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Transportation Worker II – Traffic Sign Services – 2+ Openings!

By April 2, 2024
  • Full Time
  • Lumberton, NC
  • This position has been filled

NC Department of Transportation

How to Apply
You MUST apply at https://tinyurl.com/742cvmrd by April 5.

This posting is for 2+ openings and your application will be considered for BOTH of them!
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New Higher Pay: $31,688 – $55,453
The Challenge
We are looking for an experienced transportation worker to join our Traffic Services Sign team.

In this role, you will:

  • Install, maintain, repair, & replace ground-mounted signs included:  Transit-Oriented Development (TODs) and Adopt-A-Highway signs.
  • Assist paint crews.
  • Operate and maintain hand and power tools.
  • Serve as a sign erector.
  • Haul paint supplies.
  • Flag traffic.
  • Transport inmates for work details.

What You Bring

  • Communications skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with crew members, other NCDOT staff, and the public.
  • Ability to work outside in extreme heat and cold.
  • Experience installing traffic controls, such as detours and lane closures.
  • Knowledge of sign design, layout, and fabrication.
  • Experience operating a sign truck with attachments.
  • Experience in the installation of roadway signs and Basic Incident Response.
  • Fitness to stand, walk, talk, and hear.  Pre-employment drug testing required.
  • 21+ years of age.
  • Safety toe shoes.
  • A Commercial Driver’s License. (Note: If you don’t have this, STILL APPLY! You can get it through our on the job training program within 360 days of hire.)


  • You will be subject to emergency callbacks for detours and bad weather (snow and ice removal).
  • You will be exposed to extreme conditions, such as ice, snow, difficult terrains, dust, extreme heat and cold, high volumes of traffic, and heavy construction equipment.
  • We will conduct a pre-employment drug test and a background check of your previous employers for the past 2 years for drug/alcohol abuse. We will also conduct a criminal background check so you can transport inmates to work details.

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

Call me: Joyce McCullen at (910) 364-0606.

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