District Maintenance Superintendent

Recruitment #060524-MCCZ12-550400

Summary Statement

Incumbents in this class plan, direct, coordinate and supervise all road, bridge and building maintenance operations in an assigned district of the Division of Highways. This position is required to work overtime as needed, and during storm events and other emergency events on short notice, and in some cases, no advance notice.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Plans, schedules, directs and monitors road, bridge and emergency operations of district-wide and area forces.
     
  • Shifts personnel and equipment between areas and district-wide crews.
     
  • Evaluates completed work for technical acceptability, productivity and unit-cost standards and makes recommendations to improve services and reduce costs.
     
  • Ensures personnel are given necessary training for establishing staffing patterns and provide the best cost-benefit ratios in future years.
     
  • Resolves public complaints about highway maintenance operations.
     
  • Reviews and recommends action on personnel problems.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for District Maintenance Superintendent
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Three years experience in highway construction/maintenance operations.
  2. Three years experience in estimating highway construction/maintenance costs.
  3. Three years experience in interpreting highway construction/maintenance laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
  4. Six months experience in operations management which includes planning, directing, coordinating, controlling and evaluating operations typically through subordinate supervisors.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our Job Seeker Resources. DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at StateJobs.Delaware.gov.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.