Transportation Equipment Operator A - Bainbridge - job 677120

Commonwealth of PA

Date: 04/08/2021

City: Bainbridge, Pennsylvania

Salary: $37,633 - 46,162 per year

Employment type: Full-time


As a leading organization in the maintenance of Pennsylvania's Highways, the Department of Transportation, Lancaster County Maintenance Organization, is seeking to fill multiple vacancies for full time CDL Equipment Operators to support the maintenance of the county highway and bridge systems. Join the Lancaster County team with this exciting career opportunity!

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday

7:00 am to 3:00 pm

Lunch break: 30 minutes
Shift work, overtime, and travel are required.


As an Equipment Operator for PennDOT, you will plow snow and work on construction sites, which are both vital to the safety of the public traveling Pennsylvania roads. You will also perform manual labor, minor repairs to equipment, and preventative maintenance for the trucks and equipment.

Working hard and serving Pennsylvania each day is a rewarding job. You will go home each day feeling fulfilled and productive! Apply today and make a difference at PennDOT!

Please read the complete position description for more information.


  • Successful completion of the Transportation Equipment Operator Trainee Program employed by the Commonwealth of PA; or

  • Graduation from a Commercial Driver's License Training School; or

  • An equivalent combination of experience and training.


  • Possession of a valid Pennsylvania Class A or B Commercial Driver's License with the Air Brake Restriction (L) removed or equivalent, is required. Certain positions may require that the E or O restriction is removed.

  • Must demonstrate successful operation of equipment with a manual transmission.

  • This position requires possession of a valid Medical Examiner's Certificate in accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

  • Employees must obtain an active Tank Vehicle Endorsement (N) during the probationary period and continuously maintain it while employed in this job.

  • All permanent employees must obtain an active certification issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in the operation of heavy trucks and loaders, and two additional pieces of construction equipment, within the probationary period.

  • Certain employees may require additional certifications issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on assigned pieces of equipment.

  • Certain positions in this job may require employees to obtain an active Hazardous Materials (H) Endorsement.

  • This position is subject to Drug and Alcohol testing in accordance with Federal Regulations.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Health & Wellness

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*

Work/Life Balance

We understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it!

For most positions, we offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules are available for certain positions.

Career Development

We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.

Other Rewards

Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts.

For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go to and click on the benefits box.

  • Eligibility rules apply.

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