Highway Maintenance Worker I/02-Small Equipment Operator

State of South Carolina

Job title: Highway Maintenance Worker I/02-Small Equipment Operator

Company: State of South Carolina

Job description: Under direct supervision, assists in the performance of a wide variety of maintenance activities in the construction, repair, and preservation of roads and bridges on the state highway system. May operate standard motorized equipment used in the construction and maintenance of highways or the movement of materials and supplies used to perform these maintenance activities on a County Maintenance Work Request (Hot) Crew. Operates 5 yard standard dump truck and flatbed truck for hauling materials such as asphalt, limestone, dirt, soil, cement, pipe, construction materials, and debris. Operates small equipment such as brush chipper, pneumatic (less than or equal to 4 tons) rollers, broom sweepers, and trailer-mounted pipe washers in conjunction with highway and bridge maintenance operations, and standard dump truck with snow plow attachment and sand spreader or brine sprayer applicator for removal of snow and ice from highways and bridges. Performs duties using manual labor in various duties such as the replacement of missing signs and damaged signs, maintenance of and straightening of existing signs; forming, pouring, and finishing concrete for drainage structure construction and repair; installing and repairing brick and block masonry drainage structures; removing fallen trees from roadway; cutting dead trees on right-of-way and low hanging limbs over roadway. Performs a variety of other activities related to maintenance operations. Flags traffic during road repairs to control flow of traffic to protect workers, general public, and equipment. Removes litter, debris, and dead animals from roadway and rights-of-way. Operates heavier equipment such as front-end loaders, belt loaders, tractor with ditcher, specialized mowers, steel-wheel rollers, trailer-mounted injection patcher, and backhoes with various levels of formal and informal training. Conducts and documents pre-trip equipment /vehicle inspection in accordance with the Department’s most current rules, policies, and procedures for fleet safety. Operates and maintains electric/gas powered tools in various phases of roadway maintenance. Assists in emergency or inclement weather operations and supporting on-call personnel. May include being available for extended hours or extended shift operations. Performs other related duties as assigned. There are no minimum training or experience requirements for this classification. 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.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.

Expected salary: $41600 – 58240 per year

Location: Cherokee County, SC

Job date: Fri, 17 Mar 2023 08:54:41 GMT

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