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KDOT Equipment Operator in Chanute, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11352625 Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT)KDOT provides a statewide transportation system to meet the needs of Kansas. Our employees are our most valuable resource. We depend on our employees and business partners to get the job done. KDOT strives to provide a work environment that motivates people and encourages them to be productive. KDOT is a great place to work, so come be part of our team! Verification of identity and employment eligibility to work in the United States is required by federal law. For a list of acceptable documents that establish these criteria, please refer to the federal Form I-9. KDOT does not provide sponsorships.Kansas Department of TransportationAbout the Position:Equipment OperatorWho can apply: AnyoneClassified/Unclassified Service: UnclassifiedFull/Part-time: Full-TimeRegular/Temporary: RegularWork Schedule: Due to the nature of the work, incumbent may/will be required to work additional hours when needed, including nights and weekends. Additional hours will be assigned by the supervisor depending on the needs of the agency.Eligible to Receive Benefits: YesVeteran Preference Eligible: YesSearch Keywords: Chanute, District 4Compensation:Annual Salary Range: $29,827.20Hourly Pay Range: $14.34Employment Benefits:Educational Assistance ProgramOn-the-job training programsPaid Vacation Leave & Sick LeaveGroup health, dental, vision.Family Oriented Work EnvironmentBasic Life Insurance provided by the State/Optional Group Life Insurance at a reasonable cost.Retirement and deferred compensation programsEmployee Assistance ProgramWork-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leavePaid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)Employee discounts with the STAR ProgramVisit the Employee Benefits page for more information Position Summary & Responsibilities:Position Summary:This Equipment Operator position is located in Chaute for the paint crew. This position requires a Class A CDL with air brake option at the time of hire. If you do not currently have a Class A CDL but are still interested in employment with the Kansas Department of Transportation, please contact Sheila Brown @ (620) 902-6404 about our Equipment Operator Trainee program which is a paid position that provides employees with on-the-job training while you work towards obtaining a CDL.Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:Perform manual labor associated with maintenance activities, including the operation of miscellaneous equipment such as chain saws, weed eaters, pumps, compressors, jackhammers, generators, power tools, and various hand tools.Setup and remove temporary traffic control and serve as flag person for maintenance work zones.Maintain highways and facilities through activities such as repairs, resurfacing, mowing, and snow and ice control.Operate dump trucks, small and medium-size loaders, mowers, tractors, rollers, and power brooms to perform various maintenance tasks. Operate a loader or truck-mounted plow and spreader in snow and ice control operations.On-the-job training is provided.View the full position descriptionQualifications:Class A Commercial Driver's License with air brake option at time of appointment.Current Certificate of Tax Clearance. (See Required Documents below for information regarding this certificate)Post-Offer/Pre-employment RequirementsThis position is subject to pre-employment physical testing. The selected candidate will be required to pass the screening as a condition of employment.This CDL position is subject to drug and alcohol testing under th e authority of the US Department of Transportation. The selected candidate will be required to pass a DOT pre-employment/pre-duty drug test as a condition of employment in this position. (This position will also be required to participate in random testing, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, return-to-duty, and follow-up testing.)Any Commercial Driver who has received a Confirmed Positive Result or the Equivalent and has not successfully completed all Rehabilitation Program requirements and follow-up testing requirements is not eligible for this position. (Per SOM 2.1.10).Recruiter Contact Information:Name: Sheila BrownEmail: kdotd4jobs@ks.govPhone: (620) 902-6404Required Documents for this Application to be Complete:On the My Job Applications page, verify these documents are present and valid. Upload or delete and replace if needed.Current Tax Clearance CertificateDD214 (if you are claiming Veteran's Preference)Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate Required: Each applicant (even non-residents) applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid c

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