Transportation Worker - Entry Level - Several Hires!

$43,265 - $52,813 yearly
  • NC Department of Transportation
  • 191 NC 65, Reidsville, NC 27320, USA
  • May 13, 2024
Full time Biking, Walking, and Mobility Engineering Roads, Streets, and Sidewalks

Job Description

How to Apply
 
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: $43,265 - $51,813
 
The Challenge
We are looking for entry-level transportation workers to join our Highway Maintenance team in Rockingham county.
 
In this role, you will learn to:
    • Operate standard hand and power tools, vehicles, and heavy equipment in the preventive maintenance, repair, and construction of roads and roadside features for the State’s highway and roadway systems.
    • Ensure work zone safety.
    • Participate in snow & ice removal.
    • Perform flagging and assist with maintenance/repair project completion through the use of standard tools and equipment such as tractor with various attachments, curb machine, cutoff saw, dump truck, small wheel and sheep foot rollers, vibratory roller compactor, pulverizer mixer, and pneumatic tire roller.
    • Assist paint crews.
    • Erect road signs.
    • Assist our Electronics Technicians with maintenance and installation of signals.
    • Operate hand tools for sign installation and replacement.
    • Use a dump truck, broom tractor, paint line removing machine, thermoplastic machine, trencher, and edge-line paint gun.
    • Perform vegetation control and debris removal.
    • Run a tractor with various attachments and mower.
    • Operate a dump and flatbed truck.
    • Assist in grass and wildflower installation and maintenance.
    • Assist with carpentry, welding, steel fabrication or concrete work activities.
 
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. (Note: You can get this after you are hired through on-the-job training within 360 days of hire.)
    • Safety toe footwear.
 
Notes
    • We will conduct a pre-employment drug and background check with previous employers for the past 3 years about controlled substances and alcohol testing.
    • The role requires work during any bad weather, such as snow and/or ice, tornadoes, hurricanes, etc. that may lead to working extended daily hours, weekends, and holidays
    • You will be subject to outside extreme environmental conditions and hazards at highway construction sites, including heavy equipment and highway traffic.
 
Education & Experience
    • High school/GED diploma; or
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Questions?
Call me: Heather Overcash at 336-487-0000.
 
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