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(USA-MN-Willmar) Highway Maintenance Worker/ Snow and Ice /Transportation Generalist

Clarkfield, MN | Posted 2 months ago

**Working Title: Highway Maintenance Worker/ Snow and Ice /Transportation Generalist** **Job Class: Transportation Generalist** **Agency: Transportation Department** + **Who May Apply** : Open to all qualified job seekers + **Date Posted** : 04/29/2024 + **Closing Date** : 07/26/2024 + **Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit** : Transportation Department / Transportation-District 6-AFSCME + **Division/Unit** : District 6A - Rochester / Subarea Rochester + **Work Shift/Work Hours** : See Job Summary below + **Days of Work** : See Job Summary below + **Travel Required** : No + **Salary Range:** $23.34 - $29.28 / hourly; $48,733 - $61,136 / annually + **Classified Status** : Classified + **Bargaining Unit/Union** : 202 - Craft, Maintenance, Labor/AFSCME + **Work Area** : Various Truck Stations listed in Job Summary below + **FLSA Status** : Nonexempt + **Telework Eligible** : No + Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes **Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.** The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota. MnDOT District 6 may fill multiple Transportation Generalist vacancies at the following locations within District 6: + Owatonna + Austin + Dodge Center + Albert Lea + Faribault + Northfield + Cannon Falls + Red Wing + Zumbrota + Rochester + Stewartville + Winona + Wabasha + Dresbach + St. Charles + Caledonia + Rushford + Preston + La Crescent Summer hours are Monday - Thursday OR Tuesday - Friday 6:00am - 4:30pm *Based on seniority (Except Redwing, Albert Lea, Cannon Falls, Zumbrota; Monday- Thursday 6:30am -4:30pm, Friday 6:00am - 10:00am ) Winter hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm; or a snow and ice shift, 12:00 am - 12:00 pm (A shift) or 12:00 pm - 12:00 am (B shift). During snow & ice operations employees are split into an A and B shift and will receive 8-hours of work or more depending on the length of the event. Hours may include overtime or various shifts depending on emergency situations and will include working nights, weekends and holidays. Incumbents must have immediate access to a phone and be able to report to work within one-hour of being called. *This is a continual posting and will be used to fill positions as they become vacant prior to the end of the posting date. Some examples of work for this position are listed below but not limited to the following: Function: Road Surface/Roadway Maintenance * Perform all activities required for roadside maintenance * Perform all roadway surface maintenance activities * Service and make minor repairs to operating equipment * Provide traffic control * Perform basic construction monitoring duties and basic inspection activities * Other duties as required Function: Snow and Ice * Maintains roadways for snow and ice control * Prepares and inspects winter equipment * Performs preseason snow route inspection and performs post storm cleanup * Performs winter stockpile setup and transfer of anti-icing and de-icing chemicals * Performs all work related to installing, repairing, maintaining, and removing snow fences; replacing mailboxes * Maintain documentation on snow and ice data for accurate reporting of inventory and resource management * Performs traffic control set-ups and/or provides notification to dispatch of disabled vehicles **Minimum Qualifications** **NOTE: Please ensure that your resume clearly addresses the required experiences/skills listed below in order to continue in the hiring process.** Exam Part 1: The level of experience to perform this job at the **Transportation Generalist** level can be achieved with: The level of experience to perform this job at the **Transportation Generalist** level can be achieved with: * One year of experience performing activities in snow and ice, soils, road surface maintenance, roadside maintenance, bridge maintenance, signs or related activities (roadway maintenance, driving commercial vehicles, landscaping, operating heavy equipment or farm experience) AND ***Must possess a Class B Commercial Driver’s License with no Air Brake Restriction and obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License with no Air Brake Restriction and Tanker Endorsement within 5-months of placement into the position** . **(You may be required to obtain a Tanker Endorsement sooner than 5-months.)** The incumbent will be subject to drug and alcohol testing. New employees must pass a pre-placement drug test for evidence of use of marijuana, cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine (PCP) and amphetamines (MDMA, MDA and MDEA) and acetylmorphine (6-AM). YOU MUST LIST COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE WITH NO AIR BRAKE RESTRICTION AND ANY AND ALL ENDORSEMENTS/CERTIFICATIONS ON YOUR RESUME. *** Education:** Successful completion of a Heavy Equipment Operation and Maintenance Program (of at least 60 semester credits; or 90 quarter credits) will substitute for one year of experience. (In order for education coursework to be considered in lieu of work experience you must submit a copy of your transcripts). **AND** * Working knowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak and understand oral and written information; communicate with employees and the general public in-person or via two-way radio and other electronic devices; and to maintain routine written logs and simple records. *Veterans may be eligible for a waiver of CDL based on military experience. Please contact your County Veteran Service Officer ( http://www.minnesotaveteran.org/cvso/ ) to obtain a copy of your VMET DD2586. **Exam Part 2:** Receipt of a passing score of Level 3 or higher on the math portion of the computerized test and Level 4 or higher on the computerized reading test. [The job offer is contingent on passing a basic math and reading test.] Applicants meeting Exam Part 1 will be invited to test following the interview process. **Physical Requirements** The physical demands of this job will vary, but typically requires lifting 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects such as 50-pound bags. This job also may require walking or standing to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting most of the time with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls. This job will require strenuous manual labor including but not limited to digging, shoveling, hauling, crawling, bending, pushing, pulling and climbing. Weather elements: Will require frequent exposure to weather elements (cold and hot) on a daily basis. **Additional Requirements** NOTE: The incumbent will be subject to drug and alcohol testing. New employees must pass a pre-placement drug test for evidence of use of marijuana, cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine (PCP) and amphetamines (MDMA, MDA and MDEA) and acetylmorphine (6-AM). It is our policy that all candidates submit to a background investigation prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components: SEMA4 Records Check, Criminal History Check, Employment Reference Check, Education/License Verification, Driver's License Check, Pre-employment Physical. For positions that require a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) candidates must be registered with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Commercial Driver's License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse AND pass a drug test. This position is contingent upon the selected job candidate having a valid Commercial Driver's License, submits to a Federal Department of Transportation Pre-employment drug test (with negative results), is subject to future random drug and alcohol testing and is registered in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Commercial Driver's License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse. A revoked, suspended or canceled Driver's License within the last five (5) years or three (3) serious traffic violations during any 12 month period of time will disqualify a candidate AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email [email protected] . Please indicate what assistance is needed.

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