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SC Department of Public Safety Highway Maintenance Worker II/3 Heavy Equipment Operator (61034717) in Cherokee County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Under limited supervision, performs a wide variety of maintenance activities in the construction, repair, and preservation of roads and bridges on the state highway system. Operates motorized equipment used in the construction and maintenance of highways and bridges or the movement of materials and supplies used to perform these maintenance activities. Operates complex motorized equipment on a county vegetation crew. Operates both medium and heavy equipment such as tractor with batwing mowers, combination tractor with side mounted mowers, skid steers, and slope mowers in roadside and right-of-way vegetation management operations. Performs skilled manual labor in various duties such as the removing fallen trees from roadway, cutting dead trees on right-of-way and low hanging limbs over roadway. May assist with directing mowing and right-a-way clearing operations. Operates tandem and single axle dump trucks with trailers, and lowboy truck tractor for hauling material and transporting equipment for maintenance and construction operations. Assists with instructing crew members daily in safety practices. Practices such as flagging operations, wearing of safety equipment, vehicle safety, or when working with hazardous material and waste. Set up traffic control according to SCMUTCD Standards to warn motorist of road work ahead. Assists in producing daily records of work performed and materials used, records such as HMMS and the maintenance requests and complaints forms. Conducts safety inspection on all assigned vehicles and equipment. Monitors the preventative maintenance program of equipment to ensure a routine maintenance schedule is followed and monitor equipment use and wear to prolong equipment life. Operates both portable tank mounted salt brine anti-icing equipment and standard dump truck with snow plow attachment and sand spreader to remove snow and ice from highways and bridges. Assists in emergency or inclement weather operations, may include being available for extended hours or 12- hour shifts. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Two (2) years of related work experience; or an approved acceptable equivalence in accordance with State Human Resources Regulations. Requires a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six (6) months of placement in the position. Must also obtain the tanker and fifth-wheel endorsement on your CDL within six months of placement within 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: $29,472.00 - $41,866.00 Annually

Location: Cherokee County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 105445

Closing: 10/2/2020 11:59 PM Eastern

Class Code: KC53

Position Number: 61034717

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Normal Work Schedule (Other): Monday - Friday (7:30 - 4:00)

Pay Band: Band 3

Hiring Range - Min.: $29,472.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $41,866.00

Opening Date: 09/11/2020

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