Minimum Qualifications Journey Level-Two years experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled tradesman, or training through completion of a technical course in a bridge or technical trade at a school or institute. Candidate must also have a Class B Commercial Driver License.
Trainee 2 – Commercial Driver License, and more than one year but less than two years of qualifying experience (as described in journey level quals).
Trainee 1 – Class D Motor Vehicle License, and less than one year of qualifying experience (as described in journey level quals).
Cannabis use is not permitted for employees in this title and assignment. Cannabis use will be tested for during the pre-employment screening process and may be the basis for disqualification for employment or may be a basis for removal from employment.
Duties Description Duties include but are not limited to: cutting steel plates and bars, using acetylene cutting equipment according to layout design & instructions, and grinding edge of material to base for welding. Using hand tools, scraping & scaling deteriorated paint from structural steel and painting steel with primer and proper overcoat. Operating a variety of light highway equipment such as dump trucks, patching machines, rollers, etc. used in bridge repair and maintenance operations. The candidate shall be required to perform snow and ice operations in areas other than work location. Candidates must be able to report within a maximum of one hour of call up.
Bridge Operators are required to report to the bridge tower and operate movable bridges. Use of Marine VHF radio to communicate to boat captains. Bridge Operators must be able to work alone and work without direct supervision.
Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.
Additional Comments Bridge Repair Assistant Trainee 1 - $41,129
Bridge Repair Assistant Trainee 2 - $43,067
Bridge Repair Assistant - $46,103
Work hours will be discussed during interview.
Must be available to work a shift that would include weekends and/or nights.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
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