SC Department of Public Safety Trades Specialist III KC30 3B *61034161* Berkeley Maintenance Re-advertisement in Berkeley County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities


Acts as a lead worker of a maintenance crew. Performs various duties including manual labor or operating equipment in such maintenance tasks as clearing of right-of-ways, cleaning and regrading drainage ditches, repairing shoulders, patching potholes, making base repairs, paving driveways, laying pipes, building catch basins and pouring concrete for curbs, sidewalks and raised medians. Operates 5 and 10 yard dump trucks in hauling equipment and construction materials such as concrete pipes, asphalt, dirt, etc. Trains skilled and semiskilled trades specialists in the maintenance and operation of various equipment, vehicles, hand tools and power tools utilized in maintenance activities. Instructs crew members daily in safety practices such as flagging operations, wearing safety equipment, vehicle safety and when working with hazardous materials and waste. Reviews job site hazards with crew members. Assists foreman in setting up work zone traffic control to include signs, cones, etc. Flags traffic during road repairs to control flow of traffic to protect workers, general public and equipment. Produces daily records of work performed and materials used; records data/work accomplishments in HMMS. Assumes foreman's duties and responsibilities during his absence. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor. Assists in after hour emergencies including removing fallen trees, providing traffic control for accidents, etc. Assists in the removal of snow and ice from highways and bridges or storm debris caused by hazardous weather such as hurricanes or tornadoes. When crew is in an "on-call" status, employee is available 24 hours a day.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A 10th grade education and four and one-half (4.5) years of related trades experience; or an approved acceptable equivalence in accordance with State Human Resources Regulations. A valid drivers license is required. Necessary Special Requirement: Requires attainment of a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six (6) months of placement in the position.

Additional Comments

Applications accepted on-line at 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: $22,182.00 - $41,046.00 Annually

Location: Berkeley County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 61034161

Closing: 1/25/2019 11:59 PM Eastern

Class Code: KC30

Position Number: 61034161

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

Pay Band: Band 3

Hiring Range - Min.: $30,338.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $41,046.00

Opening Date: 09/17/2018

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.

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

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

Phone: 843-746-6717