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Highway Maintenance Specialist

Transportation Maintenance Specialist 2 - Highway Maintenance Specialist

OPENING DATE/TIME: 08/28/17 12:00 AM
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 09/18/17 11:59 PM
SALARY: $2,874.00 - $4,144.00 Monthly
JOB TYPE: Permanent
LOCATION: Lakeview, Oregon
AGENCY: Transportation-Highway

ODOT17-0346OC – Lakeview
Oregon Department of Transportation
Highway Division
Region 4 - District 11

The transportation maintenance specialist functions as a member of a 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. 

Additional Details
  • This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU).
  • This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill two positions and may be used to fill future positions, as they occur.
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
  • Employee will be required to use a vehicle to conduct business; you must possess a current, valid class A commercial learner permit with air brake restriction removed and valid medical card. You must have the ability to obtain a class A license within 45-days of hire.
Special Qualifications
  • You must be able to respond to the maintenance station at 1269 South G Street Lakeview, OR 97630 within 45 minutes, in the event of an emergency.
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.
  • Operating heavy and/or light motorized equipment.
  • Landscape maintenance.
  • Roadway/highway maintenance (and/or construction).
  • Snow removal using snow plow, sanding, or deicing.
  • Experience working in a team environment.
  • 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

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted on: Monday, August 28, 2017
This listing expires on: Monday, September 18, 2017

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