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Colorado Department of Transportation

Limon, CO

Highway Maintenance Specialist - Limon Jobs Near Me

Location250 F Ave, Limon, Colorado 80828
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-09-07
Direct Apply
Yes
Valid Through2023-05-17

Job Description:

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION:Applications will be considered from residents and non-residents of Colorado.This announcement is posted until the position is filled. Applications will beconsidered as they are received. It's in your best interest to apply early.If you have a Colorado Class A or B Commercial Driver s License and arepassionate about safety, travel, and hands-on repair and improvements, thenconsider turning your passions into a career as a Highway MaintenanceSpecialist. CDOT has a vacancy for a Highway Maintenance Specialist in Limon,CO.The starting salary for this position is $1544.77/biweekly. There are 26biweekly pay periods in a year. Upon successful completion of the probationaryperiod, you may be eligible for an increase in salary of up to 10%. If fundingis available, this position will be eligible for a snow bonus in the wintermonths.About CDOTDo you want to make a difference in Coloradans lives? Do you have a passionfor helping people and keeping them safe? At the Colorado Department ofTransportation (CDOT), you ll have the opportunity to do just that. The workour people do contributes to keeping Coloradans and visitors safe and providesfreedom, connection, and experience through travel. Please visit our careerspage to learn about CDOT and how we are making Colorado a great place to live,work and play, now and for the future! Also, check out our excellent benefitspackage!CDOT for AllCDOT s strength is our people, and our commitment to our people is to shape,support, and sustain the employee experience and ultimately create asupportive workplace where everyone, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity,religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity,citizenship status, education, disability, socioeconomic status, or any otheridentity, has the opportunity to thrive.Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.For more information, go tohttps://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service?The eligible list created from this announcement may be used to fill one ormore positions.DESCRIPTION OF JOB:What You Will DoNo two days are exactly the same in CDOT highway maintenance. Your daily workactivities change based on project needs and also vary based on weather,environment, and road conditions. You will be on-call on a rotating basis aswell as subject to call to respond to weather and other emergencies. You willtypically work in a team environment, as each maintenance patrol location hasat least one lead highway maintenance specialist and multiple highwaymaintenance specialists. Your main job activities include:Plowing snowOperating heavy equipment, such as tandem dump truck, loader, tractor mower,etc.Mowing grass and weedsRemoving debris from roadways, including rock, mud, and deceased animalsRemoving debris from culverts, tunnels, etc.Shoveling gravel, sand, concrete, and asphaltDigging ditchesInstalling and repairing guardrail, highway markers and signs, warning signs,and lightingFilling potholes and roadway cracksSetting out signs and cones for traffic controlRemoving and covering graffitiInstalling pavement markings/stripingStopping or slowing traffic in emergency situationsMaintaining equipment and performing minor repairsFollowing safety guidance and wearing proper safety equipmentWhat Impact You Will HaveYour work is critical to keeping Colorado s roadways open and safe. Your workalso positively impacts quality of life for all Coloradans and visitors andhelps our economy to thrive.What CDOT ProvidesPersonal protective equipment, such as uniforms, boots, hard hats, gloves,safety vest, respirator, and toolsFull payment for your CDL physical, after your first year with CDOTPartial reimbursement (up to 50%) for your CDL renewal, after your first yearwith CDOTCPR and first-aid trainingVariety of career training opportunities40-hour work weeks, with opportunity for overtime during weather emergencies4-day work schedule (10-hour days Monday-Th

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