Transportation Maintenance Specialist 2 (Clatskanie)
Transportation-Highway - Clatskanie, OR

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Position Summary
ODOT13-0185oc – Clatskanie
This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur in this unit or location.
The Transportation Maintenance Specialist 2 (TMS2) works on a maintenance crew. You will perform any required manual labor or operate equipment necessary to maintain, repair, reconstruct any roadway or highway, freeway, bridge or rest area facility. You will work both in an office and outdoors, year round, in a variety of weather conditions. You may be required to work any hours/shift, any day of the week, including holidays, for emergency and weather-related purposes. You may be required to travel overnight.
This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU).
The employees are required to use a vehicle to conduct business; you must possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license and be able to obtain a commercial driver's license, CDLA, within 6 months of hire.
Instructions - Minimum Qualifications
The 'Work Experience' and/or 'Education' sections of your application must clearly describe how you meet the qualifications for this position as listed below; you must also answer supplemental questions.
A resume' or position description will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Minimum Qualifications :
Two years of maintenance and/or construction experience in roadway/highway, bridge, sign, drawbridge or landscape, AND

Experience in each of the following areas:
A) operating heavy and/or light motorized equipment;
B) using hand and power tools;
C) performing minor servicing of equipment,; AND
D) applying safety procedures.

You must have:
A current valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL A); OR
A current valid non-commercial Class C Driver's License; AND the ability to obtain a CDL A within one to six months from your date of hire.

You must have a maximum response time of 45 minutes to the Clatskanie Maintenance Yard for emergency call-outs.
Criminal Background and additional pre-employment check(s) as required for the position will be conducted on final candidates (could include Driver License, LEDS, and/or Education Verification).

Veteran's Points :
Honorable or General 'Character of Service' showing on a DD214 or DD215 attached to your application - 5 Points
Honorable or General 'Character of Service' showing on a DD214 or DD215 and a 'Certificate of Civil Service' preference letter attached to your application - 10 Points
Questions?
For questions about the job announcement, call 503-378-8139.
For technical help with online application, call 1-877-204-4442.
Application Help: Application Help: http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/CS/HR/jobs/Application_Help.pdf
Position Duties
Maintain roadside turf and arboreal areas; clean brush, mow grass, spray pesticides and herbicides, and dispose of roadside debris.
Dig and clean ditches, catch basins and drainage systems. Repair culverts, inlets and erosion.
Maintain restrooms and information centers at rest areas; perform minor building maintenance; and may oversee janitorial contractors maintaining building interiors.
Repair, maintain and install irrigation systems as needed. Service and repair equipment and tools.
Perform minor surface repair including hand, pothole and concrete patching and small inlay work, build/repair roadway shoulders and bike paths, and perform minor construction.
Sweep highway facilities such as shoulders and intersections; perform clean-up of sidewalks, graffiti, paving, bridge walks, and islands.
Operate rotary snow plows and truck mounted push plows to clear snow from the roadway. Operate motor graders to cut “Snow Pack” from roadways.
Maintain, repair or replace guardrails, barriers, fences, glare screens, roadway delineators or milepost markers; apply, maintain and/or replace roadway/highway striping and/or legends.
Respond to accidents and other emergencies; secure area by providing traffic control and coordinate activities of other agencies and the public to ensure the safety of the public and crews; assist with clean up involving accidents and spills.
Read and interpret plans and layouts for projects.
Perform highway maintenance duties at night during off-peak traffic times.
Application Checklist

Electronic or Paper Application Checklist:
Application
Supplemental Questions*
Veteran's Documents - If Applicable

  • When submitting a paper application, if supplemental questions are listed in the on-line announcement your answers must be attached.
Oregon Department of Transportation
Human Resources/Recruitment, MS12
355 Capitol St NE
Salem OR 97301-3871
Fax 503-986-3895

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