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CDL Driver|Highway Maintenance Worker (Transportation Maintainer 2)

  • ... Branford, Cataluna, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 73127 per year
  • Posted on: Mar 07, 2024       Expires on: Apr 21, 2024

CDL Driver|Highway Maintenance Worker (Transportation Maintainer 2)   

JOB TITLE:

CDL Driver|Highway Maintenance Worker (Transportation Maintainer 2)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Branford Cataluna United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is hiring CDL Drivers!

If you currently hold a Commercial Driver License (CDL) and are seeking a career in transportation and highway maintenance, come join a great team of employees who are dedicated to keeping our roads and highways safe, and improving travel throughout Connecticut.

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (DOT), is now accepting applications for CDL Driver/Highway Maintenance Worker (Transportation Maintainer 2) positions at 40 hours/week, statewide.
Check out our districts and locations:

To qualify for a desired location, you must live within 20 miles* of the garage listed below.
*30 mile radius acceptable for Bridge locations.


Branford
Darien
Darien Bridge
Guilford
Milford
Milford Bridge
New Canaan
New Haven
North Haven
North Haven Signs and Markings
Orange
Stratford
Trumbull
Wallingford
Westport


POSITION REQUIREMENTS
  • You must possess a valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Class A or B with Tanker and Airbrakes endorsement.
    You must also have a valid Medical Examiners Card (MEC).
    Your application will not be reviewed if you do not list your license number, class, expiration date, and issuing state in the \"Licenses and Professional Certificates\" section of your application.

Military members and recently-honorably discharged veterans who possess at least two years' experience in operating a commercial motor vehicle as part of their military job requirements may qualify for these opportunities based on meeting the CDL Skills Test Exemption for Military Applicants (MilitarySkillsTestWaiverformpdf.
pdf (ct.
gov)) as outlined on the CT DMV website.

  • The CDL Drivers will perform a full range of tasks in construction, maintenance, and repair of State roadways, bridges and more.
  • CDL Drivers will maintain small and less complex mechanical equipment or assist on larger equipment.
  • Must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties including snow and ice removal, whenever your services are needed; this include mandatory winter overtime from November 1 through April 30 (no out of state vacations will be approved during this period).
  • Various storm events will require employees to stay at work for the duration of the storm.
    At times this could be up to a period of several days, including holidays and weekends.
  • Applicants invited to interview will be required to produce a copy of their CDL Class A or B, their valid MEC, and a thoroughly completed Connecticut Department of Transportation Commercial Driver Supplement (CTDOT-CDL-1) form, as well as a copy of their Master Application.
ABOUT US
As one of Connecticuts largest State agencies, DOT employs approximately 3,000 individuals statewide in five distinct bureaus.
It is our mission to provide a safe, accessible, and efficient multimodal transportation network that improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region.
We have a significant transportation infrastructure system that is essential to maintaining mobility for Connecticut residents and businesses and supporting economic and community development while preserving environmental and cultural resources.
The Department of Transportation is committed to cultivating a diverse staff that is representative of the communities we serve.
Applications from individuals having diverse backgrounds and life experiences are strongly encouraged.

Click here for some Fast Facts about the DOT!

The State of Connecticut offers a competitive benefits package including comprehensive healthcare (including vision), and dental coverage, two retirement plan options, extensive paid time off.
In addition, we encourage a healthy work-life balance, and voluntary benefits which include professional development programs, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, as well as Health Navigator.

