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Seasonal Hvy Equip Operator

Date Posted:  May 20, 2022
Requisition ID:  345801

La Porte, IN, US, 46350

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


About Indiana Department of Transportation:
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state’s quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you.

About the Job:

The INDOT LaPorte District is in search of Summer Seasonal Workers interested in joining our team. This position performs support activities throughout the District such as in our Highway Maintenance Department, Logistics, Administration/Finance, Technical Services and Construction Divisions. This position typically pays $15.00 hour.

A Day in the Life:

  • Complies with all safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs equipment maintenance such as minor repairs, preventative maintenance, refueling and pre-trip inspections.
  • Operates and maintains equipment
  • Ensures required inspections are completed in a timely manner and problems are reported
  • Ensures work conforms to appropriate plans, specifications, procedures and polices
  • Operates basic highway maintenance and traffic equipment to maintain, repair, and clean highways and right-of-ways
  • Moves and loads supplies, materials and vehicles

What We're Looking For:

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent preferred.

What You’ll Need For Success:

  • Required to submit and pass a drug test as a condition of employment
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to perform physical activities such as lifting, dragging, stooping, standing, and walking for long periods of time
  • Must be able to endure exposure to inclement weather
  • Must have ability to read, write, and communicate clearly
  • Ability to follow directions and work as part of a team
  • Ability to apply highway principles and procedures as needed
  • Must be able to adequately perform computer skills

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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