Location Correctionville – 51016 – Woodbury County, IA
Job Type Full-time
Agency 645 Iowa Department of Transportation
Job Number 23-00978
Closing 10/2/2022 11:59 PM Central
Point of Contact Troy Clouse, Troy.Clouse@iowadot.us
Are you looking to build your professional strengths as a people leader? As our newest Highway Technician Senior, you ll spend your day leading the crew in day-to-day garage operations by doing what s vital to make Iowa highways safer while fulfilling our Mission – Making Lives Better Through Transportation. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the IDOT s Core Values: Safety First, People Matter, Customer Focused, Servant Leadership, and Integrity Without Exception alongside your IDOT teammates. One day you ll be directing the team, the next you might be pitching in on the task assigned.
While a CDL permit is required upon hire, you must have your Class A and endorsements / restrictions CDL within 5 months following your appointment. CDL Training for Iowa DOT employees is provided!! Entry Level Driver Training is available if you do not already possess a Class A and endorsements / restrictions CDL for positions that require it. Those eligible will receive both hands-on Behind-the-Wheel Range and Road training, with web-based Theory training, to fulfill required state and federal regulations.
Location: Correctionville Maintenance Garage – Within five (5) months, employees are required to reside within 45 minutes driving time, during normal conditions, from assigned work location.
Shift: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday, hours may vary and subject to call 24 hours a day during emergency and / or weather conditions; occasional overnight travel
Pay Range: $21.94 to $32.26 an hour
You ll work with a great team dedicated to improving Iowa roads by:
Leading and supporting IDOT in day-to-day activities including, but not limited to:
mowing / cutting brush
disposing of litter and debris
repairing roadside waterways
operating snow equipment
grading / paving projects
assisting paint / bridge crews
overseeing traffic control for Maintenance activities
performing routine maintenance and service of DOT equipment and vehicles
using DOT technical devices and software applications
May be required to obtain pesticide/herbicide certifications or other certifications as needed for construction inspection
What we offer YOU:
Competitive pay and benefits package including health, dental, flexible spending, and life insurance
Insurance benefits start first of the month following 30 days of employment – Monthly insurance premium (Iowa Choice*):
Single: $54/mo. employee share; $715/mo. state share
Family: $180/mo. employee share; $1,624.00/mo. state share
Opportunities for professional growth and development
Paid time off effective immediately – Biweekly vacation, separate sick leave, accruals rollover on a yearly basis, and 10 paid holidays per year
Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS) Retirement Package with employer match
Optional 401A plan with employer contributions
Employee Discount Programs from variety of vendors (vision, cellular, fitness, recreation, season passes, travel, counseling; legal, financial)
Grow your career with us – Apply today!
If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reasonable accommodation such as: interpreter, translator, written materials, modified equipment / devices, ADA access, etc. This does not include scheduling needs.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:
1) Graduation from high school, GED, or equivalency, and experience equal to four years of fulltime work in highway maintenance, equipment operation, construction inspection, field work in engineering survey, or materials inspection and testing.
2) A total of four years of education and/or full-time experience (as described in number one), where thirty semester hours of post-high-school education in highway maintenance, equipment operation, construction inspection, field work in engineering survey, or materials inspection and testing equals one year of full-time experience.
3) Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes eighteen months of full-time work as a Highway Technician or Construction Technician.
4) Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes twenty-four months of full-time work as a Highway Technician Associate.
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Additional Qualification Requirements
Positions in this class require possession of a valid Commercial Learner s Permit upon hire. Within a timeframe determined by the appointing authority, a valid Commercial Driver s License with the required endorsements and applicable restrictions must be obtained and subsequently maintained to continue employment.
In conjunction with Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (parts 40 and 382), this job requires a pre-employment drug screen and will require ongoing participation in the employer s random drug and alcohol testing program and will be subject to the regulations regarding the Federal drug and alcohol testing program.
Prior to starting employment, all persons are required to have a post offer, pre-employment physical verifying the physical ability to perform the duties described.
Within a period of time after hire, as determined by the appointing authority, employees in this class may be required to obtain and maintain Herbicide Applicator certification from the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.
Positions require certification for testing materials and operating specialized equipment as required by the Iowa Department of Transportation s Technical Training and Certification Program for Highway Materials and Construction; and/or other certifications as required.
Within a period of time after hire, as determined by the appointing authority, employees in this class may be required to attend a comprehensive bridge inspection course required by the National Bridge Inspection Standards.
Travel, including overnight travel, may be required for positions in this class. Employees must arrange transportation to and from assigned work areas.
Within a timeframe determined by the appointing authority, employees in designated positions are required to reside within a defined driving time, during normal conditions, from the assigned work location.
Employees must respond to emergency situations as required.
Employees must be able to work up to 16 consecutive hours.
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