Transportation Maintenance Specialist 2 (TMS2-Oakridge/Eugene)
Transportation-Highway - Oregon

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Position Summary

ODOT13-0584oc – Oakridge and Eugene

The primary purpose of this position is to function as a member of a maintenance crew and to perform any required manual labor or equipment operation necessary to maintain, repair and/or reconstruct roadway/highway, freeway, bridges and/or rest area facilities.

Working Conditions

· This position will report to Oakridge during the winter months (typically October-April) and Eugene during the spring/summer months (typically May-September). The specific duration of assignments will be determined by management to best fit the needs of the agency.

· This position requires a maximum 45 minute emergency response time to the ODOT Oakridge Maintenance Facility at 47828 Berry Street, Oakridge, OR 97463.

· This position requires a maximum 30 minute emergency response time to the ODOT Glenwood Maintenance Facility at 1920 Henderson, Eugene, OR 97403.

· May be required to be available for emergency calls, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, including holidays; or be On-Call and may be required to work rotating or nightshifts.

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 and valid Commercial Class A driver's license, CDLA.

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 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.

Employee will be required to use a vehicle to conduct business; you must possess and maintain a current and valid Commercial Class A driver's license, CDLA.

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 503-378-8139.

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

Application Help:

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.

Application Checklist

Electronic or Paper Application Checklist:


Supplemental Questions*

Veteran's Documents - If Applicable

*When submitting a paper application, if supplemental questions are listed in the on-line announcement your answers must be attached.

Oregon Department of Transportation

Human Resources/Recruitment, MS12

355 Capitol St NE

Salem OR 97301-3871

Fax 503-986-3895

Announcement information can be made available in an alternative format by calling 711 (Relay Operator for the Deaf).

ODOT does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to our programs, services, activities, hiring, and employment practices. Contact 1-877-336-6368 (1-877-EEO-ODOT) for questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.
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