Maint Section Assistant I

Texas Department of Transportation - Lubbock, TX

Full-time | Part-time
TxDOT's Lubbock District is looking for a Maintenance Section Assistant in the Special Crew Maintenance Office.

Are you looking for a long career with a great work life balance in a stable and safe work environment? Are you looking for a job that has many great benefits, opportunities, and retirement? If so, then TxDOT and the Lubbock District is calling your name! TxDOT is a diverse agency, with over 12,000 employee’s state wide, and provides development opportunities with room to grow in your career.

Position Location: Lubbock District, Lubbock County/Special Crew Office

Physical Work Location: Physical Work Location: 2705 NE Loop 289 Lubbock, TX 79403

Salary Plan/Grade:
Maintenance Section Assistant I: B18 ($39,521 - $64,449)

Shift: Day

Required Overnight Travel: Up to 25%
General Description

Assists a Maintenance Section Supervisor in overseeing work completed by the crews and contractors, which provides a safe driving thoroughfare within a designated geographical area. Leads the work of Transportation Maintenance Crew Chiefs, technical and clerical staff. Work requires responding to emergency notification on an as needed basis. Employees at this level perform work independently on assignments; however, all unusual issues are referred to the supervisor.


The essential duties for this job include:
Assists the maintenance section supervisor in overseeing the work of the section and contracted crews including scheduling equipment, material and personnel necessary for section projects.
Assists with planning, coordinating and implementing emergency response to inclement weather, accidents, and hazardous spills affecting area roadways.
Ensures all projects follow established safety guidelines.
Inspects road conditions, work-in-progress and work completed by the crews and contractors.
Leads the work of Transportation Maintenance Crew Chiefs, technical and clerical staff.
Maintains records on materials, supplies and personnel.
May operate light and heavy roadway equipment.
Responsible for operations of section in absence of supervisor.
Trains employees on the use of equipment and procedures.
Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.


The required competencies for this job include:
Methods, procedures, equipment and materials used in intermodal transportation engineering construction and maintenance work
The Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
Incident management procedures
Inventory/stock control procedures
Scheduling work assignments
Public relations for maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and groups
Leading, assigning, reviewing and monitoring the work of others
The use of light highway equipment
Maintaining a safe working environment
Communicate effectively


This job requires the following:
High School Grad or Equivalent in general high school studies

Work Experience

This job requires the following:
5 years in in roadway maintenance or construction related work
(Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated parttime equivalent)
No supervisory experience required.
Related College education or relevant technical training may be substituted for experience on year per year basis.

Licenses and Certifications

The following Licenses and/or Certifications are required for this job:

Safety Impact Certificate
Commercial Driver Certificate

Other Conditions:
This is a Safety Impact position (either Safety Impact, Commercial Driver and/or Vessel Crew Member) and will be subject to random drug testing.

Conditions of Employment

Conditions for this Position: Standards of Employment

Must have a Class "A" Commercial Driver’s License.
In addition to the Commercial Driver’s License, the employee must have or obtain within 120 days the "N" endorsement on their CDL.
Must pass a drug test prior to employment for commercial driver, safety impact and vessel crewmember positions. Commercial drivers, safety impact employees and vessel crewmembers will be subject to additional drug and alcohol testing during employment.
Required to work weekends and holidays.
Required to work hours other than 8 to 5.
Required to work under exposure to inclement weather conditions.
Required to wear personal protective equipment provided by employer and comply with all safety requirements.
Must be able to report for duty within 30 minutes of notification on a 24-hour basis.


Note: Job titles, salary groups, and/or salary ranges may change on or after September 1, 2019.

Resumes are accepted for additional information. You must complete the online State of Texas application to include work experience, education and all information necessary to meet minimum requirements for the position. If this information is not completed, your application will be rejected. "See Resume" will not be accepted for work experience.

Applicant Information

The Texas Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination in the workplace.

Applicant Information

Job postings expire at 11:59 PM Central Standard Time.