PennDOT needs local CDL operators, mechanics

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HARRISBURG—The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will host recruitment events this week for job seekers in Franklin County to learn about winter temporary and permanent CDL operators (starting pay is $19.72/hr.) and diesel and construction equipment mechanics (starting pay is $22.24/hr.) for positions in Franklin County.

A job fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov.19, at the Franklin County Maintenance Office, 619 N. Franklin St., Chambersburg.

Recruiters will be available to discuss current and future openings within the commonwealth for CDL operators, who must have a valid Pennsylvania CDL Class A or B with no restrictions, and diesel and construction equipment mechanics, who must have a valid CDL and a PA Class 7 inspector mechanic certification. Both positions also require a current medical examiner certificate.

On-the-spot applications, interviews, and driving skills testing will take place. Applicants need to bring their current CDL license.

Laptops and staff will be available to help interested participants navigate the new electronic application system. Human Resources staff will be on-hand to discuss benefit options and opportunities for permanent employment.

For more information, please call 717-264-4171.