Temporary Highway Maintenance Worker

Nebraska State Government

  • Omaha, NE
  • $16.30 per hour
  • Temporary
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago

Summer positions, temporary, until about November 30, 2020. Hours may depend on the weather, may be more or less than 40 hours per week. Two positions are available. One position will be filled in Elkhorn and one in Omaha.

Examples of Work

Operate trucks and other light equipment to complete highway maintenance work. Safely move, drag, lift, load, and unload various equipment, materials, supplies, and hazardous materials or objects from the roadway within weight restrictions. Repair highway signs and manually provide highway traffic control for maintenance projects according to safety procedures. Perform brush cutting and/or tree trimming. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIRED: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver's license.

PREFERRED: Experience in the operation of heavy equipment. A valid Class A or B Commercial driver's license with tanker endorsement.

OTHER: This position may require occasional out of town, overnight travel. Regular and reliable attendance is also required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must be able to be reached to report to work outside scheduled work hours for highway emergencies within a specified time frame. Must be able to safely move, drag, lift 35 pounds frequently, up to 60 pounds occasionally (without assistance), and 90 or more pounds infrequently (with assistance); climb, bend or stoop; work in outdoor temperature extremes and work around high speed traffic.

Temporary employees must meet certain eligibility rules to take advantage of health benefits.

Nebraska State Government