Salary: $43,347 - $63,747 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 advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. This position is located within District I, Goldfield-crew 175. Under general supervision of a Highway Maintenance Supervisor I, incumbents will function as the assistant supervisor or lead person. Duties include roadway lighting, roadside maintenance, summer betterment projects, snow removal, and anti-icing/de-icing as policy requires. Crew members also respond to emergency situations from traffic control for all incidents, both natural and manmade, to removing debris in the travel lanes or similar unplanned events that require an immediate response to protect the public. When those events occur, maintenance personnel are called out 24 hours a day in order to promptly alleviate or at least warn the driving public of the condition. The hours for these positions are subject to change depending on the needs of the appointing authority and may be five 8 hour shifts or four 10 hour shifts. 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.
Announcement Number: 37314
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.