Transportation Maintenance Manager

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Salem, OR, United States

Phone: 5039317109
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Transportation Maintenance Manager


Ontario, OR 



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Job Description:

Transportation Operations and Maintenance Manager 1 – Transportation Maintenance Manager
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Operations Division – Region 5
Highway Maintenance/District 14

Salary Range: $5,875 - $9,086
The role:  
ODOT wants you! We are recruiting for a transportation maintenance manager. This position provides supervision to our bridge and maintenance crew as they accomplish projects to maintain our state highways and to help keep Oregon roads safe. Apply today!
You must be a current State of Oregon employee in a permanent, seasonal, or limited duration position to be eligible for this position (temporary employees not eligible). 
Our first application screening is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.

The majority of the work performed by the person in this position will be performed in the Eastern Oregon Border Economic Region.
  • If you are a current Malheur County resident, you may receive 5% preference for this recruitment. Please indicate in your application questionnaire for this recruitment if you are requesting Malheur County residence preference in employment.
  • A resident applicant who received preference and accepted the position must maintain residency in Malheur County for at least five consecutive years following the hire date.
  • Failure to maintain residency in Malheur County is considered a voluntary termination.
 We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
A day in the life:
  • Develop and manage budget and work calendar. 
  • Perform inspections of the transportation system, investigate problems and carry out solutions.
  • Evaluate performance of crew members and ensure they are working safely with the proper training, equipment, and gear.
  • Serve as a local ODOT contact with the public, law enforcement, media and local government officials.
  • Manage difficult negotiations with the public when clearing accident scenes and address complaints.
  • Review serious crash situations and serve as a member of the multi-agency crash team. 
  • Manage the winter maintenance and operations program to ensure adequate staffing and resources are available.
  • Serve as a member of the district management team and work with other maintenance sections in the district.
  • Monitor permitted activity within the highway right of way for safety issues and compliance with permits.
  • Manage fleet equipment assigned to the maintenance section.  
  • Be on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week including holidays.
  • Often work in all weather conditions, heavy traffic conditions and may work around hazardous materials.
  • To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email
 What’s in it for you:
  • Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Click here to learn about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.
  • Live, work and play in Ontario, Oregon!
 What we need:
Five years of lead work, supervision, or progressively related experience.
Two years of related experience and a bachelor's degree in a related field.
This position requires a maximum 30-minute response time to 541 Stanton Blvd., Ontario, OR 97914 for emergency callouts.
Employee will be required to use a commercial motor vehicle to conduct business. You must possess a current, valid commercial driver's license A (CDL-A) with a tanker endorsement, and no air brake restrictions, OR have the ability to acquire one within 90 days of hire (ODOT will cover training and costs) to be considered eligible for this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks, including Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Clearinghouse registration and full query check for our final candidate(s) and annual query for current employees.
What we’d like to see:
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position.  
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills.
  • Demonstrated history of productive working relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Ability to mentor and develop employees or staff.
  • Experience delivering Maintenance and Operations programs on state highways.
 Learn more and apply:
Our first application screening is scheduled for 8 a.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
Please note that we can only accept applications through our website.
For questions, call 503-400-5327 or email
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer