Transportation Specialist III

Recruitment #211021-T22C-03


This position is located in ODOT's District 8; Tulsa County.

Job Duties:
The primary responsibility for this position will be field surveying for highway construction. Duties include, but are not limited to, using all types of land surveying equipment, surveying grade and alignment of highways, staking right-of-way, collecting topographic data, understanding contour maps, measuring earthwork volumes, reading highway construction plans and Right of Way plans, researching property records and boundaries, effectively communicating with contractors and other customers, locating utilities, operating computers and applicable programs, having a strong knowledge in mathematics and other duties as assigned.

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 III:
Incumbents perform advanced technical and/or entry level professional transportation management work involving design, planning, construction, maintenance, or review of various types of transportation systems/projects.  Responsibilities may be assigned in any area of transportation management work, including oversight of a single construction project of small or moderate size and scope.


Level III:   
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of three 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.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on a supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.