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Title:  Transportation Operations Technician II - Bridge/Sign Crew

Application Deadline Date:  12/19/2022
Req ID:  44161
Department:  Transportation Agency
Location: 

Middlesex, VT, US

Position Type:  Temporary
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $21.10

Overview

This is an entry-level position for maintenance work for the Agency of Transportation (VTrans). The Transportation Operations Technician performs various laboring and semi-skilled tasks with a focus on bridge/sign work while being closely supervised by higher-level maintenance workers. As the Technician completes training and gains skills, greater work independence is expected. The Transportation Operations Technician I gains basic skills and knowledge in the use of hand and power tools. On-the-job training is provided and there are many opportunities to apply knowledge and developed skills to road maintenance and repair work. The work is performed under the supervision of an Transportation Area Maintenance Supervisor or higher-level maintenance worker.

Who May Apply

This position, Transportation Operations Technician II (#42081), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a temporary position. Temporary work is typically for variable hours and is not expected to be full-time. The State does not guarantee 40 hours of work per week. 
Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition. 

  • Transportation Operations Technician I (#44022)
  • Transportation Operations Technician II (#44161)

 
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Kevin Gadapee at kevin.gadapee@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties require working in extreme outdoor weather conditions. All employees may be required to report to work outside of their area /work schedule and must be reachable by phone. Dangers are present when work is performed near heavy equipment, hazardous materials, and roadside litter. Employees may be exposed to blood and airborne pathogens. Hazards are always present when working on the roads as traffic passes, emergencies such as flood, ice, snow hazardous materials. An incumbent must be able to use tools and equipment commonly used for maintenance work as well as lift materials commonly used in maintenance work. Participation in a random drug and alcohol-testing program is required prior to operation of vehicles or operating equipment. Considerable overtime work is required, particularly during the winter months, and is considered a condition of employment.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND one (1) year of work experience in construction, equipment operation, or related manual labor INCLUDING EITHER one season of operating a snowplow with wings OR six (6) months of operating medium or heavy equipment, such as graders, rollers, and backhoes.
OR
Upon successful completion of original probation as a Transportation Operations Technician I AND possession of a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with tanker endorsement.

Special Requirements

A Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is required.
An incumbent must live within reasonable proximity of assigned workstation.
Possession of a Class A Commercial Driver's License with Tanker Endorsement is required within the first six months of employment.
An incumbent must complete all VTTC required coursework within one (1) year or be enrolled.

Note: Non-original probationary employees must obtain a required CDL license prior to the completion of six (6) months of service in the position. 

CDL Application Requirements

In accordance with federal regulation, any person applying for employment as an operator of a commercial motor vehicle must provide detailed employment information for the past 10 years. Therefore, the Work Experience section of your online application must include:

  • A list of the names and addresses of previous employers for which you were an operator of a commercial motor vehicle
  • The dates you were employed by these employers
  • The reason for leaving employment

 

By submitting this online job application, you certify all information furnished is true and complete. The information you provide in accordance with this regulation may be used, and previous employers may be contacted for the purpose of investigating and verifying your work history.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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