Idaho Transportation Department3311 W. State St., P.O. Box 7129
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Open for Recruitment: April 17, 2017 - May 1, 2017
Announcement # 06352039555
*$15.62 per hour
-Plus Competitive Benefits!
Our Mission. Your Safety. Your Mobility. Your Economic Opportunity.
We are recruiting for an experienced Welder / Machinist to join our District 3 Team. This exciting position could be a perfect career opportunity for you to put your knowledge and skills to work for the citizens of Idaho at the Idaho Transportation Department. This position will perform journey-level welding, machining, and fabrication of metals and special alloys to maintain, repair, design, and modify vehicles and construction related equipment, as well as construct specialized devices, parts and structures.
This recruitment will be used to fill the current opening in District 3, located in Boise, Idaho. If you wish to be considered for the current opening, you must apply under this announcement. Previous applications and exam scores will not be used.
Attend and participate in training classes and safety meetings
Perform mechanical, hydraulic and electrical repairs on a wide variety of vehicles and equipment
Design and fabricate tools and attachments for a wide variety of equipment and highway maintenance and construction work
Perform structural repairs on a wide variety of vehicles and equipment
Inventory steel and determine additional steel needs for planned and ongoing projects. Inventory welding supplies and tools to determine ordering needs
Design and build specialty tools for various maintenance and engineering projects
Fabricate and repair parts, using metal lathes, milling machine, drill presses, welders, torches, shears, presses, benders, rollers, air tools, saws, precision measuring tools and various other power and hand tools
Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance on shop tools and equipment
Instruct and/or supervise others in the designing of projects and the proper care and use of welding tools and equipment
Design, modify, prepare cost estimates, and fabricate equipment parts to enhance structural life or safety features
Good knowledge of:
- Methods and standard practices of the welding and machinist trades; various metals and alloys.
- Using the tools and equipment common in the welding and machinist trades to fabricate, fit, assemble, manufacture, and repair parts and equipment
- Working from blueprints and plans and specifications to determine dimensions, tolerances, and layout of work
- Determining proper welding techniques for various alloys
- Operating and maintaining metal-removing machines, metal forming equipment, machine tools and a variety of welding devices
Your exam is a resume review.
You must receive a minimum rating of 76 to pass this examination
Exam results will be available after the announcement closes and all applications and exams have been evaluated
To preview the exam, click on the “Preview Exam” link below (you will not be able to take the exam from this screen)
How to Apply:
Idaho Transportation Department under "Agencies
Full-time Employment under "Job Type/Shift"
Boise under "Cities"
If your name has been certified to a hiring list for possible consideration, you will see it listed in the Hiring Lists section of your online application. Supervisors review application materials prior to scheduling interviews. Those applicants who will be offered an interview may receive a phone call, letter or email to schedule a time, be sure your contact information is up to date and accurate. Having your name certified to a hiring list is not a guarantee that you will be contacted for an interview, it simply means you are one of the applicants being considered.
When updating your online application information, you must complete/update all items in the Application Checklist to include: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, Job Type. Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.
Thank you for your interest in employment with the
Idaho Transportation Department!
Some positions may require a background investigation before a final job offer is made to be an employee of the Idaho Transportation Department
*ITD typically hires at the minimum starting salary listed on the job announcement.
At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off
may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.
Hiring is done without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition,
preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and
regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements,
please contact the Division of Human Resources.