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Overview

This is an exciting opportunity to perform maintenance work for the Agency of Transportation (VTrans) involving a variety of tasks relating to the state transportation system. The position is often responsible for routine maintenance and repair work. Duties typically require the use of a variety of tools and vehicles. Overtime work is required, particularly during the winter months, and is considered a condition of employment. A newly hired employee must complete all VTTC training requirements for the Job Development Plan (JDP) and demonstrate knowledge and skills in a minimum of six areas of maintenance or construction activities. Work is performed under the supervision of an AOT Area Maintenance Supervisor or higher-level maintenance worker.

Who May Apply

This position, Transportation Journeyman Maintenance Worker (Job Req #2450), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition.

  • Transportation Apprentice Maintenance Worker (#2425)
  • Transportation Journeyman Maintenance Worker (#2450)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Kevin Gadapee at ...@vermont.gov.

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties require the ability to withstand exposure to extreme outdoor weather. An incumbent must be available for considerable overtime during heavy snowfall or other emergencies. Employees may be required to report to work outside of their work schedule and must be reachable by phone. An employee must be able to use tools and lift materials commonly used in routine maintenance work. Normal dangers associated with work on or near heavy equipment, hazardous materials, and debris from roadside litter are present. May be exposed to blood or airborne pathogens. Hazards are always present when working on roads with moving traffic. Participation in a random drug and alcohol-testing program is required. Overtime work is required, particularly during the winter months, and is considered a condition of employment.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND two (2) years or more of work experience in construction, equipment operation, or related manual labor INCLUDING EITHER one season or more of operating a snowplow with wings OR six (6) months or more operating medium or heavy equipment, such as graders, rollers, and backhoes.

OR

One (1) year or more as a Transportation Apprentice Maintenance Worker.

Special Requirements

An incumbent must live within reasonable proximity of assigned workstation.

Possession of a Class A Commercial Driver's License and Tanker Endorsement is required within the first six months of employment.

An incumbent must complete all VTTC required coursework within the JDP (Job Development Plan) for this position within one year, or be enrolled.

Note: A Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is required.

CDL Application Requirements

In accordance with federal regulation, any person applying for employment as an operator of a commercial motor vehicle must provide detailed employment information for the past 10 years. Therefore, the Work Experience section of your online application must include:

  • A list of the names and addresses of previous employers for which you were an operator of a commercial motor vehicle
  • The dates you were employed by these employers
  • The reason for leaving employment

By submitting this online job application, you certify all information furnished is true and complete. The information you provide in accordance with this regulation may be used, and previous employers may be contacted for the purpose of investigating and verifying your work history.

Total Compensation As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website. Equal Opportunity Employer The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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