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Highway Technician Versailles

Date Posted:  May 13, 2022
Requisition ID:  329721
Location: 

Versailles, IN, US, 47042

 

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. Highway Technicians perform snow and ice removal and related maintenance duties by operation of snow plow and other winter operations duties as required. Traffic maintenance duties, such as repairing and installing traffic signs and pavement markings, are also required job duties for this position. A CDL is required for this position.

A Day in the Life:

The essential elements of the job duties: 

  • 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;
  • Winter operations duties including snow and ice removal;
  • 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;
  • Performs job documentation tasks such as entry into the Work Management System (WMS);
  • 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.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. 

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. 
  • 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. 
  • Ability to operate specialty traffic equipment (e.g. bucket trucks, paint equipment, etc.) 
  • Ability to follow directions and work as part of a team. 

These additional requirements may be required depending on the job assignment: 

  • Knowledge of electronic data processing as applied to inventory control computer systems. 
  • Ability to understand system of bookkeeping procedures. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

 

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 premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards) 
  • 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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