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Highway Maintenance Worker II/03 Medium Equipment Operator (61032982)*Re-advertisement*

Company: South Carolina Job Board
Location: Chester
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities

This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants are still being considered and need not to re-apply.

Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of maintenance activities in the construction, repair, and preservation of roads and bridges on the state highway system. Operates motorized equipment used in the construction and maintenance of highways and bridges or the movement of materials and supplies used to perform these maintenance activities. Operates motorized equipment on a county maintenance Work Request/Patching Crew. Performs skilled highway maintenance worker functions and operates medium sized equipment such as belt loaders, larger (> 4 tons) rollers, skid steer, tractor and trailer mounted injection patcher, tractor with batwing 15' mowers, and combination tractor with side mounted mowers in conjunction with highway and bridge maintenance operations. Performs skilled manual labor in various duties such as patching roadway base and surface failures, cleaning ditches and placing sideline and crossline pipe, installing driveways; removing fallen trees from roadway, cutting dead trees on right-of-way, performing vegetation management to improve visibility of signage; installing, repairing, and maintaining flat sheet signs, extruded panel signs, sign assemblies, and sign foundations; and setting forms and pouring and finishing concrete for curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and other activities related to work request activities and multipurpose operations. Operates tandem dump trucks with trailers for hauling material and transporting equipment for maintenance and construction operations. In conjunction with highway and bridge maintenance activities, operates heavier equipment such as a front-end loader, motor graders, backhoes, specialized slope mowers, truck mounted road patcher, and specialized equipment for cleaning out drainage ditches, installing sideline and crossline pipe, and bridge repairs with various levels of formal and informal training. Operates and maintains powered tools in various phases of roadway maintenance related to assigned tasks such as tree and vegetation removal, cleaning pipes and ditches, concrete sidewalk and gutter repair and maintenance, limb trimming, weed eating, facility maintenance, litter and dead animal removal, etc., and other activities related to maintenance operations. Conducts safety inspections and daily preventative maintenance activities on all assigned equipment to ensure that equipment is greased and lubricated, proper coolant and oil (engine and hydraulic) levels are maintained, hoses and belts are inspected for deterioration, tires are properly inflated, and no leakages are present. Monitors the preventative maintenance program of equipment to ensure a routine maintenance schedule is followed and to monitor equipment use and wear to prolong equipment life. Operates both portable tank-mounted salt brine anti-icing equipment and standard dump truck with snow plow attachment and sand spreader to remove snow and ice from highways and bridges. Assists in emergency or inclement weather operations; available for on-call rotations and extended hours or extended shift operations. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

One (1) year of related work experience; or an approved acceptable equivalence in accordance with State Human Resources Regulations. Necessary Special Requirement: A valid motor vehicle operator's license is required upon entry to the position. Requires attainment of a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six (6) months of placement in the position.

Additional Comments

Non-Discrimination Statement:

The South Carolina Department of Transportation is committed to a diverse workforce and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information,

Keywords: South Carolina Job Board, Rock Hill , Highway Maintenance Worker II/03 Medium Equipment Operator (61032982)*Re-advertisement*, Advertising , Chester, South Carolina

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