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APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $40,862.16 to  $60,092.64


The Position

Under general supervision, Equipment Operation Instructors provide training in the safe operation and preventive maintenance of highway maintenance and other equipment, provide other job related training, and maintain training records. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

This position is located within District II, Reno, NV. Incumbent prepares and performs classroom instruction and hands on training to department employees in accordance with the equipment operator training and certification program, up to and including certification in proper service and operation of various types of heavy equipment; assists and provides guidance during investigations on drug/alcohol violations; provides Safety, Traffic Control, Flagging Procedure, Hazardous Communication, CPR/First Aid training, and assists with the CDL Training program. Duties also include conducting safety inspections of equipment, yards, maintenance stations and work zones to address unsafe working conditions or safety violations; and investigates vehicle, personal injury, and property damage accidents involving agency personnel or vehicles. This position also relies heavily on Microsoft Office and Power-Point.


To Qualify

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of experience operating a variety of complex highway construction and maintenance equipment; OR three years of experience as Highway Maintenance Worker III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.


Special Requirements

Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, all positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. In addition, federal law requires random testing for controlled substances during employment.

This position requires working alternate shifts and working outside traditional business hours.

A valid Nevada Class A, Commercial Driver's License (CDL), is required within 6 months of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

To Apply
Register on the NVAPPS website at and create an applicant profile. Then apply for recruitment #33453. See the official announcement at:

Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.


Posted on: Friday, February 02, 2018
This listing expires on: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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