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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $49,047.12 to  $72,119.52  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: District III
Location: Elko
Job Class Code: 09.430
Announcement Number: 44040
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/15/2023
   Phone: (775)888-3070
   Email: wtierney@dot.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Welders plan and lay out projects and join metal components together using gas welding, arc welding, soldering and brazing processes to fabricate, strengthen and/or repair components, equipment and fixtures.
Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of duties described in the series concept, and in addition, at the advanced journey level, either: 1) function as a leadworker for lower-level Welders on a regular basis by assigning and reviewing work, and providing input to performance evaluations, training and technical assistance; or 2) in a correctional environment, function as a leadworker for an inmate crew on a regular basis; document inmate performance through completion of periodic performance reports; implement work safety and security procedures to ensure efficient, secure and safe operation of the work unit and the security of assigned inmates, staff, buildings, tools, and equipment in accordance with the Department of Corrections requirements and department policy; secure work areas from unauthorized inmates; or 3) function as a Combination Layout Welder or Specialty Welder performing duties that require a greater degree of ingenuity and original problem solving; perform complex layout and fabrication to integrate structural integrity and conserve materials.
This position makes equipment repairs, modifications and adaptations using a variety of equipment and technique as well as original problem-solving skills in performing complex layout of welded equipment components. This knowledge and skill are used to keep a substantial equipment fleet such as trucks, plows and other pieces of equipment used for roadway maintenance, repair, and emergencies response in a safe and efficient operating condition. 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. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Completion of an approved welding apprenticeship training program followed by one year of journey level welding experience; OR one year of experience as a Welder I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    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.
    Some positions function as specialty welders and must have welding certification issued by the American Welding Society at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Some positions require employees to furnish their own tools.
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.
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
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

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