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Date Posted:  Jun 18, 2022
Requisition ID:  343402

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.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


About the Job:

This position is responsible for performing general highway maintenance duties that keep INDOT assets in good working condition to ensure customer satisfaction. This includes, but not limited to fleet, facilities, bridges, culverts, roadway, and right-of-way maintenance activities.

A Day in the Life:

  • Complies with INDOT Safety Policies and Procedures;
  • Operates basic highway maintenance and traffic equipment to maintain, repair, and clean highways and right-of-ways;
  • Moves and loads supplies and materials;
  • Maintains, repairs and installs traffic signs, route markers, and pavement markings;
  • Performs emergency response activities such as: clean-up, traffic control, lane closures, placement of signs, and erecting barricades;
  • Performs equipment maintenance such as: minor repairs, preventative maintenance, refueling, and pre-trip inspections;
  • Performs miscellaneous labor tasks;
  • Provides assistance to the public by responding to general inquiries, explaining delays, etc.;
  • May perform basic construction inspection duties, as needed; and,
  • Performs other related job duties as assigned.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • High school graduate or equivalent;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license;
  • Must have ability to read, write and communicate clearly;
  • Required to submit to and pass a drug test as a condition of employment;
  • Must have ability to lift 50 pounds;
  • Must have ability to perform physical activities such as lifting, dragging, stooping, standing, and walking for long periods of time;
  • Must have ability to endure exposure to inclement weather;
  • Must have ability to operate specialty traffic equipment (e.g. bucket trucks, paint equipment, etc.); and,
  • Must have ability to follow directions and work as part of a team.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

This seasonal 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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