Highway Technician – CDL (Driving/Labor) Lake Coun
Job Opportunity at ODOT - District 12

Posted on Dec 1


Location: Painesville, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4147437

Transportation - District 12
5500 Transportation Blvd.
Garfield Heights, OH 44125
(216) 581-2100

Invites applications for the position of:


An Equal Opportunity Employer

PN: 20058153-17A
Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent, Bargaining-Unit
Location: Lake County
Promotional Bid:
classified position (may include promotion, transfer or demotion)
Job Location: Lake County, Painesville FSMF 10 Blackbrook Rd., Painesville, OH 44077
Division: Highway Management
Opening Date: Thu. 11/30/17
Closing Date/Time: Wed. 12/06/17 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Pay Range: 06
Hours of work: Summer 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Winter hours may vary

$34,507.20 - $38,147.20 Annually  $1,327.20 - $1,467.20 Biweekly  $16.59 - $18.34 Hourly

Job Duties:
This is a Five-day INTERNAL vacancy posting for Lake County, Painesville FSMF – Open to current Full-Time Permanent District 12 ODOT Employees currently in the HT 1, 2, or 3 classifications.

***Only employees in the HT 1, 2, 3 classifications will be permitted to bid.***

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:

***Only employees in the HT 1, 2, 3 classifications will be permitted to bid.***

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:

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:

Per Federal Regulations, 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.

This position is overtime eligible based on FLSA standards.

"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).

To Apply: Applicants MUST submit an Internal HT application by the closing date/time to the ODOT District 12 Human Resources Office located at 5500 Transportation Blvd., Garfield Heights, OH 44125.

Please direct all questions regarding this Internal posting to Charity Armstrong at 216-584-2027.

Postmarked applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.

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.

*May work evenings or week-ends; may travel overnight.

*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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