Job Posting: EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I

Department of Transportation

JC-144184
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EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I
CALTRANS EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I

$3,655.00 - $4,390.00

Final Filing Date: 2/19/2019

Job Description and Duties

Working under the supervision of a Caltrans Maintenance Supervisor, the Caltrans Highway Maintenance Leadworker operates light vehicles and equipment requiring a valid unrestricted Class B California Commercial Driver’s License, with a  tank vehicle endorsement. The incumbent leads the work of a crew, performing tasks related to highway maintenance work; paving, mowing, ditch cleaning, dig outs, removes brush/undergrowth from highway right of way, pavement patching, repair or replacement of guide markers, signs, fence, guardrail, clean culverts, traffic control, litter pick up, maintenance of roadside rests, graffiti removal; makes minor repairs to and cleans signs and markers.The incumbent may be required to work overtime, work irregular shifts/alternate work schedules including nights, holidays and weekends; may be required to work temporary and/or intermittent varied work shifts and required to respond to emergency situations and calls.  May be loaned to other cost centers.  This position is represented under collective bargaining.
The positions are subject to the post and bid process.  Other methods of appointment will be considered only in the event there are no bidders.

Working under the supervision of a Caltrans Maintenance Supervisor, the Caltrans Equipment Operator I operates equipment requiring a valid, unrestricted Class B Driver’s License with a minimum of tank endorsement. The incumbent may work individually or with a crew performing tasks related to highway maintenance work. In the absence of the Caltrans Maintenance Supervisor, a Caltrans Maintenance Leadworker or other qualified person may be in charge. The incumbent may receive training from other employees of the crew, region, district or headquarters. The incumbent may be required to work overtime, work irregular shifts/alternate work schedules including nights, holidays and weekends; may be required to work temporary and/or intermittent varied work shifts and required to respond to emergency situations and calls; and may be loaned to other cost centers. This position is represented under collective bargaining.

Position Location:  District 7 / West Region - Westdale Spray Crew and Culver City Landscape Crew


You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-144184
Position #(s):
907-710-6890-XXX
Working Title:
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I
Classification:
CALTRANS EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I
$3,655.00 - $4,390.00
# of Positions:
2
Work Location:
Los Angeles County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

Caltrans Mission: Provide a safe, sustainable, integrated, and efficient transportation system to enhance California’s economy and livability.Caltrans Vision: A performance-driven, transparent, and accountable organization that values its people, resources and partners, and meets new challenges through leadership, innovation, and teamwork.Department Website: www.dot.ca.gov Frequently Asked Questions for an Applicant: http://dot.ca.gov/jobs/docs/faq-ct-applicants-081617.pdf
Caltrans Mission: Provide a safe, sustainable, integrated, and efficient transportation system to enhance California’s economy and livability.

Caltrans Vision:
A performance-driven, transparent, and accountable organization that values its people, resources and partners, and meets new challenges through leadership, innovation, and teamwork.

Department Website:
www.dot.ca.gov

Frequently Asked Questions for an Applicant:
http://dot.ca.gov/jobs/docs/faq-ct-applicants-081617.pdf

Special Requirements

The position(s) requires a valid Class C Driver’s License (DL). You must answer the questions addressing your DL on your application. Ensure you provide your DL number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and restrictions you have on your DL.

The position(s) requires incumbents pass a Drug Screening Test. You will be required to take and pass the drug screening test prior to being hired.

The position(s) requires incumbents pass an Audiogram Evaluation and a Drug Screening Test prior to being hired.

The positions require a valid Class B Driver’s License (DL). You must answer the questions addressing your DL on your application. Ensure you provide your DL number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and restrictions you have on your DL.

The positions require incumbents pass an Medical and Audiogram Evaluation and a Drug Screening Test prior to being hired.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 2/19/2019

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Transportation
Attn: Division of Human Resources - AM
Office of Classification and Hiring Unit
1750 E. 4th Street, 1st Floor
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Ayush Mehta
Office of Classification and Hiring Unit
1750 E. 4th Street, 1st Floor
Santa Ana, CA 92705
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Other - A copy of valid, unrestricted Class B Driver's License with Tank endorsement (N)
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Equivalent to completion of the 12th grade.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.

Human Resources Contact:
Ayush Mehta
(657) 328-6558
Hiring Unit Contact:
Laura Jordan
(805) 389-1565
Laura.Jordan@dot.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Caltrans EEO Office
(844) 368-3367
Ask.eeo@dot.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED ON APPLICATION

To be considered for this position, you are required to include the Job Control (JC-144184), PARF # 07-9-1141 and 07-9-1247 and the title of the position, Caltrans Equipment Operator I, on the State application (STD. 678) form.  The STD is required and each section must be filled out completely and thoroughly.

Electronic applications through your CalCareer Account are highly recommended.  Interoffice, email or faxed applications will not be accepted by the hiring program.

NOTE: Do not submit the “Equal Employment Opportunity” questionnaire (page 5) with your completed State Application (STD.678). This page is for examination use only.

Applicants are responsible for obtaining proof of mailing or submission of their application to the Division of Human Resources.  Confirmation/receipt of mailed submittals may be provided for by Certified Mail.

All applicants will be screened for breadth and depth of experience.  Only the most qualified applicants will be interviewed based on the screening criteria.  For this reason, it is especially important that applicants take special care in accurately and completely filling out the application.  if you have any problem in submitting the electronic application, please contact California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) at (866) 844-8671.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off