Transportation Specialist I

Recruitment #200624-T22A-I02


This position is located at the Materials Division, in Oklahoma City.

Job Duties:
This position is assigned to the Materials Division, Physical Lab.  Tasks include performing sampling and testing of materials for use in highway construction operations.  The position requires the incumbent to maintain the Physical Lab as well as all the equipment.  The position requires that the specialist in the lab be proficient and certified at all the tests, mainly aggregates, steel, and concrete.  The successful applicant will be required to work with all the other workers in the Physical Lab as well as other labs within the Materials Division.  The position also requires the specialist to have a basic working knowledge of computers, mathematics and English grammar to complete project material testing and reporting.  The job requires some travel within the state and occasional out of state travel.

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) ensures that no person or groups of persons shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, retaliation or genetic information, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any and all programs, services, or activities including all employment practices. To request an accommodation, please contact the ADA/504/508 Coordinator at 405-521-4140 or the Oklahoma Relay Service at 1-800-722-0353.


Positions in this job family are responsible for planning, supervising, and performing technical and professional level transportation work.  Responsibilities may be assigned in any area of transportation work, including research, planning and design, survey, environmental studies, bid lettings, construction, maintenance, or project management.  Responsibilities may include all phases of highway and bridge construction, field management of utilities or property appraisal and acquisition, relocation assistance, traffic operations, materials testing and sampling, or materials laboratory management...


The Transportation Specialist job family has six levels which are distinguished by the level of job complexity, the extent of responsibility assigned for a task, the level of expertise required for completion of assigned tasks; and the responsibility assigned for supervision.

Level I:
Incumbents perform entry level technical work in a training status using standardized procedures to assist and/or perform tasks such as surveying, research, planning, highway constructions inspection, data collection, and/or materials sampling and testing.  Responsibilities may be assigned in any area of transportation management work.


Level I:
Education and Experience None required.


Possession of a valid driver’s license in order to perform necessary travel.

Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel normally associated with the position.

Some agencies may require applicants to take and pass a Physical Abilities Demonstration prior to appointment or entry into this job family.


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