KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Looking for a job that takes you places? The Tennessee Department of Transportation is hosting a “Rapid Hire” event that could put you on the road to a new career.

The hiring event is 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 3-4 at the Airport Hilton at 2001 Alcoa Highway. Walk-ins are welcome, but you can also register for an interview by calling 865-594-2408 or clicking here.

TDOT is looking to fill operations technician positions in Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Cocke, Grainger, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Roane and Sevier counties. 

Applicants must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent, a valid driver’s license, be authorized to work in the U.S. and be able to obtain a Class A Commercial driver’s license with an N endorsement within 11 months of being hired.

Operation Technicians perform a variety of jobs, including performing labor and data collection work, inspecting roadway and bridge maintenance projects, conduct routine maintenance such as pothole patching, removal of large debris, and driving a dump truck; assisting with routing snow & ice removal along with pretreatment of the roads before snow comes.

Get a full look at the jobs available as well as a list of requirements needed to be eligible for employment,