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  • 503151
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Dec 6 2021 at 23:55 MST


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Job Location:

Address:  40801 W Camelback Road, Tonopah, AZ 85354

Posting Details:

Salary: $55,000-$69,000 

Grade: 22

Anticipated Salary:$64,708

Job Summary:

Manage the assets of an operations ORG which may include: 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 response and incident management; accountable for maintaining the roadway and roadside and its features to the desired level of service. In addition to be responsible for ensuring proper operations and maintenance of the light and heavy equipment fleet assigned to the ORG, ensure that operators are properly trained and qualified under the equipment Operator Training Evaluation Program, ensure that work crews are properly trained in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control and department supplements for traffic control. Provide input into the project development process; Recommend locations for new constructions and spot improvement projects with the Operations Superintendent 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 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 operations activities

Schedule highway operations technicians, equipment, materials, and contractors to accomplish assigned tasks. Oversee maintenance & OOE expenditures for compliance with policies and procedures

Responsible for using leadership skills and technical expertise to supervise the work crew 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

Reviews plans, specifications and projects assessments, attend field review and provide technical input. Provide technical input to construction work during the construction projects

Develop projects for submittal to construction program

Responsible for developing and reviewing technical specification for maintenance contracts, administering contracts and service agreement to ensure term are fulfilled, providing technical input for the purchase of new or replacement equipment and developing strategies for addressing roadway deficiencies

Monitor unit budget to ensure expenditures are within guidelines for work accomplishments and in compliance with procurement policies

Visually inspect roadway/roadside features to determine maintenance priorities and needs
Responsible for conducting inspection of highway features to insure compliance with design criteria and current safety standards for all interstate routes within the districts geographic area

Task requires driving district routes on routine basis

Monitor permit works 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 maintenance program

Is required to drive a vehicle in the course and scope of performing state business. Operate heavy equipment to perform function as a backup to employee

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

Department's mission and goal; federal state & agency law, rules, regulations, policies and procedures, methods, practices, techniques, tools and equipment for the construction and maintenance of highways

Safety practices & OSHA requirements; managerial & supervisory techniques, procurement policies, engineering principles and practices

Contract specification & administration

Road & roadside materials

Hydrology and hydraulic principles for drainage, MUTCD

Incident response and management techniques and local emergency management protocol, environmental regulations governing to cultural and biological resources and waters of the U.S

Permits process relating to right of way encroachment

Winter Storm Management

Skills In:


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

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 clear and concise records reports and other written materials; exercise independent judgement and initiative within established guidelines, establish and maintain effective relationships with external and internal customers

Selective Preference(s):

Four years experience as a Highway Operations Tech 2; or Three years experience as a Highway Operations Tech 3; or Two years as a Highway Operations Tech 4. Three years Construction Tech Ill or Two years as Construction Tech IV.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

CDL license will be required if operating heavy equipment to perform function as backup to employees

This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete page 7 and sign the Driver Form on page 8 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). 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.


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.