Transportation Journeyman Maintenance Worker
State of Vermont | Chester, VT
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Who May Apply
This position, Transportation Journeyman Maintenance Worker (Job Requisition # 987), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition.
- Transportation Journeyman Maintenance Worker (987)
- Transportation Apprentice Maintenance Worker (995)
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Joseph Ruzzo at 802-254-5011
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
Maintenance work for the Agency of Transportation involving a variety of tasks relating to the state transportation system. Incumbents are often responsible for routine maintenance and repair work. Duties typically require the use of a variety of tools and vehicles. Overtime work is required, particularly during the winter months, and is considered a condition of employment. A newly hired employee must complete all VTTC training requirements for the Job Development Plan (JDP) and demonstrate knowledge and skills in a minimum of six areas of maintenance or construction activities. Work is performed under the supervision of an AOT Area Maintenance Supervisor or higher level maintenance worker.
Duties require the ability to withstand exposure to extreme outdoor weather. An incumbent must be available for considerable overtime during heavy snowfall or other emergencies. Employees may be required to report to work outside of their work schedule and must be reachable by phone. An employee must be able to use tools and lift materials commonly used in routine maintenance work. Normal dangers associated with work on or near heavy equipment, hazardous materials, and debris from roadside litter are present. May be exposed to blood or airborne pathogens. Hazards are always present when working on roads with moving traffic. Participation in a random drug and alcohol-testing program is required. Overtime work is required, particularly during the winter months, and is considered a condition of employment.
High School diploma or equivalent AND two (2) years or more of work experience in construction, equipment operation, or related manual labor INCLUDING EITHER one season or more of operating a snowplow with wings OR six (6) months or more operating medium or heavy equipment, such as graders, rollers, and backhoes.
One (1) year or more as a Transportation Apprentice Maintenance Worker.
An incumbent must live within reasonable proximity of assigned workstation.
Possession of a Class A Commercial Driver's License and Tanker Endorsement is required within the first six months of employment.
An incumbent must complete all VTTC required coursework within the JDP (Job Development Plan) for this position within one year, or be enrolled.
Note: A Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is required.
CDL Application Requirements
In accordance with federal regulation, any person applying for employment as an operator of a commercial motor vehicle must provide detailed employment information for the past 10 years. Therefore, the Work Experience section of your online application must include:
- A list of the names and addresses of previous employers for which you were an operator of a commercial motor vehicle
- The dates you were employed by these employers
- The reason for leaving employment
By submitting this online job application, you certify all information furnished is true and complete. The information you provide in accordance with this regulation may be used, and previous employers may be contacted for the purpose of investigating and verifying your work history.
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
- 80% State paid medical premium
- Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
- Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
- Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
- Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
- Low cost group life insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Incentive-based Wellness Program
- Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
Nearest Major Market: Hanover