Transportation Specialist V

Recruitment #220512-T22E-05

Introduction

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This position is located at ODOT's Central Office in the Construction Division.

ODOT Annual Salary:
Level V: $59,300.00

Job Duties:
The primary function of the Transportation Specialist for the Construction Programs Branch will be maintaining and monitoring the AASHTOWare Project software. (http://www.aashtowareproject.org)

Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Fielding phone calls / emails from inter-department personnel and outside users, helping with any issues they might have.
• Creating and updating user passwords on a needed basis.
• Creating reports with the appropriate data from a variety of sources.
• Determining the needs of users and monitoring user access and security; Controls user’s access permissions and privileges.
• Support for Field Operations, assisting end users with software issues.
• Responsible for development, testing, implementing, and training new users on new software for department use.
• Maintaining data standards and writing database documentation.
Preference will be given to those who have the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Attention to detail
• Problem solve and analyze technical information
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Query data through Excel, SQL or MS Power BI (Business Intelligence)
• Proficient in MS Office

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 work.  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.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of basic geometry and algebra; of basic laboratory equipment; of construction materials; of the English language in order to follow written and oral instructions; of construction methods; of survey procedures; of plans and specifications; of the basic principles of transportation planning or research; of technical engineering and/or environmental operations; of real estate practices and property acquisition; of transportation theory, laws and practices; and of the specialized area to which the incumbent will be assigned. Ability is required to measure distance; to collect data; to operate computer equipment; to operate transportation-related equipment; to check and adjust survey equipment for accuracy; to read and interpret plans and specifications; to measure and calculate areas and volumes of work completed; to perform tests on materials using basic laboratory testing equipment in accordance with prescribed procedures; to exercise judgment in analyzing situations and determining sound courses of action; to organize and conduct activities; to provide training and guidance; to make independent decision; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to perform business calculations and negotiate resolutions with others; to communicate and express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; and to perform specialized tasks.

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. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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 up to four years of the required experience, including two college courses in mathematics, natural science, engineering or a closely related field.