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. This position is located within District I, geographical area of Blue Jay Crew 173, which is located 60 miles East of Tonopah on US6 NYE. Incumbent is responsible for performing routine maintenance duties, including keeping pavement surface shoulders, clear zones, and associated roadways in good repair; winter maintenance, including snow plow operation and anti-icing activities; and assistance in emergency operations. 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. These positions may require working in inclement weather. THIS IS THE CONTINUING TRAINEE LEVEL IN THE SERIES AND INCUMBENT 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 THE ENDORSEMENT BY THE APPOINTING AUTHORITY. **HOUSING IS AVAILBLE FOR $50 A MONTH. 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: 37420
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.