Selection Plan

To Apply:
  • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening.
    You must specify your qualifications on your application.
  • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
  • For Bridge positions, a respirator test may be required for certain locations.
  • Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it.
    In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.
    You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
  • Please select all location(s) and shift(s) you are willing to work on your application.
    Failure to do so may result in not being considered for vacancies in that specific location or shift.
  • All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying.
    Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered.
    Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period.
    It is the candidates obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception.
    Requests should be made to DAS.
    SHRM@ct.
    gov.
  • In order to receive educational credits toward qualification for this job posting, the institution must be accredited.
    If the institution of higher learning is located outside of the U.
    S.
    , you are responsible for providing documentation from a recognized USA accrediting service which specializes in determining foreign education equivalencies to the recruiter listed on this job posting.
For Assistance In Applying:
  • Please read or watch our Applicant Tips on How to Apply!
Important Information After You Apply:
  • For current state employees, salary calculations are not necessarily comparable from one of the three branches of state government (i.
    e.
    , Executive, Legislative, Judicial) to the other.
  • This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs).
    You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section).
    Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the questionnaire's expiration date.
    Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications.
    Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
  • Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
  • Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position.
    These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc.
    , at the discretion of the hiring agency.
  • Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
  • Candidates who are offered and accept a position with the State of Connecticut are bound by the State Code of Ethics for Public Officials and State Employees which is available at www.
    ct.
    gov/ethics.
Connect With Us:
Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process.
Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account.
Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Hayley Newhouse, at Hayley.
Newhouse@ct.
gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Transportation and the Connecticut Airport Authority this class is accountable for performing a variety of moderately skilled tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of state roadsides, roadways, bridges, airports, and other departmental facilities; operates and maintains complex mechanical equipment; works as a moderately skilled mechanic in garages in the routine repair of mechanical equipment.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

See attached addendum.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Knowledge of
    • the construction, maintenance, and repair techniques of roadsides, roadways, bridges, or airports;
    • the processes and materials used in the construction and maintenance trades;
  • Skills
    • interpersonal skills;
    • oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to
    • use and make routine repairs to complex mechanical equipment;
    • operate equipment as listed on the attached addendum;
    • understand and follow written and oral instructions;
    • utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of experience in the construction, landscaping, commercial driving, snow plowing, maintenance and repair of roadsides, roadways, bridges or airports, in work involving the operation and care of mechanical equipment or work in one of the recognized maintenance trades.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma designating completion of the subject requirements in one of the maintenance trades may be substituted for the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with snow removal.
  • Experience with landscaping.
  • Experience with construction.
  • Experience driving CDL vehicles.
  • Experience working with heights.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
  • Incumbents in this class must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties, including snow and ice removal, whenever their services are required.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

At state airports: In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness in order to perform the duties of the class.
  • A physical examination will be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Incumbents in this class are exposed to extremes of weather conditions, to frequent lifting of heavy weights, to highly dangerous road and traffic conditions, including exposure to heights when working on bridges, to poison ivy, insect bites and allergy irritants during summer months, and to loud and potentially dangerous machinery.
  • The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class.
    Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.

Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 07, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

73127 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710202527-eede7faf0ef84e62732ecabd96a20fab

LOCATION:

Cataluna United States

CITY:

Branford

Job Origin:

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is hiring CDL Drivers!

If you currently hold a Commercial Driver License (CDL) and are seeking a career in transportation and highway maintenance, come join a great team of employees who are dedicated to keeping our roads and highways safe, and improving travel throughout Connecticut.

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (DOT), is now accepting applications for CDL Driver/Highway Maintenance Worker (Transportation Maintainer 2) positions at 40 hours/week, statewide. Check out our districts and locations:

To qualify for a desired location, you must live within 20 miles* of the garage listed below. *30 mile radius acceptable for Bridge locations.


Branford
Darien
Darien Bridge
Guilford
Milford
Milford Bridge
New Canaan
New Haven
North Haven
North Haven Signs and Markings
Orange
Stratford
Trumbull
Wallingford
Westport


POSITION REQUIREMENTS
  • You must possess a valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Class A or B with Tanker and Airbrakes endorsement. You must also have a valid Medical Examiners Card (MEC). Your application will not be reviewed if you do not list your license number, class, expiration date, and issuing state in the \"Licenses and Professional Certificates\" section of your application.

Military members and recently-honorably discharged veterans who possess at least two years' experience in operating a commercial motor vehicle as part of their military job requirements may qualify for these opportunities based on meeting the CDL Skills Test Exemption for Military Applicants (MilitarySkillsTestWaiverformpdf.pdf (ct.gov)) as outlined on the CT DMV website.

