HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE WORKER 4 - Tonopah and Surrounding Areas

  • State of Nevada
  • Tonopah, Nevada
  • Mar 08, 2024
Full Time Building Maintenance
  • Salary: $49,047.12 - $72,119.52 PAY GRADE: 31 USD

Job Description

Announcement Number: 43056 Open to all qualified persons. Posted 07/14/2023 Recruiter:
Phone: (775)888-7276
Email: stephanie.swanson@dot.nv.gov Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position

Highway Maintenance Workers are certified by the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to operate a variety of complex or specialized highway maintenance and construction equipment in order to restore and maintain the integrity of roadway surfaces; maintain roadside slopes, shoulders, culverts and ditches to restore drainage and prevent erosion; and repair or replace related roadway appurtenances such as guardrails, markers, guide posts and fences.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. This position is located in Tonopah and surrounding areas. This recruitment is used to fill multiple positions in multiple areas. Under the supervision of a Highway Maintenance Supervisor I, the incumbent will function as the lead person of a roadway crew and assume all supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the supervisor. Duties include installation and repair of signs, roadside maintenance, summer betterment projects, snow removal, and anti-icing/de-icing. Incumbent also respond to emergency situations from traffic control, both natural and man-made, to removing debris in the travel lanes or similar unplanned events that require an immediate response to protect the public.

Maintenance personnel are called out 24 hours a day in order to promptly alleviate or at least warn the driving public of the condition. Incumbents plan and schedule maintenance activities including determining what equipment and materials are required, assigning personnel, and completing required records. Incumbents interprets standards relative to EAMS standard plans, hazardous material, traffic control and equipment repair in order to promote efficiency and safety; and may conduct or oversee sampling and testing of materials such as salt/sand or aggregate. As the assistant supervisor, they participate in the duties described in the series concept; assign and review the work of lower level personnel; provide input into performance evaluations; assist the supervisor in laying out a variety of roadway or specialty maintenance work; organize equipment, materials, personnel and procedures; and respond to emergencies. Positions in this class are distinguished by ongoing responsibility to provide assistance to the crew supervisor. These responsibilities require knowledge of equipment, materials, methods and procedures relative to highway maintenance and a greater degree of skill in overseeing the work of others, preparing reports and making decisions that impact production and safety. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-9_0/

To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of experience as a Highway Maintenance Worker III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Special Notes In order to meet the needs of specialized disciplines within the highway maintenance field, certified equipment proficiency or specialized skills may be required for Highway Maintenance Worker III's and IV's and will be identified at the time of recruitment. Special Requirements This position may require working alternate shifts and outside of traditional business hours. The hours of this position are subject to change based on the needs of the appointing authority. Typical shifts are four 10-hour or five 8-hour shifts, but may include some variation depending on the specific needs of the department. This position requires an applicant be at least 18 years of age upon application. If selected, proof of being at least 18 years of age will be required. Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. In addition, federal law requires random testing for controlled substances during employment. A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. Additional Position Criteria A valid Nevada Class A, or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL), is required within 6 months of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. Can you meet this requirment? Please select what location you are willing to work at: Goldfield, Tonopah, Beatty, Blue Jay, Big Smoky, Mina or Montgomery Pass. Blue Jay, Big Smoky and Montgomery Pass have State Housing available. The Examination Application Evaluation Exam The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process. INFORMATIONAL LINKS For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Northern Nevada
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Job Address

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