Highway Maintenance Worker
State of Nebraska

Humphrey, Nebraska

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Proficiency and certification in the operation of heavy highway maintenance equipment will result in eligibility for promotion to a Highway Maintenance Worker/Senior at $17.55 per hour.

Successful applicant will be trained to operate various types of highway maintenance equipment including: dump trucks, semi-truck trailers, rollers, loaders, tractors, snowplows, draglines, backhoes, distributors and spreaders. You are not just applying to a job; you are applying for 156% matching retirement contribution, generous paid time off, excellent benefits and a stable future to get excited about!

Examples of Work
Operate trucks and other light equipment to complete highway maintenance work. Operate tractors with various attachments, including disc, harrows, seeders, sprayers and hand mowers to maintain highways and highway right of ways. Operate post drivers for the installation of signs, fences, and guardrails and other hand held power and manual tools. Perform tree trimming and brush cutting. Maintain yards and performs building maintenance and cleaning. Paint buildings and various structures.

Perform varied maintenance functions such as concrete and bituminous patching and sealing of cracks in highways and structures. Manually provide highway traffic control for construction and maintenance projects according to safety procedures. Physically move, drag, life, load, and unload various equipment, materials, supplies, and hazardous materials or objects from the roadway within weight restrictions; spread and tamp surfacing materials. Complete routine and general maintenance and mechanical repair on equipment. May apply chemicals of selective and non-selective herbicides spray to highway right of way. May be assigned to the night shift with variant and end times.

Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIRED: Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license.

PREFERRED: Experience in the operation of heavy equipment and truck driving skills. A valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with tanker endorsement. Commercial Pesticide applicator's license. Basic computer experience. Special Note: Must be able to obtain your CDL with endorsements within 60 days of employment. Loss of license may result in termination of employment. Some positions may require overnight or statewide travel. Be able to be placed on-call and respond accordingly during non-scheduled work hours including holidays and weekends for emergencies and special events. Work is performed in adverse weather conditions and during traffic management activities including snow removal, sanding, and de-icing, and traffic safety incidents. Some positions may require overnight or statewide travel. Regular and reliable attendance is required. State agencies are responsible to evaluate each of their positions to determine their individual overtime eligibility status as required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: safe operation of power and motor driven equipment; public safety procedures; methods and materials used in servicing tools and automotive equipment.

Ability to: perform heavy manual labor for long periods of time and endure working outside in all types of weather and on high-speed highways, runways, and similar locations; paint, spread, or apply maintenance and construction materials, communicate information so others will understand; read labels, notices, and directions, and follow instructions; learn the operation of various heavy-duty vehicles and safety requirements related to this equipment; learn the operation of two-way radios and other equipment; safely move, drag, lift 35 pounds frequently, up to 60 pounds occasionally (without assistance), and 90 or more pounds infrequently (with assistance); climb, bend or stoop. Must be able to report to work for snow and other highway emergencies within 30 minutes under normal driving conditions and be placed in an "on-call" status. NDOT encourages applicants of all ages and experience to apply.

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