Transportation Worker - Entry Level - 3+ Openings!

$31,200 - $52,813 yearly
  • NC Department of Transportation
  • 1584 Yanceyville St., Greensboro, NC 27415, USA
  • Feb 05, 2024
Full time Biking, Walking, and Mobility Engineering Roads, Streets, and Sidewalks

Job Description

How to Apply
You MUST apply at
This posting is for 3+ openings, and your application will be considered for all of them!
NCDOT is a Great Place to Work.
Looking for a great place to work with
    • A living wage
    • Job security
    • Full benefits (including the State Health Plan and a pension!)
    • A true team atmosphere, and
    • Work you can take pride in
This is an entry-level opening for you to begin a career with the NC Department of Transportation as a Transportation Worker I.  You'll get to work on exciting projects, learn construction skills, and build your career.  Join us!
NEW HIGHER SALARY: $31,200 - $51,525
The Challenge
We are looking for entry-level transportation workers to join our Highway Maintenance team in Guilford county.
In this role you will learn to:
    • Use standard hand tools, power equipment, vehicles, and heavy equipment in the preventive maintenance, repair, and construction of roads and roadside features for the NC highway and road systems.
    • Perform flagging of vehicles entering/exiting construction work zones.
    • Assist with the maintenance/repair project work using tools and equipment, such as a tractor with attachments, curb machine, cutoff saw, dump truck, small wheel and sheep foot rollers, vibrator roller compactor, pulverizer mixer, and pneumatic tire roller.
    • Assist paint crews, erect road signs, and assist Electronics Technicians maintaining and installing signals.
    • Operate hand tools for sign installation and replacement.
    • Perform weed control, trash removal, push snow, and use a tractor with attachments and mower operation.
    • Operate a dump and flatbed truck, broom tractor, paint line removing machine, thermoplastic machine, trencher, and edge-line paint gun operation.
    • Ensure work zone safety.
    • Assist in grass and wildflower planting and maintenance.
    • Perform weed control, debris and snow removal.
What You Bring
    • An interest in a career in Transportation Construction, and commitment to a safe work environment.
    • Experience performing manual labor, and operating power tools such as a chainsaws, weed eaters, skill saws, drills, compactors, jackhammers, etc.
    • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
    • A Commercial Driver’s License with Tanker "N" endorsement. (Note: You can get this after you are hired through our on-the-job training within 360 days from your date of hire.)
    • Safety toe footwear.
    • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
    • A pre-employment drug test is required, and we will check with previous employers for the past 2 years about controlled substances and alcohol testing.
    • You will be subject to outside extreme environmental conditions, in addition to hazards at highway construction sites, including heavy equipment and highway traffic.
    • You will be required to work in stormy weather, such as snow and/or ice, tornadoes, hurricanes, etc., that can lead to working extended daily hours, weekends, and holidays.
Education & Experience
    • High school/GED diploma; or
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Call me: Dana Myers at 336-487-0000.
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