Performs a broad scope, high level of highway operational duties [including scheduling, assigning, and overseeing subordinates work, inspecting work, training and guiding staff) related to the most advanced duties involving operation of motorized vehicles and equipment, pavement care and preservation, roadside shoulder restoration and repairs, delivery of equipment and materials, snow removal operations, office administration, permit compliance, record keeping, work management reports, inventory and features tracking, budgeting, data entry, contract preparation and tracking, environmental compliance. These are technical leaders within a specific work unit. Establishes priorities within their technical area to be
accomplished and communicates to the crew leaders the needed work and location. The progress of multiple assignments and contractors will be inspected, recorded and authorize for payment. This position will assure proper procedures are utilized. Will act on behalf of the supervisor in his/her absence, overseeing special projects, feature inventory assessment and level of service measurements, as well as assisting with the day to day operation of the unit. This position will be required to travel daily and may entail overnight stay, respond to emergency call outs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, must be able to respond to the Maintenance Unit within 30 minutes.
Operate and train crew on large equipment and power tools, including loaders, trucks, trailers, variable message boards, snow plows, heat transfer equipment, cone trucks, power brooms, water tankers, rollers, oil boots and attenuators. Assure equipment maintenance checks to comply with laws, rules, policies and procedures.
Inspect repairs & train others on all highway system features, safety and components; make periodic adjustments; check performance; & document status for electronic records. System features include but not limited to signs, computerized devices, landscape & irrigation components. Travel daily that may entail overnight stay, respond to emergency call outs (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) must respond to the Maintenance yard within 30 minutes.
Analyze and develop PeCoS work program and budget.
Maintain performance system for District, including entering date and work reports on main frame computer, coordinating and verifying accuracy of quarterly data processing uploads and materials inventory. Process work report and special reports requested by superiors. Assist in developing unit's annual work plan and budget.
Coordinate the processing of the feature inventory data, inputting changes and updates, and verifying the accuracy. Review construction record drawings
for new feature items and coordinate with Central Maintenance on categories. Track unit boundary changes.
Coordinate and document alternate work resources such as prison work crews and contracted services along with in-house crew for most efficient manpower and equipment use. Assist construction crews with projects to assure highway assets are protected and for end-product acceptance.
Monitor section equipment usage and expense reports. Contact Equipment Services to amend/modify reports.
Procedures, practices and methods of the operation, preventive maintenance & minor repair of vehicles/ equipment used in roadway/ roadside operations, landscape/irrigation operations/sign striping operations
Office procedures, procurement, PeCos reporting & coding, inventory and public relations
Federal, state, & agency laws, rules, regulations, policies & procedures pertaining to work activities safety practices
Materials, equipment & tools used in work activities and established work methods & standards
Procedures and practices established for the work section; broad knowledge of MUTCD Traffic Control for work zones, math, accounting and English, grammar and computers
Applying and making advanced level interpretations of federal, state and agency laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to work activities
Safety practices and public relations, using proper materials, vehicles and equipment to perform work activities within established work method
Oral and written communication
Leading and coaching
Plan, coordinate, analyze, perform multi tasks, communicate effectively, comprehend directions, and work under stress
Learn and adapt to changing priorities
High School education or GED.
One year of experience as a Highway Operations Tech 3 or the equivalent.
Class A Commercial Driver's License with appropriate endorsements.
A Medical/physical evaluation and drug testing is required prior to appointment.
This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete and sign PART 1 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). If considered, PART 2 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment allows a record review and reference check. The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.11 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR and record review/ reference check.
The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
Mandatory participation in the Arizona Retirement System (ASRS) is required
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 712-7279. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. ADOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.