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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $43,346.88 to  $63,746.64  PAY GRADE: 31
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Transportation
Division: Engineering
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 09.200
Announcement Number: 38950
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 12/03/2019
Close Date: 12/17/2019
   Phone: (775)684-2207
   Email: acurtis@health.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Special Equipment Operators schedule, transport and operate specialized highway maintenance vehicles on a statewide basis, to include tractor-trailer combination vehicles, bridge inspection units, or large vacuum culvert cleaners.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
This position is located within the Structural Division, Carson City. The incumbent will participate in the performance of federally-required bridge safety inspections, statewide. Supervising crews operating specialized bridge-access heavy equipment. Assists in conducting bridge maintenance and repair activities, statewide. Coordinates bridge inspections activities with traffic control companies, NDOT divisions and districts, railroads, local road authority, law enforcement, etc. Incumbent will ensure proper maintenance has been completed on all bridge inspection equipment and vehicles. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of journey level experience which included responsibility for operating and transporting heavy equipment on a tractor-trailer, operating a bridge inspection unit or operating a vacuum culvert cleaner; OR two years of experience as a Special Equipment Operator II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    Some incumbents must successfully complete a bridge inspection school within twelve months of the date of appointment.
    A valid Class A or B Nevada commercial driver's license is required within six months of the date of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Special Requirements
    Statewide travel for extended periods is required.
    This position is subject to call-out or call-back.
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
Additional Position Criteria
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) This position requires travel statewide between 50%-75% of the time. Will this be an issue for you?
2) Do you have experience in heavy equipment operation, maintenance or repair? **Absence of this experience is not necessarily disqualifying**
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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