Transportation Technician Principal, Maintenance by 4Expertise


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									TRANSPORTATION TECHNICIAN PRINCIPAL, MAINTENANCE CLASS PURPOSE To supervise or coordinate transportation projects in one or more of the following areas: (A) roadway, (B) traffic service, (C) district roadside vegetation, (D) rest area, and, (E) bridge, airfield, and building projects; perform related work. GENERAL INFORMATION Positions involve working in all weather conditions, under hazardous conditions, on obstructed roads and congested highways, in considerable noise, around operating equipment and with hazardous materials and the physical ability and stamina to perform strenuous physical work associated with highway maintenance work. Frequent travel to and from work site with some overnight stay is required. Some positions require maintaining a residence within 30 minutes from their work station. Some positions require incumbents to work with chemicals and toxic materials; incumbents will be required to undergo biologic testing and pass medical tests while employed in these positions. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. Project supervision. These activities apply to areas A through E described below. Typical responsibilities: plans, organizes, directs and coordinates activities of subordinate staff in major maintenance and repair projects involving highways, traffic services, roadside vegetation, rest areas, bridges, airfields and buildings; estimates equipment, materials and manpower needed for projects; estimates and recommends budget; establishes priorities of activities, equipment and crews; prepares schedules; evaluates equipment and materials for adequacy, availability and serviceability; implements policies and procedures and OSHA, EEO, OJT, and labor compliance requirements; uses highway plans and specifications, maps and aerial photos for repair, widening, alignment and right-of-way purposes; may hire, train and evaluate staff; assigns, checks and approves work; inspects completed work and assures quality and compliance with standards and specifications; conducts safety meetings and training sessions; prepares payrolls, project and activity reports, supply requests and expense vouchers; orders supplies; updates/maintains manuals; coordinates activities with other sections, utility companies, city, county and state agencies and contra
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