SC Department of Public Safety Highway Maintenance Worker II/2B (61035036) in Cherokee County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Assists journeyman level skilled trades specialist workers in performing repairs, maintenance, or construction; may operate motorized equipment used in the maintenance of highways and bridges or the movement of materials, supplies and equipment on a County Maintenance Crew. Trains in and operates 5 yard standard dump truck, and flatbed trucks for hauling materials such as asphalt, limestone, dirt, soil, cement, pipe, construction materials and debris. Performs duties using manual labor in such maintenance tasks as clearing of right-of-ways, cleaning drainage ditches, repairing shoulders, patching pothole, laying sideline, cross-line and driveway pipes, cutting dead trees and low hanging limbs from roadways, replacement of missing signs and damaged signs, the installation of new signs and straightening of existing signs, making base repairs and paving driveways. Flags traffic during road repairs to control flow of traffic to protect workers, general public and equipment. Remove litter, debris and dead animals from roadway and rights-of-ways. This position requires employee to lift heavy objects. Operates and maintains hydraulic, electric and gas powered tools in various phases of highway maintenance including chain and pole saws and uses medium duty equipment such as a brush chipper to remove trees, limbs and debris in right-of-way clearing operations. Trains in the operation of heavier equipment such as tandem wheel dump trucks, front-end loaders, steel wheel and pneumatic rollers, motor graders, specialized mowers and backhoes. Conducts and documents pre-operation vehicle/equipment inspection. Trains in and operates standard dump truck with snow plow attachment and sand spreader to remove snow and ice from highways and bridges. Conducts and documents pre-operations vehicle/equipment inspection. Works after hours during inclement weather, emergencies and assisting on-call personnel. Performs other job related duties as requested or assigned by supervisor

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A 10th grade education; or an approved acceptable equivalence in accordance with State Human Resources Regulations. Necessary Special Requirement: Requires attainment of a Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six (6) months of placement in the position.

Additional Comments

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: $18,229.00 - $33,728.00 Annually

Location: Cherokee County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 81805

Closing: 10/18/2018 11:59 PM Eastern

Class Code: KC20

Position Number: 61035036

Normal Work Schedule (Other): Monday - Friday (7:00 - 3:30)

Pay Band: Band 2

Hiring Range - Min.: $24,960.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $33,728.00

Opening Date: 09/20/2018

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 Four, 1232 J.A. Cochran Bypass, Chester, SC 29706. Phone: (803) 377-4155.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Transportation-District 4

Address: PO Box 130 1232 J A Cochran Bypass Chester, South Carolina, 29706

Phone: 803-385-4223