Highway Technician 1 (District 4 -Mahoning County)


Job Duties


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Work location:  Mahoning County Maintenance Facility, 401 West Main Street, Canfield, Ohio 44406

[Who We Are:]{.underline}


The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) oversees building and maintaining the nations 5^th^ largest interstate system and the 2^nd^ largest number of bridges. We take pride in providing safe and efficient roadways for the people of Ohio and to the people traveling within our great state. And in order to achieve that, we do A LOT! From Planning, Engineering, Construction to Law, HR, Communications, IT and everything in between, ODOT has a career for just about everyone. ODOTers are hardworking, passionate, and dedicated to public service. We strive to achieve our agencys vision every day: To be a long term, reliable, professional ,and highly productive organization.


[ODOTs Mission Statement:]{.underline}

To provide a transportation system that is safe, accessible, well maintained, and positioned for the future.


[What You Will Do:
]{.underline}-Hands-on maintenance of traffic and flagging

-Highway maintenance and repair work activities (e.g., pothole patching, spread berm, repair guardrails, crack seal, litter pick-up, drainage, vegetation management such as weed eating, brush cutting, and mowing)

-Operation of heavy equipment (e.g., dump truck, loader) and hand tools (e.g., chainsaw)

-Perform snow & ice operations working 12 hr. shifts, including nights, weekends & holidas

[Who we are looking for:
]{.underline}-Team player

-Positive attitude

-Valid CDL with a good driving record

-Safety-minded job performance

-Eager to actively participate in training & job advancement opportunities

Whats in it for you:

At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our [[Total Rewards website](https://careers.ohio.gov/why-work-for-state-of-ohio){rel=”nofollow”}]{.underline}! Our benefits package includes:

[Medical Coverage]{.underline}

– Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the Ohio Med PPO plan. 

[Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance]{.underline}

– Dental, vision and basic life insurance premiums are free after one year of continuous service.

[Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance]{.underline}

– Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave 
– 11 paid holidays per year
– Childbirth/Adoption leave

[Ohio Public Employees Retirement System]{.underline}

– OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees.  The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement.  The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employees salary.  Visit the [[OPERS website](https://www.opers.org/){rel=”nofollow”}]{.underline} for more information.

[Deferred Compensation]{.underline}

– The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the [[Ohio Deferred Compensation website](https://www.ohio457.org/){rel=”nofollow”}]{.underline} for more information.

[Additional Benefits]{.underline}

– The opportunity to work on an important mission
– Employee Tuition reimbursement programs
– Pay increases pursuant to the OCSEA Collective Bargaining Agreement

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing a