Transportation Worker 1 Equipment Operator - Various Counties

West Virginia Department of Transportation | Princeton, WV

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Posted Date 3/22/2024
Description Salary: $1,127.76 - $1,229.36 Biweekly

Location : Princeton, WV

Job Type: Full-Time Permanent

Job Number: DOT24DX067A

Division: West Virginia Department of Transportation

District/Subdivision: District 10

Opening Date: 03/22/2024

Closing Date: 6/24/2024 11:59 PM Eastern

Nature of Work

The Transportation Worker 1 Equipment Operator, under general supervision, will be performing entry level functions, working in the construction and maintenance of highways. Duties include:Driving a light truck or vehicle during regular operation as well as during snow removal and ice control (SRIC). Operating various equipment such as a fork truck, end loader, skid steer, rollers, utility tractor, brush chipper, as well as various hand tools. May fill in answering telephone and radio calls during SRIC. May be responsible for transporting materials or fuel to equipment. Providing traffic control by flagging on job sites. Selected applicants may be exposed to hazardous working conditions and inclement weather. Performs other related duties as required. District 10 consist of Mercer, Raleigh, Wyoming and McDowell counties.

The selected applicant will be placed in a U.S. Department of Labor apprenticeship program. Selected applicant will be required, within 6 months of employment to obtain commercial driver's license (CDL). Progress through the apprenticeship program as well as the opportunity for advancement to a higher classification is dependent upon hours completed, proficiency in work, training completed, as well as obtaining and maintaining a Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

• In the area of assignment of Equipment Operator and Mechanic, a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) will be required within six (6) months of employment.

Pay Grade: 10H
Base Hourly Rate: $14.0970
Typical Duties and Responsibilities

Transportation Worker 1 - Equipment Operator
• In the area of assignment of Equipment Operator, a Commercial Driver's License will be required within 6 months of employment
• Operate a light truck or vehicle
• Operate a fork truck to load and unload trucks
• May operate Endloader, Skid Steer, Rollers, Utility Tractor, and Bruch Chipper
• Control brush and vegetation using hand tools and other equipment
• Plow snow using a light truck
• Perform minor maintenance on fleet of equipment and vehicles
• Transport fuel to equipment
• Answer telephone and radio calls during snow removal and ice control
• Flags traffic at construction sites
• Travel may be required; therefore, a valid driver's license is required.
• a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) will be required within six (6) months of employment.
Required Skills and Knowledge
• Knowledge of general safety procedures.
• Knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of vehicles and other motor driven equipment.
• Knowledge of the operation of motor driven equipment.
• Skill in the use of tools and equipment used in the repair of motor driven equipment Ability to diagnose minor mechanical problems and determine appropriate procedures for repair.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Ability to learn from example and work cooperatively with others.
• Ability to maintain routine records (timecards, repair work orders).
Required Education and Experience

REQUIRED TRAINING/EDUCATION
• No formal education required.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
• This is the entry level classification in this series. No prior experience is required.

Annual Increment Pay
Paid Vacation

Paid Holidays

Paid Sick Leave

Family Medical Leave

Leave Donation Program

Military Leave

Employee Education Reimbursement & Leave Program

Flexible Work Schedules

Training Opportunities

Promotion Opportunities

Public Employees' Retirement System:
  1. Employees enrolled in PERS Tier 1 contribute 4.5% of their gross salary. The Employer contributes 9%.
  2. Employees enrolled in PERS Tier 2 contribute 6.0% of their gross salary. The Employer contributes 9%.

Deferred Compensation

Health Insurance Enrollment

Additional Coverage Options including Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts,
Disability Insurance and more.

Life Insurance

Credit Union

Salary29.46 Hour
Trade
Equipment Operator
Per Diem
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