Can Patcher Job Description Sample
Transportation Worker IV
Description of Work
Salary Range: $ 32,703 – $ 51,904 GN07
Position will function as a Transportation Worker 4 in our Mecklenburg County Maintenance Unit. This position will operate various pieces of equipment including bulldozer, excavator, backhoe, skid steer, tandem dump truck, front end loader, tractor trailer, lee boy asphalt maintainer, Motor grader, rollers, and other pieces as needed on the various crews.
This position will also serve as a lead worker of a highway maintenance crew. Responsibilities include installing traffic control and erosion control devices, roadway grading, machining unpaved roads, pavement repair, pipe installation, manual tree and brush removal, debris and litter removal, snow plowing, spreading salt, and salt brine application. Employee must also be able to operate the minimum amount of equipment required in the preceding level.
Work may require lifting up to 50 lbs. repeatedly. Work will require exposure to all types of weather conditions. Work requires the ability to work on uneven surfaces and slopes. This position is subject to emergency call back and scheduled night work during adverse weather or other circumstances.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Applicants must meet the Education Requirements and all KSAs in order to qualify. Qualified applicants must submit an application that CLEARLY reflects work experience that demonstrates the following:
Experience in the operation of at least 2 pieces of the following equipment: backhoe, tandem dump truck, motor grader, front end loader, forklift, force feed loader, asphalt distributor, asphalt patcher crack sealing machine, track excavators, skid steer or sweeper
Knowledge of intermediate Work Zone Safety & NC DOT Workplace Safety policy and practices Ability to train lower level workers on the safe operation of equipment necessary for respective area.
Experience in one of the following: shoulder and ditch maintenance, pipe installation or asphalt patching
Demonstrated ability to supervise and to train others in equipment operations as well as directing the daily activities of a work crew
Experience in snow and ice removal operations
Ability to carry out complete oral and written instructions. Physical activities include but are not limited to standing, walking, talking and hearing.
Must be able to effectively communicate the English language. Exposed to extreme conditions such as ice, snow, difficult terrain, dust, extreme heat and cold, high volumes of traffic and heavy construction equipment. As a condition of employment, a release form (ALCDRG-01) and a background statement (ALCDRG-06) must be completed and signed allowing the NC DOT to check with previous employers for the past two years about controlled substances and alcohol testing.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid inmate card. Safety toe shoes are required. Class A CDL with N endorsements required.
Offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of NC DOT post offer employment evaluation.
- For current State employees, please note that as of June 1st, 2018: promotional and RIF priority will be determined and salary administration will be based upon the new Statewide classification system.*
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
High school or General Educational Development diploma and six years of experience operating equipment directly related to the area of specialization; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Supplemental and Contact Information
Applicant must meet both the minimum requirements and all posted knowledge, skills, and ability requirements to be considered qualified for the position. It is important that your application includes all your relevant education and work experience and that you answer all questions associated with the application.
NC DOT will not accept "See Attached" or "See Resume" in lieu of education and work experience completed on the application. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting date will be accepted.
Equipment Operator IV
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Drives and controls on/off-road equipment to haul supplies to and from the work site. This may include public highway systems.
Manipulates equipment with integrated mechanical, hydraulic, and electronic systems/controls by coding computers and or adjusting levers, gears, valves, switches and related controls.
Operates mobile equipment and hand tools to dig, ditch, slope, strip, grade, backfill, mow, and clear and excavate.
Loads and unloads rock, debris, earth, trees and materials, such as abrasives, de-icing chemicals/hazardous material using hands, loaders, trucks, hand-truck, forklift, dolly-lift and hoist.
Operates hand tools such as jackhammers, mechanical tampers, power saws, air compressors, hydraulic drivers, and similar equipment to make general repairs of roads, grounds, and/or structures.
Performs construction/maintenance and repairs in a variety of labor/trades fields such as carpentry, welding, and masonry.
Responds to environmental/highway emergency situations to control snow, storm water, hazardous debris, oil spills, etc. on roads, grounds and related areas.
Uses traffic control techniques to control high/low speed vehicular traffic movements.
Performs preventive maintenance, operational checks, pre, and post walk around inspections, and makes minor repairs/adjustments of assigned equipment; reports damage and /or required maintenance.
May operate draw and swing bridges to permit both water and roadway traffic to pass safely.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Equipment Operator IV
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Six months experience in operating self-propelled mobile equipment with wheeled or crawler type traction work to fine specifications on all types of terrain.
Six months experience in constructing drainage systems for storm water management, road maintenance and construction.
