STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A16

Class No. 9307

TRANSPORTATION MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST III

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs complex (journey-level) transportation operations or maintenance support work.  Work involves overseeing staff engaged in maintaining or operating transportation systems.  May train others.  Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Coordinates the work of staff engaged in repairing highways and bridges and coordinates, schedules, and reviews work assignments.

Verifies and maintains records of the cost of work performed, materials, and supplies used on highway construction and transportation projects.

Checks materials, grades, and other factors in ensuring conformance to plans and specifications.

Prepares regular and special reports.

Assists in planning projects and establishing priorities.

May oversee or assist in the maintenance and repair of marine vessels, machinery, equipment, systems, or components.

May issue driveway and utility permits.

May inspect and evaluate operating machinery, equipment, and systems.

May read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and schematic diagrams.

May navigate and maneuver vessels in accordance with the Inland Navigation Rules of the Road.

May be responsible for the proper line-up, start, operation, and securing of main equipment and related systems for operation of motor ferry vessels.

May prepare requests for funds, job estimates, and reports.

May confer with city or county officials, property owners, or other appropriate individuals regarding highway projects.

May train others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in highway construction, maintenance, and repair work.  Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of highway construction and marine vessel maintenance, repair, and operation, and of departmental plans and specifications.

Skill in the use of highway maintenance equipment, in troubleshooting situations, and in identifying and implementing appropriate solutions.

Ability to coordinate the schedule of work sequences, to interpret plans and specifications, to work effectively with the public, to communicate effectively, and to train others.

Registration, Certification, and Licensure

May be required to be licensed in a specialty area.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-17