Seasonal Transportation Technician – Basin Area

  • Full Time
  • Utah

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description
 

Do you have a Class A Commercial Driver’s License? Are you looking for winter seasonal work? Come join the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT)!

The Utah Department of Transportation is looking for hard working individuals to assist with their winter seasonal work in the Strawberry, Vernal and Duchesne Maintenance Stations (addresses listed below) .

Principal Duties
Our Transportation Technicians use a variety of tools and heavy machinery from snow plows to backhoes to do their work. Each station is responsible for:Removing snow from state roadways using snowplows/graders/blowers, etc..
Performing station and highway maintenance.
Repairing signs and fences.
Completing other duties as assigned.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidates for this position will:Have a current Class ‘A’ Commercial Driver License.
Have snow plowing experience.
Meet the 30 minute response time to one of the maintenance stations listed in this job posting (Strawberry, Vernal or Duchesne). See below for addresses.
Be able and willing to routinely lift heavy objects (minimum of 50 pounds).
Be able and willing to work outdoors in various types of weather and conditions.
Be able and willing to work night hours.
Be able and willing to provide 24 hour availability.
Be a dependable self-starter.
Work well in a team environment and independently as required.

Preferences
Preference may be given to applicants who have:UDOT maintenance/construction experience.
Work experience operating heavy equipment.
Work experience with and/or knowledge of roadway maintenance/construction and snow removal.

Interested applicants may apply on line or visit any of the maintenance stations below to apply in person with the Station Supervisor. See location below: 

Strawberry Maintenance Station
Location: SR 40 Mile Post 42, Strawberry, UT 84032
Station Supervisor: Wayne Casper
Phone: 435-548-2625 or 435-724-4343

Vernal Maintenance Station
Location: 2773 N Vernal Ave, Vernal, Utah 84078
Station Supervisor: John Jorgensen
Phone: 435-789-2333 or 435 828-7423

Duchesne Maintenance Station
Location: 8225 S 21510 W, Duchesne, UT 84021
Station Supervisor: Justin Lazenby
Phone: 435-650-7027 or 435-738-5731
 

Supplemental Information
Here is some additional information you should be aware of:

This position is subject to pre-employment drug testing and random drug and alcohol testing of employees after hire. A conditional offer of employment may be made pending drug test results.
Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand; walk over rough surfaces; bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs.) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time.
Employee may be reassigned to a different location as deemed necessary by the Region Director/Group Leader.

To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.