Senior Equipment Operator - 55007630

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Requisition No: 427544 Agency: Department of Transportation Working Title: SENIOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR - 55007630 Position Number: 55007630 Salary: $30,907.29 - $39,997.67 Posting Closing Date: 09/21/2021 STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION 490 / Fort Pierce Maintenance OPEN COMPETITIVE CAREER SERVICE Previous applicants need not reapply to be considered. CONTACT PERSON: Lori Testa CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (772) 429-4861 CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: ANTICIPATED BI-WEEKLY HIRING SALARY: $1,326.63 The State of Florida offers an excellent benefits package including paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, several low-premium healthcare options, tuition waivers, and training opportunities for professional growth and development. For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES. QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation's Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities. Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities may be provided. Please contact the Florida Department of Transportation's Human Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-5300 for assistance. This position requires a valid Class 'A' driver's license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's Drivers Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record is defined as any of the following: * three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that accumulate 3 or more points per violation; * any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years; * a suspension or revocation of the driver license for moving violations in the past 3 years; and * a suspension or revocation for refusal to take a sobriety test, or any suspension or revocation for a DUI conviction in the past 4 years. Your driving record will be reviewed and the status of your driver license confirmed. In order to be eligible for hire into a position requiring a CDL, applicants must register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, as required, for the Department to conduct a pre-employment query. Click here to register for the Clearinghouse. A mandatory drug screening will be performed on the successful applicant. POSITION DESCRIPTION: Operates vehicles and a variety of large equipment to include, but not limited to; road graders, sewer cleaner and hydraulic excavators in bridge and roadway maintenance. Performs minor maintenance and servicing work in connection with any type of equipment operated and assists in the repairs of this equipment; check and add fluids, checks/adjusts brakes, maintains proper air pressure in all tires, etc. Cleans and washes equipment. Coordinates, participates, and directs the maintenance activity of the assigned crew. Assists in selecting materials, supplies, equipment, inspecting, planning workloads, work flows, deadlines, work objectives and time utilization with employees. Maintains records of operation. Prepares and maintains daily paperwork such as crew activity reports and daily vehicle check lists. Performs independent manual labor incidental to job assignments. Performs Temporary Traffic Control (Maintenance of Traffic). Supervises Department of Corrections inmates crew performing maintenance activities. Performs rough carpentry, masonry, painting and/or assists in the assembly and erection of highway signs. Trains crew members in the operation of heavy equipment and of basic Temporary Traffic Control (Maintenance of Traffic). Assists with crew activity reports as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of mathematical calculations; standard safety rules and procedures; the procedures, techniques and use of equipment in the maintenance and repair of highways, bridges and/or other highway structures. Skilled in operating a variety of hand and power tools; operating and performing minor maintenance on large equipment and vehicles; completing job related reports and forms; communicating both verbally and in writing, including following oral/written instructions. Ability to: operate a variety of heavy equipment; train others; read and understand job related materials; develop and maintain effective working relationships with others; lift, carry, and handle up to 50 pounds; stoop, climb, squat, push, pull, crawl or bend on a frequent basis; work outdoors in various weather conditions, on various terrains and at various heights or in high volume traffic; stand for an extended period of time. OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of this position, the incumbent must respond to emergencies when necessary. While on-duty status, the position's incumbent must be readily available to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) consistent with the type of Commercial Driver's License (CDL) the incumbent is required to possess or on a routine basis performs other CMV safety-sensitive functions. A valid Class 'A' CDL is required. Must obtain certification in Temporary Traffic Control (Maintenance of Traffic) - Intermediate Level within one year and maintain it. The incumbent of this position is required to work with or around Department of Corrections inmates. The incumbent must successfully obtain and maintain, training, certification, a satisfactorily criminal background check and any additional requirements provided by the Department of Corrections in order to supervise inmates. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency, valid Class 'A' Commercial Driver's License, and four years of infrastructure construction or maintenance experience. An additional year of experience, for a total of five years of experience, in infrastructure construction or maintenance is a substitute for a High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency. As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications. THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES. If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708. The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace. Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation. The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act. VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. Nearest Major Market: Port Saint Lucie


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