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SC Department of Public Safety HMW II - Heavy Equipment Operator (61035361) Dorchester **INTERNAL ONLY** in Dorchester County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities


Performs skilled manual labor and operates heavy motorized equipment in a variety of activities associated with the construction, repair, and preservation of roads and bridges on the State highway system. Examples include cutting state maintained right-of-ways, vegetation control at intersections, limb trimming, tree removal, roadside and outfall ditch cutting, all within Dorchester County. Operates and maintains heavy motorized equipment used in various phases of roadway maintenance. (e.g.; tandem dump truck, slope mower, backhoe, excavator, front-end loader, etc.) Coordinates the placement of traffic control devices to properly set up a maintenance work zone according to the SCDOT Work Zone Traffic Control Manual and Field Guide to warn motorists. Performs a variety of vegetation management activities using electric/gas powered tools such as chain saws, pole saws, weed eaters, drills, air compressor, generators, etc.). Assists in emergency and inclement weather operations, to include operating medium duty equipment. May include being available for extended working hours or 12-hour shifts. Performs duties as required by supervisor.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Two (2) years of related work experience; or an approved acceptable equivalence in accordance with State Human Resources Regulations. Necessary Special Requirement: Requires attainment of a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six (6) months of placement in the position.

Additional Comments

Applications accepted on-line at Supplemental questions are considered part of the application and must be completed. Additional questions regarding the application process should be directed to: District 6 HR at 843 740-1665.

Non Discrimination Statement: The South Carolina Department of Transportation is committed to a diverse workforce and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

Salary: $29,472.00 - $41,866.00 Annually

Location: Dorchester County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 106400

Closing: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern

Class Code: KC53

Position Number: 61035361

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 3

Hiring Range - Min.: $29,472.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $41,866.00

Opening Date: 10/12/2020

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Apply online and fully complete all sections of the application. A resume may be provided, but will not substitute for completing any section of the application. Accurately respond to all Supplemental Questions since they are part of your official application and are used to initially screen applicants. Candidates must present documentation of their attainment of college degree(s) at the time of interview. Documentation must be either an official or unofficial copy of the college transcript or Letter of Verification of Degree from the institution's Registrar's Office. If the candidate selected for the position provided an unofficial copy, it must be replaced with an official copy no later than thirty (30) calendar days after the effective date of employment. Failure to provide documentation within the required timeframe will result in termination of employment. SCDOT District 6 Human Resources Office at 6355 Fain St., North Charleston, SC 29406, (843) 740-1665.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Transportation-District 6

Address: 6355 Fain Blvd. North Charleston, South Carolina, 29406

Phone: 843-746-6717