Salary $35,630.40 - $52,166.40 Annually

Location Urbana - 52345 - Benton County, IA

Job Type Full-time

Agency 645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number 19-01610

Closing 1/21/2019 11:59 PM Central

Point of Contact Jeffrey Tjaden -

Job Description

Our mission
The mission of the Iowa DOT is to get you there safely, efficiently and conveniently. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for making that mission a reality every single day.

Responsibilities includes

  • Operates equipment/performs physical activities in the maintenance of roadway, roadside, right of way, shoulder, bridge and highway grading/paving projects
  • Performs routine bridge inspections
  • Performs traffic control as needed
  • Performs duties related to snow and ice removal; operates snow/ice removal equipment to prepare/spread abrasives and de-icing chemicals on the roadway.

Ability to perform heavy work, occasionally (1-33% of the time) lifting/lowering, carrying and pushing/pulling various items/using force from 50 - 100 lbs.  Team lift or mechanical assist recommended for weights over 75 lbs.
Must possess a valid Commercial Learner's Permit upon hire. Within 30 calendar days following appointment, a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with the required endorsements and applicable restrictions must be obtained and maintained in order to continue employment. Requires a pre-employment drug screen and will require ongoing participation in the employer's random drug and alcohol testing program and will be subject to the regulations regarding the Federal drug and alcohol testing program.
Within a period of time as determined by the appointing authority, will be required to have and maintain a current Herbicide Applicator certification.
Additional Requirements
Post offer, pre-employment physical.
Within 5 months of appointment, must reside within 30 minutes driving time, during normal conditions, from assigned work location.
Must respond to emergency situations as required.
Must be able to work up to 16 consecutive hours. 
Monday through Friday, 7:00AM to 3:30PM, hours may vary. Occasional overtime required. Subject to call 24 hours during emergency conditions including nights, weekends and holidays. Some overnight travel may be required.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from high school or G.E.D.;


experience equal to one year of full-time work in highway maintenance or equipment operation may be substituted for each year of the required high school education
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We are an equal opportunity employer.
Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.