Utility Craftsman

State of Idaho Boise, ID


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Aeronautics Utility CraftsmanUtility CraftsmanIdaho Transportation Department

Open for Recruitment: July 12, 2018 - July 27, 2018

Announcement # 06638089108

Salary Range: $16.57-$20.71 Per Hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

Our Mission. Your Safety. Your Mobility. Your Economic Opportunity.

The Idaho Transportation Department's Division of Aeronautics serves to provide the highest quality, most effective, efficient, and safest airport system for all users of aviation services. To this end, the Division of Aeronautics plans and implements essential programs, services and projects to develop, encourage, and foster an exemplary system of airports that meet the current and future requirements of a growing and diverse Idaho aviation community.

If you would like to join the award-winning, dynamic team of professionals dedicated to the mission of Idaho Transportations Department (ITD), this may be the perfect career opportunity of you!

This announcement will be used to fill the current opening of Utility Craftsman at the Aeronautics Division in Boise. This position will travel up to 75% of the time during summer months to remote airports including overnight stays. Some locations have no lodging. If you have previously applied for a Utility Craftsman position and wish to be considered for the current opening, you will need to reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used.

NOTICE: This position requires a background investigation before a final job offer is made.

The current opening requires the following:

* Working knowledge in at least two of the following trades: Carpentry, Concrete, equipment operation and/or welding.

* Ability to travel up to 75 percent of the time during summer months to remote locations throughout Idaho.

* Class A CDL within 6 months of hire.

* Pre-employment drug testing, and random drug and alcohol tests.

* Work with chemicals and toxic materials; Incumbents will be required to obtain a professional applicators license through the department of agriculture within six months and undergo periodic biological testing and pass medical tests while employed in this position.


* Maintain 31 state operated airports and related facilities;

* Operate equipment such as front-end loader, backhoe, dump truck, tractor/trailer transport, forklift;

* Apply pesticides, maintain a pesticide spray program which will include herbicides and rodenticides;

* Design items to be built or fabricated;Lay out, cut, weld and fabricate;

* Construct small buildings and storage sheds;

* Maintain and repair plumbing fixtures, irrigation systems, pump stations, pipes, sinks, lavatories and septic tanks;

* Repair and replace electrical wiring, lights, ballasts, switches, and receptacles;

* Build concrete forms, and place, finish and repair concrete;

* Keep records and reports on progress of projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Good knowledge of: construction and building trades work.

* Experience in:

* Operating and maintaining equipment associated with construction and building trades and grounds maintenance.

* Placing and finishing concrete.

* Performing rough and finish carpentry.

* Performing maintenance plumbing and maintenance electrical work.

* Reading/interpreting plans and blueprints.

* Using and maintaining construction and building trades hand and power tools.

Specialty Areas:

* Valid driver's license.

* Possess Professional Applicators License or ability to acquire one within 6 months.


* Education and Experience. Enter your responses to the questions in the spaces 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 minimum rating of 56 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 the "Preview Exam" link at the bottom of this page

* You will not be able to take the exam from this screen

* If you wish to take the exam, click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided.

How to Apply:

* Click on any Apply Online button

* Follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position

Please select:

* Idaho Transportation Department under "Agencies"

* Full-time under "Job Type/Shift"

* Boise under "Cities"

Hiring Lists:

If your name has been certified to a hiring list for possible consideration, you will see it listed in 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, be sure your contact information is up to date and accurate. 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 applicants being considered.

When updating your online application information, you must complete/update all items in the Application Checklist to include: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, Job Type. Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the

Idaho Transportation Department!


The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is required to implement an Alcohol and Controlled Substance Program to comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR), Part 382. See Regulations and Policies at the following web site: http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/rules-regulations/administration/fmcsr/FmcsrGuideDetails.aspx?menukey=382.

If you are selected:

You must undergo a controlled substance test. The results of the controlled substance test must indicate a verified negative result

You must give consent to ITD to obtain alcohol and controlled substance testing information for the prior 2 years from prior employers

After satisfying the above conditions and being formally appointed to the position, you will be subject to the following FMCSR testing requirements:


Reasonable suspicion

Post accident


Return to duty

Please note: Employees are responsible to understand and comply with the Idaho Transportation Department's drug and alcohol procedures.

A refusal to submit to the above testing requirements will result in ineligibility for the position due to the inability to perform the Commercial Motor Vehicle driving functions required.

A copy of the requirements can be obtained at ITD's Headquarters Human Resource Office or the nearest ITD District Office.

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At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

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.