May 29, 2024

Laborer and Light/Medium Duty Equipment Operator - Wage/Part-Time (Henry & Patrick Counties)

  • Construction Jobs Inc
  • Franklin County, VA, USA

Job Description

Title: Laborer and Light/Medium Duty Equipment Operator - Wage/Part-Time (Henry & Patrick Counties)

State Role Title: Transportation Operator I

Hiring Range: $14.50 - $26.13 Per Hour Based on Experience

Pay Band: 2

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Martinsville Ahq

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

As maintenance laborer, you will:
• respond to emergency roadway and severe weather events to prepare and operate equipment
for snow and ice removal and other types of hazardous road conditions
• attend work zone training, prepare work zones and perform traffic control
• demonstrate proper work site protection techniques: identify workplace safety hazards, wear
proper personal protection equipment, maintain current knowledge of safety rules, regulations,
laws and use equipment properly and safely
• participate as a working team member performing manual labor including, but ot limited to,
clearing drainage pipes, maintaining the Right of Way, cutting brush, pot-hole patching, and
fulfilling general tasks required to complete road maintenance projects
• complete pre-trip equipment inspections, perform preventive maintenance

VDOT is an emergency response agency and this position is the core of this requirement, therefore you will work outside of normal work hours during emergency operations.

Minimum Qualifications

You may be minimally qualified if you have:
• knowledge of safety policies, materials and procedures
• knowledge of highway maintenance materials and methods
• ability to perform heavy manual labor, including frequently lifting up to 50 lbs
• skill in the operation and maintenance of diverse hand and power tools
• ability to work in inclement weather and to respond to accidents, and emergency/disaster
response, etc. during/after normal work hours including nights, weekends, and holidays

Valid Driver’s License and ability to travel independently among assigned work locations is required.

Additional Considerations

Preferred qualifications include:

• valid CDL Learners
• experience in light to medium duty equipment operation comparable to that used in roadway
and or roadside maintenance /construction activities
• experience performing preventive maintenance and minor equipment repairs
• experience in emergency operations to include snow removal and preparations, work zone set
up and/or flagging, storm clean up, accident response and clean-up

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.


If selected for an interview, you will perform a skills demonstration.

If selected as a finalist, you will undergo:
-Employment reference check and work history verification
-DMV Records Check
-Fingerprint-based criminal history records check

Additionally, required for CDL holders:
-Full Query drug and alcohol history in FMCSA Clearinghouse – Register at: FMCSA
-Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening
-Federal DOT pre-employment physical

This position also requires approved safety shoes (this is a reimbursable expense).

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online through our Recruitment Platform (Page Up). State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.
Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to the ‘Your Application’ section while logged into your Page Up account to check the status of your application for this position.

Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment in Bedford Residency’s locations : Montvale, New London, Big Island, Smith Mountain Lakes Area Headquarters..

We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that
provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in
support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard
Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

VDOT utilizes a market based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore,
advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

Contact Information

Name: Tabatha Adkins

Phone: 540.750.5525

Email: [email protected]


In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.



Job Requirements

Virginia Department of Transportation

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