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D6 Motor Pool Heavy Equipment Operator 2/MEO (PG:F)

Company: State of Georgia
Location: Cartersville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description - Internal

JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision performs skilled labor in the transportation-related areas such as maintenance of highways and right of ways. Operates heavy construction, towing, or maintenance equipment to remove, distribute, level, pave, or grade earth to maintain traffic flow. May also serve in a lead or supervisory role.

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES: Under general supervision performs skilled labor in the transportation-related areas such as maintenance of highways and right of ways. Operates various types of heavy equipment, such as motor grader, small excavator, asphalt paver, lowboy, etc.to complete assigned tasks and performs preventive maintenance on assigned equipment. May respond to emergency situations affecting the state route system during and after normal working hours. May provide day-to-day supervision of a crew or sub-unit to accomplish the tasks assigned by the supervisor. In the absence of may function as an assistant to the Highway Maintenance Foreman.

NOTE: Based on operation requirements such as brine transport and on-call emergencies, possession of a Class A CDL may be preferred for some positions. At the discretion of the hiring manager, he/she reserves the right to interview only those who meet this criteria in addition to the minimum qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The selected candidate must meet the advertised minimum qualifications to include State Entry Qualifications as well as Agency Specific Minimum Qualifications

STATE ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS:

* HS Diploma or GED AND One year of experience in the operation of heavy equipment and large vehicles such as bulldozers, front end loaders, ditchers, motor graders, dump trucks, drilling equipment and/or heavy duty trucks.
* OR One year of experience at a lower level Heavy Equipment Operator 1 (TRT010) or position equivalent
* Note: Some positions may require a Commercial Driver's License

AGENCY MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

* An extensive knowledge of maintenance activities *or* three years of experience in the operation of various motorized equipment associated with highway construction and maintenance activities
* Possession of a Class B CDL
* Successful completion of MSD Level 1-3.

OR

(External candidates)

* Three years of experience performing roadway maintenance.
* In lieu of MSD, applicant must possess:
* Certified Flagger in Temporary Traffic Control procedures.
* Experience implementing Temporary Traffic Control procedures per the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) Part 6.
* Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License (Class B minimum).
* Experience with Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
* Extensive experience operating and performing preventive maintenance on maintenance equipment such as backhoes, farm tractors, forklifts, rubber-tired loaders, etc.
* Experience gathering necessary data such as work location, labor, equipment, and materials to document completed work.
* Demonstrated ability to serve as the primary Equipment Operator in the performance of assigned maintenance activities and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment such as motor graders, bulldozers, excavators, loaders, asphalt pavers, lowboys, dump trucks etc.
* Demonstrated ability to operate power and hand tools
* Proven Experience and working knowledge of "Material Safety Data Sheets" (MSDS)
* Demonstrated experience in planning, completing, and documenting routine maintenance work activities
* Ability to perform the physical requirement of the position and to work in adverse weather conditions
* Ability to work emergencies outside of normal working hours
* Committed to providing quality customer service
* Ability to assist/teach by guiding and providing constructive feedback
* Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing situations and work plans
* Ability to work with people from different backgrounds and varied situations.
* Ability to work well with others in resolving problems
* Displays a high standard of work ethics and commitment toward work
* Demonstrated ability to analyze situations in order to generate and evaluate alternatives and recommend a solution based on facts, policy, procedure, etc.

AGENCY PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Possession of a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License
* Possession of CDL tanker endorsement
* Ability to provide leadership and guidance to lower level employees in the operation of equipment and preventive maintenance and to train lower level employees in their job responsibilities
* Demonstrated ability in reading, understanding and completing forms and reports such as monthly mileage report (497), warehouse requests form (592), vehicle defect report (631), Foreman's Manual, and Preventive Maintenance Manual

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL GDOT JOBS

The interview is just one part of the overall selection process and is not the only criteria used to make the final selection. In addition to the interview, the final selection is based on the applicant's work history and performance (documented in HR and/or Office files), PeopleSoft/employee status (i.e. rehire code), employee performance reviews, personnel file review (HR & Office Files), criminal background check, employment reference checks (including references and commendations from Managers and other relevant documentation) and, for supervisory positions, demonstrated leadership skills based on past and current work history will be considered.

Good Employment Standing:

In accordance with the Interview and Selection Process (ISP), an applicant must have no active disciplinary actions to be in good employment standing. Actions that may disqualify an applicant include letters of reprimand (active for 12 months after issuance date); suspension without pay or disciplinary demotion (active for 12 months from the effective date); Performance Improvement Plans (PIP) and Leave Restriction Plans (active until 12 months after the date of conclusion). In addition, an employee must have an overall ePerformance rating score of three (3) or higher on their most current evaluation. Please note that Memorandums of Concern are not considered disqualifying factors. Human Resources may remove any employee from consideration for selection who is pending a disciplinary action; however, if the action is resolved in the employee's favor, he or she will be allowed to compete.

THIS IS AN INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL JOB ANNOUCEMENT

THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.

THE SELECTED APPLICANT FOR THE POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REFERENCE CHECK AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, WHERE APPLICABLE

PLEASE INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT JOB INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION FOR

CONSIDERATION. ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE PRESCREENED.

UPON PROMOTION, THE SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL RECEIVE 10% or THE GDOT JOB SPECIFIC MINIMUM SALARY, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.

GDOT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

High school diploma or GED AND One year of experience in the operation of heavy equipment and large vehicles such as bulldozers, frontend loaders, ditchers, road graders, dump trucks, drilling equipment and heavy duty trucks or position equivalent. Note: Some positions may require the possession of a CDL license.

Additional Information

* Agency Logo: Requisition ID: TRA03FY
* Number of Openings: 2
* Advertised Salary: $34,744.42 (Paygrade F)
* Shift: Day Job
* Posting End Date: Jan 18, 2023

Keywords: State of Georgia, Atlanta , D6 Motor Pool Heavy Equipment Operator 2/MEO (PG:F), Other , Cartersville, Georgia

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