Six months experience in evaluating and establishing traffic controls in a work zone.
Six months experience in preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment which includes lubricating, cleaning, and servicing.
Knowledge of record keeping.
Possession of a valid CDL Class B Driver's License with Airbrake Restriction (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).
As a prerequisite to qualifying for the Equipment Operator IV level, the individual must be a DelDOT Operator III, OR, have been a DelDOT Operator III within the past 2 year period from which the individual left the position in good standing. Every Equipment Operator III must, at a minimum, obtain DelDOT certification to operate:
1.Four 400 series equipment pieces, identified in the Certification Manual, which must be needed for production in the individual's area of assignment and must be approved by the District Engineer or a designee. "Float Crew pieces" of equipment may be used if both the employee and the District Engineer agree and make the necessary arrangements.
The Equipment Operator III must regularly operate in situations where he/she is required to be a project leader (i.e. to self-manage.) This operator works independently and is solely responsible for effectiveness of the specific task. Examples of project leader include equipment operator utilizing; a truck tractor 5th wheel with Low Boy combinations, a pothole patcher, or a street sweeper. The project leader duties would include planning, scheduling, effectively performing the operation, and recording of work accomplished.
2.Two, 400 series plus three additional equipment pieces, identified in the Certification Manual, which must be needed for production in the individual's area of assignment and must be approved by the District Engineer or a designee. The additional equipment pieces will be any combination of 300 or 400 series. If 300 series equipment is used it must be in addition to the equipment used to certify on for the promotion to Equipment Operator III. "Float Crew pieces" of equipment may be used if both the employee and the District Engineer agree and make the necessary arrangements.
Have satisfactorily served as equipment intensive crew leader on assignments. A crew leader is responsible for the effectiveness of a work crew of three or more equipment operators. An example of a crew leader is the lead operator of a mowing, crack sealing, tar and chip, or a divided highway snow removal crew.
NOTE: Any past certification that had taken place using previous Operator Certification Manual criteria will stay in effect. If the certification number has changed, the operator may only apply credit towards promotional requirements for either, the old certification or the new certification number, not both. In determining promotional eligibility Operators must maintain the minimum certifications that were used for previous promotions without duplicate application of credit. Any new certification will follow the requirements of the Equipment Operator Manual.
300 AND 400 SERIES EQUIPMENT LIST
301 STREET SWEEPER
302 ROAD GRADER (BASIC)
306 HYDRAULIC EXCAVATOR (BASIC)
310 PAVEMENT RECYCLER/PULVI-MIXER
313 ROLLER DRIVEN OVER 6 TON, RUBBER TIRE T&C
315 TRACTOR WITH EXTENDED ARM ATTACHMENTS
318 FRONT-END LOADER (BASIC)
321 JET RODDER (TRAILER MOUNTED)
325 BUCKET (AERIAL) TRUCK BOOM OVER 37 FOOT
330 TRUCK WITH MOUNTED HOT ASPHALT UNIT (PATCHER)
335 POTHOLE PATCHER DRIVEN (ROSCO)
340 CRACK SEALER
345 ASPHALT MAINTAINER
350 SKID STEER LOADER WITH ATTACHMENTS
400 TRACKED EXCAVATOR (CAT)
401 MOTOR GRADER (ADVANCED)
403 HYDRAULIC EXCAVATOR (ADVANCED)
404 ASPHALT DISTRIBUTOR, 3000 GAL T&C
405 TRUCK TRACTOR WITH HYDRAULIC TRAILER CDL-A
406 SELF PROPELLED CHIP SPREADER T&C
411 TRUCK TRAILER COMBINATION (ADVANCED) CDL-A
412 WRECKER 5 TON
413 BRIDGE INSPECTION UNIT
418 FRONT END LOADER (ADVANCED)
419 SEWER & CATCH BASIN CLEANER (TRUCK MOUNTED)
420 TOLL PLAZA LANE CLEANER
(A) CDL A (Towing Trailer)(N) Tank Vehicle (Over 1000 gallons)
Additional Posting Information
Applicants may only apply if they are current permanent employees of the recruiting State of Delaware Dept. of Transportation in a position covered by the Merit System who have completed their initial probationary period.
Conditions of Hire
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship.
Pre-employment Drug Testing: Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.
This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization). The candidate selected for this position shall be asked to join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, decline joining the labor organization and not pay dues or a fee. The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes.
To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at http://ben.omb.delaware.gov/
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the "My Applications" tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance. The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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