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Transportation Specialist V

Recruitment #180606-T22E-I02



Materials Division Announcement - Oklahoma County

Major Work Duties:
This position will involve working in the Independent Assurance (IA) Branch.  The (IA) branch personnel act as Liaisons between the field labs and the central lab. Duties include the evaluation of certified technicians, laboratory audits to meet ODOT’s Laboratory Qualification Policy, performing asphalt plant certification inspections and sampling construction materials for comparison testing or research. Computer programs such as SiteManager, Microsoft Word and Excel are used to document activities. Travel will be required which could be an average of 3,000 miles or more a month.  Certification by the OHCMTCB in Aggregates, Asphalt, Concrete and Soils is preferred. Experience sampling and testing materials in a construction residency preferred.

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 V:
Incumbents perform complex professional transportation work at the specialist level involving the design, research, planning, construction, maintenance, or review of various types of transportation systems/projects.  Responsibilities may be assigned in any area of transportation management.  Performs duties as a lead worker and provides direction to specialists.  May provide guidance to consultants and coordinate and monitor work performed by contractors or vendors.


Level V: 
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of five years of experience in transportation related work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting 30 semester hours for each year of the required experience, including two college courses in mathematics, natural science, engineering or a closely related field.


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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