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CDL Highway Maintenance Worker – Statewide Openings

Colorado Department of Transportation | Denver CO 80221 USA | Full Time, Temporary | Posted: 10/26/2020

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The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hiring permanent and temporary Highway Maintenance Workers across Colorado!

Typical Highway Maintenance Worker positions require a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B with no restriction on air brakes, and two years of physical labor and/or heavy operation experience.
• Permanent positions start at $3,266/ month with full benefits
• Our flexible Temporary positions start at $23/ hour
• We are offering Retired CDOT maintenance personnel temporary positions at $25/ hour, or at hourly rate upon retirement, if higher
• We also occasionally offer entry-level Highway Maintenance Trainee positions focused on learning about CDOT's maintenance operations while pursuing your CDL Class A or B (Select positions in Northeast and Northwest Colorado also don't require a CDL at time of hire, so check individual announcements for specific requirements.)

These positions are eligible for 1.5 X overtime pay, shift differential and on call pay. Depending on location, some positions also offer a housing stipend.

To view and apply to all open positions, please visit: (Type “Highway Maintenance” in the search bar)

Duties May Include:
• Drive snow plows, trucks or tractors
• Make minor adjustments and repairs to equipment
• Inspect, clean, repair roads, bridges, tunnels, other structures
• Remove litter, hazardous objects, debris from roadways
• Install/repair guardrails, road shoulders, highway lighting
• Set out signs and cones for "traffic control safe zones"
• Assist in signing and striping highways
• Respond to emergencies 24 hours per day/7 days per week

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.

We offer promotional opportunities, a fantastic place to work, and extensive benefits for permanent positions:
- Annual leave (accrued based on years of service, starting at 8 hours a month)
- Sick leave accrued at 6.66 hours a month
- 10 paid holidays per year
- Medical and dental plans with no cost preventive services
- State paid Life Insurance with optional additional life insurance
- State paid Short Term Disability coverage, with optional long term disability plan
- Participation in PERA with 2 retirement plan options, and voluntary PERA 401K and 457 plans
- Credit Union Membership
- Work Life Programs
- State Employee Assistance programs at no cost
- Tuition and certification reimbursement program
- Access to a diverse array of technical, leadership, supervisory and specialty training across the state, in addition to personal development and productivity learning opportunities
- State Employee Discount Programs

Work for the State of Colorado and Reach Your Peak State while making a difference!

To apply, please visit: (Type “Highway Maintenance” in the search bar)

For questions, please contact:
Phone: 303.757.9216

CDOT is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Committed to a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce.

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Location Denver, CO, 80221, United States
Categories Building Construction/Skilled Trades, Logistics/Transportation, Installation/Maintenance/Repair, Manufacturing/Skilled Trades

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Contact Name Emily Harp
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