Highway Maintenance Worker 3 | Tunnel Nights (Job Number: 21DOT-NWR-12714) - Seattle, WA

Employer: WSDOT

Job Description:
Highway Maintenance Worker 3 | Tunnel Nights
Salary: $62,224.00 - $75,817.00 Annually
Location: King County - Seattle - S. Seattle, WA
Job Type: Full Time - Permanent
Department: Dept. of Transportation
Job Number: 21DOT-NWR-12714
Closing: 7/11/2021 11:59 PM Pacific

Highway Maintenance Worker 3 | Tunnel Nights description image*In addition to the listed salary, this position is entitled to an additional $3.00/Hr. for Night Shift work.

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is the steward of an integrated, multimodal transportation system that helps to ensure people and goods move safely and efficiently throughout the state. In addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system, WSDOT operates the largest ferry system in the nation, manages the world's longest floating bridge, and recently completed the world's widest tunneling project.

The Opportunity
WSDOT Tunnel’s Maintenance Department is seeking a safety-minded maintenance profession to lead road maintenance work on state highways and tunnels within the Seattle and Bellevue and south King County area. This position directs a crew that performs highway, tunnel, roadside, infrastructure, and right-of-way maintenance and repair tasks for specific subsections of state highway, including providing traffic control for pavement improvement projects. If you enjoy rewarding work that directly impacts the safety of the traveling public, and want to build your leadership experience, I invite you to apply to this great opportunity.

What to Expect
Due to the nature of this work, the Highway Maintenance Worker 3 must be able to work in an outdoor work environment in a variety of weather conditions, negotiates steep and uneven terrain, works at heights above 25 feet over land or water, work around in high traffic urban/suburban corridors, work in confined spaces, and able to climb ladders.

Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, the Highway Maintenance Worker 3 will:

Patrol and inspect specific sections of roadway in urban and suburban areas.
Manage and report inventory usage, highway section repair needs, right-or-way encroachment, and daily work activities.
Responds to work requests from internal and external customers.
Determines how work is to be safely performed with minimal impact to traveling public.
Assume Supervisor duties in their absence.
Assigns work tasks, equipment, and oversees job sites.
Performs snow and ice removal work using CDL trucks using snowplow and deicing equipment.
Trains employees in the safe and efficient operation of equipment, tools, and routine maintenance operations.
Operates class A, B, and/or C equipment, power tools, and performs manual labor.
Assists in assembling, installing and replacing signs, sign components, and signposts, using a variety of equipment and tools.
Designs and sets up large scale complex traffic control for all operations, including full road or Tunnel closures.
Acts as a first responder at accidents scenes, spills, or other emergency situations.

To be considered for this opportunity, the following are required:
High school graduation or GED.
One (1) year experience as a Highway Maintenance Worker 2.
Three (3) years of highway maintenance, heavy equipment experience, experience setting up large scale complex traffic control or other related work experience.
Valid Washington State CDL Class A driver’s license with endorsement N with manual transmission and without air brakes restriction.

It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
Washington State Flagging Card.
Washington State Pesticide Applicator’s License.
Backflow Prevention Tester Certification.
Knowledge of AVL, HATS and NPDES programs.
Ability to lead lower-level employees in a crew setting.

Important Notes
This position works nights, Monday through Thursday 8:00pm – 6:30am.
The salary listed for this position includes a legislative approved premium for workers in King County and assignment pay.
This position is subject to the drug and alcohol testing requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA). For more information, please go to DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing.

Work-Life Balance – We are committed to ensure that our staff experience the reward of public service, while also sustaining a routine that suits each individuals’ lifestyle.
Paid Leave – In addition to 11 paid holidays, full-time employees earn a minimum 14 paid vacation days per year!
Tuition Assistance – Permanent employees have several options for assistance with education expenses, including tuition reimbursement programs, government discounts at participating colleges throughout the state, and eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.
Plan For Your Future – WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options. Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more. Go to State Benefits for more information.

Check out this video to learn more: Why WSDOT?

How to Apply:
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary. Therefore, it is very important that the “Work Experience” portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.
In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:
An attached Resume outlining (in reverse chronological order) your experience to date.
An attached Cover Letter that further explains your qualifications, and indicates why you believe you are a viable candidate for this role.
Contact details for a minimum three (3) individuals who can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job-related competencies. This information can be entered in the “References” section of the online application; does not require an additional attachment.

Please click the "APPLY" button to proceed. Note that you will be prompted to either sign in, or create an account. This step is required in order to submit an application to this opportunity.

WSDOT is an equal opportunity employer. We value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans, as well as people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed Recruiter.

WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system. For more information, please visit www.uscis.gov

Contact us:
For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, Cori Shull, at ShullCo@wsdot.wa.gov. Please be sure to reference 21DOT-NWR-12714 in the subject line.

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

Contact Person:
Location: Seattle, WA
Application Method: Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/wsdot/jobs/3124232/highway-maintenance-worker-3-tunnel-nights?keywords=highway%20maintenance%20worker%203&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Base Pay: $62,224 - $75,817 YR

Posted on June 22, 2021

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