Company Unknown Equipment Operator Series (EO Trainee/EO, EO SR) in United States

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Kansas Department of TransportationThe State of Kansas as an employer offers remarkable benefits that are invaluable to the professional and personal lives of our employees. At KDOT, we reward our staff's hard work by providing training opportunities, a family oriented work environment, and service recognition. Promotional opportunities and flexible schedules are also offered. KDOT is a great place to work! Come be a part of our team!The position you are viewing is located in the KDOT District 4 Area 3, in Independence, and serves the citizens of Kansas. This position is a full-time, unclassified position with benefits.An Equipment Operator Trainee is the entry level for the Equipment Operator class series. Successful candidates may be appointed at a higher level dependent upon experience and qualifications. All new EO Trainees must participate in the EO program.Pay begins at $12.35 per hour. Upon successful completion of the EO training program (six months to one year in duration), the incumbent will promote to an Equipment Operator (EO) in the unclassified service and pay will increase to a rate of $12.98 per hour.POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Maintain highways and facilities through activities such as repairs, resurfacing, mowing, and snow and ice control.Operate dump trucks, small and medium-size loaders, mowers, tractors, rollers, and power brooms to perform various maintenance tasks. Operate a loader or truck-mounted plow and spreader in snow and ice control operations. Perform manual labor associated with maintenance activities, including the operation of miscellaneous equipment such as chain saws, weed eaters, pumps, compressors, jackhammers, generators, power tools, and various hand tools. Setup and remove temporary traffic control and serve as flag person for maintenance work zones. On-the-job training is provided.CDL Required Position: This CDL position is subject to drug and alcohol testing under the authority of the US Department of Transportation. The selected candidate will be required to pass a DOT drug test as a condition of employment in this position. A CDL must be obtained within 60 days of accepting employment.Any Commercial Driver who has received a Confirmed Positive Test Result or the Equivalent and has not successfully completed all Rehabilitation Program requirements and follow-up testing requirements is not eligible for this position. (Per SOM 2.1.10).Nights and Weekends Possible: Due to the nature of the work, incumbent may/will be required to work additional hours when needed, including nights and weekends. Additional hours will be assigned by the supervisor depending on the needs of the agency.Pre-Employment Physical Required Testing: This position is subject to pre-employment physical testing. The selected candidate will be required to pass the screening as a condition of employment in this position.