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WELDER - 55011954

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: MIAMI, FL, US, 33179

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Requisition No: 49665 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: WELDER - 55011954

Position Number: 55011954 

Salary:  $29,535.16 - $38,221.98 

Posting Closing Date: 12/20/2018 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

681 / NORTH DADE MAINTENANCE

ANTICIPATED VACANCY / OPEN COMPETITIVE

CAREER SERVICE

 

 

CONTACT PERSON:    IVANOHE HERNANDEZ           

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 305-640-7197

ANTICIPATED BI-WEEKLY HIRING SALARY: $1,336.43

 

For benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.

 

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES. QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.  In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.  

 

This position requires a valid Class “B” driver’s license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's Driver's Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record is defined as any of the following:

 

  1. three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that accumulate 3 or more points per violation;
  2. any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years;
  3. a suspension or revocation of the driver's license for moving violations in the past 3 years; and
  4. a suspension or revocation for refusal to take a sobriety test, or any suspension or revocation for a DUI conviction in the past 4 years

 

Your driving record will be reviewed and the status of your driver's license confirmed.  A mandatory drug screening will be performed on the successful candidate.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Performs welding in the maintenance, repair, and replacement of various highway structures and facilities, including overhead signs, structures, guardrails, handrails, elements of drainage structures, and other elements related to highway structures and facilities.

 

Preheats, cleans, cuts, fits, and welds metal components in the manufacturing and repair of structures, fleet equipment, buildings and other department owned and operated assets.

 

Operates and maintains a wide variety of mechanized equipment such as automotive, pickups, vans, commercial motor vehicles or certain heavy equipment as required and related to the maintenance and repair of highway structures and facilities, while following safety procedures.

 

Prepares surfaces and applies protective coatings to manufactured or repaired metal products. Operates met cutting saws, metalizing gun, hydraulic punch, plasma cutter, drill press, all types of welding equipment and other associated tools.

 

Selects materials, supplies, and equipment necessary for required work and prepares requisitions and price quotes for purchases according to purchasing guidelines. Purchases parts and supplies as a purchasing card holder and is accountable for proper processing of invoices and completion of required paperwork and work orders.

 

Unloads raw materials and loads completed products utilizing forklifts and other associated tools.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of principles, techniques, equipment, and materials of the welding trade. Knowledge of principles and techniques used in gas and electric welding and equipment maintenance and repair. Ability to perform flat, vertical, and horizontal welding. Ability to perform oxygen, acetylene, and electrical welding related to automotive and equipment repairs. Ability to take accurate measurements. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to lift 50 lbs, climb, squat, stoop, push, pull, crawl and bend. Ability to use appropriate safety equipment. Ability to work independently. Skilled in the use of basic math. Skilled in documenting work performed and materials used on work orders. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

 

OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of this position, the incumbent must respond to emergencies.  While on-duty status, the position's incumbent must be readily available to operate a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV), consistent with the type of Commercial Driver's License (CDL).  The incumbent is required to possess, or on a routine basis performs other CMV safety-sensitive functions. A valid Class “B” CDL, with air brakes is required.  The incumbent of this position is required to work with or around Department of Corrections inmates.  Must obtain certification in Maintenance of Traffic - Intermediate Level within one year and maintain it.  Incumbent must be able to wear and use a respirator.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency and one-year experience as a welder or graduate from an accredited welding program.   An additional year of experience as a welder is a substitute for a High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency.

 

AS A CANDIDATE, YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION (I.E. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS, ETC.) TO VERIFY MEETING THESE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.

 

A Competitive Area Differential (CAD) additive in the amount of $1976.00 will be added to the annual salary.

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The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Miami