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Small Culvert Inspector-Seymour

Date Posted:  Oct 12, 2021
Requisition ID:  269742

Seymour, IN, US, 47274


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. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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:

This position is responsible for the coordination of work crews performing routine and emergency bridge and large culvert repair and inspection duties that keep INDOT assets in good working condition to ensure both customer satisfaction and highway safety. You will provide direction to staff for standard day-to-day and emergency bridge repair operations and coordinate activities with the Unit Foremen and Unit Crew Leaders. You are also responsible for performing snow and ice removal and related maintenance duties by operation of snow plow, and other winter operations duties as required. Bridge Maintenance Coordinators are also required to assist with special highway related repair projects as needed.

A CDL is required for this position

A Day in the Life:

  • Complies with INDOT safety policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates work assigned by the Bridge Maintenance Supervisor and provides unit crews with technical expertise and oversight, as well as provides specialized equipment required for bridgeand large culvert repairs.
  • Completes work assignments as directed and reports problems to the Bridge Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Ensures work conforms with appropriate INDOT standards and specifications, procedures and policies.
  • Assists Unit Foremen and Crew Leaders as needed to ensure that a safe working environment exists for both themselves and their crew.
  • Receives, investigates, and replies to complaints related to bridges and large culverts, and coordinates with the supervisor and unit personnel to ensure follow up action is taken. 
  • Operates both basic highway maintenance equipment and specialized bridge repair and inspection equipment utilized in the maintenance, repair, and inspection of bridge structures.
  • Performs winter operations duties including snow and ice removal.
  • Assists the District Bridge Inspectors with non-routine bridge inspections.
  • Performs emergency response activities such as: emergency bridge repair and inspection and coordination of traffic control.
  • Performs equipment maintenance such as: minor repairs, preventative maintenance, refueling, and pre-trip inspections.
  • Performs miscellaneous labor tasks.
  • Performs job documentation tasks such as entry into the Work Management System (WMS); and,
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

What You'll Need for Success:

This person must have the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalent (HSE). 
  • Must have valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) or ability to obtain within 90 days. 
  • Pass and submit to a drug test as a condition of employment. 
  • General Knowledge of federal, state, and local highway guidelines, laws and regulations, principles, and practices for purposes of construction inspection, testing, maintenance, and repair of highway. 
  • Broad knowledge of Microsoft computer programs to include Word, Outlook, and Excel. 
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow technical documents. 
  • 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. 



Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Nearest Major Market: Seymour