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Winter Seasonal Highway Technician/CDL Driver 2020-2021 (Clark, Miami, Montgomery Counties)

Springfield, OH 45502
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Seasonal Highway Technician/CDL Driver, Highway Technician 1

Who We Are:

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) oversees building and maintaining the nations 5th largest interstate system and the 2nd largest number of bridges. We take pride in providing safe and efficient roadways for the people of Ohio and to the people traveling within our great state. And in order to achieve that, we do A LOT! From Planning, Engineering, Construction to Law, HR, Communications, IT and everything in between, ODOT has a career for just about everyone. ODOTers are hardworking, passionate, and dedicated to public service. We strive to achieve our agencys vision every day: To be a long term, reliable, professional ,and highly productive organization.

ODOT's Mission Statement:

To provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place. We will:

-Take care of what we have

-Make our system work better

-Improve safety

-Enhance capacity

What You Will Do:

-Operate basic equipment related to snow and ice removal, and roadway maintenance

-Perform emergency response, clean-up, and traffic control

-Serve the public and work to make the roads in Ohio safer

Who we are looking for:

-Safety Driven

-Enjoys working outdoors

-Honest, accountable, trustworthy, and respectful

-A positive team player

Benefits to you:

-At least a 14% employer contribution in to your OPERS pension plan

-Work/Life Balance

-The opportunity to work on an important mission

Official Position Description:

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.


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

Basic Equipment:air compressor, asphalt reclaimer/recycler; backhoes and loaders; barricades, tow-type; brooms, power or tow-type; brush chipper; concrete saw or vibrator; ditcher, 3 - 8 ton; ditch shaper; truck, class 8 or less, straight or towing a vehicle not in excess of 10,000 lbs. GVWR; electricade, trailer-mounted; forklift; generator; grader, 13,000-23,000 pounds; hammers & jack hammer; tractors, all sizes, with various attachments such as a drag berm, post hole digger/auger and mowers including rear brush hog, rear flail, cutter bar &side mount rotary and drag berm; pick-up truck or van,1/2 ton, ¾ ton & 1 ton with or without trailer; plow & spreader; roller patcher, 4-6 tons; roller, 5-8 tons; sand blaster; chain saws; pavement joint sealer, sewer jet; sewer eel; hydraulic &/or stone box spreader; spade; stump cutter; 300 gallon tar kettle; tar distributor; water pumps; weed eaters; mowers, push-type; bucket trucks; computerized weed sprayer, truck-mounted; pickup or flatbed truck mounted winch/crane (3 ton lift capacity or less); guardrail post driver, truck mounted.

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 Drivers License at the appropriate level pursuant to approved position description on file to operate motorized equipment of size & type regulated by section 4506 of Ohio Revised Code.

-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.

Posted: 2020-10-02 Expires: 2020-10-31
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