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Highway Maintenance Worker II/3 Heavy Equipment Operator (61032118)

Company: South Carolina Job Board
Location: Chester
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities 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 complex motorized equipment on a District Bridge Maintenance and Replacement Specialty Crew.Operates heavy equipment such as motor grader and backhoe, front-end loader, crawler dozer, and excavators in conjunction with bridge and highway maintenance operations. Operates other equipment to grade bridge slopes, cleaning out around bridge piles, removing old bridge structures, cap and deck placements and right-of-way clearing adjacent to bridge operations. Operates tandem and single axle dump trucks with trailers, and lowboy truck tractor for hauling material and transporting equipment for maintenance and construction operations. Performs skilled manual labor in various carpentry and concrete duties and skills associated with bridge caps and pile repairs. Duties to include building forming, steel rebar placement, pouring and finishing concrete; repairing brick and block masonry drainage structures; concrete deck repairs; and cutting dead trees on right-of-way. Performs a variety of 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. In conjunction with bridge and highway maintenance activities, operates specialized equipment such as a snooper truck, boom truck and truck crane units in conjunction with bridge repair and replacement operations with various levels of formal and informal training. 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 duties as assigned. Minimum and Additional Requirements Two (2) years of related work experience; or an approved acceptable equivalence in accordance with State Human Resources Regulations. Necessary Special Requirement: A valid 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. Must also obtain a tanker and fifth wheel endorsements on your CDL within six(6) months of placement within positon. 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/3 Heavy Equipment Operator (61032118), Professions , Chester, South Carolina

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