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TxDOT’s Waco District is looking for a General Transportation Technician I at various locations. We have a diverse workforce of over 12,000 employees statewide. If you want to build an exciting career, let’s talk!
At TxDOT we value employee work-life-balance. In keeping with our commitment to these values our employees benefit from a wide array of programs and activities that include telework, flexed and compressed work schedules, wellness leave incentive, career development programs, tuition assistance and various other benefits.
$31144.00 – $49134.00 yearly
Military Occup Specialty Code
State Classification Code: 9305
State Classification Title: Transportation Maintenance Specialist I
Occupational Category: Maintenance
TxDOT is committed to hiring veterans. To assist in determining whether your military experience may pertain to the minimum requirements for this position, Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces have been assigned to each state classification code/title where applicable. The MOS codes are grouped by occupational category.
To view the MOS codes please click on link below and click on the appropriate occupational category.
Performs routine transportation operations or maintenance support work such as: construction, maintenance, and/or material and process inspection; roadway maintenance and repair; light and heavy equipment operation; preventive and minor maintenance on equipment; traffic control; and helping the public during emergency situations. Work requires contact with private entities. Employees at this level follow standard practices that do not require frequent supervision of details.
The essential duties for this job include:
Determines placement of traffic control devices and installs/moves devices.
Maintains highways and rights-of-way; performs roadway repairs; erects and repairs guard rails, highway markers and signs; hauls materials and equipment to job sites.
Move/picks up litter and roadway debris.
Operates heavy equipment such as a front-end loader-one and a half cubic yards or more, tractor-trailer haul truck, large dragline, shovel, paint striper and dump truck.
Operates light equipment such as a front-end loader-one and a quarter cubic yards or less, pneumatic roller, rotary broom, spreader box, backhoe, street sweeper and mower.
Performs preventive maintenance inspections (PMI), routine servicing and minor repairs on equipment and completes various required reports including time-keeping, equipment forms, inventory, accident forms and PMI.
Sands or cleans bridges and roads, posts warning signs, helps the public and performs other work as directed during emergency situations such as floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, snowstorms, accidents and hazardous material spills.
Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.
Subject to environmental conditions; protection from weather but not temperature changes
Subject to outside environmental conditions; no effective weather protection
Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions
Subject to extreme cold and heat; below 32 and/or above 100 degrees for more than one hour
Subject to noise
Subject to vibration
Subject to hazards-moving vehicles/mechanical parts, high places/heat, or chemicals
Subject to atmospheric conditions-fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation
Subject to air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids
Required to wear protective gear-respirator, hard hat, or other device
Works frequently in small/crawl spaces; manholes; areas that can cause claustrophobia
Works in narrow aisles or passageways
Sedentary work: Lift up to 10 lbs at a time and occasionally carry files/small tools
Light work: Lift up to 20 lbs at a time and frequently lift or carry objects up to 10 lbs
Medium work: Lift up to 50 lbs at a time and frequently lift or carry objects up to 25 lbs
Climbing – ascending/descending ladders, stairs, scaffoldings, ramps, etc
Balancing-walking, standing, crouching on various surfaces without falling
Stooping-bending body downward and forward by bending spine at waist
Kneeling-bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee(s)
Crouching-bending body downward and forward by bending leg(s) and spine
Crawling-moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet
Reaching-extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
Standing-prolonged periods of time
Walking-moving on foot to accomplish tasks: long distance/from one work site to another
Pushing-using upper extremities to press against object with force to move in a direction
Pulling-using upper extremities to exert force moving objects in a sustained motion
Lifting-raising objects from lower to higher position/horizontally to a different position
Fingering-picking, pinching, typing; working primarily with fingers rather than whole hand
Grasping-applying pressure to an object with fingers and palm
Feeling-determining size, shape, temperature or texture of objects
Talking-expressing or exchanging ideas by spoken words
Hearing-perceive sound at normal speaking levels;receive information by oral communication
Repetitive Motion-substantial movements of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
Close Visual Acuity-work includes data/figures; view a computer screen; extensive reading
Close Visual Acuity-work includes visual inspection of small defects/parts
Close Visual Acuity-using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts
Visual Acuity-operate machines, such as drill presses, power saws, and mills
Visual Acuity-operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment
Visual Acuity-determine work quality/make general observations of facilities/structures
The required competencies for this job include:
Follow verbal and written instructions
Methods, procedures, equipment and materials used in intermodal transportation engineering construction and maintenance work
Applicable industry safety standards, guidelines and specification codes
The use of applicable hand and power tools, equipment and mechanical devices of the trade
Using of light and heavy highway equipment
Maintaining a safe working relationship
This job requires the following:
None in formal education
This job requires the following:
(Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated parttime equivalent)
No supervisory experience required.
Licenses and Certifications
The following Licenses and Certifications are required for this job:
Safety Impact Certificate, issued by TxDOT at time of hire
Commercial Driver Certificate, issued by TxDOT
Valid class C Driver License, at time of application
Will be required to obtain a Class A CDL with N Endorsement within 120 calendar days from date of employment
This is a Safety Impact and Commercial Driver position and will be subject to random drug testing.
Conditions of Employment
Conditions for this Position: Standards of Employment
Required to work weekends and holidays
Required to work hours other than 8 to 5
Required to work under exposure to inclement weather conditions
Required to wear personal protective equipment provided by employer and comply with all safety requirements
Subject to On Call and must be able to report within 1 hour of notification
Must attend work regularly and observe approved work hours
You must complete the online State of Texas application to include work experience, education and all information necessary. Your online application and additional information on your resume, if provided, will be reviewed to determine if you meet minimum requirements for the position.
The Texas Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination in the workplace.
To apply for this job please visit www.txdot.gov.