Iowa Department of Administrative Services HIGHWAY TECHNICIAN ASSOCIATE in DeSoto, Iowa



Auto req ID18067BR

LocationDallas County

Location Zip Code50003

Location CityDeSoto

Full/Part TimeFull-Time


Salary Minimum$34,486

Salary Maximum$50,502

Job DescriptionLocation:Desoto Garage

This position 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, traffic control. Performs duties related to snow and ice removal; operates snow/ice removal equipment to prepare/spread abrasives and de-icing chemicals on the roadway.

Lifting: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.

CDL:Must possess a valid Commercial Learners Permit (CLP) upon hire. Within 14 calendar days following appointment, a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) must be obtained and maintained with air brake and tanker endorsements. 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.

Herbicide: 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. Some overnight travel may be required.

Shift:Days, Monday through Friday; 7:00AM - 3:30PM.

LinkedIn Tag#LI-DNP

Minimum Qualification RequirementsGraduation from high school or G.E.D.

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Post Close Date30-Oct-2016

To Apply:Submit a completed Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise (DAS-HRE) application form by the closing date. To complete an electronic application form, click on “Apply for Job Vacancy(s)” button. You may also mail an application form to: Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise, Hoover State Office Building, 1305 East Walnut, Des Moines, IA 50319-0150 or fax your application to (515) 281-7970.

Point of contact for Applicant questions:Peter Wonders, 515-834-2368