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Bridge Maintenance Specialist - The Dalles

Transportation Maintenance Specialist 2 - Bridge Maintenance Specialist

OPENING DATE/TIME: 08/04/17 12:00 AM
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 08/21/17 11:59 PM
SALARY: $2,874.00 - $4,144.00 Monthly
JOB TYPE: Permanent
LOCATION: The Dalles, Oregon
AGENCY: Transportation-Highway

ODOT17-0334OC – The Dalles
Oregon Department of Transportation
Highway Division
Region 4 – District 11

This transportation maintenance specialist position functions as a member of a bridge maintenance crew and performs any required manual labor or equipment operation necessary to maintain, repair and/or reconstruct roadway/highway, freeway, bridges and/or rest area facilities.

We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity. 

This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU).
Minimum Qualifications
  • Two years of maintenance and/or construction experience in roadway/highway, bridge, sign, drawbridge or landscape (any type of ground maintenance, including tree, shrub and lawn maintenance; sprinkler system maintenance, cleaning ditches and catch basins, or work related to professional/commercial or public landscaping, farming or logging); AND
  • Experience in each of the following areas:
    • Operating heavy and/or light motorized equipment;
    • Using hand and power tools;
    • Performing minor servicing of equipment, AND
    • Applying safety procedures.
  • Two years of experience operating construction and maintenance machinery to include one or more of the following types: front-end loader, road grader, bulldozer, backhoe, tractor/low-boy, and 5- or 10- yard dump truck
  • You must possess a current, valid class A commercial driver license (CDL-A), or the ability to obtain the license within six months, with:
  • Air brake restriction removed.
  • Hazmat endorsement.
  • Combination endorsements.
  • Valid medical card.
Preferred Attributes
Applications will be graded based on the following preferred attributes.  Applicants whose knowledge, experience, and skills most closely meet the attributes below will be invited to interview.
  • Experience working on bridges (maintenance, iron work, construction).
  • Operating heavy and/or light motorized equipment.
  • Experience working in a team environment.
  • Public contact experience.
  • Roadside assistance and emergencies experience.
  • For questions about the job announcement or technical help with application process, call 503-378-8139 or email
  • For technical help accessing your account, call 1-855-524-5627 (May take up to 24 hours to receive a response.) or email

Oregon Department of Transportation
Human Resources/Recruitment, MS12
355 Capitol St NE
Salem OR 97301-3871
Fax 1-503-986-3895 

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.


Posted on: Monday, August 07, 2017
This listing expires on: Monday, August 21, 2017

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