Sunday , March 26 2023

Highway Maintenance Specialist – Colorado State Job Openings

Website State of Colorado

Job Description:

This is a paid temporary position limited to a maximum of 9 months from the date of hire. In addition to being a fantastic place to work, CDOT offers all temporary employees paid sick leave. Temporary employees accrue one hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked, capped at 48 hours.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Mowing grass and weeds
  • Operating heavy equipment, such as tandem dump truck, loader, tractor mower, etc.
  • Maintaining equipment and performing minor repairs
  • Plowing snow
  • Shoveling gravel, sand, concrete, and asphalt
  • Setting out signs and cones for traffic control
  • Installing and repairing guardrail, highway markers and signs, warning signs, and lighting
  • Installing pavement markings/striping
  • Removing debris from culverts, tunnels, etc.
  • Digging ditches
  • Removing and covering graffiti
  • Removing debris from roadways, including rock, mud, and deceased animals
  • Following safety guidance and wearing proper safety equipment
  • Stopping or slowing traffic in emergency situations
  • Filling potholes and roadway cracks

Job Requirements:

  • Likes physically demanding work
  • Likes to solve problems and figure out better ways to do things
  • Has experience using hand tools
  • Has a strong commitment to providing good customer service
  • Has a desire to learn
  • Communicates effectively, especially in safety-critical situations
  • Wants to work outdoors
  • Adapts efficiently to changing conditions and priorities
  • Works effectively in a team environment and looks out for team members
  • Has basic computer skills and can learn new software/equipment
  • Has a strong commitment to working safely
  • Takes pride in a job well done
  • Has experience operating equipment, such as single and tandem axle dump trucks, front end loaders, bulldozers, backhoes, etc.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must have at least two (2) years of physical labor and/or heavy equipment operation experience.

Job Details:

Company: State of Colorado

Vacancy Type: Temporary

Job Location: Thornton, CO, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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