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Highway Technician Assistant I

Commonwealth of Kentucky

Location: 42303
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: January 20, 2023
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Highway Technician Assistant I
Pay Grade 08
Salary $15.00 Hourly
Employment Type
Hiring Agency
Transportation Cabinet | Department of Highways
2973 Fairview Drive
Owensboro, KY 42303 USA
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is committed to meeting or exceeding the needs and expectations of our customers. Our focus is on people: our customers, our employees and our partners. We will continually improve both the delivery of our products and services and the processes, which support that delivery to provide a safe, efficient, environmentally sound and fiscally responsible transportation system that delivers economic opportunity and enhances the quality of life in Kentucky.
By joining our Daviess County Unit as a Highway Technician Assistant I, you’ll have the opportunity to take advantage of classroom and in-field trainings to allow for continued education to become specialized in road and construction maintenance and operations.
Holders of the Highway Technician Assistant I position will complete tasks such as:
• Haul materials to and from job sites.
• Operate dump trucks with snow plow and salt spreader to work in the winter months.
• Operate a tractor-type mowing machine, assist in brush cutting, and use chemical sprayers.
• Learn and assist with basic surveying activities on construction projects.
• Flag for operations requiring traffic control.
Holders of this job title will obtain:
• Experience working on rough terrain and in changing climates.
• Experience working with strict deadlines.
• Experience completing shift or on-call schedules.
• Experience in equipment operation for road maintenance.
We invite you to apply for the opportunity to allow you to expand your learning potential while providing a steady paycheck and benefits.
We look forward to reviewing your application!
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in U.S. KYTC will only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.
For more information on E-Verify, or if you believe that KYTC has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at 888-897-7781 or .
Minimum Requirements
EDUCATION: High school graduate.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must be 18 years of age. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license to qualify for employment in this job classification. Employee in this classification must furnish the agency's appointing authority, within 12 months of employment in this job classification, documentation that he or she holds a valid Class B commercial driver's license. Within one year of employment in this job classification, the employee must complete First Aid and Snow and Ice Training and must possess Traffic Control/Flagger and OSHA 10 Certifications or equivalent. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this job classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials.
Working Conditions
Incumbents in this job title typically perform their work at a highway maintenance facility or section office, at work sites throughout the assigned work area and when necessary, district wide. Incumbent will be exposed to risks inherent to working with large equipment and machines involved with road construction. Must be able to work extended hours and be outside during inclement weather.
Probationary Period
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 12 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.
If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Brent Kuykendall at .
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D