Overview

HIGHWAY OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN Job at State of Arizona – 3.5 Phoenix, AZ

This series exists to provide and preserve a safe and efficient transportation system for the traveling public as well as being courteous, considerate and prompt in dealing with and serving the public. Note: Positions will be assigned based off of experience and qualifications listed below.

Job Duties:
Highway Operations Worker: $16.53 Grade 13

Highway Operations Worker is the entry level position for the Highway Operations Technician series. The scope of the duties and basic tasks to be learned include; operation of motorized vehicles and equipment, pavement care, and preservation, landscape care and preservation, roadside shoulder restoration and repairs, signing and striping, delivery of equipment and materials, environmental compliance, vehicle and equipment care.

Highway Operations Tech 1: $18.60/hr. Grade 17

Highway Operations Tech 1 is the apprentice classification for the series. Will be trained to perform more advanced duties which include; operation of motorized vehicles and equipment, pavement care and preservation, landscape care and preservation, roadside shoulder restoration and repairs, signing and striping, delivery of equipment and materials, environmental compliance, vehicle and equipment care.

Highway Operations Tech 2: $20.41/hr. Grade 18

Highway Operations Tech 2 is the entry journey classification for the series. Responsible for performing a broad scope of intermediate level highway operational duties and/or lead responsibilities. Some duties and basic tasks include; operation of motorized vehicles and equipment, pavement care and preservation, landscape care and preservation, roadside shoulder restoration and repairs, signing and striping, delivery of equipment and materials, environmental compliance, vehicle and equipment care.

In this series the employee will also take on the duties of scheduling, assigning, and overseeing subordinates work, inspecting work, training, and guiding staff in duties mentioned above for the series.

Highway Operations Tech 3: $22.22/hr. Grade 19

Highway Operations Tech 3 is the full journey classification for the series. Responsibility for performing a broad scope of high level highway operation duties and/or supervisor responsibilities. Some duties and basic tasks include; operation of motorized vehicles and equipment, pavement care and preservation, landscape care and preservation, roadside shoulder restoration and repairs, signing and striping, delivery of equipment and materials, environmental compliance, vehicle and equipment care.

In this series the employee will also take on the duties of scheduling, assigning, and overseeing subordinates work, inspecting work, training, and guiding staff in duties mentioned above for the series.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):
Highway Operations Worker:
The preferred candidate for this position will have: At minimum, 6 months of Landscape Irrigation job related experience as determined by the assigned area’s needs which may also include operating motorized vehicles and heavy-duty equipment and maintenance, roadway operations or landscape care and preservation.

Highway Operations Tech 1:
To qualify for this position you must have: 1 year of job related Landscape Irrigation experience as determined by the assigned area’s needs which also may include operation of motorized vehicles and heavy-duty equipment and maintenance, irrigation controller troubleshooting/ repair and landscape care and preservation.

Highway Operations Tech 2:
To qualify for this position you must have: 2 years of job related Landscape Irrigation experience as determined by the assigned area’s needs which also may include operation of motorized vehicles and heavy-duty equipment and maintenance, advanced irrigation controller troubleshooting and repair and landscape care and preservation.

Highway Operations Tech 3:
To qualify for this position you must have: 3 years of job related Landscape irrigation experience as determined by the assigned area’s needs which may also include operation of motorized vehicles and heavy-duty equipment and maintenance, advanced irrigation controller troubleshooting and repair, controller radio communications and landscape care and preservation.

Selective Preference(s):
Highway Operations Worker Requirements:
Employees must obtain their Arizona CDL (Class “A”) permit within 90 days from the date of hire and a Arizona Class “A” Commercial Driver’s license (CDL) for a manual transmission (no automatic only restriction) is required within 6 months of hire.

Highway Operations Tech 1-3 Requirements:
An Arizona Class “A” Commercial Driver’s license (CDL) for a manual or automatic transmission and a (N) tanker endorsement is required prior to the start date. Based on the assigned area additional endorsements may be required.

Pre-Employment Requirements:
Registration with the FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse) is a requirement for all CDL holder’s. Selected candidates will be required to register and authorize ADOT to conduct limited queries on their CDL for the duration of their employment in order to be considered for this role. Register by visiting https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/Register

Position responds to emergency call outs (24 hours a day, seven days a week); must be able to respond to Maintenance yard within 30 minutes.

Depending on the work location and assignment may encounter extremes of cold and heat, considerable time away from home base, rugged terrain, and high speed traffic conditions.

This position requires one to lift/carry – push/pull 50 lbs.

This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete page 7 and sign the Driver Form on page 8 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate’s motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.11 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.

Benefits:
The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Sick leave
  • Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:
Mandatory participation in the Arizona Retirement System (ASRS) is required

Contact Us:
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 712-7279. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. ADOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

About the Company

Company: State of Arizona – 3.5

Company Location:  Phoenix, AZ

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