Transportation Maintenance Specialist 2 (Highway Maintenance Specialist)
Transportation-Highway - Adel, OR

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Position Summary

ODOT13-0342oc - Adel

The primary purpose of this position is to function as a member of a Maintenance Crew and perform any required manual labor or equipment operation necessary to maintain, repair and/or reconstruct roadways/highways, bridges and/or rest area facilities.
This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU).

Employee will be required to use a vehicle to conduct business; you must possess and maintain a current, valid Commercial Driver's License A, CDLA within 6 months of hire.
Instructions - Minimum Qualifications

The 'Work Experience' and/or 'Education' sections of your application must clearly describe how you meet the qualifications for this position as listed below; you must also answer supplemental questions.

A resume' or position description will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Minimum Qualifications :

Two (2) years of maintenance and/or construction experience in roadway/highway, bridge, sign, drawbridge or landscape, AND

Experience in each of the following areas:
  • A) Operating heavy and/or light motorized equipment;
  • B) Using hand and power tools;
  • C) Performing minor servicing of equipment,; AND
  • D) Applying safety procedures.
  • Criminal Background and additional pre-employment check(s) as required for the position will be conducted on final candidates (could include Driver License, LEDS, and/or Education Verification).

    Veteran's Points :

    Honorable or General 'Character of Service' showing on a DD214 or DD215 attached to your application - 5 Points

    Honorable or General 'Character of Service' showing on a DD214 or DD215 and a 'Certificate of Civil Service' preference letter attached to your application - 10 Points


    For questions about the job announcement, call 503-986-3774.

    For technical help with online application, call 1-877-204-4442.

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    Position Duties
    • Maintain roadside turf and arboreal areas; clean brush, mow grass, spray pesticides and herbicides, and dispose of roadside debris.
    • Dig and clean ditches, catch basins and drainage systems. Repair culverts, inlets and erosion.
    • Maintain restrooms and information centers at rest areas; perform minor building maintenance; and may oversee janitorial contractors maintaining building interiors.
    • Repair, maintain and install irrigation systems as needed. Service and repair equipment and tools.
    • Perform minor surface repair including hand, pothole and concrete patching and small inlay work, build/repair roadway shoulders and bike paths, and perform minor construction.
    • Sweep highway facilities such as shoulders and intersections; perform clean-up of sidewalks, graffiti, paving, bridge walks, and islands.
    • Plow snow and sand roadways.
    • Maintain, repair or replace guardrails, barriers, fences, glare screens, roadway delineators or milepost markers; apply, maintain and/or replace roadway/highway striping and/or legends.
    • Respond to accidents and other emergencies; secure area by providing traffic control and coordinate activities of other agencies and the public to ensure the safety of the public and crews; assist with clean up involving accidents and spills.
    • Read and interpret plans and layouts for projects.
    • Perform highway maintenance duties at night during off-peak traffic times.
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    Supplemental Questions

    Veteran's Documents - If Applicable

    Oregon Department of Transportation

    Human Resources/Recruitment, MS12

    355 Capitol St NE

    Salem OR 97301-3871

    Fax 503-986-3895

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