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BRIDGE MAINTAINER – Statewide Mass Recruitment (Job ID 26027)

  • Full Time
  • New Hampshire
  • August 2, 2022

New Hampshire Department of Transportation

State of New Hampshire Department of Transportation – Bureau of Bridge Maintenance

Allenstown, Antrim, Bedford, Epping, Lancaster, New Hampton, Newfields, Ossipee, Portsmouth, Rumney, Sunapee, Twin Mountain

Bridge Maintainer I, LG 9:  $29,536.00 – $39,894.40

Bridge Maintainer II, LG 12:  $33.009.60 – $45,115.20

Bridge Maintainer III, LG 15:  $37,003.20 – $51,064.00

40 Hours per week

Additional years of relevant work experience may be substituted for education

The State of New Hampshire, Department of Transportation, Bureau of Bridge Maintenance, has a full-time vacancy for a Bridge Maintainer I, II, III.

SUMMARY:
BRIDGE MAINTAINER I:  To perform semi-skilled bridge construction work, assisting other bridge maintainers in maintenance, repairs and construction associated with bridge maintenance activities.

BRIDGE MAINTAINER II:  To perform semi-skilled and skilled bridge construction work, assisting other bridge maintainers in maintenance, repairs and construction associated with bridge maintenance activities.

BRIDGE MAINTAINER III:  To perform skilled bridge construction and maintenance duties assisting and supervising work performed by other bridge maintainers and acts as crew supervisor in the absence of the Bridge Construction Supervisor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
BRIDGE MAINTAINER I:

  • Performs masonry, carpentry, welding, wood and steel fabrication, layout structural steel, reinforcing and bridge components.
  • Assists in work zone traffic control, environmental controls for wetlands, perform safety and security inspections, assembly and installation of temporary bridges such as Bailey Bridges, maintenance of moveable span bridges.  Assists in the use of rigging slings, scaffolds and staging for safe lifting of material and equipment for repair, painting and construction purposes.
  • Understands and applies procedures related to work zone safety, health, personnel rules, and hazardous material. Knowledge of proper use of Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Works continuously in dangerous environment which includes: high speed traffic, night work, hazardous materials, heights, inclement weather, extreme temperatures, various river conditions, and disaster situations to ensure the safety of the traveling public.
  • Operates heavy pneumatic tools, sometimes in restricted movement areas, working overhead, lifting and placing heavy materials.  Must have the ability to climb and work from scaffolds high above the ground.

BRIDGE MAINTAINER II:

  • Performs masonry, carpentry, welding, wood and steel fabrication, and layout structural steel, reinforcing and bridge components, and safety and security inspections.
  • Operates and maintains heavy complex bridge construction equipment and machines to construct and maintain bridges and other facilities.
  • Knowledge of proper use of work zone traffic control, environment controls for wetlands, assembly and installation of temporary bridges such as Bailey Bridges, maintenance of moveable span bridges.  Assists in the use of rigging slings, scaffolds and staging for safe lifting of material and equipment for repair, painting and construction projects.
  • Understands and applies procedures related to work zone safety, health, personnel rules, and hazardous material. Knowledge of proper use of Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Assists in training and supervising Bridge Maintainer I and Laborers on methods of bridge construction, maintenance and repair.
  • Works continuously in dangerous environment which includes: high speed traffic, night work, hazardous materials, heights, inclement weather, extreme temperatures, various river conditions and disaster situations to ensure the safety of the traveling public.
  • Operates heavy pneumatic tools sometimes in restricted movement areas, working overhead, lifting and placing heavy materials.  Must have the ability to climb and work from scaffolds high above the ground.

BRIDGE MAINTAINER III:

  • Performs advanced masonry, specialized carpentry, welding, wood and steel fabrication, safety and security inspections, assists the Supervisor on reading and understanding detailed construction plans and the layout of project lines and grades, structural steel, reinforcing and bridge components.
  • Operates and maintains heavy complex bridge construction equipment and machines to construct and maintain bridges and other facilities.
  • Knowledge of proper use of transit, work zone traffic control, environmental controls for wetlands, assembly and installation of temporary bridges such as Bailey Bridges, operation and maintenance of moveable span bridges.  Devising the use of rigging slings, scaffolds and staging for safe lifting of material and equipment for repair, painting and construction purposes.
  • Understands and applies procedures related to work zone safety, health, personnel rules, and hazardous material. Knowledge of proper use of Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Assists Bridge Construction Supervisor in training other Bridge Maintainers and Laborers on method of bridge construction, maintenance and repair and proper safety procedures.
  • Works continuously in dangerous environment which includes: high speed traffic, night work, hazardous materials, heights, inclement weather, extreme temperatures, various river conditions and disaster situations to ensure the safety of the traveling public.
  • Operates heavy pneumatic tools sometimes in restricted movement areas, working overhead, lifting and placing heavy materials.  Must have the ability to climb and work from scaffolds high above the ground.
  • Requires obtaining and exchanging information, referring inquiries to the appropriate source and responding to questions from other state employees or members of the general public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

BRIDGE MAINTAINER I:

Education:  Completion of two years of high school or high school equivalency.

Experience:  One year of experience as a laborer or helper in work concerned with maintenance, painting, building, mechanical or construction trades.  Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.

License/Certification:  Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license.  The applicant’s Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) must meet the minimum standards as established by the hiring agency.

BRIDGE MAINTAINER II:

Education:  Completion of two years of high school or high school equivalency.

Experience:  Two years of experience in bridge construction or one of the following fields, carpentry, concrete construction, structural welding, structural steel erection, structural steel painting, timber construction, or operation of heavy construction equipment.  Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.

License/Certification:  Applicant must possess a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL-B) with tanker and air brake endorsements OR obtain such licensure prior to completion of the one year probationary period.  The applicant’s Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) must meet the minimum standards as established by the hiring agency.

BRIDGE MAINTAINER III:

Education:  High school diploma or high school equivalency credential.

Experience:  Four years of experience in bridge construction or one of the following fields: carpentry, concrete construction, structural welding, structural steel erection, structural steel painting, timber construction, or operation of heavy construction equipment, with at least one year of experience as a Bridge Maintainer II (or comparable private sector work experience).  Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.

License/Certification:  Must possess a valid Class A or Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL-A or CDL-B), with tank endorsement and air brakes. Candidates possessing a CDL-B license must obtain the CDL-A license prior to completion of the one year probationary period.  The applicant’s Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) must meet the minimum standards as established by the hiring agency.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must receive a negative result on a pre-employment urinalysis drug screen in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations and US DOT requirements.  All accountabilities must be performed in accordance with State and Department rules and policies, including risk management, safety and environmental standards, regulations and administrative orders.

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT:  The supplemental job description lists essential functions of the position and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position.  An employee may be required to perform other related duties not listed on the supplemental job description provided that such duties are characteristic of that classification.

For additional information contact Steve Johnson, Administrator, at 603-271-3667 or at Bureau26@dot.nh.gov .

Register and save a Talent Profile complete with contact information, education and work history.  Then search jobs for Job ID 26027 to submit your official State of NH application. For assistance creating your talent profile or applying online, contact Krista Robichaud, Recruitment Specialist, at 603-271-8026 or at Krista.Robichaud@dot.nh.gov .

To apply for this job email your details to krista.e.robichaud@dot.nh.gov

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