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61562BRAuto req ID:61562BRAgency ::35 - Transportation Cabinet Location ::Madison County # of Vacancies ::1Class Title ::HIGHWAY TECHNICIAN IVDepartment/Division/Branch/Address ::Department of Highways

District 7

Richmond Section

2441 Lexington Road

Richmond, KY 40475Position Type ::Full-time Merit (18A)Work Week ::40.0 hr/wk Pay Grade ::15Special Entrance Rate ::YESAdditional Requirements ::Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver's license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this job title may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.Description of Job Duties:Inspects and oversees the quality assurance of advanced construction and maintenance projects to ensure compliance with plans and specifications. Prepares technical reports. Recommends and monitors operational budgets. Oversees activities of crews and the work of sub-professional employees. Reviews completed work of contractors. Reviews construction documentation for technical accuracy. Analyzes data obtained, and submits necessary reports and technical information. Estimates project costs, and checks estimates. Operates computer and applicable software related to highway construction or maintenance.Special Requirements ::Must possess a valid driver's license, Class A commercial driver's license with tanker endorsement prior to appointment in this classification. The employee must successfully complete the KYTC Highway Technician Academy Level 5 or equivalent within one year of employment in this job classification. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials.Job Group ::ENGINEERING AND GEOLOGICALCharacteristics of the Job ::Oversee activities on advanced construction or maintenance projects. Perform tasks requiring the application of complex technical principles in the design, development and/or review of advanced engineering projects; will be responsible for reviewing the work of sub-professional employees; plans, organizes, assists and inspects the proper installation of complex traffic control and safety of job sites; provides training for employees tasked with traffic control installations for construction and maintenance projects and advises management on all traffic control set-ups; and performs other duties as required. (Engineering decisions recommended by positions of this class must be approved by a Licensed Professional Engineer under KRS 322.)Minimum Requirement - Education ::High school graduate.Minimum Requirement - Experience ::Must have twelve years of highway related experience in maintenance or construction.Substitute Education for Experience ::Graduate of a college or university with an associate's degree in engineering technology, construction management, engineering science, engineering mechanics, geology, earth science, industrial drafting, design technology, construction technology or a related field will substitute for two (2) years of the highway related experience in construction and maintenance. Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in engineering will substitute for four (4) years of the highway related experience in construction and maintenance. Graduate of a college or university with an associate's degree in Engineering Technology with completion of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Civil Engineering Technology Scholarship Program will substitute for six (6) years of highway related experience in construction or maintenance. College coursework related to any of these fields will substitute for experience on a year for year basis.Substitute Experience for Education ::NONESalary Range::Pay Grade 15 (MIN-MID) $38,770.08 - $51,361.20 yearly at 37.5 hour work week OR $41,354.64 - $54,785.28 yearly at 40 hour work week Special Entrance Rate Salary ::$3,392.40 at 37.5 hours per week OR $3,618.68 at 40 hours per week.Work Schedule ::1st ShiftPost Date ::05/13/2018Post Ending Date ::05/22/2018Vacancy Type ::Promotional - Open Only To State Merit Employees Probationary Period ::This job has an extended initial probationary period of 12 months. For additional information refer to: Designation:NON-EXEMPT - The position(s) is/are not exempt from FLSA requirements for time and a half overtime compensation. The employee(s) will earn time and a half for time worked in excess of 40 hours per work week. Agency Contact email and/or telephone number ::Matt Simpson at (859) 246-2355 or Matt.Simpson@ky.govUnique Physical Requirements ::Incumbents in this job title must possess the ability to work, sit, stoop and bend. Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds. Must be able to respond to emergencies.Typical Working Conditions ::Incumbents in this job title typically perform their work at a highway maintenance facility or section office, at work sites throughout the assigned work area and when necessary, district wide. Incumbent will be exposed to risks inherent to working with large equipment and machines involved with road construction. Must be able to work extended hours and be outside during inclement weather.