Salary: $35,329 - $51,281 per yr
Highway Maintenance Workers are certified by the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to operate a variety of complex or specialized highway maintenance and construction equipment in order to restore and maintain the integrity of roadway surfaces; maintain roadside slopes, shoulders, culverts and ditches to restore drainage and prevent erosion; and repair or replace related roadway appurtenances such as guardrails, markers, guide posts and fences. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. The position is located at the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), in Austin, Nevada, Crew 385. Incumbents will be excepted to respond quickly to callouts during accidents or incidents outside of normal work hours. This crew maintains over 250 lane miles, including US 50, SR 305, SR 772 and SR 376. Summits include 7195' & 7484' in elevation. Incumbents are responsible for performing routine maintenance duties, including snow/ice removal, shoulder/appurtenance repair and maintenance, emergency response for accidents, flood and hazards to provide traffic control and maximize public safety. The hours for this position are subject to change depending on the needs of the appointing authority and may be five 8-hour shifts or four 10-hour shifts. This position requires working in inclement weather. This is the continuing trainee level, and incumbents may progress to the next level after one year of being certified as a fully trained operator of complex or specialized highway maintenance and construction equipment as designated by NDOT, satisfactory performance, and with the approval of the appointing authority. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAYBE USED TO FILL FUTURE VACANCIES AS THEY OCCUR WITHIN THIS AREA FOR THE NEXT SIX MONTHS.*** Copy and paste https://youtu.be/V9QL_LHwY0c into the navigation bar of your browser for an inside look at NDOT's maintenance crews. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression. To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-9_0/
Announcement Number: 37338
Open to all qualified persons.
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.