Highway Operations Worker is the entry level position for the Highway Operations Technician series. The scope of the duties and basic tasks include operation of motorized vehicles and equipment, pavement care and preservation, landscape care and preservation, roadside shoulder restoration and repairs, delivery of equipment and materials, environmental compliance, and vehicle and equipment care.
Employees must obtain their Arizona CDL (Class “A”) permit within 90 days from the date of hire and an Arizona Class “A” Commercial Driver’s license (CDL) for a manual transmission (no automatic only restriction) is required within 6 months of hire.
This position responds to emergency call outs (24 hours a day, seven days a week). Employees must be able to respond to Maintenance yard within 30 minutes.
Depending on the work location and assignment, positions allocated to this classification can encounter extremes of cold and heat, considerable time away from home base, rugged terrain, and high speed traffic conditions.
This position requires one to lift/carry – push/pull 50 lbs. or more.
Upon completion of mandatory paid training, including any licensing or certification requirements, and a positive evaluation from an immediate Supervisor, positions described as entry level are eligible for criteria based promotion to a Technician I, II, & III. Each promotion includes a pay grade increase.