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Equipment Operator (Transportation Technician III) (7304)

Company Name:
Dickinson State University

Dickinson District - Belfield Section
NDDOT Pay Range: $3,679- $4,599/month(DOE)
This position qualifies for an oil-patch add-on payment of $484.20 per month.
External applicants are eligible for a recruitment bonus of 2 months salary.
The candidate that is selected for this position may be granted moving allowance provisions
Minimum Qualifications
Requires two years of work experience at the Transportation Technician II level; or a high school diploma or GED, three years of work experience with heavy equipment operation, highway maintenance, or construction-related work, and a class A driver's license with air brakes and a cargo tanker endorsement. Two years of college coursework in engineering, heavy equipment operation or maintenance may substitute for up to two years of the work experience requirement.
Employee hired must have a valid Class B driver's permit with air brakes with a cargo tanker endorsement the first day of work. The employee will then have 30 calendar days to take the behind-the-wheel exam and get the class B driver's license with air brakes and with a cargo-tank endorsement. The district will make the equipment available for the employee to practice driving during these 30 days. Prior to the completion of the probationary period, the employee must have possession of a Class A driver's license with air brakes and with a cargo-tanker endorsement.
Requires work after hours, on weekends, and holidays during road and weather emergencies; ability to lift or carry several items with a total weight of 75 pounds.
Employees will not be required to have residence within a specific travel time or distance from the workplace. As determined by the district engineer or division director, employees will at times be required to report to work within 30 minutes in situations involving emergency, storm, or public safety concerns. Employees with residence outside the 30 minute requirement must make appropriate arrangements to make themselves available during such conditions.
_Requires satisfactory completion of the interview process and a verifiable record of satisfactory performance in previous employment. Employment is contingent upon passing a medical screening process._
_This position is a safety-sensitive position. An employee, not already in a safety-sensitive position, who is selected for the position, but before being hired, will be required to satisfactorily complete a drug test. In addition, all employees applying for this position must sign the Drug Testing Release form (SFN 50098) and the district office will contact current and previous employers (within past two years)._
Application Procedures
_Applications will ONLY be accepted online through the ND PeopleSoft System._
State of ND employees should access the announcement and application by signing into their ND PeopleSoft account at: ;, clicking on "my Career," and selecting "Careers" in the drop down menu.
Applicants who are not employees of the State of North Dakota can access the announcement and application by visiting: .
In addition to the online application, applicants should upload their resume, a cover letter (addressed to Human Resources Division), and a copy of their college transcript if applicable. These documents should be uploaded by clicking on "My Activities" and clicking the "Add Attachment" button.
Applicants, who are residents of ND and eligible to claim veteran''s preference under North Dakota Century Code 37-19.1, must upload the appropriate forms by clicking on "My Activities" and clicking the "Add Attachment" button. Applicants claiming veteran's preference as a:
Veteran must upload a Form DD-214;
Disabled Veteran must upload a Form DD-214 and a current statement of disability from the Veterans Administration which is less than 1 year old;
Spouse of Disabled Veteran must upload a Form DD-214, a copy of the marriage certificate, and a current statement of disability from the Veterans Administration which is less than 1 year old; or
Spouse of a Deceased Veteran must upload a Form DD-214, a copy of the marriage certificate, and a copy of the veteran''s death certificate.
Applicants who experience technical difficulties during the application process should contact or
Application materials will be scored based on a 100 point job related personnel system. Applications should include information which directly addresses how the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and summary of work. It is very important to be thorough and detailed on all your application materials
Driving records of potential employees will be reviewed when the positions requires a driver's license. No person will be hired for a position which requires a driver's license if any of the following apply:
1. Driver's license is suspended, revoked, or canceled in any state, including CDL restrictions if a CDL is required for the position.
2. Driving records shows two or more convictions within a three-year period to the date of application for the following:
1. Driving with a suspended, cancelled, or revoked license
2. Fleeing in motor vehicle from law enforcement officers
3. Driving or being in actual physical control of a vehicle under the influence of alcoholic beverages or controlled substances with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or more
The NDDOT affirmative action goal is two American Indian males, one American Indian female, two other minority males, one other minority female and eight nonminority females.
Applicants should contact Jason Sutheimer, SPHR at or in advance of the position closing date if they:
would like a complete Job Description Questionnaire; or
require special provisions during the application, recruitment, or selection processes.
For questions regarding this position's duties or requirements, please contact Aaron Auer in the Dickinson District office at .
_TTY users may use Relay North Dakota at 711 or ._
Summary of Work
1. Highway and Roadway Maintenance: Repairing and maintaining highways, bridges and right of ways and snow and ice control. This helps to preserve our investment and provide a safe roadway for the travelling public. Approximately 40 percent of time is spent on this duty.
2. Building and Grounds Maintenance: Clean and maintain our District buildings and grounds. This provides a safe working environment and protects the buildings against premature wear and tear. Approximately 5 percent of time is spent on this duty.
3. Information Technology Equipment Maintenance: Sensors and equipment must be adequately maintained to provide accurate data. Approximately 5 percent of time is spent on this duty
4. Equipment and Vehicle Maintenance: Check and repair wiring for shorts, replace electrical components, interact with shop mechanics, accurately troubleshoot a problem, plumb and replace brine tanks, fabricate and weld metal repair panels. Proper maintenance is critical in preventing breakdowns and increased user costs. Trucks and equipment must be inspected to make sure they are running properly and safely. Approximately 15 percent of time is spent on this duty.
5. Record Keeping: T echnicians must record their time, material usage, truck and equipment usage, accurately to make sure it is charged out correctly. Approximately 10 percent of time is spent on this duty.
6. Highway Construction Duties: Assist District Construction staff with inspecting highway construction projects. Collect weigh tickets, calculate asphalt yield, check temperatures of hot mix. Without addition inspectors, work items may be overlooked or not inspected properly. Approximately 20 percent of time is spent on this duty.
7. Supervisor Duties: Supervise the section staff when the lead supervisor is not available. Approximately 5 percent of time is spent on this duty.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. 23-12-10.
Min Pay Rate - Monthly: 2679.00
Job ID: 3001091
Location: Belfield, ND
Max Pay Rate - Monthly: 4465.00
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Title: Equipment Operator (Transportation Technician III) (7304)
Date Closed: 2014/07/28

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