Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 2/Highway Maintenance Worker 1 (Schenectady)

Compensation

: $37,650.00 - $68,070.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Facility Maintenance



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Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 2:

Must be 18 years old, pass physical/medical examination and drug test; and possess a Class A or B Commercial Driver License with no airbrake restriction. Candidates will be evaluated on their ability to satisfactorily operate a NYSDOT large dump truck within two weeks of appointment. Failure to pass will result in termination.

Highway Maintenance Worker 1:

Satisfactory completion of the Highway Maintenance Worker Traineeship 2 or one year of experience in the operation of highway construction, maintenance equipment, or other vehicles in excess of 26,000 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating with air brakes and manual transmission and possession of a Class A or B Commercial Driver License with DOT-specified endorsements, and two NYSDOT equipment operation certifications, in addition to the following three specific certifications: heavy dump truck, one person plowing with single or double wing, and front-end loader.

Within the first two weeks of employment, applicant must satisfactorily complete NYSDOT Heavy Dump Certification or their employment will be terminated.

Perform routine manual tasks requiring medium to heavy physical effort involving exposure to all kinds of weather conditions. Summer duties involve paving, resurfacing, roadside maintenance, drainage maintenance, traffic control, and other assigned tasks. Will be expected to operate plows during winter operations and to obtain the equipment certifications listed above. Overtime response and shift work are requirements for this job; therefore, use of vacation and personal leaves are limited during the winter but can be used during the summer. Individuals selected must be able to respond to emergency callout within 1 hour during inclement weather, including all snow and ice conditions, to be considered for this position. Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department's response to regional and statewide emergency situations.
Associated topics: backfill, crew, dig, grounds, irrigation, laborer, maintenance, maintenence, paver, tree maintenance * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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