07 Aug
Highway Maintenance Specialist I-Urban Striping
Wyoming, Sheridan

Description and Functions

Open Until Filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is seeking a Highway Maintenance Specialist in Sheridan, Wyoming to aid and assist the striping foreman in accomplishing the District Traffic Strategic Plan for District Striping Crew work operations, which includes the maintenance of and installation of new highway striping on various Federal and State highway systems within the District for the safety of the employees and the traveling public. To see what life at WYDOT can mean for you, we invite you to view below:

Enjoy all historic Western Sheridan has to offer! At the foot of the Big Horn Mountains, you'll have easy access to hunting, fishing, camping, ATV trails, skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, golfing, other outdoor activities, and too many festivals and events to mention. Don't forget the famous WYO Rodeo held in July and February! Constant events are held at Sheridan College for you to enjoy. Feel like city activities? Billings, Montana is less than two hours away. And Wyoming is one of only seven states with no income tax!Human Resource Contact: 307-674-2318 Jenny Sullivan jennifer.sullivan@wyo.govESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Safely operates and trains others to operate complex machinery in specialized applications.

  • Conducts striping operations on various Federal and State highways within the District, using specialized heavy-duty mobile manufacturing equipment, applying all striping materials to strict specifications and standards.

  • Conducts layout work for the proper positioning of the installation of new pavement marking on various Federal and State highway systems to ensure that all highway striping conforms to all Federal and State regulations and corresponding legal ramifications.

  • Installs and maintains Reference Marker System on Federal and State highways within the District to assist with milepost markers used by law enforcement, emergency vehicles, WYDOT, and the private sector.

  • Trains incumbents in the operation and maintenance of equipment.

  • Performs and oversees all maintenance tasks.

  • Under limited supervision, flags traffic and sets up traffic control devices.

  • Operates single and tandem axle trucks, equipped with striper, auger, aerial lift equipment, or equipped with plows, wing plow, sander, and chemical systems to remove snow and ice from roadway surface.

  • Responsible for the rehabilitation of roadway surfaces and traffic control devices such as signs and highway striping.

  • Observes, verifies, and documents work activities of Highway Maintenance Assistants and Highway Maintenance Technicians.

  • Assists the manager in planning, assigning and supervising.

  • Provides advice and assistance on repair procedures needed for highways, equipment, and buildings.

  • Serves as a technical resource.

  • Communicates project information and proposed courses of action and/or subsequent consequences.

  • Provides input to performance evaluations for Highway Maintenance Assistants and Highway Maintenance Technicians.

  • Provides work direction to a crew on a daily basis.

  • Provides leadership and guidance to others while performing duties related to snow and ice removal.

  • Attends and completes all required training in order to obtain/maintain required certifications, perform inspections, and learn new skills.

  • Utilizes special computerized equipment.

Qualifications

PREFERENCES/AGENCY REQUIREMENTS:

Preference may be given to those applicants with 3-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Highway Construction and/or Highway Maintenance).

Agency requires that the Incumbent obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License with appropriate endorsements within 30 days of employment.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of specifications, standard plans, policies, and procedures, rules, regulations, and traffic control standards.

  • Knowledge of state highway pavement marking and signing standards.

  • Knowledge of highway equipment and operations.

  • Knowledge of computer systems.

  • Ability to meet weekly deadlines for reports/paperwork produced with accuracy and timeliness.

  • Knowledge of work reporting requirements, and maintenance management practices specific to WYDOT.

  • Knowledge of Federal and State requirements for proper use of personal protective equipment.

  • Knowledge of basic equipment operation for single and tandem axle trucks, loaders, and tractors.

  • Knowledge of Safe Work Procedures, First Aid and CPR, Material Safety Data Sheets for chemicals used in completing tasks.

  • Knowledge of Hazardous Materials Response Procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Associate's Degree (typically in Engineering)

Experience:

0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Highway Maintenance/Highway Construction) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Highway Maintenance Technician

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License

OR

Education & Experience Substitution:

2-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Highway Maintenance/Highway Construction) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Highway Maintenance Technician

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License

Necessary Special Requirements

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Individuals in this classification must be available for emergency work calls at any time, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Individuals must report to the Department Shop within 30 minutes of receiving the call. Acceptance of an appointment to this classification signifies that the individual is aware of this requirement and will comply with it. Failure to be available for emergency work, without an acceptable excuse, will be grounds for immediate disciplinary action and possible dismissal.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Ability to stand/sit and operate equipment for long periods of time

  • Work in adverse environmental conditions

  • Working around high-speed traffic and heavy construction equipment.

  • Extensive travel will be required

NOTES:

  • FLSA: Non-exempt

  • WYDOT will conduct motor vehicle record checks to verify a valid driver's license.

  • Individuals in this classification must pass a pre-employment drug screening and/or physical and will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

  • Frequent overnight travel is required.

  • Individuals in this classification must be available for emergency work calls at any time, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Acceptance of an appointment to this classification signifies that the individual is aware of this requirement and will comply with it. Failure to be available for emergency work, without an acceptable excuse, will be grounds for immediate disciplinary action and possible dismissal.

  • Individuals must report to the department Shop within 30 minutes of receiving a call.

  • E-Verify: WYDOT uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities

  • Must have the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License

  • Must have the ability to obtain a Certification to operate specified equipment as directed by WYDOT.

  • Must have the ability to obtain a Certificate of course completion of Defensive Driving.

  • Must have the ability to obtain a First Aid/CPR certification.

  • Must have the ability to obtain a Flagger certification.

Supplemental Information

045-Department of Transportation - WYDOT - Chief Engineer - Traffic

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URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.


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