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Santiam Junction Maintenance Coordinator

Santiam Junction Maintenance Coordinator - Transportation Maintenance Coordinator 2 (ODOT18-1576oc)

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Announcement: ODOT18-1576oc
Santiam Junction Maintenance Coordinator
Transportation Maintenance Coordinator 2
Highway Division – Santiam Junction Maintenance Crew
Work Location: The Junction of Highway 20 and Highway 22 East

Bring your leadership to ODOT!
The Santiam Junction maintenance coordinator regularly leads the crew responsible for the repair, renovation, and reconstruction of roadbeds, surfaces, structures, and facilities that are part of Oregon's transportation systems. This position coordinates the day-to-day activities of the crew and may perform similar work assigned to the crew.
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.

Additional Details:

  • The Santiam Junction Maintenance Station is a remote location and living in low cost state housing on-site is a requirement of this position.
  • This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, prioritize, schedule, and assign work activities.
  • Advise and guide employees in effective performance and to resolve work-related issues.
  • Approve time records and employee overtime, vacation, and other leaves.
  • Patrol highways and structures within the section looking for potential accidents, hazards, and damages. 
  • Respond to accidents and other emergencies. 
  • Review and evaluate structural damages from accidents. 
  • Coordinate activities with other crews, agencies, private contractors, and the media.
  • Investigate complaints and take follow-up action to correct/address the situation. 
  • Act as a technical consultant and make recommendations as necessary.
  • Determine types and quantities of materials and equipment needed for projects.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of equipment.
  • Provide new employee orientation and train employees.
  • Ensure adherence to safety precautions and good public relations practices.
  • Assist in short- and long-range planning and budget preparation.
  • Prepare, review, and/or sign a variety of documents and reports.
  • Review work of the crew and provide input to the manager on employee performance.

Minimum Qualifications:
Three (3) years of maintenance and/or construction experience in roadway/highway, bridge, sign, drawbridge or landscape. One (1) year of this experience must have included lead work responsibilities.
Special Qualifications:

  • Employee will be required to use a commercial motor vehicle to conduct business; you must possess a current, valid commercial driver's license A (CDL-A) to be considered eligible for this position. This position also requires an acceptable driving record. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s).
  • The Santiam Junction maintenance station is a remote location and living in low cost state housing on-site is required. This position requires a maximum 45 minute response time to the Santiam Junction Maintenance Station located at the junction of Highway 20 and Highway 22 East for emergency call-outs.  On-site housing is currently available.

Desired Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria: In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below to determine whom to interview. You are not required to have all of these attributes, but please make sure that the ones you do have are clearly demonstrated in your application materials. Your application materials may be graded on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation.

  • Experience working in a snow zone (winter pass area).
  • Lead experience: planning and assigning projects and reviewing these activities.
  • Highway-related first responder experience. For example, responding to accidents or emergency situations.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills while working with the public, government agencies, and diverse crews.
  • Experience training others in the categories of safety and heavy equipment.

Working Conditions:

  • Exposure to traffic hazards, heavy construction equipment, and inclement weather.
  • Work involves long and flexible hours and may be required to be available for emergency calls, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, including holidays
  • May be required to walk on rough terrain or uneven slopes, stoop or bend around structures or equipment, or to climb ladders or equipment.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 60 pounds.
  • May work in confined spaces.
  • May be exposed to hazardous materials.
  • Overnight travel and extended travel may be required.
  • May be required to work at heights of 20 feet or over large bodies of water.

Learn More and Apply!

This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on April 18, 2018. Apply today!

Click here to learn more and to apply! Please note that we can only accept applications and/or resumes through our website.

For questions about the job announcement or online application, please call 503-986-7146 or email

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. 

Posted on: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
This listing expires on: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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