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Transportation Worker III – NEW HIGHER PAY!

By February 6, 2024
  • Full Time
  • Lexington, NC
  • This position has been filled


How to Apply
You MUST apply at https://tinyurl.com/46363w7f by Feb 14.

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NEW HIGHER PAY: $33,272 – $58,226
The Challenge
We are looking for an experienced transportation worker to join our Davidson County Maintenance team.

In this role, you will:

  • Perform progressively responsible maintenance tasks in the preventive maintenance, repair, and construction of State Maintained roads and road features.
  • Install pipes and perform shoulder and ditch maintenance.
  • Perform asphalt pavement repair.
  • Install traffic control and erosion control devices.
  • Operate construction equipment, including hand, and power tools.
  • Respond to emergency situations including traffic accidents, snow and ice removal, and other emergencies.
  • Operate equipment, such as a backhoe, track hoe, track loader, skid steer, and dump truck.
  • Transport inmates for work details.

What You Bring

  • Knowledge of Intermediate Work Zone Safety and NCDOT Workplace Safety policy and practices.
  • Experience in 1+ of the following:  shoulder and ditch maintenance, pipe installation, or asphalt patching.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and train others in equipment operations and directing work crew daily activities.
  • Experience in snow and ice removal operations.
  • Experience in the operation of at 2+ pieces of the following equipment:  backhoe, tandem dump truck, motor grader, front end loader, forklift, force feed loader, asphalt distributor, asphalt patcher, crack sealing machine, track excavators, skid steer, or sweeper.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • Commercial Driver’s License with Tanker (N) endorsement. (Still apply if you don’t have this yet. You can get it through our on-the-job training program within 360 days of hire.)
  • Safety toe shoes.


  • You will be subject to outside extreme environmental conditions, in addition to hazards at highway construction sites, including heavy equipment and highway traffic.
  • An inmate card approved by the NC Department of Public Safety must be issued to NCDOT employees to transport inmates. In order to obtain an inmate card you must undergo a criminal history check, complete necessary training and orientation, and be at least 21 years old.
  • We will conduct a pre-employment criminal history check, drug test, and check with your employers over the past 3 years for alcohol/drug abuse.

Education & Experience
High school/GED diploma, and
5+ years of relevant experience; or
An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Call me: Lisa Long at 336-224-3200.

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