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Seasonal Worker-Facilities

Date Posted:  May 20, 2022
Requisition ID:  346761

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.


Salary: $15/per hour

About the Job:

Incumbent is responsible for participating in preventative maintenance and/or maintenance repair work at the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT). Incumbent follows general instructions and standard practices of the trade. Incumbent reports to the Maintenance Supervisor 3.


 LaPorte District services the 13 counties of Northwest Indiana: Lake, Porter, LaPorte, St. Joseph, Marshall, Starke, Newton, Jasper, Pulaski, Fulton, White, Carroll, and Cass.

A Day in the Life:

  • Oversees the work of outside contractors, making sure assigned work is completed appropriately and as scheduled, as well as in a safe and efficient manner;
  • Identifies, makes recommendations to the proper parties, and takes appropriate action to ensure timely correction of maintenance issues/problems at all district facilities;
  • Oversees operation and maintenance of the facility and/or buildings to minimize the interruption of service to various operations;
  • Assists in ensuring that the facility and grounds are in a constant state of survey readiness from a maintenance perspective;
  • Initiates repair parts order requests, recommends items for inventory stock, and monitors use;
  • Provides service and repairs to various facilities motors, panels, transformers, lighting systems, brine systems, deer burners, lift stations, propane dispensers, etc.; 
  • Performs support work with/for other crafts/trades; 
  • Installs commercial doors and hardware;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

What We're Looking For:

  • Valid high school diploma or GED, preferred.
  • One (1) year of work experience, maintenance preferred.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • 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.
  • Candidate will be required to submit to and pass a drug test as a condition of employment.


This Intermittent position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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