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Highway Maintenance Worker IV/5 (61036920)

Company: South Carolina Job Board
Location: Chester
Posted on: November 19, 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 both specialized and heavy equipment such as snooper truck, boom truck and truck crane units, motor grader, crawler dozer, front-end loader, excavators, and backhoe in conjunction with highway and bridge maintenance 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. Assists Crew Foreman in devising a schedule for work to be performed by maintenance crew. Quantifies daily records of work performed and materials used, records such as HMMS and the maintenance requests and complaints forms. May lead a small crew of 2 or 3 people in assigned independent daily tasks. Instructs crew members daily in safety practices such as flagging operations, wearing of safety equipment, vehicle safety, or when working with hazardous material and waste. Coordinates placement of traffic control devices to properly set up a maintenance work zone according to SCDOT Work Zone Traffic Control Manual and Field Guide. In conjunction with bridge and highway maintenance activities, operates specialized crawler crane in conjunction with bridge repair and replacement operations and practices safe rigging, operator and ground communications, material handling and equipment setup techniques with various levels of formal and informal training. Conducts safety inspection on all assigned vehicles and equipment. Monitors the preventative maintenance program of equipment to insure 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 extended hours or extended shift operations. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum and Additional Requirements A high school diploma and five (5) years of related work experience; or anapproved acceptable equivalence in accordance with State Human ResourcesRegulations. Necessary Special Requirement: A valid operator's license isrequired upon entry to the position. Requires attainment of a Class ACommercial Driver's License (CDL) within six (6) months of placement in the position.Must also obtain a tanker endorsement on your CDL within six (6) months ofplacement 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 IV/5 (61036920), Professions , Chester, South Carolina

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