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SC Department of Public Safety Highway Maintenance Worker I/Small Equipment Operator (61033135) **Re-Advertisement** in Lancaster County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

*This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to re-apply.*

Under direct supervision, assists in the performance of a wide variety of maintenance activities in the construction, repair, and preservation of roads and bridges on the state highway system. May operate standard motorized equipment used in the construction and maintenance of highways of the movement of materials and supplies used to perform these maintenance activities on a County Maintenance Work Request Crew. Operates 5 yard standard dump truck and flatbed truck for hauling materials such as asphalt, limestone, dirt, soil, cement, pipe, construction materials and debris. Operates small equipment such as brush chipper, steel wheel and pneumatic rollers, broom sweepers in conjunction with highway and bridge maintenance operations, and standard dump truck with snow plow attachment and sand spreader or brine sprayer applicator for removal of snow and ice from highways and bridges. Performs duties using manual labor in such maintenance tasks as clearing of right-of-ways, cleaning drainage ditches, repairing shoulders, patching potholes, making base repairs and paving driveways. Flags traffic during road repairs to control flow of traffic to protect workers, general public and equipment. Removes litter, debris and dead animals from roadway and rights-of-way. This position requires employee to lift heavy objects. Operate heavier equipment such as front-end loaders, belt loaders, tractor with ditcher, specialized mowers, trailer mounted injection patcher and backhoes. Conducts and documents pre-trip equipment /vehicle inspection in accordance with the Department's most current rules, policies and procedures for fleet safety. Operates and maintains electric/gas powered tools in various phases of roadway maintenance. Assists in emergency or inclement weather operations and supporting on-call personnel. May include being available for extended hours or extended shift operations. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

There are no minimum training or experience requirements for this classification. Necessary Special Requirement: Requires attainment of a Class A Commercial Driver's License 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: $26,731.00 - $34,402.00 Annually

Location: Lancaster County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 111564

Closing: 4/12/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Class Code: KC52

Position Number: 61033135

Normal Work Schedule: Other

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

Pay Band: Band 2

Hiring Range - Min.: $26,731.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $34,402.00

Opening Date: 03/22/2021

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.

Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

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