CHICAGO - State Senator Patricia Van Pelt (D-5th Senate) would like to pass along word of an employment opportunity with Illinois Tollway.
Buyer ($16.00 /Hour) Deadline to apply 2/9/16
This position requires an individual with an Associate degree. This position also requires a minimum of three (3) years' work experience in the procurement/contract field and/or purchasing-related work.
A working knowledge of the State of Illinois Procurement Code is desired. The ability to write contract specifications in a clear and concise manner, from sources ranging from non-existent to overly detailed, is required. Comprehensive skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook) are required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail are required. The ability to concisely and accurately communicate with using departments and vendors is required.
Sign Maker/Hanger ($23.97 /Hour) Deadline to apply 2/8/16
High school graduate or GED equivalent is required. Ability to spell and differentiate colors. A Class "A" CDL permit with an endorsement for air brakes is required at the time of interview. Candidates will be required, as a condition of employment, to obtain a Class "A" CDL with an endorsement for air brakes within the first 30 days of employment and maintain said license throughout the term of their employment. Failure to obtain and/or maintain said license shall be grounds for termination. All costs associated with the permit and license is the responsibility of the candidate/employee. Must be able to work in an elevated position on a ladder or lift truck and on elevated structures. Ability to lift and carry 50 - 100 pounds. Have knowledge of and familiarity with the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). Two (2) years' experience in sign fabrication and installation is desired. Ability to perform in an outside environment in all types of weather. Must be available to participate in Snow & Ice Control Operations including mandatory overtime as required by Storm Conditions. Knowledge of computer based sign design is desired. Must pass written exam with a 75% or higher in order to qualify for an interview.
Roadway Lighting Technician ($23.97/Hour) Deadline to apply 2/8/16
High School Graduate or equivalent GED is required. Regardless of grade, all electricians shall have a general knowledge of roadway electrical maintenance operations. A Class "A" CDL permit with an endorsement for air brakes is required at the time of interview. Candidates will be required, as a condition of employment, to obtain a Class "A" CDL with an endorsement for air brakes within the first 30 days of employment and maintain said license throughout the term of their employment. All costs associated with the permit and license is the responsibility of the candidate/employee. A Roadway Electrician shall have a minimum of five (5) years on control wiring (Photo cell time controls). Also extensive background on 480 volt single and three phase. Incumbent must be able to lift 60 pounds. Must pass written examination with a 75 % or higher to qualify for an interview.