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SC Department of Public Safety Highway Maintenance Worker II/3 Heavy Equipment Operator (61035782) in Cherokee County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Under limited supervision, performs semi-skilled to skilled highway maintenance duties in the performance of maintenance repairs or construction activities. Operates complex motorized equipment used in the maintenance of highways or the movement of materials, supplies and equipment. Operates both medium and heavy equipment such as front end loader, belt loader, injection and road patchers, crawler dozer, motor grader and backhoe in in conjunction with highway and bridge maintenance 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. Performs skilled manual labor in various duties such as the replacement of missing signs and damaged signs, and the installation of new signs and straightening of existing signs according to state specifications. Conducts daily preventative maintenance activities on all crew equipment to ensure that equipment is greased and lubricated, proper coolant and oil (engine and hydraulic) levels are maintained, hoses and belts are inspected for deterioration, tires are properly inflated, and no leakages are present. Inspects roads for missing and damaged signs, sign reflectivity, leaning signs and other safety hazards. 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. 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. Performs other duties as requested or assigned by supervisor including after hour work, inclement weather operations, and assisting on-call personnel. Performs other 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. Necessary Special Requirement: Requires attainment of 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 endorsements 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: 105446

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

Class Code: KC53

Position Number: 61033574

Normal Work Schedule: Other

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

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