Bridge Repairer - Walnut Ridge - job 635463

Arkansas State Highway Transportation Department

Date: 02/22/2021

City: Walnut Ridge, Arkansas

Employment type: Full-time


Characteristics of Work

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for performing carpentry, building and repair in support of District construction and maintenance.

Examples of Work

The following examples are intended only as illustrations of various types of work performed. No attempt is made to be exhaustive. Related, similar, or other logical duties are performed as assigned. The Department may require employees to perform functions beyond those contained in job descriptions. The Department may modify job descriptions based on Department needs. The Arkansas Department of Transportation is an "at will" employer.

  • Build forms and finish concrete for bridges, culverts, etc.

  • Build and repair bridges.

  • Remove snow and ice during inclement weather.

  • Load, unload and stack bags of salt, sand, cement, chemicals, etc.

Minimum Requirements

Ability to read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public, to understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, and to respond to official inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records. Knowledge of welding and cutting tools. Familiarity with carpentry tools. Demonstrated skill and knowledge of carpentry techniques. General construction background preferred.

Valid driver's license. Applicants for this position must obtain a Class A commercial driver's license (CDL) with a tanker ("N") endorsement within 180 calendar days of hire or promotion from a non-CDL position. Successful applicants must meet the physical and mental requirements for a CDL. Failure to obtain the required CDL within the 180-day period will result in immediate termination.

A pre-employment drug/alcohol test will be conducted after a contingent offer of employment or transfer has been made, and prior to the candidate performing any work for the Department in that capacity. Internal applicants who are already in a safety-sensitive position will not be subject to pre-employment drug/alcohol testing; however, offers to internal applicants who are not in a safety-sensitive position will be contingent upon pre-employment drug/alcohol testing. Subject to additional drug/alcohol testing according to the provisions of the ArDOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program.

Additional Minimum Requirements - Heavy Bridge Maintenance

Constant statewide travel. Constant statewide travel for this position means overnight travel three or four nights per week, 52 weeks per year with reimbursement for expenses.

Please note the reporting station is Walnut Ridge

There has never been a better time to join our team of dedicated public servants who strive to help the Department meet its mission to provide a safe, efficient, aesthetically pleasing and environmentally sound intermodal transportation system for the user. We offer competitive pay and benefits with many opportunities for career advancement.

If you need assistance completing the application, please contact Human Resources at 501-569-2454.

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