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Highway Technician
URBANA IA 52345
Category: Other
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  • 6/17/2018 11: 59 PM Central

Job code: lhw-e0-90648747

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Highway Technician
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Highway Technician
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$38,480.00 - $56,784.00 Annually
Location
Urbana - 52345 - Benton County, IA
Full-time
Agency
645 Iowa Department of Transportation
Job Number
18-02146
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Doug Lickteig - (319) 443-2370
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Job Description



The Iowa Department of Transportation is looking to fill a Highway Technician position to assist the state.


This position operates equipment/performs physical activities in the maintenance of roadway, roadside, right of way, shoulder, bridge and highway grading/paving projects; during construction season, performs routine technical (e.g., checking grades/elevations, sampling, testing and inspecting construction materials) and survey, field/lab tests and inspection duties; collects, classifies and reports project data. Performs duties related to snow and ice removal.


Lifting: Ability to perform heavy work, occasionally (1-33% of the time) lifting/lowering, carrying and pushing/pulling various items/using force from 50 - 100 lbs. Team lift or mechanical assist recommended for weights over 75 lbs.


CDL: Must possess a valid Commercial Learners Permit (CLP) upon hire. Within 30 calendar days following appointment, a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with the required endorsements and applicable restrictions must be obtained and maintained in order to continue employment.


Drug & Alcohol Testing: Requires a pre-employment drug screen and will require ongoing participation in the employer's random drug and alcohol testing program and will be subject to the regulations regarding the Federal drug and alcohol testing program.


Herbicide: Within a period of time as determined by the appointing authority, will be required to have and maintain a current Herbicide Applicator certification. Requires certification for testing materials and operating specialized equipment.


Additional Requirements:


+ Post offer, pre-employment physical.

+ Within 5 months of appointment, must reside within 30 minutes driving time, during normal conditions, from assigned work location.

+ Must respond to emergency situations as required.

+ Must be able to work up to 16 consecutive hours.

+ Some overnight travel may be required.

+ Shift: Mon - Fri, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm, hours may vary, occasional overtime required.

+ Subject to call 24 hours a day during emergency conditions including nights, weekends and holidays.











Minimum Qualification Requirements



Graduation from high school, or G.E.D. and two years of full-time highway maintenance and equipment operation work, construction inspection, field work in engineering survey, or materials inspection and testing;

OR

an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year (30 semester hours) of accredited post high school education in highway maintenance and equipment operation, construction inspection, engineering survey, or materials inspection and testing for each year of the required experience;

OR

employees withcurrentcontinuous experience in the State Executive Branch that includes 18 months of full-time work as a Highway Technician Associate or Construction Technician Assistant.


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Additional Qualification Requirements





+ Positions in this class require possession of a valid Commercial Learner's Permit upon hire. Within a timeframe determined by the appointing authority, a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with the required endorsements and applicable restrictions must be obtained and subsequently maintained in order to continue employment.

+ In conjunction with Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (parts 40 and 382), this job requires a pre-employment drug screen and will require ongoing participation in the employer's random drug and alcohol testing program and will be subject to the regulations regarding the Federal drug and alcohol testing program.

+ Prior to starting employment, all persons are required to have a post-offer, pre-employment physical verifying the physical ability to perform the duties described.

+ Within a period of time, as determined by the appointing authority, designated positions are required to have and maintain a current Herbicide Applicator certification from the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

+ Positions require certification for testing materials and operating specialized equipment as required by the Iowa Department of Transportation's Technical Training and Certification Program for Highway Materials and Construction; and/or other certifications as required.








+ Employees must be able to travel and may be required to stay away from home overnight during assignments.

+ Within a timeframe, as determined by the appointing authority, employees in designated positions are required to reside within 30 minutes driving time, during normal conditions, from assigned work location.

+ Employees must respond to emergency situations as required.












Join Us!

Whether it's caring for those in need, making highways safer, or improving agriculture production, the work that we do matters to the people of Iowa.

We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.


CareerChoices

State government is one of the largest employers in Iowa, and also one of the most diverse. From state trooper to nurse to engineer, the state offers a wide variety of career opportunities.


Benefits

The state offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays, a defined benefit retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts. For more information, please visit the executive branch employee benefits website.


The State of Iowa is committed to providing an outstanding employment experience. Check out thisBenefits Beyond the Paycheck brochure.












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Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability?

Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely. Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.

Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.


+ Yes - I understand and agree.


+ No






02


Do you have a High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.)?


IF YES - How many years do you have of full-time experience in highway maintenanceANDone or more of the following?


+ Equipment operation work

+ Construction inspection

+ Field work in engineering survey

+ Materials inspection and testing







+ Not applicable - I do not have a High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.)


+ I do not have experience in highway maintenance


+ I do not have any experience in equipment operation work, construction inspection, field work in engineering survey, or materials inspection and testing


+ Less than one year experience in BOTH highway maintenance AND one or more of the following; equipment operation work, construction inspection, field work in engineering survey, or materials inspection and testing


+ One year to less than two years of experience in BOTH highway maintenance AND one or more of the following; equipment operation work, construction inspection, field work in engineering survey, or materials inspection and testing


+ Two or more years of experience in BOTH highway maintenance AND one or more of the following; equipment operation work, construction inspection, field work in engineering survey, or materials inspection and testing






03


How many years do you have of COMBINED post high school education in highway maintenance and equipment operation, construction inspection, engineering survey, or materials inspection and testingANDfull-time experience in highway maintenanceANDone or more of the following?


+ Equipment operation work

+ Construction inspection

+ Field work in engineering survey

+ Materials inspection and testing






30 semester hours of the specified post high school education equals one year of the required experience.


+ No applicable - I do not have post high school education in highway maintenance and equipment operation, construction inspection, engineering survey, or materials inspection and testing


+ I do not have experience in highway maintenance


+ I do not have any experience in equipment operation work, construction inspection, field work in engineering survey, or materials inspection and testing


+ Less than two years of the combined education and experience in BOTH highway maintenance AND one or more of the following; equipment operation work, construction inspection, field work in engineering survey, or materials inspection and testing


+ Two or more years of the COMBINED education and experience in BOTH highway maintenance AND one or more of the following; equipment operation work, construction inspection, field work in engineering survey, or materials inspection and testing






04


If you are a CURRENT employee for the State of Iowa (Executive Branch): How many months of full-time work experience do you have in the classification of Highway Technician Associate or Construction Technician Assistant?


+ Less than six months of experience as a Highway Technician Associate or Construction Technician Assistant


+ Six months to less than 12 months of experience as a Highway Technician Associate or Construction Technician Assistant


+ 12 months to less than 18 months of experience as a Highway Technician Associate or Construction Technician Assistant


+ 18 or more months of Highway Technician Associate or Construction Technician Assistant


+ Not applicable - Not a State of Iowa employee





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645 Iowa Department of Transportation


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800 Lincoln WayAmes, Iowa, 50010






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