Highway Maintenance Worker
State of Nebraska

South Sioux City, Nebraska

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Come start your career at the Nebraska Department of Transportation! We provide assistance in getting your CDL and training on the operation of heavy equipment. We also offer a friendly and supportive work environment, generous paid time off, work-life balance, career stability, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes a matching retirement contribution of 156%! Proficiency and certification in the operation of heavy highway maintenance equipment will result in eligibility for promotion to a Highway Maintenance Worker/Senior at $17.55 per hour.

Examples of Work
Operate trucks and other light equipment to complete highway maintenance work. Operate tractors with various attachments including disc, harrows, seeders, 15 foot mowers, sprayers and hand mowers to maintain highways and highway right of ways. Operate post drivers for the installation of signs, fences, and guardrails and other hand held power and manual tools. Perform manual labor for concrete and patching and sealing of cracks in highways and structures. Perform varied maintenance functions such as armor coating and blade patching.

Provide highway traffic control for construction and maintenance projects according to safety procedures. Safely move, drag, lift, load, and unload various equipment, materials, supplies, and hazardous materials or objects from the roadway within weight restrictions; spread and tamp surfacing material. Complete routine and general maintenance and mechanical repair on equipment. Repair highway signs. Perform snow removal. May apply chemicals of selective and non-selective herbicides spray to highway right of way.

Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIRED: Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license.

OTHER: Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with air brakes and tanker endorsement are required within 60 days of employment. Must be a safe worker that is team oriented. Regular and reliable attendance is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must be able to safely move, drag, lift 35 pounds frequently, up to 60 pounds occasionally (without assistance), and 90 or more pounds infrequently (with assistance); climb, bend, stoop; work in outdoor temperature extremes and work around high speed traffic. Must be able to follow directions with minimal supervision. Must be able to read and communicate effectively to give and receive instructions. Must be able to report to work for snow and other highway emergencies within 30 minutes under normal driving conditions and be placed in an "on-call" status.

NDOT encourages applicants of all ages and experience to apply.

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