Road Maintenance Technician I – Truck Driver (County Roads)

Yakima County   Yakima, WA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on May 21, 2024
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Road Maintenance Technician I – Truck Driver (County Roads)- Sunnyside  

Pay Range: $23.57 - $29.89 per hour (Local #1 Pay Plan, B23 Step 1-13)

Hiring Range: $23.57 - $25.01 per hour (Local #1 Pay Plan, B23 Step 1-4 DOQ)  

There is one Road Maintenance Technician I opening with the Yakima County, County Roads Department - Maintenance Division. This position performs skilled and semi-skilled maintenance thru multiple activities involving manual labor and the operation of various equipment used in the maintenance and repair of roads, bridges, drainage structures, and levees. Common equipment includes single and tandem axle 5-yard and 10-yard dump trucks, water trucks, and tractors with a variety of trailer and hitch combination(s) including, pintle, ball, and 5th wheel plate connections to; pup, flatbed, lowboy, tilt deck, tanker, belly dumps, and side dump trailers, with the purpose of; transporting, placing, removing, stockpiling, and distributing; aggregates, liquids, dirt, equipment, and other materials for road maintenance activities. Compacting roadways, snow removal, and sanding operations included. Operates a variety of other construction related equipment, power tools, and hand tools. Performs traffic control and routine preventative maintenance on equipment.  

Education & Experience: High School Diploma or G.E.D. AND five (5) years of experience of which includes 1 year of experience driving with a Commercial Driver’s License. Experience must consist of one or all of the following: motorized equipment operation, road maintenance and/or construction experience or experience related to the essential duty statements listed above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.  

Benefits included in position: Health Care Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life and Basic LTD), Retirement Benefits, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Paid Sick Leave  

EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disability.