Commonwealth of KY HIGHWAY TECHNICIAN ASSISTANT II in Alexandria, Kentucky

61024BRAuto req ID:61024BRAgency ::35 - Transportation Cabinet Location ::Campbell County # of Vacancies ::1Class Title ::HIGHWAY TECHNICIAN ASSISTANT IIDepartment/Division/Branch/Address ::KYTC District 6

Campbell County Unit

9615 Alexandria Pike

Alexandria, KY 41001Position Type ::Full-time Merit (18A)Work Week ::40.0 hr/wk Pay Grade ::09Special Entrance Rate ::YESAdditional Requirements ::Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver's license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this job title may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.Description of Job Duties:Performs basic level work and assists with intermediate level work in roadway or roadside maintenance operations. Learns to operate intermediate level equipment. Assists with technical tasks in support of agency engineering programs such as, but not limited to quality assurance and material calculations while training under the responsibility of a Highway Technician or Engineer; and performs other duties as assigned. (Engineering decisions recommended by positions of this class must be approved by a Licensed Professional Engineer under KRS 322.)Special Requirements ::Must possess a valid driver's license, Class A commercial driver's license with tanker endorsement prior to appointment into this classification. The employee must successfully complete the KYTC Highway Technician Academy Level 1 or equivalent within one year of employment in this job classification. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials.Job Group ::ENGINEERING AND GEOLOGICALCharacteristics of the Job ::Performs basic level work and assists with intermediate level work in roadway or roadside maintenance operations. Learns to operate intermediate level equipment such as, but not limited to asphalt distributors, asphalt hot boxes, asphalt recyclers, backhoes, belt loaders, concrete mixers, front-end loaders, hydro- seeders, pipe cleaners, road wideners, rollers, skid steers with attachments, slope mowers, tandem dump trucks, and tow pavers; and performs other duties as required. Assists with technical tasks in support of agency engineering programs such as, but not limited to quality assurance, and material calculations while training under the responsibility of a Highway Technician or Engineer; and performs other duties as required. (Engineering decisions recommended by positions of the class must be approved by a Licensed Professional Engineer under KRS 322.)Minimum Requirement - Education ::High school graduate.Minimum Requirement - Experience ::Must have two years of highway related experience in maintenance or construction.Substitute Education for Experience ::Graduate of a college or university with an associate's degree in engineering technology, construction management, engineering science, engineering mechanics, geology, earth science, industrial drafting, design technology, construction technology or a related field will substitute for two (2) years of the highway related experience in construction and maintenance. College coursework related to any of these fields will substitute for experience on a year for year basis.Substitute Experience for Education ::NONESalary Range::Pay Grade 09 (MIN-MID) $21,886.80 - $28,994.64 yearly at 37.5 hour work week OR $23,346.00 - $30,927.60 yearly at 40 hour work week Special Entrance Rate Salary ::$2,343.90 at 37.5 hours per week OR $2,500.00 at 40 hours per week.Work Schedule ::1st ShiftPost Date ::04/17/2018Post Ending Date ::04/26/2018Vacancy Type ::Promotional - Open Only To State Merit Employees Probationary Period ::This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months. For additional information refer to: http://www.lrc.ky. gov/kar/101/001/325.htm.FLSA Designation:NON-EXEMPT - The position(s) is/are not exempt from FLSA requirements for time and a half overtime compensation. The employee(s) will earn time and a half for time worked in excess of 40 hours per work week. Agency Contact email and/or telephone number ::candace.link@ky.govUnique Physical Requirements ::Incumbents in this job title must possess the ability to work, sit, stoop and bend. Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds. Must be able to respond to emergencies.Typical Working Conditions ::Incumbents in this job title typically perform their work at a highway maintenance facility or section office, at work sites throughout the assigned work area and when necessary, district wide. Incumbent will be exposed to risks inherent to working with large equipment and machines involved with road construction. Must be able to work extended hours and be outside during inclement weather.