Open to State of DE Dept. of Transportation Merit Employees Only
|Opening Date||6/4/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Closing Date||6/17/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Type of Recruitment||In-House|
|Shift Hours||7:00 am - 3:00 pm; Weekends/Holidays required|
|Agency||DOT/Maintenance & Operations|
Middletown Yard/Area 9: (5369 Summit Bridge Rd, Middletown, DE, 19709)
|Contact Name||DelDOT Human Resources/Employment Services|
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Equipment Operator IV
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Possession of a valid CDL Class B Driver's License with Airbrake Restriction (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).
As a prerequisite to qualifying for the Equipment Operator IV level, the individual must be a DelDOT Operator III, OR, have been a DelDOT Operator III within the past 2 year period from which the individual left the position in good standing. Every Equipment Operator III must, at a minimum, obtain DelDOT certification to operate:
1. Four 400 series equipment pieces, identified in the Certification Manual, which must be needed for production in the individual’s area of assignment and must be approved by the District Engineer or a designee. “Float Crew pieces” of equipment may be used if both the employee and the District Engineer agree and make the necessary arrangements.
The Equipment Operator III must regularly operate in situations where he/she is required to be a project leader (i.e. to self-manage.) This operator works independently and is solely responsible for effectiveness of the specific task. Examples of project leader include equipment operator utilizing; a truck tractor 5th wheel with Low Boy combinations, a pothole patcher, or a street sweeper. The project leader duties would include planning, scheduling, effectively performing the operation, and recording of work accomplished.
2. Two, 400 series plus three additional equipment pieces, identified in the Certification Manual, which must be needed for production in the individual’s area of assignment and must be approved by the District Engineer or a designee. The additional equipment pieces will be any combination of 300 or 400 series. If 300 series equipment is used it must be in addition to the equipment used to certify on for the promotion to Equipment Operator III. “Float Crew pieces” of equipment may be used if both the employee and the District Engineer agree and make the necessary arrangements.
Have satisfactorily served as equipment intensive crew leader on assignments. A crew leader is responsible for the effectiveness of a work crew of three or more equipment operators. An example of a crew leader is the lead operator of a mowing, crack sealing, tar and chip, or a divided highway snow removal crew.
NOTE: Any past certification that had taken place using previous Operator Certification Manual criteria will stay in effect. If the certification number has changed, the operator may only apply credit towards promotional requirements for either, the old certification or the new certification number, not both. In determining promotional eligibility Operators must maintain the minimum certifications that were used for previous promotions without duplicate application of credit. Any new certification will follow the requirements of the Equipment Operator Manual.
300 AND 400 SERIES EQUIPMENT LIST
301 STREET SWEEPER
302 ROAD GRADER (BASIC)
306 HYDRAULIC EXCAVATOR (BASIC)
310 PAVEMENT RECYCLER/PULVI-MIXER
313 ROLLER DRIVEN OVER 6 TON, RUBBER TIRE T&C
315 TRACTOR WITH EXTENDED ARM ATTACHMENTS
318 FRONT-END LOADER (BASIC)
321 JET RODDER (TRAILER MOUNTED)
325 BUCKET (AERIAL) TRUCK BOOM OVER 37 FOOT
330 TRUCK WITH MOUNTED HOT ASPHALT UNIT (PATCHER)
335 POTHOLE PATCHER DRIVEN (ROSCO)
340 CRACK SEALER
345 ASPHALT MAINTAINER
350 SKID STEER LOADER WITH ATTACHMENTS
400 TRACKED EXCAVATOR (CAT)
401 MOTOR GRADER (ADVANCED)
403 HYDRAULIC EXCAVATOR (ADVANCED)
404 ASPHALT DISTRIBUTOR, 3000 GAL T&C
405 TRUCK TRACTOR WITH HYDRAULIC TRAILER CDL-A
406 SELF PROPELLED CHIP SPREADER T&C
411 TRUCK TRAILER COMBINATION (ADVANCED) CDL-A
412 WRECKER 5 TON
413 BRIDGE INSPECTION UNIT
418 FRONT END LOADER (ADVANCED)
419 SEWER & CATCH BASIN CLEANER (TRUCK MOUNTED)
420 TOLL PLAZA LANE CLEANER
(A) CDL A (Towing Trailer)(N) Tank Vehicle (Over 1000 gallons)
As a condition of hire you must possess a valid CDL Class A or B drivers license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving) OR obtain one during the initial 90-day probationary period.
DelDOT Medical Exam: Applicants who meet the job requirements for the position, and who are made a conditional offer of employment, shall be required to meet the physical qualifications and examination requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations to hold a commercial driver’s license unless they are approved for either an Intra-State CDL Waiver of a Federal Waiver or Exemption. In addition, applicants must not have incurred four or more serious traffic violations during the previous three years as defined by the Federal Motor Carrier Code. The Department of Transportation will obtain driving record information maintained by the Division of Motor Vehicles for the preceding three year period.
This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization). The candidate selected for this position shall be asked to join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, decline joining the labor organization and not pay dues or a fee. The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.