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Operates heavy duty equipment to including Backhoes, Lowboy Truck Tractors and Excavators in a variety of activities associated with the construction, repair, and cleaning of bridges on the state highway system. Performs skilled manual labor in a variety of activities associated with the construction, repair, and preservation of bridges on the state highway system. Examples include grading, setting forms pouring / finishing concrete, repairing and cleaning drainage structures, etc. Assists with training employees on the construction, repair, and cleaning of precast bridges on the state highway system. Assists in the daily vehicle checklist and daily equipment inspections, ensuring that all forms are complete accurately and in a timely manner. Coordinates the placement of traffic control devices to properly set up a maintenance work zone according to the SCDOT Work Zone Traffic Control Manual and Field Guide to warn motorists.Assists in emergency and inclement weather operations, to include operating heavy duty equipment. May include being available for extended working hours or 12-hour shifts. Inspects and operates department vehicles safely in accordance with State Fleet policies. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum and Additional Requirements
One (1) year of related work experience; or an approved acceptable equivalence. Necessary Special Requirement: A valid motor vehicle operator's license is required upon entry to the position. Requires attainment of a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six (6) months of placement in the position.
Physical Requirement: The physical demands for the essential functions of this position involve bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, climbing, balancing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, grasping and physically manipulating objects of varying size, shape, weight, and material. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. This position requires walking for extended periods, treading rough and uneven terrain, and working in close proximity to motoring traffic and natural environmental hazards. May be required to work outside of normal work schedule, especially during inclement weather and/or other departmental-related emergencies. Frequently exposed to outside environment in all weather conditions, noise, and oil or grease on a daily basis.
Applications accepted on-line at careers.sc.gov. Supplemental questions are considered part of the application and must be completed. Additional questions regarding the application process should be directed to: District 6 HR at 843-740-1665.
Non Discrimination Statement:
The South Carolina Department of Transportation is committed to a diverse workforce and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.