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  • 502125
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Oct 24 2021 at 23:55 MST


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***This Position is Open to Current Active ADOT Employees Only***


Job Location:

Address: 397271 AZ 75 Duncan, AZ 85534  

Posting Details:

Salary: $59,354 - $69,354 

Anticipated Salary: $64,708.80

Grade: 22

Closing Date: 10/24/2021

Job Summary:

Manage the assets of an Operations Unit which includes: develop, implement and monitor an annual work program assuring the scheduled work
activities and production can be accomplished within the $1 million (or more) annual budget; compose a strategic plan in line with the Department's
goals; supervise work crews and administrative staff; accountable for timely and appropriate incident and winter storm response and management;
maintaining the roadway and roadside and its features to the desired level of service. In addition, be responsible for ensuring proper operation and
maintenance of light and heavy equipment fleet assigned to the Unit; ensure that operators are properly trained and qualified under the Equipment
Operator Training Evaluation Program; ensure that work crews are properly trained and implementing in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control and
the department’s supplements for traffic control. Provide input into the project development process: recommend locations for new construction and
spot improvement projects; work with the Operations Superintendent and the Maintenance Engineer in establishing areas for spot repair and major
rehabilitation pavement projects; review plans and specifications; project assessments, attend field reviews and provide technical support. The
Operations Supervisor is responsible for assuring that the public’s investment in its highway system is preserved and safe to travel upon

Job Duties:
  • Prepare, execute, and adjust annual work program. Monitor Operations work plan implementation to ensure quality, timeliness and proper performance of operation and maintenance activities. Schedule Highway Operation Technicians, equipment, materials and contractors needed to accomplish assigned tasks.

  • Responsible for using leadership skills and technical expertise to supervise the work crews to ensure safe, efficient and effective performance of highway operations work, operation equipment and respond to incidents and weather events. Hire qualified staff. Perform performance appraisals and initiate disciplinary actions on employees. Ensure staff is properly trained.

  • Visually inspect roadway and right-of-way features to determine maintenance priorities and needs. Responsible for conducting inspections of highway features to ensure compliance with design criteria and current safety standards for all Interstate, US and State routes within the Unit's geographic area. Task requires driving Unit routes on routine basis; includes operation of vehicle during the course and scope of conducting State business.

  • Monitor the Unit’s budget to ensure expenditures are made in compliance to State Procurement laws and policies and are within guidelines for work accomplishments and in compliance with procurement policies. Manages personnel, ERE, contracts and OOE expenditures to ensure the unit remains within allocated budget.

  • Develop projects for submittal to construction and pavement preservation programs. Responsible for developing and reviewing technical specifications for maintenance contracts, administering contracts and service agreements to ensure terms are fulfilled, providing technical input for the purchase of new or replacement equipment, and developing strategies for addressing roadway deficiencies.

  • Implement and participate in the Arizona Management System and the Department's Continuous Improvement processes within your District and Unit.

  • Monitor Right-of-Way Permits work for compliance with permit specifications and department standards. Monitor right of way for unauthorized encroachments.

  • Review plans, specifications and project assessments, attend field reviews and provide technical input for roadway construction, improvement, and preservations projects. Provide technical input to Construction Units during the construction projects.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge in:

Extensive knowledge of: ADOT's mission and goals: Federal, state and agency laws, regulations, policies and procedures; Methods, practices, techniques, tools and equipment used in the construction and maintenance of highways; Safety practices, MUTCD and OSHA requirements; Managerial practices and supervisory techniques; State and Department regulations governing procurement policies; Engineering principles and practices; Contract specifications and contract administration; Road/roadside materials; Hydrology and hydraulic principles as it relates drainage facility maintenance; MUTCD and department traffic control requirements; Incident response and management techniques and local emergency management protocol; winter storm management protocol; continuous improvement processes & principles.

Skill in:

Skills in: leadership; work and time management; written and verbal communications; reading and interpreting plans, standards, and specifications; conducting OJT training; visual analysis; computer use; negotiation and conflict resolution; customer service; PeCos planning and analysis; utilization of data from the National Weather Service and ADOT Roadway Weather Information System; implementation of Incident Command Structure; appropriate use and application of anti-icing and deicing chemicals; managing change and implementing new programs/processes.

Ability in:

Have the ability to: Plan, organize, supervise, assign, inspect and evaluate the work of others; motivate and evaluate staff and provide for their training and development; analyze complex highway maintenance problems, evaluate alternatives, and recommend or adopt effective courses of action; develop and implement work standards; prepare and maintain clear and concise records, reports and other written materials; exercise independent judgment and initiative within established guidelines and policy; establish and maintain effective relationships with external and internal customers.

Selective Preference(s):

Two (2) years experience as a Highway Operations Tech 4, or three (3) years experience as a Highway Operations Tech 3, or equivalent experience in a Highway Operations and Maintenance profession.

High School diploma or GED preferred.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Arizona Driver's License is required.


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.

Contact Us:

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.


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.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.