Highway Maintenance Worker 2 - Bellevue and Seattle (Port Angeles)

State of Washington in Port Angeles, WA

  • Industry: Facility Maintenance - Grounds Maintenance
  • Type: Full Time
  • $41,665.00 - 73,950.00
position filled
Description




*The salary listed includes the legislative approved Assignment and King County premium pay.
**The closing date for this job posting may be extended in an effort to establish a broader, more competitive candidate pool. However, the first review of applicants will be conducted on December 30, 2019

The Opportunity:
WSDOT is looking for enthusiastic career-minded individuals who want to make a difference and join our dynamic Highway Maintenance team throughout various locations in the Seattle and Bellevue area. This position will support the vast transportation infrastructure of Washington. This opportunity is perfect for someone who loves working with their hands, knowing their work is done on roadways and roadsides in a variety of weather. This team member will assist with the maintenance and operations of the state highways, and adjacent right of ways to assure they remain in a condition that promotes the movement of traffic, and safety to the motoring public.

Working in the maintenance area will require responsible, safety-minded individuals to accomplish assigned tasks and may require operating trucks as well as other heavy equipment. These positions require a quick response time to job sites. Highway maintenance crews are ready 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

By taking on this role, you are serving a key and vital function to the State of Washington.

This position will perform the following work:

  • Maintain roadways including pavement repair, drainage maintenance.
  • Repair and replace guardrails and signs.
  • Remove dangerous and hazardous debris from the roadways.
  • Assist in layout and set-up of traffic control, including setting up signage, manually flagging traffic, and operating attenuator/buffer truck.
  • Removal of snow and ice during winter season.
  • Operation of Class A Highway equipment on a regular basis. May be required to operate Class B and C level equipment on as needed basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Note: This position has an in-training opportunity to offer a career path and on-the-job training. This allows you to progress through the Highway Maintenance Worker series, and achieve the goal class of a Highway Maintenance Worker 2. Candidates will be considered as a Highway Maintenance Worker 1 or Highway Maintenance Worker 2, depending on qualifications. The respective salary range for each position is:

    Highway Maintenance Worker 1: $44,132 - $53,419
    Highway Maintenance Worker 2: $53,419 - $65,053

    Required Qualifications for aHighway Maintenance Worker 1:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • A valid, unrestricted Driver's license
  • Basic computer skills to communicate and retrieve information
  • The ability to respond to emergency call outs, work different and/or extended shifts on short notice (days, nights and weekends), and perform standby duty
  • Ability to lift and transport up to 50 pounds and work on uneven and steep terrain complying with safety requirements
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work with diverse groups (oral, written, and electronic communication methods)
  • Ability to obtain Class A Manual Transmission CDL without airbrake restrictions and a valid medical card within 6 months of hiring; WSDOT will assist in training for this licensing requirement (some positions will require a tanker or haz-mat endorsement)
  • Required Qualifications for Highway Maintenance Worker 2:

  • Class A CDL without airbrake restrictions and a valid medical card, (some positions will require a tanker or haz-mat endorsement).
  • Two (2) years of experience preforming highway maintenance work, roadway construction or related experience.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Basic computer skills to communicate, and retrieve information.
  • The ability to respond to emergency call outs, work different and/or extended shifts on short notice (days, nights and weekends), and perform standby duty.
  • Lift and transport up to 50 pounds.
  • Communicate effectively with diverse groups utilizing oral, written, and electronic communication methods.

  • How to apply:
    Applications for this recruitment will be acceptedelectronically. Please click on the apply button on this announcement. Thisposting is being used to fill multiple vacancies on the Area 5 Day shift crew. Applications are valid for 60 days.


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