Job Summary **Job Summary** Note: This posting is to fill two Transportation Materials Technician vacancies with MnDOT District 3 St. Cloud Inventory. This position provides purchasing and inventory management of various commodities and Mn/DOT materials. Performs a broad range of work activities associated with purchasing, inventory management, fixed asset management, contract administration, specification, disposal, and parts, supplies, equipment and materials disbursement within the guidelines of the Materials Management Plan. Qualifications **Minimum Qualifications:** * One year of experience working with the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Materials Management System sufficient to research equipment, parts and materials through a variety of resources and methods; establish and evaluate product comparison data; and analyze detailed reports to recommend/determine and purchase appropriate inventory. **OR** * Two years of experience working with automated Materials Management/Inventory Management Systems sufficient to research construction equipment, parts and materials; compile, analyze, and evaluate product comparison data, write specifications, prepare solicitations, analyze bids and select vendors; and purchase inventory. **AND** * Experience using various software applications (for example either spreadsheets or word processing) sufficient to research, update and report on inventory. * Accounting sufficient to analyze costs, invoicing and budgets. * Valid Class D Driver's License. * Workingknowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak and understand oral and written information; communicate with employees and the general public in-person or via two-way radio and other electronic devices; and to maintain routine written logs and simple records. In order to pass probation, the successful candidate must achieve the following certifications within 6 months of hire: * Authority for Local Purchase (ALP) Certificate from the Minnesota Department of Administration * Forklift Certification **Preferred Qualifications:** * Knowledge of Terminology related to construction, maintenance (repair and maintenance of equipment, facility operations, etc.) and electronic/electrical operations. * Experience using SWIFT Inventory Management Systems. * Experience ordering heavy equipment parts. **Physical Requirements** While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit for more than 2/3 of the work time constantly entering/keyboarding information into computers. Information is also communicated through writing, speaking and using the telephone. The employee regularly works at a desk or counter, seated and visually interpreting information off of a computer monitor. The employee uses wrists, hands, and fingers to handle, or feel; and reaches with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Occasionally, the employee needs to transport/ push and pull equipment, parts or supplies on wheeled carts with up to 100 pounds of weight. Also, these items will need to be lifted and carried from waist height. The items can be bulky and unwieldy, and may need to be handled from an awkward stance.Other physical requirements of this position are flexing the lower extremities and the neck about 1/3 of the work time, and reaching occasionally from below the shoulder height. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and rarely to occasionally, twist, bend or stoop from the waist, kneel and possibly squat for very brief periods. Application Details **Why Work For Us** GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. **How to Apply** Click"Apply" at the bottom of this page. If you have questions about applying online, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637. For additional information about the application process, go to **Contact** If you have questions about the position, contact Melisa Bryant at or 320-406-9572 or Kris Larson at or 320-406-9615. * * * AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) encourages participation in all its programs, service and activities and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities. Anyone who believes they may need a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate in the job application, interview or selection processes may contact any agency official with whom application has contact in the processing of their employment application to request an accommodation. Applicants may also contact the MnDOT Affirmative Action office to request an accommodation by: E-Mail:; or by calling Janet Miller at 651-366-4720; or using MN Relay 711. MnDOT's Reasonable Accommodation policy can be found at: . *Job Title:* Purchasing/Inventory - Transportation Materials Technician *Location:* St. Cloud *Job ID:* 45195 *Regular/Temporary:* Unlimited *Full/Part Time:* Full-Time *Who May Apply:* Open to all qualified job seekers *Date Posted:* 04/15/2021 *Closing Date:* 04/26/2021 *Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit:* Transportation Dept / Transportation-Dist 3-AFSCME *Hiring Agency:* Transportation Dept / Transportation-Dist 3-AFSCME *Division/Unit:* District 3B - St Cloud / Inventory St Cloud *Work Shift:* Day Shift *Work Hours:* Day Shift *Work Shift/Work Hours:* Day Shift *Days of Work:* Monday - Friday *Travel Required:* No *Salary Range:* $19.48 - $27.53/hourly; $40,674 - $57,482/annually *Classified Status:* Classified *Bargaining Unit/Union:* 207 - Technical/AFSCME *Work Area:* St. Cloud Inventory
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