Number of Openings: 1
Type of Employment: Regular - Full-Time
Type of Driver's License Required: Class C
You are encouraged to apply on-line at http://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/careers/apply.html. When applying on-line, you will need to add this Job Requisition to your job basket. You may also apply at any Texas Department of Transportation HR & Employment Offices, between the hours of 8am and 5pm. If you elect to apply using a paper application, the department will only accept a completed State of Texas Application for Employment. For each Summary of Work Experience listed, only three quarters of a page of text will be considered.
Applicable information must be submitted on or before the closing date. Faxed applications are not accepted. Human Resources Office Telephone: 361/808-2440.
If requested, reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities for any part of the employment process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Education and Experience
One (1) year experience in either maintenance, construction, heavy equipment operation, or roadway maintenance work . (Experience requirements may be satisfied by full-time experience or the prorated part-time equivalent.)
The Texas Penal Code (Section 32.52) prohibits the use of fraudulent or substandard degrees. Education and degree information listed on applications will be verified for all final applicants. See "Education Verification" on Careers page for information on verifying degrees.
Working knowledge of
The Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
Maintenance concepts, methods, policies and requirements
Basic vehicle mechanics, maintenance and repair procedures
Proficient skill in
Public relations for maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and groups
Preparing and maintaining records, files and reports
The use of applicable hand and power tools, equipment and mechanical devices of the trade
The use of light and heavy highway equipment
Maintaining a safe working relationship
Follow verbal and written instructions
Work in cramped spaces (bend, stoop, crawl) and at varied heights
Move up to 50 pounds and occasionally move up to 100 pounds (See job requisition essential duties/remarks for examples of items to be moved.)
Maintains a daily activity of work in progress and status of completion.
Maintains highways and rights-of-way; performs skilled roadway repairs; erects and repairs guard rails, highway markers and signs; hauls materials and equipment to job sites.
Operates heavy equipment such as a front-end loader-one and a half cubic yards or more, tractor-trailer haul truck, large dragline, shovel, paint striper and dump truck.
Operates light equipment such as a front-end loader-one and a quarter cubic yards or less, pneumatic roller, rotary broom, spreader box, backhoe, street sweeper and mower.
Performs preventive maintenance inspections (PMI), routine servicing and minor repairs on equipment and completes various required reports including time-keeping, equipment forms, inventory, accident forms and PMI.
Drives to sand or clean bridges and roads, posts warning signs, helps the public and performs other work as directed during emergency situations such as floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, snowstorms, accidents and hazardous material spills.
Assists with traffic control; places and gathers cones, warning signs and barricades; flags traffic; as required moves items related to these activities. Some of these devices weigh in excess of 50 pounds.
Moves/picks up litter and roadway debris to assure a safe thoroughfare; maintains picnic and rest areas and maintenance yards.
Assists in identifying, repairing and installing signs, delineators, mail box supports and posts; performs basic welding as needed; as required uses/moves equipment/tools, materials and products related to these activities.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Must have or obtain within 90 calendar days from date of employment a Commercial Driver License Class A.
Must pass a drug test prior to employment for commercial driver, safety sensitive and vessel crewmember positions. Commercial drivers, safety sensitive employees and vessel crewmembers will be subject to additional drug and alcohol testing during employment.
Required to work weekends and holidays.
Required to work hours other than 8 to 5.
Required to work under exposure to inclement weather conditions.
Required to wear personal protective equipment provided by employer and comply with all safety requirements.
Driver 's record check will be conducted by the Department. Satisfactory driving records are required for driving state or personal vehicles and motor driven equipment to conduct agency business.
Must attend work regularly and observe approved work hours.
External final applicants for any department position who could potentially be required to drive for the department must pass a drug test prior to employment and will be subject to reasonable cause testing during employment.
External final male applicants who are 18-25 years of age will be required to furnish proof of registration or exemption from registration with the Selective Service System.
Successful completion of a post-offer/pre-employment physical exam at the employer's expense is required.
If hired, employee must provide document(s) within three(3) days of hire date that establish identity and employment eligibility. A complete list of acceptable documents is on file with the local Texas Workforce Commission office.
Department employees or family members will not have, either directly or indirectly, any financial or other personal interest in a department (or a TxDOT) contract or subcontract of any kind. A contract may not be awarded to an entity that is owned in whole or in part by any TxDOT employee or immediate family member.
As part of its employment process, TxDOT may procure or have prepared a criminal background check. An applicant with an unsatisfactory criminal background check report is ineligible to be hired for the position for which the report is initiated.
Initial screening is based on the Education and Experience minimum requirements defined in the job posting. Interviewee selection is based on applicant information explaining how they meet each Competency requirement in the summary of experience. If you elect to apply using a paper application, the department will only accept a completed State of Texas Application for Employment. For each Summary of Work Experience listed, only three quarters of a page of text will be considered.
No attachments such as resumes, pictures, letters of recommendation, references and/or training records or certificates will be accepted. Such attachments will not be given any consideration and will be removed from the application form and destroyed.
Official transcripts or other minimum requirement validations will be requested at the time of the conditional job offer.
An internal applicant who is selected for a position in their current salary group that has the same state title is not eligible for a salary increase. An internal applicant who is selected for a position in their current salary group with a new state title may receive an increase up to 3.4%.