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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania PennDOT CDL Operator (Transportation Equipment Operator A) in Pennsylvania

PennDOT CDL Operator (Transportation Equipment Operator A)

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PennDOT CDL Operator (Transportation Equipment Operator A)


$43,990.00 - $51,932.00 Annually


Schuylkill County, PA

Job Type

Non-Civil Service Permanent Full-time

Job Number



Department of Transportation


TR Schuylkill Co

Opening Date


Closing Date

7/22/2024 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Code


Position Number

Multiple positions may be filled from this posting



Bargaining Unit


Pay Group


Bureau / Division Code


Bureau / Division

Department of Transportation, Schuylkill County

Worksite Address

970 East Main Street


Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania

Zip Code


Contact Name

Jaclyn Yanchulis

Contact Email

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions


As a leading organization in the maintenance of Pennsylvania's highways, the Department of Transportation, Schuylkill County Maintenance Organization, is seeking to fill vacancies for full-time CDL Equipment Operators to support the maintenance of the county highway and bridge systems. Join the Schuylkill county team with this exciting career opportunity!


As an Equipment Operator for PennDOT, you will plow snow and work on construction sites, which are both vital to the safety of the public traveling Pennsylvania roads. You will also perform manual labor, minor repairs to equipment, and preventative maintenance for the trucks and equipment.

Working hard and serving Pennsylvania each day is a rewarding job. You will go home each day feeling fulfilled and productive!

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description ( .

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment.

  • Work hours are 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch.

  • Travel, overtime and shift work required. Work hours subject to change based on seasonal requirements and operational needs.

  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.

  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.



Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • Successful completion of the Transportation Equipment Operator Trainee Program;or

  • Graduation from a Commercial Driver’s License Training School;or

  • An equivalent combination of experience and training.

    Special Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Class A or Class B Commercial Driver's License with the Air Brake Restriction (L) removed.

  • Must possess a valid Medical Examiner's Certificate in accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

    Conditions of Employment:

  • All employees must obtain an active certification issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in the operation of heavy trucks and loaders, and two additional pieces of construction equipment, within the probationary period.

  • Employees may be required to obtain and maintain CDL endorsements and certifications necessary to operate specific pieces of equipment.

  • Certain positions require operation of vehicles or equipment with a manual transmission.

  • This position is subject to Drug and Alcohol testing in accordance with Federal Regulations.

    Additional Requirement:

  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

    How to Apply:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents willnotbe reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).

  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.

  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.


  • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at

    Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

    If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Health & Wellness

We offer multiple health plans so our employees can choose what works best for themselves and their families. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*

Compensation & Financial Planning

We invest in our employees by providing competitive wages and encouraging financial wellness by offering multiple ways to save money and ensure peace of mind including multiple retirement and investment plan options.

Work/Life Balance

We know there’s more to life than just work! Our generous paid leave benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, eight weeks of paid parental leave, military leave, and paid time off for most major U.S. holidays, as well as flexible work schedules and work-from-home opportunities.*

Values and Culture

We believe in the work we do and provide continual opportunities for our employees to grow and contribute to the greater good. As one of the largest employers in the state, we provide opportunities for internal mobility, professional development, and the opportunity to give back by participating in workplace charitable giving.

Employee Perks

Sometimes, it is the little “extras” that make a big difference. Our employees receive special employee-only discounts and rates on a variety of services and memberships.

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*Eligibility rules apply.


Do you possess an active PA Class A or B Commercial Driver's License or equivalent with the Air Brake Restriction (L) removed?

  • Yes

  • No


    If you answered yes to the above question, please provide your driver's license number and expiration date. If no, please type N/A in the text box below.


    Do you possess an active Medical Examiner's Certificate in accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Regulations?

  • Yes

  • No


    If you answered yes, please attach a copy of the medical examiners certificate. If you answered no, please type N/A in the text box below.


    Are you able to demonstrate successful operation of equipment with a manual transmission?

  • Yes

  • No


    If you have answered "yes" to the above question, please list the employer(s) where you gained this experience in the text box below. This employer, the types of equipment operated, and the dates of employment must also be included in the appropriate sections of your application if you would like it to be considered in the eligibility decision. If you answered "no" to the question, type N/A in the text box below.


    Have you successfully completed the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Transportation Equipment Operator Trainee program?

  • Yes

  • No


    Did you graduate from a Commercial Driver's License Training School?

  • Yes

  • No


    If you answered yes, please attach a copy of your certification of completion. If you answered no, please type N/A in the text box below.


    Have you completed a formal driver training program for the operation of construction and maintenance equipment?

  • Yes

  • No


    If you answered yes, please attach a copy of your certificate of completion. If you answered no, please type N/A in the text box below.

    Required Question


Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


613 North Street

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120