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(3) Highway Maintenance Worker 1- Apprentice Program District 8 (Marietta)

Company: State of Ohio
Location: Marietta
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

2021 Spring Apprentice Program, Highway Maintenance Worker 1, Hamilton CountyWho We Are:The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) oversees building and maintaining the nation's 5th largest interstate system and the 2nd largest number of bridges. We take pride in providing safe and efficient roadways for the people of Ohio and to the people traveling within our great state. And in order to achieve that, we do A LOT! From Planning, Engineering, Construction to Law, HR, Communications, IT and everything in between, ODOT has a career for just about everyone. ODOTers are hardworking, passionate, and dedicated to public service. We strive to achieve our agency's vision every day: To be a long term, reliable, professional, and highly productive organization.ODOT's Mission Statement:To provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place. We will:* Take care of what we have* Make our system work better* Improve safety* Enhance capacityWhat You Will Do:You will learn skills needed to operate ODOT equipment, repair and maintain roadways by performing berm repairs, patching potholes, and other various projects.Benefits to you:* At least a 14% employer contribution in to your OPERS pension plan* Work/Life Balance* The opportunity to work on an important missionOfficial Position Description:As part of ODOT's Highway Maintenance Worker apprenticeship program, receives on the job training & performs the following highway maintenance duties: flags & directs vehicular traffic through highway maintenance & construction work sites on state & federal highways. Establishes a safety procedure to control moving traffic with various traffic control devices & structures (e.g., barricades, pot torches, cones, pavement markings, electrical warning devices). Performs general labor by using various hand tools (e.g., chain saw, shovels) in the maintenance & repair of highways (e.g., patches pot holes, spreads berm gravel, repairs & paints guardrails, shovels snow, hand spreads salt on sidewalk, steps & pedestrian walkways, seals cracks). Receives CDL preparation & snow & ice training (i.e., CDL preparation & training, spreader attachment/detachment, plow blade replacement, plowing snow, snow plow operation & associated snow & ice duties.) Performs general maintenance on equipment, building structures & grounds &/or custodial work (e.g., sweeps garage floor, mows grass, maintains & trims shrubbery & trees, washes windows, cleans offices, removes trash, shovels snow from sidewalks, steps & walkways, rakes leaves, paints building structures, cleans, paints & refuels equipment). Maintains & completes a daily log & work record. Cleans repairs & performs general maintenance on equipment needing minor repairs, adjustments, etc. Relieves other employees when necessary during emergency situations. Operates two-way radio in trucks & base station at various locations in the District. Answers telephone, delivers messages & assists the clerk at various garage locations. Performs other duties as assigned by higher authority.Formal education in arithmetic that includes addition & subtraction & in reading, writing & speaking common English vocabulary. Note:If involved in driving motorized snow & ice control equipment, must also have valid commercial driver's license. In accordance with Section 124.11(B)(2) of Revised Code, Director of Administrative Services has determined this classification to be unskilled labor class & therefore exempt from written examination. -Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.
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Keywords: State of Ohio, Canton , (3) Highway Maintenance Worker 1- Apprentice Program District 8 (Marietta), Other , Marietta, Ohio

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