In the Department of Transportation, Office of Maintenance and Highway Operations this class is accountable for administering programs and directing highway maintenance operations in either the central office or a district.
Receives administrative direction from the Transportation Maintenance Administrator or other administrative official of higher grade.
Directs staff of the central office or a district.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Coordinates, plans and manages office or district activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of office or district budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of office or district who might impact on program activities; performs related duties as required.
CENTRAL OFFICE: Directs operations of statewide highway maintenance programs; develops, implements and evaluates maintenance policies, goals and objectives; designs and develops maintenance programs and activities; assists with implementation of new procedures and procedural revisions; determines appropriate staffing levels and directs management and coordination of staff; works in conjunction with Transportation Director of Traffic in operation of Highway Operations Center; assists with preparation of highway maintenance budget; assists with design and implementation of performance review standards for staff; informs Transportation Maintenance Administrator as to ongoing operational status of entire maintenance program and acts as liaison with Maintenance Directors in districts.
ASSIGNED DISTRICT: Directs staff and operations of district; directs maintenance of highways including electrical installations, signs and markings, bridges, small structures and equipment; administers maintenance planning responsibility from a needs survey; directs and coordinates highway incidents including routine and emergency events utilizing appropriate equipment and personnel; maintains close coordination with central office personnel on budget requirements, planning, programming, policies, procedures, standards, schedules, operations, costs, experiments, training, funds and special reports; directs investigations for and issuance of permits.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of highway maintenance operations and planning; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to manage and coordinate activities of technical maintenance operations.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
One (1) year of experience in a managerial capacity in highway or bridge maintenance, transportation maintenance planning or transportation special services (oversight of utility and construction permits, traffic, drainage and accident claims investigations, and development of transportation policies and procedures).
For state employees the General Experience will be interpreted at the level of Transportation Manager of Highway Operations, Transportation District Maintenance Special Services Section Manager, Transportation Maintenance Manager, Transportation Equipment Repair Manager, Transportation Manager of Bridge Safety and Evaluation or Transportation Maintenance Planning Manager.
Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess appropriate current licenses or permits.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury when driving in snowstorms.
This replaces the existing title of and specification for the class of Transportation Maintenance Director in Salary Group MP 71 approved effective December 23, 1994. (Revised to modify Experience and Training)