  • The CDL Drivers will perform a full range of tasks in construction, maintenance, and repair of State roadways, bridges and more.
  • CDL Drivers will maintain small and less complex mechanical equipment or assist on larger equipment.
  • Must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties including snow and ice removal, whenever your services are needed; this include mandatory winter overtime from November 1 through April 30 (no out of state vacations will be approved during this period).
  • Various storm events will require employees to stay at work for the duration of the storm. At times this could be up to a period of several days, including holidays and weekends.
  • Applicants invited to interview will be required to produce a copy of their CDL Class A or B, their valid MEC, and a thoroughly completed Connecticut Department of Transportation Commercial Driver Supplement (CTDOT-CDL-1) form, as well as a copy of their Master Application.
ABOUT US
As one of Connecticuts largest State agencies, DOT employs approximately 3,000 individuals statewide in five distinct bureaus. It is our mission to provide a safe, accessible, and efficient multimodal transportation network that improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region. We have a significant transportation infrastructure system that is essential to maintaining mobility for Connecticut residents and businesses and supporting economic and community development while preserving environmental and cultural resources. The Department of Transportation is committed to cultivating a diverse staff that is representative of the communities we serve. Applications from individuals having diverse backgrounds and life experiences are strongly encouraged.

Click here for some Fast Facts about the DOT!

The State of Connecticut offers a competitive benefits package including comprehensive healthcare (including vision), and dental coverage, two retirement plan options, extensive paid time off. In addition, we encourage a healthy work-life balance, and voluntary benefits which include professional development programs, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, as well as Health Navigator.

Selection Plan

To Apply:
  • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
  • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
  • For Bridge positions, a respirator test may be required for certain locations.
  • Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
  • Please select all location(s) and shift(s) you are willing to work on your application. Failure to do so may result in not being considered for vacancies in that specific location or shift.
  • All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidates obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.
  • In order to receive educational credits toward qualification for this job posting, the institution must be accredited. If the institution of higher learning is located outside of the U.S., you are responsible for providing documentation from a recognized USA accrediting service which specializes in determining foreign education equivalencies to the recruiter listed on this job posting.
For Assistance In Applying:
  • Please read or watch our Applicant Tips on How to Apply!
Important Information After You Apply:
  • For current state employees, salary calculations are not necessarily comparable from one of the three branches of state government (i.e., Executive, Legislative, Judicial) to the other.
  • This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the questionnaire's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
  • Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
  • Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
  • Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
  • Candidates who are offered and accept a position with the State of Connecticut are bound by the State Code of Ethics for Public Officials and State Employees which is available at www.ct.gov/ethics.
Connect With Us:
Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account. Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Hayley Newhouse, at Hayley.Newhouse@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Transportation and the Connecticut Airport Authority this class is accountable for performing a variety of moderately skilled tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of state roadsides, roadways, bridges, airports, and other departmental facilities; operates and maintains complex mechanical equipment; works as a moderately skilled mechanic in garages in the routine repair of mechanical equipment.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

See attached addendum.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Knowledge of
    • the construction, maintenance, and repair techniques of roadsides, roadways, bridges, or airports;
    • the processes and materials used in the construction and maintenance trades;
  • Skills
    • interpersonal skills;
    • oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to
    • use and make routine repairs to complex mechanical equipment;
    • operate equipment as listed on the attached addendum;
    • understand and follow written and oral instructions;
    • utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of experience in the construction, landscaping, commercial driving, snow plowing, maintenance and repair of roadsides, roadways, bridges or airports, in work involving the operation and care of mechanical equipment or work in one of the recognized maintenance trades.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma designating completion of the subject requirements in one of the maintenance trades may be substituted for the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with snow removal.
  • Experience with landscaping.
  • Experience with construction.
  • Experience driving CDL vehicles.
  • Experience working with heights.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
  • Incumbents in this class must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties, including snow and ice removal, whenever their services are required.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

At state airports: In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness in order to perform the duties of the class.
  • A physical examination will be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Incumbents in this class are exposed to extremes of weather conditions, to frequent lifting of heavy weights, to highly dangerous road and traffic conditions, including exposure to heights when working on bridges, to poison ivy, insect bites and allergy irritants during summer months, and to loud and potentially dangerous machinery.
  • The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.

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