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Operator Traffic

Company: Virginia Dept of Transportation
Location: Manassas
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is excited to offer and announce an exciting opportunity to serve as a Sign Crew Member on our Northern Regional Operations Team in NOVA District.Position specific responsibilities and duties will include, but not limited to:Sign Installation and Maintenance - Install and maintain ground-mounted and overhead signs and other traffic control devices in compliance with the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). Follow guidelines and policies governing miss utility clearances for sign installations. Interpret roadway plans and sketches for new sign installation.Job Safety - Determine and demonstrate proper work site protection techniques. Identify workplace safety hazards and make suggestions for improvement. Wear proper personal protection equipment. Maintain current knowledge of safety rules, regulations, laws and procedures (OSHA and VOSHA, etc.). Use equipment properly and safely. Apply MUTCD for detours, lane closures, work zones, etc. Maintain clean, orderly and safe work environment. Follow VDOT safety regulations and practices.Emergency Operations - Prepare and operate equipment for snow and ice removal or other types of emergency operations. Clear roadways of snow, ice and debris, and clean up after accidents. Provide traffic control.VDOT employees serve the citizens of the Commonwealth and travelling public daily through our mission to plan, deliver, operate and maintain a transportation system that is safe, moves people and goods, enhances the economy, and improves quality of life. VDOT is the third largest state maintained highway system in the country, maintaining over 58,000 miles of roads, bridges, and tunnels, and employing over 7700 people through a diverse workforce. Our culture includes teamwork, transparency, nimble learning, creativity and collaboration that values differences.In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching.We are a "Virginia Values Veterans" (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics: Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please access the following link: to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.Minimum QualificationsWorking knowledge of work zone traffic control standards and techniques.Knowledge of federal and state regulations regarding traffic control devices.Experience performing heavy manual labor.Ability to read and interpret plans and sketches.Ability to follow oral and written instructions, read and interpret work plans and specifications, and complete accurate work documentation.Ability to obtain CDL and DOT medical card within 6 months of employment and maintain thereafter. Must comply with DOT and VDOT policies and standards when operating CDL equipment.Skill in the operation and maintenance of specialty equipment and complex machinery used in sign installation and messaging.Skill in the use and maintenance of hand and power tools, as well as light, medium, and heavy duty equipment used for highway maintenance and repair.Safety shoes required.Preferred QualificationsExperience in roadway sign installation, maintenance and repairs. Overhead sign installation is a plus.Experience in emergency operations to include snow and ice removal, storms and debris clean-up.Experience in the installation and maintenance of various types of traffic control devices.Valid CDL with appropriate endorsements.Special RequirementsThis position requires a fingerprint based Criminal History Background Check, DMV Record Check and Work History Verification with references.This position is designated as essential, employees are required to work in emergencies, to include weekends, holidays, and after normal business hours; assignments may vary based on business needs to include working in severe weather.Applicants selected for an interview that have a CDL will be required to perform a skills demonstration as part of the interview process.Approved Safety Shoes are required. There is an opportunity for reimbursement.Employees are required to obtain and maintain certifications as listed in minimum qualifications.Candidates may also be required to complete a pre-employment physical and drug screen.The Commonwealth of Virginia requires all Executive Branch employees, including new hires, rehires or transfers to disclose their vaccination status upon hire. Disclosure of vaccination status (and for those fully vaccinated, proof of vaccination) will be required during new employee orientation on your first day of work. If you are not vaccinated for any reason or choose not to disclose your vaccination status, you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis while employed with The Commonwealth of Virginia, and wear a face covering at work while indoors, outdoors when social distancing cannot be maintained, and when riding in vehicles with others.Special Instructions to ApplicantsState applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 pm on the closing date through the Recruitment Management System (RMS). State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered. Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility. This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to "Your Application" in your RMS Account to check the status of your application for this position. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit "Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants": Multiple positions will be filled from this job announcement.Name LaVerne Guishard-PresidentPhoneFaxEmail laverne.guishard@vdot.virginia.govAddress4975 Alliance DriveFairfax, VA 22030

Keywords: Virginia Dept of Transportation, Alexandria , Operator Traffic, Other , Manassas, Virginia

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