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Highway Maintenance Worker II-Heavy Equipment Operator () RE-ADVERTISEMENT

Company: South Carolina Job Board
Location: Chester
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT TO RE-APPLY. YOUR APPLICATION IS STILL BEING CONSIDERED. 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 county maintenance Work Request/Patching Crew. Operates heavy equipment such as motor grader and backhoe, truck mounted road patchers, crawler dozer, excavators, and slope mower tractors in conjunction with highway and bridge maintenance operations. Operates other heavy equipment to clean out drainage ditches, install sideline and crossline pipe, driveway installations, and roadside and right-of-way clearing 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. 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 tandem and single-axle dump trucks with trailers for hauling material and transporting equipment for maintenance and construction operations. Assists with instructing crew members in safety practices such as flagging operations, wearing of safety equipment, vehicle safety, or job site hazards. 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. 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 relevant experience may substitute for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. 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. Physical Requirements: Employee must be able to work outside and in inclement weather. Employee must be able to lift 50lbs. Employee must be able to stand, bend, stoop, reach, twist, climb, balance, kneel, crouch, push, pull, grasp and physically manipulate objects of varying size, shape, weight, and material. 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-Heavy Equipment Operator () RE-ADVERTISEMENT, Professions , Chester, South Carolina

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