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Highway Technician 1, Seneca County, PN

Company: Ohio Department of Aging
Location: Tiffin
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are: The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) oversees building and maintaining the nation's 5 th largest interstate system and the 2 nd largest number of bridges. We take pride in providing safe and efficient roadways for the people of Ohio and to the people traveling within our great state. And in order to achieve that, we do A LOT! From Planning, Engineering, Construction to Law, HR, Communications, IT and everything in between, ODOT has a career for just about everyone. ODOTers are hardworking, passionate, and dedicated to public service. We strive to achieve our agency's vision every day: To be a long term, reliable, professional ,and highly productive organization. ODOT's Mission Statement: To provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place. We will: -Take care of what we have -Make our system work better -Improve safety -Enhance capacity What You Will Do -Operates basic equipment related to snow and ice removal, and roadway maintenance -Performs emergency response, clean-up, and traffic control -Serves the public and work to make the roads in Ohio safer Who we are looking for: -Safety Driven -Enjoys working outdoors -Honest, accountable, trustworthy, and respectful -A positive team player Benefits to you: -Extensive benefits including medical, vision, dental and basic life insurance -11 paid holidays per year -Paid time off with vacation, sick and personal leave accruals -At least a 14% employer contribution in to your OPERS pension plan -Opportunities for career advancement through ODOT's Highway Technician Academy -Pay increases pursuant to the OCSEA Collective Bargaining Agreement -Employee Tuition reimbursement programs -Work/Life Balance -The opportunity to work on an important mission Official Position Description: A Physical Ability Test (PAT) and Reading Comprehension & Math (RCM) Test will be given for the Highway Technician 1 position and candidates MUST pass both tests in order to be considered for employment. PAT/RCM candidates will be selected based in part on meeting prescribed minimum qualifications, including education and/or experience or licensure requirements of this position. Applicants selected to take the test will be notified by mail, per the address provided on the application, of the exact time and location to report for the test administration. Operates basic equipment (i.e., see glossary for identification of basic equipment) & performs general highway maintenance duties which vary by season (e.g., constructs, improves, maintains, repairs & cleans highways &/or roadways & right-of-ways to include excavating & grading ditches, digging channels & cleaning waterways, cuts brush, grass & other vegetation, applies chemicals to vegetation, patches & seals berm & pavement, mixes mortar & concrete, shovels backfill, installs & repairs catch basin & stream channel & completes other drainage work, screens bleeding surface, reshapes/digs ditches/trenches, pours hot tar, removes trash, cleans & repairs highways &/or roadways & right-of-ways, mows grass, moves & loads supplies & materials & completes other related highway maintenance assignments, operates any combination of basic equipment to haul trash), performs snow & ice control & related maintenance duties by operation of snow plow with spreader, brine dispensing equipment, dump truck with attachments, maintains, repairs & installs traffic signs & pavement markings on inter-state, federal & state highways &/or roadways (e.g., repairs/replaces/straightens street &/or traffic signs & other route markers; installs & repairs guardrails). Performs emergency response & clean up & performs traffic control (e.g., flags traffic through work zone or around accident site; sets lane closures; places high water signs; erects barricades); receives training (on the job & formal) in various types of construction inspection activities (maintenance related inspection items). Performs minor repairs & maintenance on equipment (e.g., sharpens; sands; paints; refuels; lubricates; checks tires for wear & pressure; replaces light bulbs; washes & cleans trucks & equipment to prevent rusting); changes tailgates & snowplow blades; conducts pre-trip inspections of equipment. Performs miscellaneous labor & bookkeeping tasks; operates two-way radio/base station; telephones crews for emergencies; cleans offices & garage; keeps daily records & logs (e.g., fuel sheets, material check sheets); responds to general inquiries from public (e.g., gives directions; explains traffic delays; explains work underway); assists stranded motorists (e.g., telephones for needed assistance); performs general labor & maintenance functions at garage; loads & unloads freight; arranges stock in warehouse; moves equipment.Qualifications Application must clearly indicate how applicant meets the minimum qualifications listed below. Applications that do not indicate how they meet the minimum qualifications will not be given consideration . Applicant MUST have a valid Commercial Driver's License, Class B or Class A with tanker endorsement & without airbrake restrictions. Formal education in arithmetic that includes addition & subtraction & decimals, percentages & fractions; ability to read, write & speak common English vocabulary; 3 mos. trg. or 3 mos. exp. in operation of basic equipment. Note: Applicant must have valid Commercial Driver's License at the appropriate level pursuant to approved position description on file to operate motorized equipment of size & type regulated by section 4506 of Ohio Revised Code. -Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.

Keywords: Ohio Department of Aging, Toledo , Highway Technician 1, Seneca County, PN, Professions , Tiffin, Ohio

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