State of New Mexico
State of New Mexico is looking for a Highway Maintenance Worker-Operational #PagosaSpringsJobSearch #PagosaSpringsJobAdvertisement #MaintenanceJobsPagosaSprings
$12.01 – $20.90 Hourly
$24,980 – $43,465 Annually
This position is a Pay Band 50
Purpose of PositionTHIS POSTING WILL BE USED TO CONDUCT ONGOING RECRUITMENT AND WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED.Why does the job exist?This position operates medium to heavy duty equipment to maintain rural/interstate roads.How does it get done?Incumbent will operate single axle dump trucks, large or small front end loaders, some pull type tractors, self-propelled brooms, and rollers. Incumbent performs a variety of skilled maintenance duties required in the patrol and uses various hand tools. This position will also perform snow removal in the winter season, respond to emergency operations including call outs and remove trash and dead animals from Right-of-Way.Who are the customers?The Traveling Public.Ideal CandidateThe ideal candidate will have experience in the following;
Preference will be given to Class A CDL holders.Minimum QualificationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent and six (6) months of experience maintaining roads and operating medium to heavy-duty equipment to include loader, five and ten yard dump truck, self -propelled broom, roller, and/or mower. This position may require Herbicide, Tanker and/or Hazmat endorsement. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.
Must possess a New Mexico Drivers License and must acquire a New Mexico Class B CDL within 6 months of hire. Post-offer Physical and Pre-Employment Drug Test are required for safety sensitive classifications.Substitution Table
These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:
Education Experience1 High School Diploma or Equivalent AND # of months or years of experience specified in the minimum qualification2 Associate’s Degree AND Zero years of experience
Employment RequirementsThis position is designated a safety sensitive position within the meaning of the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991 and must abide by all provisions of the Federal Omnibus Transportation Testing Act. Employment is subject to pre-employment and random drug testing, in accordance with all terms and conditions of federal and state law, rules and regulations in relation to alcohol and/or drug testing. Employment requires successful completion of a post-offer physical and pre-employment drug test; employment is conditional pending results. Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver’s License, and must have or obtain a New Mexico Class B Commercial Driver’s License within six (6) months of hire. Tanker Endorsement may be required. Business reference check and Driver’s License verification are also required and employment is conditional pending results. Must successfully pass demonstrated abilities test with a 75% or better.Working ConditionsWork is performed primarily in the field in varying weather conditions – hot or cold, humidity, wind, rain and snow, exposure to sunlight, dust, pollen, chemicals, exposure to moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, toxic fumes/chemicals and/or airborne particles, rough/rugged terrain, noxious plants and infected trash, exposure to hazardous chemicals, insects and reptiles, loud noises, confined spaces, stressful situations, subject to falls and bruises, considerable physical strain, high speed/high volume traffic, interaction with the public, local county, school and city officials by phone an in person, irregular hours day or night, subject to call out for emergencies, heavy lifting, sitting/standing, bending, squatting, climbing, reaching, kneeling and crawling for extended periods of time may be required. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Frequent temporary assignments that require travel and extended overnight stays; extended or irregular hours day or night; and call-out away from post of duty to include night time work and snow removal as applicable are required.Supplemental Information
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Bargaining Unit PositionThis position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.