State of Iowa Talent Gateway - Pottawattamie County, IA

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Location : Council Bluffs South Garage

This position performs a range of duties. These duties may include equipment operation and physical labor activities including but not limited to:
  • snow and ice control
  • repair and maintenance of roadway surface and shoulders
  • assignment as crew leader
  • perform routine sampling, testing and inspection of construction materials
  • perform routine survey activities
  • perform routine field and lab tests for construction and materials inspections
  • collect, classify and report project data
These duties require the ability to work outdoors during inclement weather, to lift objects up to 65 lbs., and to understand and follow written and oral instructions. Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) instruction permit is required at the time of appointment. Within 14 calendar days following appointment a valid Class "A" CDL must be obtained with air brake, tanker and any other required endorsements. At the time of appointment, the Department of Transportation may provide assistance with training and a vehicle for testing. The CDL must be maintained in order to continue employment. The employee must reside within 30 minutes driving time (during normal conditions) from the assigned workstation. Compliance with this residency requirement will be determined by the selecting authority (not to exceed 5 months). This position is subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing as well as other drug and alcohol testing requirements. Travel : Some travel and overnight stays may be required. Shift: Hours may vary and are subject to call 24 hours a day during emergency conditions. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from high school, or G.E.D. and two years of full-time highway maintenance and equipment operation work, construction inspection, field work in engineering survey, or materials inspection and testing .

For additional ways to qualify, please click on this link to view the job description and minimum qualifications . Additional Qualifications Post Close Date 17-Dec-2012