Williston District, Williston, ND

If you take P.R.I.D.E in displaying values of professionalism, respect, integrity, dedication, and excellence, you have come to the right place. As the number one Department of Transportation (DOT) in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the nation, we are looking for a candidate who takes P.R.I.D.E in what the NDDOT stands for.

At the North Dakota Department of Transportation, we offer rewarding work opportunities that make a difference!

NDDOT Salary: $26.07/hour

  • Underfilling may be considered, salary is $23.09/hour.

Varying work schedules are available!

Summary of Work

As a Temporary Equipment Operator, your main duty will be operating heavy equipment to perform required maintenance duties such as; basic snow and ice control and removal. You will also perform highway, roadway, and structure maintenance as needed. You will complete highway maintenance duties, which include assisting in installing, repairing, and maintaining highway signs and guardrails. To complete these tasks and others assigned you will operate power tools and other equipment to perform maintenance duties. You will also keep the roadways clear of any hazards; this includes litter, waste, debris, garbage, and carcass.

You will complete building and ground maintenance duties, and general routine maintenance of the roadway and radio system equipment. You will also perform minor preventive and repair maintenance on vehicles and equipment. Maintain necessary paperwork, including time records, activity reporting, daily diary, road reports, etc. You will receive training and perform construction project duties under close supervision.

An important part of this position and the culture at the NDDOT is to maintain a safe working environment for yourself, your coworkers, and others.

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, you must have a valid North Dakota Class A drivers license with air brakes, a cargo tanker endorsement; and two years of relevant experience. Preference will be given to those who have snow plow experience.

This position requires reporting to work within 30 minutes, after hours, on weekends, and holidays during emergency events.

  • If unable to find a candidate with preferred experience, the NDDOT will consider filling this position as an Equipment Operator I, which requires a valid North Dakota Class B drivers license with air brakes and a cargo tanker endorsement by the first day of work. Requires reporting to work within 30 minutes, after hours, on weekends, and holidays during emergency events.

Employment of the selected candidate will be contingent on satisfactorily completing the interview process and the required drug test, medical screening, reference check, and driving records check with current and previous employers within the past three years.

Application Procedures

Submit an application at www.nd.gov/careers by 11:59 P.M. CST on the closing date. Application materials, including resume, cover letter, and transcript, must clearly explain how experience and education relate to the minimum qualifications and job duties.* Applicants who experience difficulties during the application process should contact recruiter@nd.gov or 701.328.3290.

  • Candidates will be scored on a 100-point candidate questionnaire to be considered for interviews. Application materials, including resumes and attachments, are not considered in the 100-point candidate questionnaire. Applicants must provide detail in their responses to the questionnaire.

For more information or if you need accommodation or assistance in the application or selection process, contact Mallory Green, Talent Acquisition Manager, at malgreen@nd.gov or 701.328.2651. Learn more about NDDOT at https://www.dot.nd.gov/.

TTY users may use Relay North Dakota at 711 or 1-800-366-6888.

NDDOT does not provide sponsorships.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C.

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