The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) is offering a $2,500* hiring bonus to dedicated and hardworking team players interested in joining our Highway Maintenance and Construction teams, and who are willing and able to operate a snowplow! New hires who begin employment after November 7, 2022, and hold their CDL at the time of hire, will receive a pro-rated bonus.
New hires who obtain their CDL after hire are also eligible for a pro-rated bonus. If you don’t already have your CDL, we’ll provide free / paid training and support you every step of the way! Bonuses will be paid out in installments every pay period from November 2022 through April 2023.
Come join us in our mission to enhance the quality of life for Nebraskans by building and maintaining a convenient, safe, and innovative statewide transportation system!
We reward our employee’s hard work with a friendly and supportive work environment and a comprehensive benefits package that includes :
Pay rate of $16.626 to start as a Construction Technician I. Employees may be hired as or will be promoted into a Construction Technician II position at a rate of $19.
125 upon possessing a CDL, acquiring necessary certifications, and demonstrating skills.
Please reach out to Heather Vieth, Talent Acquisition Partner, at 402-326-2370, if you have questions or to learn more.
Apply today using our new quick apply process! Just attach your resume when prompted. No resume? Use the text box provided to tell us about your experience and qualifications.
Location : Grand Island, NE
Examples of Work
Examples of work that you will perform with on the job training :
Surveying work includes :
Snow Removal Operations :
Work Environment :
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS : Must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.
PREFERRED : Valid Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with tanker endorsement. Post High School training in survey or construction is desirable.
OTHER : Must possess a valid Class A or B CDL within 6 months of employment. Required training and costs associated with obtaining the CDL will be paid for by the Department.
Regular and reliable attendance is required. This position may require overnight travel.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must have strong organizational skills, strong math skills and computer skills, and be able to multitask. Must be able to obtain material testing certification such as ACI.
Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds, climb, bend, stoop, walk long distances and work long hours, possibly weekends, in outdoor temperature extremes.
Must be able to report to work within 30 minutes of notification under normal conditions.
Bonus amounts will be pro-rated for teammates hired on or after November 7, 2022, and for teammates hired without a CDL.
NDOT encourages applicants of all ages and experience.
We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life.
Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.