State of Minnesota Laborer-General in Arden Hills, Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Transportation, Metro District is hiring multiple, temporary, full-time, Laborer General positions to be a part of the Transportation Associate Pathways Program (TAPP). Thistraining program is anticipated to last up to 12 months and designed to provide participants an opportunity to learn and develop specialized skills, such as performing routine equipment maintenance (calibrate, set up and adjust equipment, etc.), using basic hand tools, performing roadside/roadway maintenance activities (vegetation control, pothole patching, guardrail repair, etc.), operating maintenance vehicles, using computers for dataentry, mobile/two-way radio systems and training to obtain a Class B CDL permit with a tanker endorsement.
TAPP participants will be split into two work groups (days/nights) and will rotate work shifts halfway through the program to ensure all participants receive the necessary training and exposure to the various maintenance activities. Sufficient notice will be provided to all participants when changing work schedules.
TAPP participants assigned to nights will start on the day shift (7:00 AM - 3:30 PM for approximately three days) to attend New Employee Orientation and complete paperwork. After orientation, new hires will report to their assigned work shift (days/nights) based on the final job offer.
The program goal is to provideparticipants an opportunity to advance theircareer withMnDOT, Metro District Maintenance by opening internal permanent Transportation Associate positions to apply for, prior to the end of the one-year temporary appointment.
A Maintenance Transportation Associate will perform roadside/roadway maintenance work along with snow and ice removal responsibilities. This position will require a Class B CDL license with the ability to obtain a Class A CDL prior to the end of the probationary period.
- Read, write, speak and understand the English language sufficient to understand oral and/or written direction; communicate with employees and the general public in person or via two-way radio and other electronic devices;
- Solve basic math problems;
- Maintain routine written logs and simple records;
- Perform manual labor work sufficient to complete assignments;
- Endure extreme environmental conditions, such as heat, cold, rain, snow and wind.
- A valid class D driver's license with driving experience
The physical demands of this job will vary, but typically requires lifting 50-70 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects such as 50-pound bags. This job also may require walking or standing to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting most of the time with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls. This job will require strenuous manual labor including but not limited to digging, shoveling, hauling, crawling, bending, pushing, pulling and climbing. Vision, hearing, and operating skills are needed. This job will require safe operation of MnDOT equipment throughout the Metro District, such as a one ton pickup with trailer and a variety of small engine maintenance equipment. Weather elements: May require frequent exposure to weather elements (cold and hot) on a daily basis); working in high volume traffic zones.
All job offers are contingent upon the candidate passing a driver's license screening, criminal background check, SEMA4 records check, physical exam, employment verification and reference checks. A revoked, suspended or canceled driver's license within the last five (5) years or three (3) serious traffic violations during any 12 month period of time will disqualify a candidate.
The incumbent is required to be immediately accessible to a phone and MUST be able to report to work within ONE (1) HOUR of being called.
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Job Title: Laborer-General
Location: Arden Hills
Job ID: 44735
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 04/01/2021
Closing Date: 04/29/2021
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Transportation Department /Metro District/CO
Hiring Agency: Transportation Department /Metro District/CO
Division/Unit: Operations/Metro Maintenance
Appointment Type: Temporary
Work Shift: Various
Work Hours: Various
Work Shift/Work Hours: Various
Days of Work: Various
Salary Range: $16.40 - $20.50/hourly; $34,243 - $42,804/annually
Classified Status: Classified
Work Area: Arden Hills Days/NightsTruck Station