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CDL Highway Maintenance Specialist – Statewide Openings

Colorado Department of Transportation | Denver CO 80204 USA | Full Time | Posted: 03/07/2024

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The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hiring permanent and temporary Highway Maintenance Specialists across Colorado! Typical Highway Maintenance Specialist positions require a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B with no restriction on air brakes, and two years of physical labor and/or heavy operation experience.  • Permanent positions start at $1,955/ Bi-Weekly with full benefits. • Our flexible Temporary positions start at $24.44/ hour • We are offering retired CDOT maintenance personnel temporary positions at $25/ hour, or at hourly rate upon retirement, if higher • We also occasionally offer entry-level Highway Maintenance Trainee positions focused on learning about CDOT's maintenance operations while pursuing your CDL Class A or B (Select positions with “CDL Training Provided” in the title also don't require a CDL at time of hire, so check individual announcements for specific requirements.) These positions are eligible for 1.5 X overtime pay, shift differential, on call pay and a winter performance bonus. Depending on location, some positions also offer a housing stipend. To view and apply to all open positions, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado?department%5B0%5D=Department%20of%20Transportation. (Type “Highway Maintenance” in the search bar) Duties May Include: • Drive snow plows, trucks or tractors  • Make minor adjustments and repairs to equipment • Inspect, clean, repair roads, bridges, tunnels, other structures  • Remove litter, hazardous objects, debris from roadways  • Install/repair guardrails, road shoulders, highway lighting  • Set out signs and cones for "traffic control safe zones"  • Assist in signing and striping highways • Respond to emergencies 24 hours per day/7 days per week Applicants may be subject to pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment. We offer promotional opportunities, a fantastic place to work, and extensive benefits for permanent positions:  - Annual leave (accrued based on years of service, starting at 8 hours a month) - Sick leave accrued at 6.66 hours a month - 10 paid holidays per year - Medical and dental plans with no cost preventive services - State paid Life Insurance with optional additional life insurance - State paid Short Term Disability coverage, with optional long term disability plan - Participation in PERA with 2 retirement plan options, and voluntary PERA 401K and 457 plans - Credit Union Membership - Work Life Programs - State Employee Assistance programs at no cost - Tuition and certification reimbursement program - Access to a diverse array of technical, leadership, supervisory and specialty training across the state, in addition to personal development and productivity learning opportunities - State Employee Discount Programs To apply, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado?department%5B0%5D=Department%20of%20Transportation. (Type “Highway Maintenance” in the search bar) For questions, please contact: Email: dot_cdot_recruiting@state.co.us  Phone: 303.757.9216 CDOT is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Committed to a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce.

 

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Location Denver, CO, 80204, United States
Categories Building Construction/Skilled Trades, Manufacturing/Production/Operations, Manufacturing/Skilled Trades

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Contact Name Emily Harp
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