Maintenance Workers

Maintenance workers perform routine, entry-level duties related to the maintenance of the state's roadways and facilities. Responsibilities are performed under direct supervision.

For full-time Maintenance Workers , MoDOT requires applicants to be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or GED/HiSET, possess a valid driver's license, and have a passing grade on the written portion of the commercial driver's license (CDL) exam.  Applicants must pass the driving portion of the CDL exam with tanker endorsement, no air brake restrictions (Class B), and interstate status (either Excepted Interstate[EI] or Non-Excepted Interstate [NI] within 60 days after being hired into position.  Applicants must also successfully complete a criminal background check, drug screening, work simulation, and physical.

Full-time Maintenance Workers must have the ability to learn the operation of equipment in the area including heavy dump truck with snowplow, 6-foot tractor mower, front-end loader, jack hammer and pull roller. Ability to perform physical labor including moving materials by hand, operating hand tools and stationary flagging is also required.

Full time maintenance worker positions include full benefits including medical insurance, paid holidays, paid vacation/sick days and salaries starting from $39,678.96 to $46,281.60 depending on the level of the position.

To apply, CLICK HERE to complete the online application process.   


MoDOT is now registered with the U.S. Department of Labor and Veteran’s Affairs as a state agency providing a registered apprenticeship programThis provides full-time maintenance employees that have completed the six-month probationary period with on-the-job training, combined with related classroom instruction, while earning wages.  Additional benefits may be available through the VA for eligible veterans.  See the news release for more details.