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SC Department of Public Safety Highway Maintenance Worker II/3 Medium Equipment Operator (61033574) in Lancaster County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Under general 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 motorized equipment on a county maintenance Work Request Crew. Operates tandem and single axle dump trucks with trailers for hauling material and transporting equipment for maintenance and construction operations. In conjunction with highway and bridge maintenance activities, performs skilled highway maintenance worker functions and operates medium equipment such as front-end loaders, belt loaders, tractor with ditcher, specialized mowers, and trailer mounted injection patcher in conjunction with highway and bridge maintenance operations. In conjunction with highway and bridge maintenance activities, operates heavier equipment such as a motor graders, backhoes, lowboy truck tractor, specialized mowers, and specialized equipment for cleaning out drainage ditches, installing sideline and crossline pipe and bridge repairs with various levels of formal and informal training. Operates and maintains powered tools in various phases of roadway maintenance related to assigned tasks such as tree and vegetation removal, cleaning pipes and ditches, concrete sidewalk and gutter repair and maintenance, limb trimming, weed eating, facility maintenance, litter and dead animal removal, etc. and other activities related to maintenance operations. Assists with producing daily records of work performed and materials used, records such as HMMS and the maintenance requests and complaints forms. Conducts safety inspections and daily preventative maintenance activities on all assigned 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. Monitors the preventative maintenance program of equipment to ensure a routine maintenance schedule is followed and to 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; available for on-call rotations and extended hours or extended shift operations. 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 a tanker 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: $28,069.00 - $41,866.00 Annually

Location: Lancaster County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 105453

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.: $28,069.00

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