Bridge Maintenance Worker – St. Joseph Regional Bridge Maintenance Facility

Listing Title:
  Bridge Maintenance Worker – St. Joseph Regional Bridge Maintenance Facility
Company Name:
Title of Position:
  Bridge Maintenance Worker
  Minimum – Maximum
$42,853.44 – $51,040.08

If you are having trouble with the application, please call 1-888-ASK MODOT (275-6636) and a Customer Service Representative will route your call to the local HR office for assistance. 

This position will be filled at a salary no higher than the posted maximum salary.

 Waiver of minimum requirements may be considered. Substitutions may be allowed.

Job Location: Saint Joseph Regional Bridge Maintenance Crew Facility

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The bridge maintenance worker performs bridge maintenance and repair activities on bridges in the state highway system. Responsibilities are performed under general supervision.

This position is eligible for a temporary emergency operations adjustment of $3 to $6 per hour, depending on the area of operation, when handling winter/emergency operations activities. 

MoDOT will bring candidates onto the team as entry-level, intermediate, or senior level, based on your skills and experience.  If you are hired as an entry-level or intermediate Bridge Maintenance Worker, this opening is for one of our CAREER-LADDER positions which offers the opportunity for career advancement without having to participate in the competitive selection interview process.  As you continue to learn, acquire new skills, and gain experience, you can be promoted to a higher-level position. 

What you’ll do:   

Performs routine and emergency repairs to bridges, including concrete bridge repairs and structural steel repairs, paints and seals bridge caps, and performs deck repair and replacement.
Paints structural steel bridges, including hanging scaffolding, cleaning and preparing bridge surfaces for painting, and mixing and applying paint using conventional or airless paint sprayers and related equipment.
Assists in preventative maintenance functions on bridges in the state highway system.
Sets up traffic control devices such as signs, cones, and flags; flags traffic for work zones.
Operates vehicles and equipment to transport materials and crew to job sites; cleans and performs preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment.

All you need for success:

Minimum Qualifications

Waiver of minimum requirements may be considered. Substitutions may be allowed.
High School Diploma or GED/HiSET
Valid driver’s license
A passing grade on the written portion of the commercial driver’s license (CDL) exam is required prior to hire date. Must pass the driving portion of the CDL exam with tanker endorsement, no air brake restrictions (Class B), and interstate status (either Excepted Interstate [EI] or Non[1]Excepted Interstate [NI]) within 60 days of hire.
Employee will be required to pass a cardiopulmonary function test yearly, attend training on the use of respirators, and pass a respirator fit test every six months.
Successful completion of a work simulation examination and a medical-physical examination


Special Working Conditions:

Job requires significant physical stamina and endurance.
Job requires exposure to physical hazards, health and safety risks, and/or adverse or otherwise undesirable characteristics in the environment.
Job may require operation of vehicles to plow snow and spread ice control materials.


Preferred Qualifications


More reasons to love this position:

MoDOT offers an excellent benefits package that includes a defined pension plan, generous amounts of leave and holiday time, and eligibility for health insurance coverage.  Visit our CAREERS  page to explore all we have to offer.  Your total compensation is more than the dollars you receive in your paycheck. To help demonstrate the value of working for MoDOT, we have created an interactive Total Compensation Calculator.  This tool provides a comprehensive view of benefits and more that are offered to prospective employees. The Total Compensation Calculator and other applicant resources can be found HERE.

At MoDOT you will play a key role in maintaining the seventh largest highway system in the United States.  We value team players who are open-minded and work well with others to accomplish goals and fulfill our mission of safety, service, and stability.  We see the growth of our team members as an investment, both in MoDOT's future and yours.  If you're looking for diverse opportunities, challenging work, and a flexible environment, we want to talk to you about joining our winning team.  MoDOT operates on shared values and your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values.  CLICK HERE to view our mission, values, and tangible results.  If you embrace these values, we welcome your application.


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The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Name of Contact:
  Anna Brady
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