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Maintenance Technician 2 - Mt. Vernon Day Shift
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Maintenance Technician 2 - Mt. Vernon Day Shift
**_Please Note: _**
**_This Position is a Day _Shift_ normally scheduled to work 6_:30AM-5:00PM Monday-Thursday_._**
**The Opportunity:**
WSDOT is looking for an enthusiastic career-minded individual who want to make a difference to join our dynamic team in **Mt. Vernon, WA**, supporting the vast infrastructure of Washington. This opportunity is perfect for someone who loves working with their hands, knowing their work is done on roadways and in a variety of weather. This team member will assist with the maintenance and operations of the state highways, and adjacent right of ways to assure they remain in a condition that promotes the movement of traffic, and safety to the motoring public.
By taking on this role, you are serving a key and vital function to the State of Washington.
May require operating trucks as well as other heavy equipment. These positions require a quick response time to job sites. Highway maintenance crews are ready 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
*At WSDOT, **we honor diversity** in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. If you would like to join our team-oriented environment and enjoy continuously changing environment, and yet with a **great deal of career stability and growth**, definitely consider a career opportunity with WSDOT.*
**This position will perform the following work:**
* Maintain roadways including pavement repair, drainage maintenance.
* Repair and replace guardrails and signs.
* Remove dangerous and hazardous debris from the roadways.
* Assist in layout and set-up of traffic control, including setting up signage, manually flagging traffic, and operating attenuator/buffer truck.
* Removal of snow and ice during winter season.
* Other duties as assigned.
**An ideal candidate for this position will have:**
* Washington State Commercial Driver License (CDL).
* High school diploma or GED certification.
* At least (1) one year of experience performing roadway maintenance, heavy equipment operation, truck driving, traffic control, construction, timber operations, or landscaping.
* Experience operating 26,000 to 54,000 GVW dump trucks in all weather and roadside conditions, day or night, with snowplow and de-icing attachments and other snow removal equipment.
* Ability to acquire an herbicide applicator's license within 12 months of hire.
* Possess a CDL Medical Certificate or the ability to obtain one within 6 months of employment.
* Ability to lift 50lbs.
**Note: **
This position is covered by a union shop provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, candidates who are appointed are required to become members of the WFSE, or arrange to pay to that union a fee equivalent to its regular monthly dues. The union shop provision shall be effective on the first day of the month following the employee's initial 30 days in this classification.
**How to Apply: **
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted _electronically_. Please click on the apply button on this announcement.
**Contact us: **
For inquiries about this position, please contact **Cody Buchanan** at ******.** Please reference recruitment number **17DOT-NWR-10708**.
*The Washington State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Office of Human Resources, at 360.705.7042 or email at *_jobinfo@wsdot.wa.gov__._
Washington State Department of Transportation reserves the right to use applicant materials submitted within the last 60 days for future job opportunities.
*Salary:* $39,312.00 - $47,820.00 Annually
*Location:* Skagit County - Mt. Vernon, WA
*Job Type:* Full Time - Permanent
*Department:* Dept. of Transportation
*Job Number:* 17DOT-NWR-10708
*Agency:* State of Washington
*Address:* View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504
*Phone:* View Posting for Agency Contact

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