SC Department of Public Safety Trades Specialist III/3C (61036679) in Lancaster County, South Carolina

County and District Foreman Training Program for county maintenance crew leaders. Trains in assisting crew foremen on all the various maintenance activities associated with county ditching, vegetation, sign and work request crew operations; and district specialty crews. Completes Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) forms. Serves as crew leader and assumes foreman's duties and responsibilities during such absences on any of the county's maintenance activity crews. Trains in crew management according to the business initiatives assigned to work crews and other guidelines, and supervises the completion of the tasks. Trains in techniques to devise a schedule for work to be performed by maintenance crews. Assists in producing and entering records of work performed and materials used in conjunction with daily activities and maintenance requests into the Highway Maintenance Management System (HMMS). Trains in crew management skills to accurately, legibly and thoroughly complete paperwork to include HMMS daily reports, timesheets, disciplinary forms, job hazard assessments, vehicle and equipment forms, and other assigned reports. Assists county foremen with tracking crew production goals. Inspects and ensures a safe work zone for assigned maintenance crews, including flagging operations, wearing of safety equipment, and vehicle safety. Sets up traffic control according to SMUTCD Standards to warn motorist of road work ahead. Trains in the proper procedures for preventative maintenance of equipment to ensure routine maintenance schedules are followed and to monitor equipment use and wear to prolong equipment life. Conducts safety inspection on all assigned vehicles and equipment. Trains in and operates equipment such as ditching and vegetation tractors, motor graders, backhoes, AMZ patching machines, county and district specialty equipment. Works after hours during inclement weather operations, 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 and five and one-half (5.5) years of related trades experience; or an approved acceptable equivalence in accordance with State Human Resources Regulations.

A valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL). (Note:) This position requires a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License. However, applicants without a Class A Commercial Driver's License will be considered if no qualified applicants with a Class A Commercial Driver's License are available.

A valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with tanker endorsements is required within six (6) months of placement in the position.

Job Title: Trades Specialist III/3C (61036679)

Agency: Department of Transportation-District 4

Opening Date: Tue. 07/03/18

Closing Date/Time: Tue. 07/17/18 11:59 PM Eastern Time

State Salary Range: $22,182.00 - $41,046.00 annually

Agency Hiring Range: Min: $31,856 Max:$41,046

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Location: Lancaster County, South Carolina

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