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Colorado Department Of Transportation Highway Maintenance Worker- Eisenhower Tunnel (Dillon) in Dillon, Colorado

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION:This position is only open to Colorado state residents. Applications will bereviewed as they are received.Are you a Roadway or Construction Trades Worker WITH A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'SLICENSE, Class A or B, that allows operation in Colorado? There is a vacancyat the Eisenhower Tunnel in Dillon, CO.The starting salary for this position is typically $3266/month or $18.84/hour,and the position is also eligible for an additional $800 a month housingallowance. Upon successful completion of the probationary period, you may beeligible for an increase in salary of up to 5%.Work schedules are 4 day work week with rotating schedules. Must be able towork days and nights. The shifts may be changed as needed, with advancenotice given to employees. Specific information will be provided at time ofhire.Why work at the Eisenhower Johnson Memorial Tunnel? There is a whole worldhidden in the mountain and three stories above the highway. You will assistduring emergencies, help move vehicles, remove snow, assist with avalanchemitigation, observe traffic through the cameras in the control room, operatefire equipment, enforce vehicle weight/height restrictions, maintain drainsand culverts, and so much more. With an average of 30-40,000 vehiclestraveling through the tunnel every day, something new always happens andemployees find the work to be interesting and challenging.The eligible list created from this announcement may be used to full currentand future vacancies, in the following location: Eisenhower TunnelAbout CDOTAre you looking for a challenge? Do you have a passion for helping people?Do you want to be part of a diverse team that is committed to making thetransportation system in Colorado safe and efficient? Then, the ColoradoDepartment of Transportation (CDOT) is the place for you! CDOT is devoted toincorporating technology, providing equal employment opportunities, developingleaders, and improving systems in order to provide outstanding customerservice. By saving lives and making lives better by providing freedom,connection, and experience through travel, CDOT is committed to becoming thenumber #1 Department of Transportation in the country. In working towards thisgoal, we believe every one of our employees plays a critical role. CDOT's corevalues include safety, people, integrity, customer service, excellence andrespect. Please visit to learn about CDOT and how weare making Colorado a great place to live, work and play, now and for thefuture!State employees make Colorado an amazing place to learn, work, and play. Wewant every day to feel like an opportunity. We want to be surrounded byinnovation, vibrant optimism, and creativity. Most of all we want to feel likewe're doing what we're meant to be doing. It's our nature. Working forColorado means being surrounded by people who share your vision. It's wheremaking a difference meets a pioneering spirit. Reach your peak state andtogether let's share everything we love about Colorado. To learn about theState's Employee Value Proposition visit: addition to a fantastic place to work CDOT offers a variety of benefitswhich include:Annual leave (accrued based on years of service, starting at 8 hours a month)Sick leave accrued at 6.66 hours a month10 paid holidays per yearMedical and dental plans with no cost preventative servicesState paid Life Insurance with optional additional life insuranceState paid Short Term Disability coverage, with optional long term disabilityplanParticipation in PERA with 2 retirement plan options, and voluntary PERA 401Kand 457 plansCredit Union membershipWork life programsState Employee Assistance programs at no costTuition and certification reimbursement programAccess to a diverse array of technical, leadership, supervisory and specialtytraining across the state, in addition to personal development andproductivity learning opportunitiesState employee discount programsTo learn more