Transportation technician - #9804925

State of Idaho Employment


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Rigby, ID
Contract type: Full time

Description


NOTICE: Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. If you are a current or temporary State of Idaho employee you MUST apply through your internal Luma account.

$1500 Sign-On Bonus!

This announcement will be used to fill Transportation Technician Apprentice positions in District 6, Rigby. These positions will be on our sign/paint crew which can require out of town work as well as overnight shifts. The Transportation Technician Apprentice is a 3-5 year horizontal career path. Through on the job training, classroom training, achievement of team goals and agency goals, there will be opportunity to progress through a 3 Step program. After successful completion of each step, wages may increase as outlined below:

  • Starting wage: $18.55 - $19.05
  • Completion of Step One: $19.98
  • Completion of Step Two: $21.64
  • Completion of Step Three: $23.33

This position requires that you obtain a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within 60 days of hire as well as pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing. ITD will provide training to meet the Entry Level Driver Training requirements as well as licensing costs.

Note: This position may require out-of-town stay for up to 7 weeks out of the year.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  • This position will be on our sign/paint crew which can require out of town work as well as overnight shifts.
  • Employees serve an apprenticeship in which they receive on-the-job instruction, classroom training, or self-study courses
  • Perform entry-level technical highway maintenance and engineering work; performs related work as required
  • Operate a variety of power tools and light and heavy highway and construction equipment to maintain roadways, signs, bridges and other transportation facilities
  • Conduct routine inspections and field tests on construction and maintenance projects
  • Conduct sample and routine material testing
  • Perform entry-level traffic services activities such as striping and replacing and repairing traffic signs and posts
  • This work involves physically demanding tasks such as clearing brush and lifting and carrying heavy objects


Work Environment

  • This work involves working in all types of weather conditions, under hazardous conditions, on congested highways, around operating equipment and in a noisy environment
  • Frequent travel to and from the work site with some overnight stay is required
  • Applying for this job indicates that you are willing and physically able to meet the requirements as stated above
  • Some positions require employees to work with chemicals and toxic materials and incumbents will be required to undergo periodic biologic testing and pass medical tests while employed in these positions

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Valid driver's license
  • Experience operating vehicles with manual transmissions


Additional qualification


  • Class A CDL with tanker endorsement required within 60 days of hire (training may be provided by ITD)
  • Position may be required to work irregular shifts, overtime, weekends and holidays
  • Pre-employment drug testing, and random drug and alcohol tests


Essential Function:


An essential function of this position is driving an ITD vehicle. Incumbents are required to successfully pass a driving record check to be considered for this position.

Minimum Standards:

Within the last three (3) years:

  • Leaving the scene of a personal injury accident
  • Four (4) moving violations
  • Failure to submit to a chemical test


Within the last two (2) years:


  • Three (3) moving violations


Within the last twelve (12) months:


  • Accumulation of six (6) points
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs
  • Two (2) moving violations


ALCOHOL AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES TESTING PROGRAM INFORMATION

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is required to implement an Alcohol and Controlled Substance Program to comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR), Part 382. See Regulations and Policies at the following web site: http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/rules-regulations/administration/fmcsr/FmcsrGuideDetails.aspx?menukey=382.

If you are selected for this position you must undergo a controlled substance test including:

  • Random
  • Reasonable suspicion
  • Post accident
  • Follow-up
  • Return to duty


Please note: Employees are responsible to understand and comply with the Idaho Transportation Department's drug and alcohol procedures. A refusal to submit to the above testing requirements will result in ineligibility for the position due to the inability to perform the Commercial Motor Vehicle driving functions required. A copy of the requirements can be obtained at ITD's Headquarters Human Resource Office or the nearest ITD District Office.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

To learn more about the department, please visit the ITD website. Make a difference in your community and in the lives of the citizens of Idaho!


Benefits:

The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html.*

EEO/ADA/Veteran:

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email ***************@dhr.idaho.gov.

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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