Transportation Technician II - Station 224

Overview

Stability, benefits, great work-life balance, these are the wonderful things you can expect if you chose to work for the Utah Department of Transportation. The Utah Department of Transportation is looking for a hard working hands-on individual to fill its Transportation Technician II position in the Region Two, West Valley City Maintenance Station. This is a very important position that works as a team to maintain the roads and Keep Utah Moving as safely and efficiently as possible.

You must have a valid Class "A" CDL or be able to obtain one within 60 days of hire, and live within a 30 minute response time to the maintenance station or be willing to relocate.

Principal Duties
Our Transportation Technicians use a variety of tools and heavy machinery from snow plows to backhoes to do their work. Each station is responsible for:
  • Performing highway maintenance.
  • Removing snow from state roadways.
  • Repairing signs and fences.
  • Working with contractors to complete projects.
  • Completing other duties as assigned.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this position is someone who:
  • Has a valid Class "A" CDL or be able to obtain one within 60 days of hire.
  • Is able and willing to report to the West Valley Maintenance Station within a 30 minute response time.
  • Is able and willing to provide 24 hour availability.
  • Is able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Is reliable and can work well in a team environment.
  • Has professional work experience operating heavy equipment.
  • Has work experience with and/or knowledge of roadway maintenance/construction and snow removal.

This position may be filled at the Transportation Technician I level for applicants who do not meet the preferences listed for a Transportation Technician II. In order to qualify at the Transportation Technician I level applicants must have a class "A" CDL or be able to obtain one within 60 days of hire. After hire, applicant will need to complete all TEP, maintenance equipment, and construction certification requirements.

Preferences
Preference may be given to those with:
  • TEP (Transportation Education Program) Year 2
  • or NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies) Level 2
  • or T3 (Transportation Tech Training) Year 2
  • or M3 (Maintenance Specific Training) Year 2
  • applicants who have UDOT maintenance/construction experience.

What's in it for you?
Aside from the fantastic benefits and the opportunity to spend more time with your loved ones as mentioned above, you will get the opportunity to work for an exceptional agency that is leading all other DOTs in the nation. Click HERE to view a summary of the benefits we offer.

You will also be provided the opportunity to take part in the Transportation Education Program where you can gain new skills and certifications that will allow you to progress your career to the next levels as they become available.

The Agency
For more information about our the Utah Department of Transportation, click here.


Typical Qualifications: Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position:
  • read and interpret maps, plats, charts, plans, blueprints and electrical schematics
  • test soil, aggregates and other materials
  • communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing
  • deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism
  • follow written and/or oral instructions
  • speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally
  • enter, transcribe, record, store, or maintain information in either written or electronic form
  • principles and practices of construction
  • principles, theories, and practices of highway safety
  • principles and practices of traffic control and safety procedures
  • run, maneuver, navigate, or drive vehicles or mechanized equipment
  • operate applicable specialized and safety equipment
  • maintain and repair tools and equipment
  • applicable maintenance methods and techniques
  • control vegetation, mow, weed and seed, sod, and remove litter
  • noxious weeds, their control and prevention
  • ensure compliance with contract terms, policies and procedures, etc.
  • use computer word processing software

Supplemental Information: Here is some additional information of which you should be aware:
  • This position is subject to pre-employment drug testing and random drug and alcohol testing of employees after hire. A conditional offer of employment may be made pending drug test results.
  • Employee may be reassigned to a different location as deemed necessary by the Region Director/Group Leader.
  • This position requires you to frequently be exposed to hazards and discomforts of traffic and environmental conditions due to the nature of the work assignment.
  • This position requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand; walk over rough surfaces; bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs.) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time.
  • We use the email address listed on your profile as a means of primary communication, please keep email and your name current and updated at all times.