowledge of addition & subtraction; decimals, percentages & fractions; safety practices associated with highway maintenance & use of traffic control equipment*; agency policies*. Skill in use of basic equipment & related highway maintenance tools; traffic control equipment. Ability to recognize unusual or threatening conditions & take appropriate action; read & verbalize simple sentences; maintain accurate records; cooperate with co-workers on group projects; demonstrate strength to lift 50-100 pounds.

(*) Developed after employment.
 

Supplemental Information: 

This is a Seasonal, Temporary position limited to 1,000 paid hours of work per fiscal year. You may be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays, and be on call. You will be required to submit to a drug test, and you are required to take and pass a Physical Ability Test (PAT). 

The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check.  Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position.  An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.

***When applying please make sure to show your CDL and equipment experience. If you do not show  your experience in the application you will not be considered for employment.


Promotional Opportunity.  This position is open to all interested applicants; however, it shall be filled pursuant to the provisions of the OCSEA/AFSCME contract" (See Article 17.03 of the contract).

Urinalysis Testing - The final applicant selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis prior to appointment to test for illegal drug use. An applicant with a positive test result will not be offered employment.

10 Year Employment History - PER ORC 4506.20, Applicants applying for position s as a driver of a commercial motor vehicle must provide their employment history for the ten (10) years preceding the date the employment application is submitted to ODOT.
Applicants for CDL position must list the names and addresses of previous employers for which he/she was the operator of a commercial motor vehicle, dates employed and reason for leaving previous employers.

This position is overtime eligible based on FLSA Standards.
UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS:Works outside exposed to weather (e.g., including rain, lightening, humidity & hot temperatures in summer time & cold temperatures in winter) & on-going traffic; may work rotating shift; may be on-call 24 hrs, 7 days per week; lift & transport 50-100 pounds; exposed to unpleasant surroundings to include dead animals, containers filled with human waste, diapers, ditches with water & sewage, loud noise from equipment & traffic, confined work area while driving truck during regular &/or double shift during snow & ice removal or in confined space while digging ditches to install pipes or digging holes; exposed to insects such as bees, mosquitoes, flies & spiders; exposed to rodents to include mice & rats; exposed to stray dogs, dirt, dust, fumes, poison ivy/sumac & pollen.

To Apply: Applicants MUST submit an Ohio Civil Service Application by applying on-line at the website: http://www.careers.ohio.gov/ by the closing date/time of the vacancy posting.
When you go to http://www.careers.ohio.gov/, you will find information on "How to Apply".   When the OHMS page opens, click on Internal Postings for Current State Employees then on the next screen go to Agency and scroll down and click on Transportation District 12. The job vacancy or vacancies should appear. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this posting, please contact Charity Armstrong, Human Resources, (216) 584-2027.

*IMPORTANT NOTE: If attaching a document that contains your SSN, please redact SSN before attaching it to your application.

The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, age, disability or military status in employment or provision of services.

When contacted for an interview, an applicant who requires special accommodations, due to a disability, should notify the office so that proper arrangements can be made.

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