Utility Craftsman

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Utility CraftsmanDepartment of Fish and Game
Open for Recruitment: April 9, 2018 - Open until further notice
Announcement # 06638026489
Salary Range: $15.53+ per hour DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!
Location(s): Salmon
PLEASE NOTE: This announcement will remain open until the position has been filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Hiring lists will be pulled periodically. Applicants are encouraged to apply and submit their applications as soon as possible to ensure they will be considered for this position.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is currently seeking to an opening for Utility Craftsman in Salmon.
This position is considered a journey construction worker involved in all aspects of inside and outside heavy construction and building trades type work. This is not a maintenance position. Applicants should have a good background in all aspects of construction and trades work.
General Information:
This announcement will be used to fill the current opening in Salmon only. If you have previously applied for Utility Craftsman and wish to be considered for the current opening in Salmon, you will need to reapply to this announcement. Previous exam scores will not be used/merged.
This position will require travel away from home for extended periods of time.
Work in all weather conditions, and/or wear a respirator for prolonged periods of time.
This position also involves, with or without reasonable accommodations, physical activities associated with construction work such as lifting and carrying items weighing approximately 100 pounds. Bending and stooping. Working at heights of up to approximately 50 feet.
Construct buildings, storage sheds, garages, bridges, in-stream structures, and similar facilities and structures.
Remodel offices and buildings by building walls, installing sheetrock and siding, painting and any other duty required to complete the project.
Operate equipment such as front-end loader, backhoe, excavator, dozer, dump truck, tractor/trailer transport, forklift, roller, cranes, and scissors trucks.
Designs fish screens and irrigation gates to be built or fabricated.
Lay out, cut, weld and fabricate steel plate, angle, channel, pipe and beams.
Read plans and blueprints; use transit and level and run stakes for surveys.
Build concrete forms, and place, finish and repair concrete.
Build and remodel wooden structures and special carpentry items.
Maintain and repair plumbing fixtures, irrigation systems and pump stations, pipes, sinks, lavatories, septic tanks and electrical wiring, lights, ballasts, switches and receptacles.
Keep records and reports on progress of projects; function as lead worker over project assistants.
Minimum Qualifications:
Possess a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with an air brake endorsement.
Good knowledge of: construction and building trades work.
Experience: Placing and finishing concrete; performing rough and finish carpentry; performing maintenance plumbing and maintenance electrical work; reading/interpreting plans and blueprints.
Experience using and maintaining hand and power tools associated with construction and building trades work.
Experience operating and maintaining equipment associated with construction, building trades and grounds maintenance.
Experience operating heavy excavation type equipment such as dozers, graders, excavators, backhoes, front end loaders, and dump trucks.
Experience laying out, cutting, fabricating, and welding various types of steel.
There is an exam to determine an applicant's eligibility. Enter your responses to the questions in the space provided in the examination. You must have the minimum level of experience or education described for each question to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide. A higher rating may be obtained based on the extent of your education and experience, so take your time to provide a detailed and complete answer to each question. It is very important that the information you provide clearly supports your responses. A minimum rating of 70 is needed to pass this examination. Notification of your test results will be available online when the review process is complete.
To preview the exam, click on Preview Exam below. You will not be able to take the exam from this screen. Please follow the directions under "How to Apply".
How to Apply:
Click on the Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the exam for this position.
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Department of Fish and Game under "Agencies"
Full-time under "Job Type/Shift"
Salmon in under "Cities"
When completing or updating your online application information, please complete all items in the Application Checklist (this includes: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies and Job type.) Without current information the hiring agency may not be able to contact you for an interview.
Hiring Lists:
If your name has been certified to a hiring list for possible consideration, you will see it listed under 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. 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 candidates being considered.
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Some jobs may entail working overtime. It is the Department's policy to provide compensatory time off instead of cash for any overtime worked.
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.

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