Salary Group A17

Class No. 9308



Performs advanced (senior-level) transportation operations or highway maintenance support work.  Work involves overseeing or maintaining and operating transportation systems, including highway construction and maintenance.  May supervise the work of others.  Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


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

Coordinates projects and establishes transportation maintenance procedures.

Inspects and checks materials, grades, and other factors to ensure conformity to highway construction plans and specifications.

Inspects and evaluates operating machinery, equipment, and systems.

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

Reads and interprets blueprints, sketches, and schematic diagrams.

May oversee construction staff or special crews.

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

May issue driveway and utility permits.

May approve material requests and check work progress and reports.

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 the operation of motor ferry vessels.

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

May supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.


Experience and Education

Experience in highway construction, maintenance, and repair work, including supervisory experience.  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; of departmental plans and specifications; and of departmental record-keeping procedures.

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

Ability to schedule the sequence and priority of projects; to estimate and coordinate labor, materials, and equipment; to work effectively with the public; to communicate effectively; and to supervise the work of others.

Registration, Certification, and Licensure

May be required to be licensed in a specialty area.

State Auditor’s Office

Reviewed  9-1-17