Transportation Manager I

Recruitment #220519-T23A-02



Traffic Engineering Division Announcement (Field Operations Section) - Okla. Co

Hiring Rate $75,500.00

This position will be in the Field Operations Section of Traffic Engineering Division. Primary responsibilities include managing two programs: The Qualified Products List (QPL) and the sign programs. This also includes updating existing policies and procedures. Additional responsibilities include becoming the MUTCD expert and champion. Responsibilities include coordination with field districts, other state agencies such as tourism, and municipalities.


Positions in this job family are responsible for performing various levels of transportation management duties.  This may include supervision of a staff of professional, technical and support personnel involved in planning, construction, design, right-of-way or aerial survey activities, or maintenance of various types of transportation systems.

The functions within this job family will vary by level, but may include the following
• Selects, develops, trains, and motivates subordinate staff to ensure that resources are available to provide quality services and on-time performance for the agency or unit supported.
• Plans, organizes and manages the work of subordinate staff in the assigned unit to ensure that the work is accomplished consistent with agency requirements.
• Directs activities of all or part of an agency’s responsibility; e.g., section, branch, division, etc.
• Develops, conducts, or administers a transportation program within an agency in accordance with agencies’ policies, priorities and budget constraints.
• Manages and/or develops budgets for an assigned unit including operating requirements and equipment and material purchases and ensures that actual expenses are consistent with the approved budget.
• Represents the department in contacts with the general public and public officials, answering questions and resolving complaints.

The Transportation Manager job family has five levels which are distinguished based on the level of supervisory/management responsibility, scope of responsibility, complexity and breadth of function, and degree of autonomy with which the position is permitted to function.

At this level incumbents are responsible for performing supervisory or advanced transportation management work.  Incumbents may serve as an assistant to the construction resident engineering manager or transportation manager.  Within the Department of Transportation or Oklahoma Transportation Authority incumbents may direct or administer a highly technical transportation related program or project establishing policies and/or guidelines.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES required at this level include knowledge of technical engineering practices and principles; of management principles; of engineering plans and specifications; of right-of-way activities; of all aspects of field roadway construction; of highway contracts administration; of supervisory principles and practices; and of transportation systems and planning principles.  Ability is required to design and implement construction plans; to organize projects; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to collect and organize data; and to conduct inspections.

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.


Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in transportation related work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of qualifying experience for each year of the required education.


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