State of Oregon Transportation Maintenance Specialist - Striping/Traffic (ODOT18-1525oc) in Bend, Oregon

Transportation Maintenance Specialist - Striping/Traffic (ODOT18-1525oc)



Transportation Maintenance Specialist - Striping/Traffic (ODOT18-1525oc)


$2,874.00 - $4,144.00 Monthly


Bend, OR

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5/29/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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Announcement: ODOT18-1525oc

Striping/Traffic – Transportation Maintenance Specialist 2

Oregon Dept. of Transportation – Highway Division – Region 4


Are you looking for an opportunity to expand your construction knowledge and skills or to be involved in public transportation projects? Bring your customer service and construction experience to ODOT's Region 4 team as striping and traffic maintenance specialist to function as a member of a roadway/highway maintenance striping/traffic line crew to perform any required manual labor or equipment operation necessary to maintain, repair and/or replace roadway/highway striping, legends and traffic line features. This position will also maintain ODOT's right-of-ways (ROW) and will cross-train and fill-in to complete other transportation maintenance related activities as assigned.

We offer employees a culture that emphasizes public service, productivity, and collaboration. You will feel empowered, engaged and motivated as you work with like-minded individuals who are driven and passionate about contributing to Oregon communities.

We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.

Additional Details

  • Response Time: This position requires a 30-minute response time for emergency call-outs wen reporting to the Bend maintenance office at 63055 N. Hwy 97, Building C, Bend, OR 97703.

  • Representation: This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • All tasks requisite to the various phases of striping operations.

  • Perform manual labor.

  • Operate and maintain a variety of heavy and light equipment and/or tools.

  • Remove existing paint using sand blasting or grinding equipment.

  • Set-up and flag for striping operations.

  • Patrol, monitor and report on assigned roadway/highway sections for hazardous driving conditions including frost, ice, snow, rockslides, sinkholes and other traffic conditions and impediments.

  • Operate light and heavy equipment to perform snow removal, de-icing, sanding, and related activities.

  • Read and interpret and carry out project plans.

  • Perform traffic control to protect the traveling public and work crews.

  • Perform emergency work such as vehicle accident assistance and road hazard removal.

  • May perform cleaning and maintaining rest area facilities.

Working Conditions

  • May be required to work rotating or nightshifts.

  • Work long hours, sometimes without breaks.

  • Operate on or near heavy equipment and power tools safely.

  • Exposure to noise, adverse weather, dangerous equipment, pesticides, fertilizers, and hazardous waste materials such as epoxy/paints, water based paints, thermoplastics, thinners, acetones, etc.

  • Manual labor is required. Must be able to walk, stand, bend, and stoop for extended periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Employees are to be available at any time for emergency, on-call, and weather-related purposes.

  • May work with Inmate Crews who are accompanied by a Department of Corrections guard.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

Minimum Qualifications

You will need:

  • Two years of maintenance and/or construction experience in roadway/highway, bridge, sign, drawbridge or landscape (any type of ground maintenance, including tree, shrub and lawn maintenance; sprinkler system maintenance, cleaning ditches and catch basins, or work related to professional/commercial or public landscaping, farming or logging); AND

  • Experience in each of the following areas:

  • Operating heavy and/or light motorized equipment;

  • Using hand and power tools;

  • Performing minor servicing of equipment, AND

  • Applying safety procedures.


  • Two years of experience operating construction and maintenance machinery to include one or more of the following types: front-end loader, road grader, bulldozer, backhoe, tractor/low-boy, and 5- or 10- yard dump truck.

Special Qualifications

  • This position requires a 30-minute response time for emergency call-outs wen reporting to the Bend maintenance office at 63055 N. Hwy 97, Building C, Bend, OR 97703.

  • Driving is an essential function of this position; you must possess and maintain a current, valid commercial driver license A (CDL-A) with tank endorsement.

Desired Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria: In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below to determine whom to interview. You are not required to have all of these attributes, but please make sure that the ones you do have are clearly demonstrated in your application materials. Your application materials may be graded on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation.

  • Experience working with a variety of personalities and resolving differences of opinions while working as part of a team.

  • Ability to remain professional in a difficult or challenging situations.

  • Experience clearing snow and performing other roadway/highway, bridge, striping or landscape maintenance tasks in areas with heavy traffic.

Additional Information


We appreciate your interest in this position. To apply, please follow these steps.

  • Complete the application. We will not accept a resume or position description in place of a completed application. There is no need to attach a resume to your application. Because of the volume of applications we receive, we do not review any attachments that we do not ask for.

  • The work experience and/or education section of your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet all of the minimum and special qualifications listed above. If it does not, we are required to disqualify it.

  • Complete the supplemental questions.

Caution: If you fail to follow these instructions, we will have to disqualify your application. We cannot consider incomplete or late applications.

Pre-employment Checks:

We will conduct criminal background checks on final candidates including/who are not current ODOT employees. All applicants are subject to additional pre-employment check(s) such as driver license, LEDS (Law Enforcement Data System), and/or education verification as required for the position.

Veteran's Points:

Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. To receive preference, veterans must attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services at the following website: Veterans Resources. Please title your DD214 like this, "[Your Last Name] DD214" and your disability letter "[Your Last Name] Disability Letter." Veterans may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.

Note: DD214 member 1 copies do not contain character of service and cannot be used to verify veterans' preference eligibility. Please attach DD214 member 2 or 4.

Work Authorization:

ODOT does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, successful candidates will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.

Questions and Application Support

  • For questions about the job announcement, call 503-986-3468 or email at

  • For technical help with your login or online application issues, call 1-855-524-5627 from 6:30a to 5:30p PT M-F. Leave a voicemail. It may take up to 24 hrs to receive a response. If you do not receive a response after 24 hours, you can email Technical Support at

We encourage you to print or save a PDF copy of your application.

Human Resources/Recruitment, MS12

355 Capitol St NE

Salem OR 97301-3871

Fax 503-986-3895

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other class protected by state or federal laws in admission or access to our programs, services, activities, hiring, and employment practices. Applicants with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. For questions, concerns, or complaints regarding EEO/AA/ADA, contact the employee civil rights and diversity manager at 1-877-336-6368 (1-877-EEO-ODOT). This information can be made available in an alternative format by contacting ODOT Recruitment at 503-986-3700. Oregon Relay Service can be reached by calling 7-1-1.



Core benefits

Medical, vision and dental insurance

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members

  • $5,000 in employee basic life insurance

Retirement benefits

  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

  • Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs

**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.

Paid leaves and other benefits

  • Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation

  • Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments

  • 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year

  • Ten paid holidays a year

The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits

  • Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents

  • Long-term and short-term disability

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment

  • Long-term care (self and eligible family members)

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.

The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.