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Iowa Department of Transportation Equipment Operator Senior in Williams, Iowa

Salary $40,518.40 - $59,779.20 Annually

Location Williams - 50271 - Hamilton County, IA

Job Type Full-time

Agency 645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number 21-01701

Closing 1/24/2021 11:59 PM Central

Point of Contact Cory Zorn - Cory.Zorn@iowadot.us

Job Description

Location: Williams Maintenance Garage The Equipment Operator Senior, in addition to being a skilled equipment operator and crew leader, functions as a principal assistant to the Highway Maintenance Supervisor. It will be expected to be active in assisting the supervisor with work assignments. This position also involves operation of the paving machine Districts 1, 3 and 4. CDL: Possess a valid Commercial Learner’s Permit upon hire; within 45 calendar days following appointment, a valid Class B CDL with the required endorsements and applicable restrictions must be obtained and maintained until getting your Class A CDL; and within five (5) months following appointment, a valid Class A 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.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. Additional Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to work outdoors in all types of weather, day or night.

  • Post offer, pre-employment physical.

  • within 5 months of appointment, must reside within 45 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: Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., hours may vary and subject to call 24 hours a day during emergency conditions.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

  • Graduation from high school, GED, or equivalency, and experience equal to two years of full-time work in highway maintenance and equipment operation work.

  • A total of four years of education and/or full-time experience (as described in number one), where thirty semester hours of post high school education in construction technology/management, or engineering equals one year of full-time experience.

  • Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes eighteen months of full-time work as a Highway Technician Associate.

For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/classandpay/JobClassDescriptions/EquipmentOperatorSenior-08113.pdf) (Download PDF reader) (https://get.adobe.com/reader/) .

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 Commercial Driver’s License with the required endorsements and applicable restrictions must be obtained and subsequently maintained 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 will 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 after hire, as determined by the appointing authority, employees in this class may be required to obtain and maintain Herbicide Applicator certification from the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

  • Travel, including overnight travel, may be required for positions in this class. Employees must arrange transportation to and from assigned work areas.

  • Within a timeframe determined by the appointing authority, employees in designated positions are required to reside within a defined driving time, during normal conditions, from the assigned work location.

  • Employees must respond to emergency situations as required.

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

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