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  • 511999
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Sep 27 2022 at 23:55 MST


Driving the future of transportation with a diverse and innovative team
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Job Location:

Address:  24251 N 7th Ave,Phoenix, AZ 85085

Posting Details:

Salary: $62,567-$76,179 

Grade: 22

Anticipated Salary:$71,179

Job Summary:

Model ADOT values through leading, coaching and developing problem solvers to implement and sustain a continuous improvement culture. Leaders are accountable, transparent, and communicative as they foster an inclusive, diverse, and safe environment.

Are you interested in an environment where leaders foster a culture based on respect for people and continuous improvement? ADOT leaders model a collaborative, problem solving, and coaching based culture focused on employee engagement and development. Leaders are accountable, transparent, and communicative as they sustain an inclusive, diverse, and safe environment. ADOT leaders are visible and present, demonstrating: We are One ADOT

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 incident and winter storm response and management; maintaining the roadway and roadside and its features to the desired level of service.

Job Duties:

Prepare, execute, and adjust annual work program. Monitors operations work plan implementation to ensure quality, timeliness and proper performance of Operations activities. Schedule Highway Operation Technicians, equipment, materials and contractors needed to accomplish assigned tasks. Oversees operations and OOE expenditures for compliance with , laws, policies and procedures.

Responsible for using leadership skills and technical expertise to supervise the work crews as needed to safely and efficiently perform highway operations work, operate equipment and respond to incidents. Perform performance appraisals and initiate disciplinary actions on employees. Ensure staff is properly trained.

Visually inspect roadway/roadside features to determine maintenance priorities and needs. Responsible for conducting inspections of highway features to insure compliance with design criteria and current safety standards for all Interstate, US and State routes within the Org'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 Units budget to ensure expenditures are within guidelines for work accomplishments and in compliance with procurement policies.

Review plans, specifications and project assessments, attend field reviews and provide technical input. Provide technical input to Construction Units during the construction projects.

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.

Monitor permits work for compliance with permit specifications and department standards. Monitor right of way for unauthorized encroachments.

Coordinating work of volunteers, prison inmates and other customers desiring to assist the Operation program.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

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 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 incident management techniques and local emergency management protocol; winter storm
management principles, permits process relating to right of way encroachments

Skills in:

Leadership; work and time management; written and oral communications; reading and interpreting plans, standards, and specifications; conducting OJT training; visual analysis; computer use; negotiation and conflict resolution; customer service.

The utilization of data from the National Weather Service and ADOT Roadway Weather Information System, appropriate use and application of anti-icing and deicing chemical.

Ability to:

Coach and develop employees, including continuous improvement practices and principles

Accomplish the mission with allocated resources

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

Develop and implement work standards; prepare clear and concise records, reports and
other written materials; exercise independent judgment and initiative within established guidelines; establish and maintain effective relationships with external and internal

Selective Preference(s):

Three years experience as a Highway Operations Tech 3; or one year as a Highway Operations Tech 4. High school diploma or GED preferred.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

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

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.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.