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AECOM CHAMP Roadside Motorist Patroller - District 1 in Gainesville, Georgia

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking highly motivated individuals for the CHAMP (Coordinated Highway Assistance & Maintenance Program) in District 1. Starting Pay is $17hr.

District 1 covers the following areas; Gainesville, Athens, Carnesville, & Cleveland, serving 21 counties in the Northeast Georgia region. Georgia DOT's complimentary roadside assistance and maintenance service known as CHAMP (Coordinated Highway Assistance & Maintenance Program) is available to motorists traveling through the region.

CHAMP Operators play a key critical role in safeguarding motorists traveling the interstates by ensuring roadways are clear of debris, reporting highway maintenance issues and assisting stranded motorists, among other duties.

These dynamic roles are ideal for individuals with solid mechanical and/or automotive repair skills, a background in long or short term driving, emergency responders, ex-military and former HERO responders. Full-time CHAMP Operators will be provided with a company cell phone, radio, and a fully outfitted response vehicle while working on this program.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Patrol and monitor a segment of interstate roadway in an assigned region, looking for stranded motorists, roadway deficiencies, site distance problems and obstructions that may cause lane blockage.

  • Professionally and courteously assist the public with circumstances that have left them stranded, such as dead batteries, running out of gas, or flat tires.

  • Ensure compliance with all Federal, State, and Municipal laws, rules and ordinances.

  • Monitor, report and document roadway deficiencies to Dispatch or District offices

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS :

  • High School Diploma and or equivalent certificate (GED) or 1 year of relevant work experience in lieu of education.

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age.

  • Ability to drive, using an AECOM provided vehicle, patrolling and monitoring a segment of interstate roadway in an assigned region.

  • Possess a valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record, including no suspension of license in the last 5 years.

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security and motor vehicle back ground checks. Employees must also participate in monthly MVR monitoring program and maintain a satisfactory driving record as a condition of employment.

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and successfully participate in the program’s mandatory random drug screening process.

  • Possess or be able and willing to obtain CPR and First Aid certifications

  • Working knowledge of basic automotive repair.

  • Willingness to be on call 24/7 and respond to after-hours call outs.

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, moisture, dust, dryness, noise, and automotive-related chemicals (e.g., fuels, coolants, lubricants, etc.); position requires frequent operation of vehicles, lifting of less than 25 pounds, and work around heavy, moving, dangerous equipment; often standing/walking, repetitive bending & stooping, lifting of 25-75 pounds, working with arms above shoulder level, and power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.); occasional work at heights, and work on electrical circuits; rare lifting of greater than 75 pounds, and stair climbing.

  • Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Five (5) years of driving experience.

  • Experience in working in roadway traffic environment, and good customer service.

  • Basic knowledge of operations of emergency services.

  • Basic knowledge of highway maintenance activities.

  • Basic knowledge in minor auto repairs and automotive preventive maintenance.

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and manage own time.

  • Demonstrated ability to reason and make good sound decision based on narrowly defined criteria or guidelines.

  • Ability to guide or direct others at incident scenes.

  • Ability to gather and disseminate information effectively.

  • Working knowledge of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)Demonstrate positive customer service attitude - both to co-workers (internal customers) and Customers.

  • Proven ability to manage tasks in a professional manner.

  • Demonstrated professional maturity.

  • Proven ability to manage time and tasks professionally.

Additional Information

  • Non-Exempt - The hourly rate for this position is $17.00/hour. Opportunities for overtime hours and pay are also available.

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and U.S. and global well-being programs, and employee assistance program. Other benefits may include Tuition reimbursement and a take home vehicle to be used for company purposes.

About AECOM

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10102335

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Operations & Maintenance

Work Location Model: On-Site

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