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SC Department of Public Safety Re-Advertisement HMW II: Heavy Equipment Operator (61032417) Beaufort Maintenance in Beaufort County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants are still being considered for this position and do not need to re-apply

Operates heavy and medium equipment used in the construction and maintenance of highways. Hauls materials and supplies used to preform maintenance activities. (Excavator, backhoe, motor grader, and slope mower etc.). Performs manual labor in building catch basins, laying pipes for driveways and other drainage structures, repairing shoulders, ditches, picks up litter, debris and dead animals. Coordinates the placement of traffic control devices to properly set up a maintenance work zone according to the SCDOT work zone traffic control field guide to warn motorist during road repairs to control flow of traffic to protect workers, general public and equipment. Performs a variety of vegetation management using equipment such as complex mowers and electric/gas powered hand tools. Conducts and documents pre-operation vehicle/equipment inspection. Reports vehicle and equipment deficiencies and damage to shop. Instructs crew members daily in safety such as flagging and vehicle safety, and wears proper PPE at all times in the highway rights of way. Operates standard dump truck with snow plow attachment and sand spreader to remove snow and ice from highways and bridges. Assists with emergencies and on call personnel. Perform other related duties as required by supervisor.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Two (2) years of related work experience; or an approved acceptable equivalence in accordance with State Human Resources Regulations. Necessary Special Requirement: Requires attainment of a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six (6) months of placement in the position.

A valid motor vehicle operator's license is required.

Additional Comments

Applications accepted on-line at Supplemental questions are considered part of the application and must be completed. Additional questions regarding the application process should be directed to: District 6 HR at 843 740-1665.

Non Discrimination Statement: The South Carolina Department of Transportation is committed to a diverse workforce and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

Salary: $29,472.00 - $41,866.00 Annually

Location: Beaufort County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 109174

Closing: 4/14/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Class Code: KC53

Position Number: 61032417

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 3

Hiring Range - Min.: $29,472.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $41,866.00

Opening Date: 04/08/2021

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Apply online and fully complete all sections of the application. A resume may be provided, but will not substitute for completing any section of the application. Accurately respond to all Supplemental Questions since they are part of your official application and are used to initially screen applicants. Candidates must present documentation of their attainment of college degree(s) at the time of interview. Documentation must be either an official or unofficial copy of the college transcript or Letter of Verification of Degree from the institution's Registrar's Office. If the candidate selected for the position provided an unofficial copy, it must be replaced with an official copy no later than thirty (30) calendar days after the effective date of employment. Failure to provide documentation within the required timeframe will result in termination of employment. SCDOT District 6 Human Resources Office at 6355 Fain St., North Charleston, SC 29406, (843) 740-1665.

Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Transportation-District 6

Address: 6355 Fain Blvd. North Charleston, South Carolina, 29406

Phone: 843-746-6717