State of New Hampshire Department of Transportation
Bureau of Turnpikes and Highway Maintenance (Districts 1-6)
Highway Maintainer III
Labor Grade 14: $34,798.40 – $47,819.20
Starting wages to not exceed: $40,560.00
40 Hours per week
The State of New Hampshire, Department of Transportation, Division of Operations, Bureau of Turnpikes and Highway Maintenance (District 1-6) have statewide full time vacancies for Highway Maintainer III.
Performs skilled year round highway maintenance activities involving the operation and servicing of complex heavy equipment and machinery used for highway maintenance, construction activities, and for emergency traffic services. Supervises and reviews the work of entry level personnel and small work crews performing tasks or projects for the NH State Highway System.
- Operates and troubleshoots complex highway maintenance/construction equipment, machinery, and/or vehicle components used in the construction and maintenance of the State Highway System, to include: snow and ice removal and flood mitigation, road surface seasonal treatment operations, and for a wide-range of road and highway maintenance projects and activities.
- Maintains assigned equipment and performs necessary field adjustments, emergency repairs and troubleshooting in order to maintain serviceability and optimal equipment operations; reports issues and concerns to supervisor when appropriate.
- Observes winter storm road conditions and independently determines appropriate action for plowing and spreading of abrasives and/or chemicals for mitigation of specific weather, traffic and/or geographic conditions based on Department safety and environmental policies; provides training and supervision to entry-level personnel assisting in road condition efforts.
- Supervises, trains and reviews the work of small crews, entry level workers, and contractors to ensure maintenance work methods, safety and environmental practices are being implemented in accordance with Department policy and with best management practices; while performing similar work. Works with immediate supervisor to address personnel issues and to recommend improvements in equipment and operations.
- Supervises the work of others and performs routine highway and roads maintenance activities under adverse conditions with exposure to high-speed traffic, hazardous materials, inclement weather, extreme temperatures, and during disaster situations, to ensure the safety of the traveling public.
- Traverses varying terrain and performs tasks that involve heavy physical labor such as drainage construction, building and equipment maintenance/ repair; this includes the ability to lift/carry material weighing up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis.
- Must respond immediately in performing winter maintenance and/or other traffic emergency activities as needed on a 24-hour per day basis, throughout the entire year.
Education: Completion of two years of high school or high school equivalency credential.
Experience: Two years of experience in the operation of motorized highway equipment.
License/Certification: Must possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License, Class A (CDL-A) with appropriate tank endorsement. The applicant’s Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) must meet the minimum standards as established by the Department of Transportation.
- As of June 23, 2020, offers of employment are conditional upon the individual obtaining a Commercial Driver’s License medical card unless the candidate is currently employed by the State of New Hampshire.
- Must receive a negative result on a pre-employment urinalysis drug screen in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations and US DOT requirements.
- Must be able to lift/carry material weighing up to 50 lbs. on an intermittent basis.
- Must have a telephone or acceptable means of communication and be available 24 hours per day.
- All accountabilities must be conducted in full conformance with all risk management, safety, and environmental standards, regulations, and administrative orders.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: The supplemental job description lists essential functions of the position and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. An employee may be required to perform other related duties not listed on the supplemental job description provided that such duties are characteristic of that classification.
For additional information contact Roger Lamontagne at 603-271-5899 or at Roger.Lamontagne2@dot.nh.gov .