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Kansas Department of Transportation* Equipment Operator (Reno County) in Salina, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11468143

Important Recruitment Information for this vacancy: Job Posting closes: April 14, 2021

Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT)

KDOT provides a statewide transportation system to meet the needs of Kansas. Our employees are our most valuable resource. We depend on our employees and business partners to get the job done. KDOT strives to provide a work environment that motivates people and encourages them to be productive. KDOT is a great place to work, so come be part of our team!

Verification of identity and employment eligibility to work in the United States is required by federal law. For a list of acceptable documents that establish these criteria, please refer to the federal Form I-9 (http://www.ksdot.org/burpersonnel/PDPDF/I9.pdf) . KDOT does not provide sponsorships.

Kansas Department of Transportation (https://www.ksdot.org/index.asp)

About the Position:

+ Equipment Operator

+ Who can apply: Anyone

+ Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified

+ Full/Part-time: Full-Time

+ Regular/Temporary: Regular

+ Work Schedule: Due to the nature of the work, incumbent may/will be required to work additional hours when needed, including nights and weekends. Additional hours will be assigned by the supervisor depending on the needs of the agency.

+ Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes

+ Veteran Preference Eligible: Yes

+ Search Keywords: Wichita, Sedgwick County, District 5


With Class A CDL: Equipment Operator

+ Annual Salary: $31,345.60

+ Hourly Pay: $15.07

Without Class A CDL: Equipment Operator Trainee

+ Annual Salary: $29,827.20

+ Hourly Pay: $14.34

Employment Benefits:

+ Educational Assistance Program

+ On-the-job training programs

+ Paid Vacation Leave & Sick Leave

+ Group health, dental, vision.

+ Family Oriented Work Environment

+ Basic Life Insurance provided by the State/Optional Group Life Insurance at a reasonable cost.

+ Retirement and deferred compensation programs

+ Employee Assistance Program

+ Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave

+ Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)

+ Employee discounts with the STAR Program (http://oitsapps.ks.gov/da/ops/star/)

Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information…

Position Summary & Responsibilities:

Position Summary:

This Equipment Operator position is located in Wichita Kansas. This position requires a Class A CDL with air brake option at the time of hire. If you do not currently have a Class A CDL but are still interested in employment with the Kansas Department of Transportation, you may still qualify for our Equ ipment Operator Trainee program which is a paid position that provides employees with on-the-job training while you work towards obtaining a CDL. You may apply through this job ad for either Equipment Operator or Equipment Operator Trainee roles.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

+ Perform manual labor associated with maintenance activities, including the operation of miscellaneous equipment such as chain saws, weed eaters, pumps, compressors, jackhammers, generators, power tools, and various hand tools.

+ Setup and remove temporary traffic control and serve as flag person for maintenance work zones.

+ Maintain highways and facilities through activities such as repairs, resurfacing, mowing, and snow and ice control.

+ Operate dump trucks, small and medium-size loaders, mowers, tractors, rollers, and power brooms to perform various maintenance tasks. Operate a loader or truck-mounted plow and spreader in snow and ice control operations.

+ On-the-job training is provided.

View the full position description (http://www.ksdot.org/Assets/wwwksdotorg/bureaus/burPersonnel/PDFPDF/EquipmentOperator.pdf)


+ Class A Commercial Driver’s License with air brake option at time of appointment.

+ Current Certificate of Tax