Iowa Department of Transportation Garage Operations Assistant in Williamsburg, Iowa

Salary $45,801.60 - $69,555.20 Annually

Location Williamsburg - 52361 - Iowa County, IA

Job Type Full-time

Agency 645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number 19-00532

Closing 9/23/2018 11:59 PM Central

Point of Contact James Hanson - (319) 668-2397

Job Description

This position is an assistant under the general direction of the highway maintenance supervisor to efficiently carry out maintenance activities in the Williamsburg area. This position serves as a lead worker in providing or overseeing specialized highway maintenance services and engages in coordinating work through the planning of work schedules, providing leadership and guidance to other staff, coordinating maintenance operations in the field, monitoring work performed, compiling crew work statistics and documenting crew activities. Operates trucks, loaders and other maintenance equipment and does require working outdoors in inclement weather.

Lifting: Ability to perform heavy work, occasionally (1-33% of the time) lifting/lowering, carrying and pushing/pulling various items/using force from 50 - 100 lbs. Team lift or mechanical assist recommended for weights over 75 lbs.

CDL: Must possess a valid Commercial Learners Permit (CLP) upon hire. Within 30 calendar days following appointment, a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with the required endorsements and applicable restrictions must be obtained and maintained in order to continue employment.

Drug & Alcohol Testing: Requires a pre-employment drug screen and will require ongoing participation in the employer's random drug and alcohol testing program and will be subject to the regulations regarding the Federal drug and alcohol testing program.

Herbicide: Within a period of time as determined by the appointing authority, will be required to have and maintain a current Herbicide Applicator certification.

Additional Requirements:

  • Post offer, pre-employment physical.

  • Within 5 months of appointment, must reside within 30 minutes driving time, during normal conditions, from assigned work location.

  • Must respond to emergency situations as required.

  • Must be able to work up to 16 consecutive hours.

  • Some overnight travel may be required.

  • Shift: Mon - Fri, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm, hours may vary, occasional overtime required.

  • Subject to call 24 hours a day during emergency conditions including nights, weekends and holidays.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from high school, or G.E.D. and four years of full-time work in highway maintenance and equipment operation;

OR

an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year (30 semester hours) of accredited post high school education in construction technology/management or engineering for each year of the required experience to a maximum substitution of two years;

OR

employees with current continuous experience in the State Executive Branch that includes 24 months of full-time work as an Highway Technician Associate and/or an Equipment Operator Senior.

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Additional Qualification Requirements

  • Positions in this class require possession of a valid Commercial Learner's Permit upon hire. Within a timeframe determined by the appointing authority, a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with the required endorsements and applicable restrictions must be obtained and subsequently maintained in order to continue employment.

  • In conjunction with Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (parts 40 and 382), this job requires a pre-employment drug screen and will require ongoing participation in the employer's random drug and alcohol testing program and be subject to the regulations regarding the Federal drug and alcohol testing program.

  • Prior to starting employment, all persons are required to have a post offer pre-employment physical verifying the physical ability to perform the duties described.

  • Within a period of time as determined by the appointing authority, designated positions are required to have and maintain a current Herbicide Applicator certification from the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

  • Employees must be able to travel and may be required to stay away from home overnight during assignments.

  • Within a timeframe as determined by the appointing authority, employees are required to reside within 30 minutes driving time, during normal conditions, from assigned work location.

  • Employees must respond to emergency situations as required.

  • Employees must be able to work up to 16 consecutive hours.